Stephen Knight Center for Early Education



Important Dates

We are thrilled to have each of you joining us for a fantastic year of learning and fun.  Please see below for some important dates and reminders: 

May 16th -***Shop at Bookies

 https://www.thebookies.com/ for  SKCEE!  Come by The Bookies 

4315 E. Mississippi  Ave., Denver, for the kickoff 4-7pm.  Pay with cash or credit and they will donate 15-20% of sales to our school for 1 week until May 23rd!

Get your child’s summer reading lists and buy their books now!

Upcoming birthdays to shop for? Purchase ahead and sales will benefit  SKCEE!  What a cool store-there’s truly something for everyone!!  See you there!


May 25th –  Catchpenny Performance – 3:30


May 25th – Hillary C Performance – 2:15


May 25th – Field Day – RESHEDULED

(May 26th if Rain on the 25th)

  • 9:45 -10:45 – Belle, Patty, Kara, Betsy, Hilary R
  • 10:00 -10:40  – Corina, Bryan, Rachel
  • 12:00 -1:00 - Lacey, Gayla, Hillary C, Kathy K,
  • 1:40 -3:00 - Kindergarten (classes will be split in half)
  • 2:00 – 2:40 – Corina, Bryan, Karen


May 25th –   Discovery Link Family Night

  •   Around the World Game
  •   Stay for food and fun    
  •   Time: 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
  •   Where: Gym


May 26th – Hilary R Performance – 9:30

                   Kathy K Performance – 2:15


May 29th – No School Memorial Day


May 30th – Corina Performance both AM & PM Classes 10:00


June 1st – Last day of school for all ½ day classes


June 2nd – Kindergarten End of Year Performance -10:15

Last day picnic  from 11:00-12:00

Last day of school for all full day classes (this is a half-day
and dismissal is at noon)


Weather Information

A friendly reminder that in order to stay informed about weather-related district closures (school closed or delayed starts), you will need to watch the local news and/or access the DPS website.  Please see below for more information: http://communications.dpsk12.org/announcement.html?id=1555


PTA Information

Our PTA 2016-2017 Board: 

Co-Presidents – Kathryn Valdez, Alison Yeh

Vice President – Alexia Eslen

Treasurer – Adrian Simon

Secretary – Marti Freeman

2016 – 2017 PTA Volunteer Sign Up – We need your help, big or small!  Did you know that the SCKEE PTA raises over $30,000 to help with additional paraprofessional hours in the classroom, teacher requested materials, field trip scholarship funds, special event requests, teacher/staff hospitality, and more! In order to make this happen, we need your help. Please consider donating your time! No experience necessary! We will help you through it! http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4da8ac2cabfb6-20162017

Become a PTA Member!

 https://squareup.com/market/skcee-pta Join the PTA for just $10. Forms available on the PTA table in the front lobby and at all PTA events. “Joining the PTA” does not commit you to any  responsibilities, but rather it is indicative of your support for the work that the SKCEE PTA accomplishes each year.

King Soopers Reloadable Cards Orders – CAN BE USED IN THE SUMMER!

  Each original card is $5. Cash or Check For every $100 you load onto the card, $5 is given directly to the SKCEE PTA. Load your card every time before you shop, and you will be making a quick and easy donation to our school! Pick up your forms at the school front office or on the PTA table anytime! Online payment now available:    https://squareup.com/market/skcee-pta Reloadable King Soopers cards

Donations Needed We just broke ground on our new school garden. We are in need of items for our new school garden. Please email Patty Paul at Patricia_Paul@dpsk12.org if you are able to make a donation for our new garden.

Interested in Giving School Tours?

It’s school choice season! We will have lots of families coming in to tour our wonderful school. If you are interested in giving a tour on Tuesday or Friday mornings this year, please email  renee_vanhorn@dpsk12.org to set up a time to complete a tour training session.  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4da8ac2cabfb6-school


Box Tops for Education™ Program – Please save and bring in at the beginning of school!

Last year we earned more than $500 for our school.  Let’s go for $1000 this year! Drop your Boxtops in the collection envelopes outside your child’s class or at the poster next to the PTA board in the main hallway . Want coupons for everyday products you buy???  Sign up at BTFE.com.  You can also check out our school’s earnings. Thank you for your generous attention to these little 10 cent gems! Box Tops product_list



Did you know that by shopping on Amazon, through Amazon Smile, 0.5% of your purchase prices can be donated directly to the Steven Knight Center? Go to smile.amazon.com   . Under “Or Pick Your Own Charitable Organization” type Center for Early Education PTA.  Click “Select” and start shopping AND donating. You must log into smile.amazon.com whenever you want to purchase something for the donation to work. Thank you for your support!


LIKE US on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/skceepta    

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2016-2017 Classes We have 3 and 4 year old preschool classrooms, three Cory Kindergarten classrooms, and one Advanced Kindergarten classroom. Before and After school options The Denver Public Schools Kaleidoscope Corner offers wrap-around care for families. Visit the DPS enrollment section for all the details on enrollment. Session schedules

    Full Day Programs:

  • Start at 8:30 a.m.
  • Departure at 3:15pm
    Morning Half Day Programs:

  • Start at 8:30 a.m.
  • Departure at 11:10 a.m.
    Afternoon Half Day Programs:

  • Start at 12:30 p.m.
  • Departure at 3:10 p.m.