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: 


 December 4 – 21  - SKCEE Staff Glove & Sock Drive

This year at Stephen Knight we are going to have a donation program for the holiday season. We will be collecting socks and gloves for the homeless. The socks and gloves should be new or very gently used. Kids and adult sizes are welcome. We do prefer adult sizes. All that are collected will be taken downtown to be passed out to those who are in need. There will be a nicely wrapped box in the front lobby of the school that gloves and socks can be left in. Donations will be collected until Thursday December 21st.


Discovery Camp is coming up on December 26-27 and January 2-5.

 To register for Discovery Camp, please visit our Discovery Link webpage at posted on the website: http://discoverylink.dpsk12.org/camps-and-dismissal-days/ or

https://goo.gl/forms/smb2ewvQbb4u5ybT2.  or go directly to the registration form by clicking this link:

December 26-27. January 2-5. Registration closes on December 19th by 3:30p.m.


December 8th – 15th Toy Drive  

Community Exchange Toy Drive
Toy Drive starts on Dec 8th (Friday) and goes until December 15th. Talk to your kids about willingly donating a toy they no longer use! There will be a box in the front lobby for your toys.  Email Carolina at padilita@yahoo.com if you have a non-profit or charity in mind that you’d like to donate to! 
Community Exchange Toy Drive 


Week of December 11th – Last week for Enrichment Classes this semester.


December 21st, Thursday – Kindergarten Holiday Performance 2:00

                                              Classroom Holiday Parties


December 22nd – January 5th – Holiday Break – Hope you have a wonderful holiday season.


January 5th – Non Contact Day for Staff – Professional Development Day


January 8th, Monday – First day of class for 2nd Semester


January 15th – No School Martin Luther King Day


January 15th – Enrichment classes will begin this week for 2nd semester


January 22nd – PTA Dine out – Illegal Pete’s (over by DU)


January 29th – Art Walk for Ms. Cookies Classes – Mr. Keithland, Ms. Demi, Ms. Gayla, Ms. Patty, Ms. Hillary, Ms. Rachel, Ms. Carri and Ms. Brooke


February 2th – Non-Contact Day – No school for Students



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, and one Advanced Kindergarten classroom. 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.