Kids at Hope Pledge:
I am a Kid at Hope.
I am talented, smart & capable of success.
I have dreams for the future and I will climb to reach those goals & dreams everyday.
All Children are Capable of Success,
Treasure Hunter Pledge:
As an adult and a Treasure Hunter I am committed to search for all the talents, skills and intelligence that exist in all children and youth. I believe that All Children are Capable of Success, No Exceptions!
Orchard Heights Bus Riders recite the pledge
OH students joined thousands of children across the nation in reciting the Kids at Hope Pledge on Wednesday, November 9, signifying their commitment to a powerful initiative that is changing the way they see their future.
SK Treasure Hunters help with video
SK Treasure Hunters gathered to participate in the Back to School Video for staff this summer. Their challenge is to be the key to open up the treasure in every child, ensuring that SKSD students are all Kids at Hope.
Burley Glenwood Bus Riders recite the pledge
Every Wednesday, bus driver Vicki Murtha, leads her students in the Kids at Hope Pledge as they pull into school. What a great way to start the day!
Student Artists receive awards
Olalla Elementary students who participated in the State PTA Leadership Reflections Art Recognition and Achievement Program received their medals recently at a school-wide Character Counts Assembly. In its 40 year history, the Reflections program has encouraged millions of students across the nation and in American schools overseas to create works of art.
Certified Treasure Hunters
Union leaders received "Hopeology Certificates" for attending Kids at Hope training. Pictured are Jamie Leinan, SEIU president; Janice Stewart, PSE president; Judy Arbogast, SKEA president; and Meagan Turner, SK Coaches Assn. president. Not pictured: Anita Chandler, SK Principal’s Assn. president.
Students tutor students
Students tutor others for the Math Accuplacer. This is the enterance exam to surrounding community colleges and the Shipyard. Extended Learning funds are used to support students with the motto: Hope in Action.
Parents learn how to "play with purpose" at READY! for KindergartenClasses were packed during the winter session of READY! Parents learned how to prepare their children for kindergarten and how their child learns at each age level. Every attende is provided kits with essential "tools" and activities that parents can do with their children at home to make learning easy and fun.
Boys and Girls Club promote service to others
In January students in the Boys & Girls Club Giraffe Heroes program made soap for the women at the ALIVE shelter. Each month the group meets to decide what activity they will accomplish in order to help others in the community.
Students send help to Haiti
Students at Hidden Creek Elementary organized a shoe drive for the children of Haiti. They are dedicating the drive in memory of Molly Hightower, a victim of the earthquake. The shoe drive was coordinated by 6th grade teacher, Nicole Huggins.
Students receive dental check-up at school at EPO and across district
Preventive Dental Care hygientists visit SKSD elementary schools throughout the year to provide low-cost, high quality, preventive dental care. Many students are surprise to learn that dental care doesn't hurt!
National Kids at Hope Pledge Day
SKSD students joined over 500,000 children across the United States to recite the Kids at Hope Pledge at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, November 24. The event signified their commitment to a powerful initiative that is changing the way they see their future.
Sunnyslope has Kids at Hope
"We will climb to reach our goals & dreams everyday!" This poster and the Kids At Hope Pledge is displayed on the door of Amanda Eisele's first grade class.
Students plan for their future at Discovery
Discovery Alternative High School offers the Accuplacer Test - a screening exam that tests reading, writing, and math levels for college entrance, classes, and job applications. See Flyer
Character Counts at Orchard Heights Elementary
During Character Counts Week at OH, students collected 653 food items (565 lbs.) for their food drive that benefited SK Helpline. This activity
reflected "Citizenship" one of the 6 pillars of the Character Counts program. See Video
Character Counts at Burley Glenwood Elementary
To celebrate National Character Counts Week, Burley-Glenwood's staff and students decorated their doors with interpretations of each Character Counts Pillars: Trustworthy, Respectful, Responsible, Fair, Caring and Citizenship. 6th grade students served as photographers of the doors. See more photos
Customer Service at It's Best!
Transportation Director Scott Logan and Special Needs Coordinator Michelle McLean went above any beyond when it came time to helping a child in need!
Manchester Elementary School
There is no question about what the beliefs of the teachers and staff are. This colorful bulletin board shouts out their message to everyone!
Burley Glenwood Elementary has spirit
The staff at BG show their school spirit by wearing their "Team Burley" t-shirts on Fridays. "ALL - NO EXCEPTIONS, NO EXCUSES" is printed on the back of their shirts.
The Cedar Heights Junior High School WATCH Dog program organizes fathers and father figures to provide positive male role models for the students and to enhance school security. Fathers volunteer their time to come to school and show their support of kids.
Teachers and parents at Sidney Glen Elementary School lined the hall ways and cheered on students to welcome them back to school. The tunnel generates excitement and shows kids that there are caring adults who believe that every child is capable of success....NO EXCEPTIONS!
Manchester Elementary School Teacher Erin Williams dressed up as a pirate the first day of school and became a "Treasure Hunter" - seeking the good in all students.
Office Coordinators at Hope
The "Kids at Hope" spirit caught on in the front office at Hidden Creek Elementary. Office coordinators Janet Lindberg and Chris Novak created a sign that reads "Kids at Hope, Secretaries at Hope....NO EXCEPTIONS!"
Kids at Hope Email
South Colby Elementary Office Coordinator Jacque Johnson, added a message to her signature line on her email that reads: I believe all kids are capable of success…NO EXCEPTIONS!”