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: 


February 9th, Friday - Community Exchange Program 3:30 – 4:30

February is when the Lunar New Year Begins!  Community Exchange for Families (CEF) invites you to celebrate the Year of the Dog! Let the kids transform into a flying dragon through the hallways! Find out what this year has in store for you!  There are lanterns to be made and Asian finger food to taste!  We will meet at Ms. Cookie’s room 104. ($1 materials fee)


February 12th, Monday -  PTA Dine out at Ester’s Neighborhood Pub from 5-9  20% goes to SKCEE


February 14th, Wednesday - Valentine Day Celebrations in Classrooms


February 19th, Monday - No School – Presidents’ Day


February 20th, Tuesday - No School – Teacher PD Day

 Discovery Day here at SKCEE. We are providing care from 6:30 till 6:00. Cost for the day is $35.75. Fun clubs will be planned. Please send a sack lunch for your child/ren, breakfast and an afternoon snack will be provided.  Please note that if enrollment is low, we may merge with another near-by site.

You can sign up on link below.


February 22th, Thursday – SKCEE Snowball Family Dance 5:30-7:30

Come celebrate with us and help raise the last funds needed to build our new playground! We do need volunteers to help us pull this off. Sign up below to help make this memorable, fun and a great fundraiser!



March 1st, Thursday - Lifetouch Classroom Pictures


March 2nd, Friday - Dr. Suess Day


March 16th, Friday – No School for ECE Students (PD day for ECE staff) Kindergarten students have school 


March 19th – 23rd – RAINBOW WEEK

  • Monday – Green Day
  • Tuesday – Red Day
  • Wednesday – Yellow/Orange Day
  • Thursday – Purple Day
  • Friday – Blue Day


March 26, Monday – March 30, Friday – Spring Break  


April 2nd, Monday – No School – Teacher Work Day



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 2017-2018 Board:

We have a new board that is excited to serve the SKCEE community next year. 

Co- Presidents -  Kathryn Valdez and Stephanie Campbell

Vice President - Luke  Hartley

Treasurer - Naurin  Gilger

Secretary - Melissa Peterson 



Chinook Books are Here! – PTA still has some to SELL! Please help us sell the rest of our books!!

Chinook Books are local coupon books and an App that allows you access to the coupons without needing the physical book!! The App on your iPhone or Android and not only do you get instant access to all of the great coupons in the book, you also get newly added coupons throughout the year. Some of the great savings include Modern Market, The Tattered Cover, Runners Roost, Safeway, The Butterfly Pavillion and much more.


Check with your classroom PTA representative for more details and to purchase your books for only $20 each! You can also order on square. https://squareup.com/store/skcee-pta

Are you a returning or new family to SKCEE?! Consider donating
your time to the PTA next year. 

Our 2017-18 PTA board is confirmed, but there will be plenty
of other opportunities to help next year. Please consider signing up for an
event specific or year long chair position!



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

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  sheila_deacon@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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2017-2018 Classes We have 3 and 4 year old preschool classrooms, three Cory Kindergarten classrooms. Before and After school options; The Denver Public Schools Discovery Link  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.