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 2552 N. Maple
 Ann Arbor, MI 48103
 (734)994-6515
 Principal: Cory McElmeel
 mcelmeel@aaps.k12.mi.us



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Announcements for 3-12-12

 

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FROM THE DESK OF MS. JACKSON 

"Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities-that's training or instruction-but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed--"

~Thomas Moore

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MME Make-up Days will be Day 1:March 20th, Day 2: March 21st, Day 3:March 22nd

 

KUDOS/CONGRATULATIONS

Please congratulate seniors Dara Firoozi and 'Cat' Trager for their winning entries in this year's Ann Arbor Art Center "Potential 2012" Show.  Both Art students prepared their works in my Art Portfolio course, first trimester.
 
The Potential juried high school Art show selects works from Ann Arbor schools, as well as Saline, Dexter, Chelsea and other immediate areas.  Skyline submitted fourteen entries, and total works chosen are only 58 this year.  Way to go, seniors.
 
Check it out!

 

March is Youth Art Month!
This is a collaboration between downtown businesses and young artists to celebrate art and music in our community.
 
The following students have art work on display in the windows of Acme Mercantile at 111 W. Liberty. If you're out and about downtown please take a few minutes to look at their work. If you have them in class please congratulate them.
 
Thank you from Ann Hendrick, Corrine Gignac and Alex Vinter
 
Students:
Leah Hess, Ahmani Wesley-Stewart, Jasmine Beemon, Andrew Ames, Nayda Sfeir
Megan Goldfarb, Sierra Kein-Kassab, Leo Vosburgh, Jeremy Bourque, Meredith Bell, Abby Shah, Erin Bedolla, Caitlin Dooley, Kim Graziano, Momo Brown
 

SOUTHEASTERN SCIENCE FAIR
Skyline students received numerous awards in the Southeastern Science Fair this weekend.  Students were working on their projects within the Health & Medicine research component of the magnet.  
Congrats to:
Megan Rigney!!! $150 winner!!! 2nd Place Science and Society going to States
3rd Place Madeline Merlino Chemistry$125
Abby Shah Science and Society 3rd place
American Psychological Association award, Grand Award Honorable Mention Megan Rigney
American Statistical Association Award of Excellence Jason Lawton
Honorable Mention Engineering and Physics Award, EMU Society of Physics Students Award Felipe Munoz 1st place
Explore Lab Science, Innovation award - Carmen Flesher, Jacqueline Lipski, Kimberly Graziano
Honorable Mention Chemistry Kathleen Morarty
Honorable Mention Engineering and Physics Award- Aaron Stryker
Honorable Mention Science and Society - Kaavya Puttagunta
US Navy and Marine Corp Award - Carmen Flesher, Madeline Merlino
US Air Force Felipe Munoz

FOR MORE INFORMATION GO TO MR. JEFF BRADLEY'S BLOG SPOT

After School Activities 

It is imperative that students who are remaining in school after the dismissal bell at 2:45 pm, be in their assigned area before 3 pm.  Only students who are getting academic assistance, staying for a club meeting, practice, or other after school sponsored activities may remain in the building after 3 pm.  Students found loitering in the building will lose the privilege to stay after school and may be subject to disciplinary action.

 

ATTENTION SENIORS AND SENIOR PARENTS 

There are approximately 100 students that have yet to order cap and gowns for the June 11, 2012 graduation ceremony. The Standard graduation package includes cap, gown, tassel, senior pin, diploma and a diploma cover for $50+ tax. There are additional packages available, please be sure to read your order forms carefully and pick the correct package that you would like.  Orders will not be taken without a payment. Please make all checks or money orders payable to BALFOUR. AFTER Feb 9, 2012 there will be a $10.00 late fee. 

Need an order form??? Click the link below. 
https://docs.google.com/open?id=0Bz_wDa_p6l5UODRkMTEzZjAtNmJiOC00MTZjLTlmYTQtYmEyMWJkMDU0ZTlk

Any detailed questions concerning the packages, payments or refunds can be directed to Balfour rep Rick Kast at 248 689 4445 orkast@flash.net

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JUNIOR INTERVIEWS

Junior Interviews will begin the week of March 19th.  Please stop into your SLC Office and sign up for an appointment time with your Counselor, beginning tomorrow!


POW

All POW Members, Mrs. Edwards has a surprise for you!  There will be a Mandatory meeting for all POW members on Thursday, March 22nd at 2:45 pm sharp in room A 311.


SKYLINE PTSO

On Tuesday, March 20th at 1:30 pm(5th period), Skyline Parents are invited to attend the 1 hour presentation of Vincent York's Jazzistry 6-piece Band in the Skyline Auditorium!  They will perform along with a visual narrative about jazz history with various students from Skyline Humanities and Music Classes.  Skyline's 10th grade Social Studies students and various music/performing arts students and teachers will also be in attendance.  The audience will be taken on a 400-year American history lesson, transforming the school auditorium into a multicultural, musical time machine!  Please check-in and enter through the Main Office.  No taping is allowed of any Jazzistry presentation or performance.  More detailed information is available in the March issue of the Eagle's Eye.


GSA

There will be a GSA planning meeting Monday, March 12th at 3:00 pm in Ms. Ilaoro's room.


