May 2022

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6350 Windom Peak Blvd. Colorado Springs, CO 80923

Phone: 719-495-5566
Registrar: 719-495-5579
Fax: 719-495-5569


MAY 6 -Glow Dance 3:30-5:30 (tickets avail at lunch only)
May 7 -Spring Fling Event for current 5th graders (see attached flyer)
May 12- All Library books are DUE
May 12- SAC Meeting 5:00-5:30

May 13 -No School
May 20- 8th Grade Formal (8th grade only, must purchase ticket)
May 27- LAST DAY OF SCHOOL /Half Day ~Ends at 11:55 am / End of Quarter

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Dear Skyview Families

Only four weeks remain as we prepare for the end of the school year. Students have done an excellent job working through CMAS and we have had great student participation. Please look for communication regarding end of year events to celebrate students successes and hard work throughout the school year. Students' last day of school is May 27 and student release is at 11:55. Please look for information regarding finals week and end dates for assignments to be turned in for credit. If you have questions I encourage you to reach out to your student’s teachers for more information. While this is an exciting time of the year, we know that students start to relax and look forward to summer break. Please take time to remind your student to stay focused and keep working hard. Have a great finish to the school.


Matthew Sisson



If your child is going to be absent, please call or email Ms. Regina.

Child's name:
Date of absence:
Reason for the absence:

D49 Student Check Out Procedure

*Any parent/friend/relative picking up a student must be listed as an approved contact with “pick-up” privileges in PowerSchool and must present their valid, legible, government issued photo ID.

*PLEASE NOTE: We will only call student out of class, once you have arrived, we have checked your ID and you have signed your student out of school.
Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Skyview Middle School Admin Team

Skyview Principal: Mr. Sisson

6th Grade Assistant Principal: Mr. Wedor

7th Grade Assistant Principal: Mrs. Donald

8th Grade Assistant Principal: Mr. Bonynge

Dean of Students/Athletic Director: M. Anderson

6th Grade Counselor: Mrs. Smith

7th Grade Counselor: Mrs. Williams

8th Grade Counselor: Mrs. Farrell


SMS Office Hours


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Skyview Front Office Team

(Left to right)

Required Student IDs

Dear Skyview Families,

  • In an effort to improve and support security at Skyview Middle School we will be requiring all students to wear their student photo ID's. SMS provided a breakaway lanyards for all students, if your student chooses to provide their own lanyard please ensure that it is a breakaway and appropriate for school. Students that need a replacement ID will need to stop by the front off to get an updated ID from Mrs. Aragon.

    Replacement IDs will be a $5 charge.

School Nurse/ Health Room

Dear SMS families,

It's unbelievable that the school year is almost over! It has been a pleasure getting to know and care for many of your students over the past 9 months. We would like to let you know that if your student has over-the-counter medications, or medications that are NOT controlled substances in the health room, we will be sending those medications home with your students on the last day of school. If your student has a medication that IS a controlled substance, you will need to come to the health room to sign that medication out and take it home. Please contact the health room with any questions about the medication return policies.

For your convenience, we have included the link to our Nursing Services section of the D49 website. Here you will be able to access health information and forms you may need for the 22-23 school year.

We hope everyone has a wonderful and relaxing summer break!

Patsy Prettyman, BSN, RN, Lead D49 Nurse

Jennifer Debelak, SMS Health Room Paraprofessional

Jennifer Debelak

Skyview Middle School Health Paraprofessional


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From the Library

Wrapping Up the Year in the Library

As the 21/22 school year comes to an end I am asking parents and guardians to help students remember to return their library books by May 12, 2022. If your students have a fine to pay that should also be taken care of before the end of the year.

D49 is now partnering with Pikes Peak Library District, introducing the PowerPass!

District 49 is excited to announce an exciting partnership with the Pikes Peak Library District (PPLD) to provide students with access to library materials with a program called PowerPass. Through this partnership with PPLD, your student can have a direct link to PPLD materials as of Monday, April 25, 2022. District 49 prioritizes access to instructional resources that impact both literacy growth and achievement. PowerPass offers a valuable collaboration for our students, families, and librarians within district operated schools. Additionally, PowerPass is aligned with District 49’s Primary literacy Initiative by engaging with parents and the community in Literacy Improvement Efforts and supplementing library collections to enhance learning.

What is a PowerPass?

PowerPass is a student e-library card from PPLD, that gives your child access to the Pikes Peak Library District’s online resources like homework help and live tutoring. They can also access SAT preparation, eBooks, music and movie downloads, and much more.

PowerPass allows students to check out five (5) physical items at a time from any of the 15 PPLD locations and mobile library services. Just visit to find the location near you.

For students in D49 operated schools, here are some Fast Facts about how to access and check out PPLD’s resources using PowerPass:

  1. The student’s login will be “D49” plus their student “ID number.” EXAMPLE: A student with the ID number of “12345,” their login would be “D4912345.”

  2. The student’s PowerPass pin number will be the two-digit month and two-digit day of their birthdate.
    EXAMPLE: For a student whose birthday is July 31, 2006, the pin number would be 0731.

  3. Student cards have the profile of the STUDENT.

  4. Students are allowed to check out five items and have five holds at a time. However Interlibrary Loans are not permitted on these accounts.

  5. Student accounts can access eLibrary and Research resources as well as PCs in the libraries.

  6. Student accounts are blocked at $10 which prevents further checkouts of physical materials.

  7. For questions contact: Stacey Franklin, Coordinator of Literacy Performance (

We encourage students to use their PowerPass for projects, school assignments, homework, and fun! Just go to or visit our eLibrary (, PPLD Teens (, or PPLDKids ( Once you have found the items you want, click on My Account and use the instructions above to login and check out your items. For more information about what is available to your child, please visit

We are thrilled to partner with PPLD to provide access to library resources with PowerPass for all D49 students. As a district, we are committed to engaging with parents and the community in literacy improvement efforts. This access will broaden opportunities and eliminate barriers for student learning.


Nutrition Services Update:
Next School Year Lunch Fees Will Return

More information is provided here, a video portion of the board of education meeting from Wednesday.

Low-income children are eligible to receive reduced-price or free meals at school.

D49 Nutrition Services

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Welcome to the Skyview Middle School Counseling Center. We are here to provide you with some resources to help make middle school a little easier.

This site will be helpful for students, parents, and teachers to get some ideas, strategies and information about various topics to affect our Skyview Eagles.

Bus Parking Lot Hours

The back bus parking lot is off limits to
all vehicles from 7:00 am to 3:20 pm.
This is to ensure enough room for the buses to safely pick-up and drop-off students.
Thank you for your cooperation.

Transportation Information

For D49 transportation inquiries please contact transportation directly.


UPDATED IMPORTANT: Temporary Bus pass change

Due to an extreme increase in temporary bus passes at Skyview,
Your student will only be allowed 3 temporary bus pass, per quarter. Starting April 4th, our front office will no longer issue bus passes at the end of the day. Temporary passes will be available from 8:30a-1:00p ONLY in our front office. If your student exceeds the 3 temporary passes, your student will call you from the Skyview office phone for a ride home.

If you need to purchase a new bus pass, please go to the Transportation Department.
10850 E. Woodmen Rd
Peyton, CO. 80831

Thank you for your understanding and support as we implement this very important change.
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Starting May 17th
If you didn't order in advance, we have 100 extra yearbooks available. These yearbooks will be sold at lunch ONLY. It will be first come, first served.
** HARDBACK $30 each
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