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5th Grade Families-Get to Know Skinner!

Skinner offers several ways to learn more about the incredible things happening at Skinner Middle School and why Skinner is a great fit for your 5th grade student! Familias de ​5​º grado – ¡Conozca ​Skinner! Skinner Prospective Family Information Nights Wednesday,Continue Reading

Fall Festival/100th Year Anniversary Recap

Thank you to all of our student and parent volunteers for helping us celebrate our Fall Festival and 100th Anniversary event!  We couldn’t have done it without all of your support.  We are so grateful to have such an amazingContinue Reading

Skinner Junior High/Middle School-Part 3: Interior Features and Early Operation

When Skinner’s first students arrived at the school in September 1922 they found the large building included academic classrooms, a library, eight vocational training rooms, two commercial rooms, two gymnasiums (one for the boys and another for the girls), twoContinue Reading

Origins of Skinner Junior High/Middle School Part 2: Architecture and Landscape

By: Historic Berkeley Regis The City of Denver and Denver Public Schools (DPS) saw its early twentieth century schools as modern and efficient institutions of education, contributors to the lasting beauty of Denver, and centers for neighborhood activity. As such,Continue Reading

Origins of Skinner Junior High/Middle School Part 1: Choosing a Name

By: Historic Berkeley Regis Skinner Junior High/Middle School is now celebrating its 100th year. We’ve been researching the school’s beginnings because our schools represent the “largest and most important of neighborhood civic structures.” Denver Public Schools (DPS) understood this significanceContinue Reading