Archives for May 2016

Gardens Teen Leaders program at Denver Botanic Gardens

Gardens Teen Leaders program at Denver Botanic Gardens

New in 2016-17, Denver Botanic Gardens has created the opportunity for students to become more involved during the school year. Participants focus on leadership development, service learning, career exploration, and networking with their peers and Gardens staff.

Click here for the program info flyer: BotanicGardens Teen Leader program


  • Program runs from September through April
  • Participant requirements
    • Attend monthly teen meetings on Sunday afternoons during the school year
    • Participate in a group service-learning project
    • Volunteer for two special events during the school year
    • Open to ages 13-17

How to get involved:

  • Contact us to express interest in the program at
  • Complete and submit application and a letter of recommendation by Sunday, July 24. (Applications will be available starting June 20.)
  • Attend mandatory first meeting with parent/guardian on Sunday, August 14

Skinner Registration – Friday, Aug. 5, 10 am – 6 pm

Skinner Families – if you were unable to register your returning student or new 6th grader on May 21, our remaining registration opportunity will be Friday, August 5 from 10 am – 6 pm in the Columbian Elementary Cafeteria.  Columbian Elementary is located at 2925 W. 40th Ave. 80211 (Federal Blvd & 40th Ave).

New 6th Grade Families: please bring the following documents with you to Registration: your child’s birth certificate; proof of address (Xcel or water bill, mortgage statement or rental lease) and your child’s immunization record.

Returning 7th & 8th Grade Families: please bring proof of address (Xcel or water bill, mortgage statement or rental lease)

All Families: please also bring payment for your student’s agenda ($7.00), student fees ($5.00) and other fees. Click for information on school fees:  Skinner Fee Sheet English      Skinner Fee Sheet Spanish

The Neighborhood Center at Skinner will also be collecting the after-school student activity fee.  Scholarship assistance and income tax credit are available. Cash or check accepted.

SUMMER HOMEWORK & SCHOOL SUPPLY LISTS: Returning 7th and 8th graders will receive their summer homework assignments on June 1.  New 6th graders can view their summer homework assignments online, click here.

Click here for summer homework assignments and school supply lists.

Skinner Student Newspaper – Read All About It!

Hot off the (virtual) presses, Skinner News! Click here to read the latest edition of Skinner News, written entirely by Ms. McKeown’s 2nd period Creative Writing class.  Enjoy!


Low Cost Summer Camp for Students!

Skinner 6th, 7th and 8th Graders – are you interested in…

Sports                              Creating your own t-shirt                  Having FUN Building a business                Field Trip

Join us at Summer Camp!

June 13th – June 24th

Monday—Friday  (9 am -1 pm)

Trevista at Horace Mann, 4130 Navajo St, Denver, CO 80211

Camp Fee – Only $25 for both weeks!

For questions or to register please contact Brittnee at 720-424-1435 or come to the Neighborhood Center at Skinner Middle School.

Summer camp flyer 2016

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