DECA

The Skyline DECA chapter attended the DECA State Competition on March 9th-11th in Dearborn, MI.  The 18 students who attended won 12 medals and 5 students qualified to move on to the International Competition held in Salt Lake City, April 27th-May 2nd.  Dillon Stuart was also elected as a Michigan DECA State Officer for the 2012-2013 School Year.


SKYLINE MEN'S LACROSSE TEAM

Anyone interested in playing Men's Lacrosse this season, whether you're a freshman who has never played before or a senior that wants to play in college.  Tryout week and the first full week of practice is going on right now!  Tryouts last until March 17th.  Tryouts are Monday-Friday at 7:00 pm-9:00 pm.


THE CUBE

Monday, March 19th, 10:15 am

Homebuilding Interviews

Monday, March 19th, 12:30 pm

Concordia University-Ann Arbor

Monday, March 19th, 7:00 pm

MSU Future Spartan

Sophmores & Juniors see The Cube for details for online sign up.

Tuesday, March 20th, 1:45 pm

University of Detroit Mercy

Thursday, March 22nd, 12:30 pm

University of Toledo

Summer Program Applications and Registration now availableUniversity of Michigan Summer Programs 

http://www.umich.edu/summer_prog.php#Anchor-child

College & Career Center (The Cube) - Various listings to help you get started
http://a2skyline.org/skyline.careercenter/summer_programs

The best way to find summer programs is to visit your favorite college/university website and use their search box or links for "summer programs".

 New Scholarship Opportunities

 Scholarships. Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation. 


http://www.aaacf.org/scholarships/aaacf-scholarship-funds

The Cube's complete listing
http://a2skyline.org/skyline.careercenter/scholarships

 

More Scholarships: http://a2skyline.org/skyline.careercenter/scholarships 

 The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is Available. http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ 

 Deadlines ---->http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/deadlines.htm# 

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SKYLINE INTERACT CLUB

All Interact Members and Anyone interested in serving their local and international community through social services:  We will be discussing our current and future project on Monday, March 12th after school.


SKYLINE ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT

This is a reminder that Skyline Students interested in competing in a Spring Sport must have all registration materials and all fees paid to the athletic office before they will be allowed to practice or tryout.  Registration packets are available outside the Athletic Office and can be turned in from 8:00-4:30 pm.


BOOK DEPOSITORY

PLEASE turn in your Trimester 2 books to your Teachers in the classroom OR to Ms. Wade in the Book Depository.  If you do not require this book for the 3rd Trimester,   PLEASE turn it in so that these books may be made available for students that need them.  Thank you.


SKYLINE SOFTBALL

SOFTBALL TRYOUTS for the 2012 Skyline Softball team will be held Monday, March 12th, Wednesday, March 14th and Thursday, March 15th from 5-7 pm in the Aux. Gym.  Those interested in trying out must have all Athletic paperwork, physicals and pay-to-play fees/waiver requests submitted before Monday, March 12th or you will not be permitted to participate in tryouts.  Bring your glove to tryouts.


TESTING COMMITTEE

For those of you that registered for the AP Exams, remember that your final payment is due by March 30th.  Payments can be made with Ms. Wade in the Innovation Office from 1:00 pm-3:30 pm.


LINK CREW

Attention Freshman:  Worried about finals?  Come to Cookies and Cram on March 12th from 3-4 pm in the commons.  Your Link Crew Leaders will be available to help you study for Trimester II finals.


SKYLINE BASEBALL

Tryouts for the 2012 Skyline Baseball team will begin Monday, March 12th.  Those interested in trying out must have all Athletic paperwork and pay-to-play fees/waiver requests submitted before Monday, March 12th tryouts from 5:00-7:00 pm.  Bring appropriate equipment to tryouts. 

  

SKYLINE VARSITY & JV BOY'S GOLF TEAM

The Golf Team tryouts are 2 weeks away.  Interested players need to turn in paperwork and payment to the Athletic Office before tryouts.  You will not be able to participate in tryouts without your paperwork and payment submitted.  The season officially starts March 12th.

  

SKYLINE INTERACT CLUB 

The Interact Club is holding a clothing drive.  Please donate any gently used clothing that we will then give to the Salvation Army.  The Clothing Drive will be held from February 13th-March 31st.  

  

DIVERSITY CLUB

Do you like to get to know new people?  Discuss World Events?  Explore different Religions or ways of thinking?  If yes, you should join the Diversity Club.  We'll bring snacks, discuss different issues and have a multicultural banquet every Friday from 3-4 pm.

  

PTO THRIFT SHOP

 Transportation funding for acadmeic as well as extra-curricular travel is now available thanks to a grant from the Ann Arbort PTO thrift shop.  Direct requests to the principal's office.

 

SKYLINE HACKY SACK CLUB

 Students interested in playing, learning and developing their skills with a hacky sack.  Every Tuesday, immediately following school the Skyline Hacky Sack Club will meet.

 

STUDENT PARKING LOT

 In an effort to keep our students safe during drop off and pickup times, we have made some adjustments to the entry and exiting of the student parking lot at peak times of the day.

 

In the AM:  There will be only one way In the Student Parking Lot between 7:30 AM & 7:45 AM 

In the PM:  There will be only one way Out of the Student Parking Lot between 2:30 PM & 3:00 PM

 





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