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:


April 16th- 27th Registration for 2018-2019 school year for  The Discovery Link program for all returning students, their siblings and previously waitlisted families


April 26th – Discovery Link Family Program 4:00 – 6:00


April 27th – Superintendent’s announcement of the District’s student early release 

SKCEE student Dismissal:

1.       ECE ½ Day AM class – regular schedule for dismissal at 11:10 am

2.       ECE ½ Day PM class – Afternoon session is canceled

3.       ECE and Kindergarten Full Day Programs  - Students released at 11:30 am

  • If your child is currently registered in Discovery Link, we will be hosting the students in the auditorium until Discovery Link opens at 12:30pm.
  • If your child is a bus student, we will be hosting the students in the auditorium until the bus arrives at 12:15 pm.
  •  If your child is in Ms. Rachel’s classroom and uses  district transportation, your child will be picked up at 12:15 pm.
  • Sack Lunches will be provided for students who have hot lunch


 May 7th – 11th – Staff Appreciation Week


May 7th- 11th Registration for 2018-2019 school year for The Discovery Link program for all new families


 May 9th – CSC Meeting 4:00 – 5:30


May 11th – Community Exchange Program 3:30 – 4:30


May 12th – Spring Fling – 10:00 – 2:00


ATTENDANCE: please let  your neighbors, families, and friends know this is a community event for past, current and future families! 

SKCEE Spring Fling Flyer 5.12.2018

SPONSORSHIPS: Attached is the simple sponsorship form we would like you to fill out.  We rely 100% on FAMILY FUNDING to rent awesome kid activities for the day.  Please check out the attached flyer and consider a small (or large!) sponsorship, team up with friends and classmates, and join us for some great fun at the Spring Fling! 

SKCEE Sponsor Sheet 2018


May 15th – Ballet Performance 3:20 – 4:00


May 18th – Volunteer Breakfast


May 23rd – Field Day


May 23rd – Ms. Demi ‘s classroom Performance – 2:15


May 24th – Hillary’s classroom Performance 2:15


May 28th – Memorial Day – No School 


May 31st – Last Day of School

  Kindergarten Performance 12:00


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!


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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.