Skyview Middle Weekly

E-News for 4/22/22

Weekly Newsletter

Welcome to Skyview's weekly Electronic Newsletter.


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Spring Sports/Activities Update

Spring Athletics FAQs:

What happens with after school sports if it’s raining outside?

If it is raining outside Track and Tennis will be canceled because Volleyball will be using the gyms. If volleyball is not practicing, it is possible that track and/or tennis will practice inside for the day.

If practice is canceled, how will I know?

If practice is canceled, there will be an announcement during all lunches, I will also send a message on the Remind app that parents should be on.

Who are the coaches?

Track - Ms. Ashley, Ms. Ammermann, Mr.Zieske, Mr. Strachota

Tennis - Mr. Thompson, Ms. Holm

Volleyball - Mr. Kupka, Kaitlyn, Timmerman

Where do the students practice?

Volleyball - Gymnasium

Track - Behind the school by the baseball fields

Tennis - Tennis Court

News from our Athletic Director

Tennis faced off against Hastings here at Skyview this week. Our Skyhawks played well and fought through the cold weather. The tennis team also went to John Glenn Middle School on Thursday and played hard, winning the match 5-2. Track had their first meet over at Two Rivers Highschool and as a team did very well, The Skyhawks finished first in 3 of our 4 relays.

How do I join the Remind App?

To get daily updates download and join the Remind App and enter the class code: strachotas

News from the Skyview Debate League

Skyview celebrated its first year of involvement in the Minnesota Urban Debate League by bringing home the Championship! Eighth-grade debaters Elianah Dollar-Simmons and Ruweyda Hilowle took first place in the Novice Division of the State Middle School Debate Championships in March. Our top 6th-grade team of Alexis Petersen and Ariel Petersen also won a spot in the Championships and took seventh-place overall.

Our first-time debaters had exceptional success at each tournament this year, including several first-place finishes for teams, as well as individual top speaker awards. Our league this year included: Isabel Dissmore, Elianah Dollar-Simmons, Alexis Sanders, Ariel Petersen, Alexis Petersen, Isabella Williams, Nathan Medved, Liam Pound, Joseph Smith, Arun Thap, Ayla Calis, Gabby Martinez-Pineda, Emma Radanke, Jillian Stone, Jonah Wrich, Phyllis Yankson, Piper Wynn, Ruweyda Hilowle, and Nathan Vang.

Choir Concert Cancelled

The Skyview Middle School Choir Concert that was scheduled for Tuesday, May 24 has been cancelled.

Let me know if you have any questions; thanks!

James Borsky

Choral Director and Sixth Grade Advisory

Skyview Middle School

Yearbook Update

In Yearbook news: remember to order your Yearbook online at

The cost is $24 for a lifetime of memories. Yearbooks will be distributed during the last week of school. See Mr. Berg in the Art room with any questions or email

Morning Drop Off

Reminder that school starts at 7:30 AM. ALL students are expected to be in class by 7:30 AM. Students who arrive to school after 7:30 will be marked Tardy.

Reporting Student Illness--Attendance Line

  • Students and families should use the ISD 622 Student COVID Decision Tree to check for symptoms.
  • Students who are sick and/or have symptoms of COVID-19 must stay home and report the illness to our Attendance Line: 651-702-8022
  • Students who have been exposed to or have tested positive for COVID-19 must contact our school health office: Health Office Phone: 651-702-8015

Schoology Support

Skyview Attendance/Truancy Policy

Please see the attached attendance policy for more information about the mandatory school attendance policy.