Located on the beautiful and vibrant Caribbean island of St. Kitts, SKI Academy is a grade K-12 International School where students are able to appreciate and develop a bright vision of the future, a willing spirit to do better and the determination to contribute to the world around us.

 

We are a progressive, Canadian-based, cross-curricular school that offers a rigorous academic and social environment.  SKI Academy produces intellectually disciplined students who actively apply skills and knowledge to guide their beliefs and actions.

 


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Leap into Reading 2019 

 

Monday: Character Dress-Up Day! 

Tuesday: Buddy reading with another class!

Wednesday: Exercise Your Right To Read! (Come dressed in your exercise clothes) 

Thursday: Poetic Thursday! 

Friday: Lorax Day (come to school with your mustache)

 

Final Update:

Kindergarten - 140 of 960 minutes (180 over)

Grade 1 - 5,327 of 4,480 minutes (847 over)

Grade 2 - 7,664 of 5,760 minutes (1,904 over)

Grade 3 - 6,636 of 6,840 minutes

Grade 4 - 11,942 of 9,680 minutes (2,242 over)

Grade 5 - 8,597 of 6,240 minutes (2,357 over)

Grade 6 - 6,907 of 5,760 minutes (1,147 over)

Grade 7 - 10,368 of 4,320 minutes (6,048 over)

Grade 8 - 6,359 of 4,320 minutes (2,039 over)

 

Whole School Goal - 71,025 of 58,000 minutes! (13,025 over)

 

Total Amount Raised: $11,667.98 US

WOW! Thank you everyone for the incredible support and generosity! 
Way to go SKI! 

 

 

Leap into Reading Teacher Video: https://youtu.be/aVfX0Hm7wQA 

Reading Around the Island Slideshow: https://youtu.be/KQ8DRSJrUvE




Upcoming Events at SKI Academy:

March 1st - End of Recycle Challenge - Dress Up the Principal!

              Leap into Reading Literacy Event Begins!  

              Day 1 - "Who-ville" Win?  Crazy Hair Challenge 

March 5th - National Bank Track and Field Championships

               Visit by Ross Jennings, world travelling Bag Piper!

March 4th - 8th: Literacy Week

March 8th - Leap Into Reading packages returned to school

               Chess Grand-master visits SKI Academy

March 9th - Gr. 5 to visit National Library

March 20th - Gingerlands HS visits SKI Academy

March 27th - Gr. 10 Students write OSSLT

April 4th: SKI Academy Talent Showcase!         


SKI Academy Events 2018-19!


Mr. Nigel Short, chess Grand Master, and SKN Chess Association visit SKI Academy

Nigel Short, M..B.E. and one of the youngest chess Grand Masters in history, paid a call to SKI Academy on Monday, March 11th.  Along with representatives of the SKN Chess Association, Mr. Short presented an assembly to the students of Gr. 7-12 in order to inspire future and present players.  Mr. Short is often referred to as 'Britain's Greatest Chess Player of the 20th Century!'  The group spoke about the importance of chess as not just a fun game to play, but also in developing mental capacity peripheral to the purely scholastic.  Chess is an unmitigated challenge of wits, but it is also accessible to anyone who dedicates themselves to the game.  SKI was very fortunate to have a speaker of Mr. Short's standing, and the students and staff were intrigued by his tales of being Britain's youngest Grand Master at the age of just 19!  We will be seeking ways to incorporate more chess in school and to eventually become a leader among the island schools.  


SKI Academy Steps Up at National Bank Primary School Track and Field Championships

     We wish to share some great news about out 43 student athletes who competed in the Championships yesterday and last night.  Those of us in attendance were thrilled to see our SKI students challenge themselves to be the best they could be and were rewarded with excellent results and personal bests.  Our student athletes represented themselves and their school with aplomb and we are all proud of them!

     The event went on quite late into the evening as a result of scheduling snafu's and weather delays, so we were not able to participate in the relay races.  However, prior to that, we had achieved the standing of 4th out of 7 schools, which is quite an accomplishment considering most of our entrants were still a few years younger than their competitors.  The racing and field events were exciting and the results were encouraging for the further development of athletics at SKI Academy.  

    Many thanks goes out to Mrs. A for coaching and training our school athletes; to her coaching partners who were equal to the task - Coaches Brandon Grayson, Kim Collins, and Paula Collins; to the SKI staff who were flexible in lending their students for additional practices; to the parent volunteers - Gilli Skerrit, Shawna Lake, Naeemah Hazel, Kerryanne Amritt and all parents for their continuing support for the extra-curricular activities in which we are invested.  


Bag Piper visits SKI Academy

Mr. Ross Jennings, a Scottish bag piper visited SKI Academy on Monday, March 4th to provide the students with insights into his world travels and life experiences.  Mr. Jennings is aiming to set a world record for bag piping in every country of the world - St' Kitts and Nevis was #95 on his list thus far!  Ross spoke to the student body about his travels and challenged the students to open their eyes and minds to a myriad perspective of social unity, belief in yourself, and faith in humanity.  They truly appreciated his discussion and then he thrilled the students with a performance outside on the basketball court.  Students were trying their step dancing techniques to his accompaniment and having a blast the whole time!

 

You can check our Ross's progress at his website www.thefirstpiper.com.


Field Trip to ICT Open Day

On Thursday, Feb 28th, the Grade 7-12 classes visited the Information Communications Technology Open Day at the Nat'l ICT offices on the Bay Road at the Paul Southwell Industrial Park.  There were displays of the latest tech innovations including robotics, 3D printing, and augmented reality displays.  The students were amazed to see these technologies in action and were inspired by the fact that this tech is available today and not just science fiction!  Getting hands on with technology allows students to access a world of possibilities for today and tomorrow.


Incredible Results from the Recycle Challenge!

     The students and staff of St. Kitts International (SKI) Academy appreciate the fact that the lessons we learn in school will inspire the habits we take with us through the rest of our lives.  To that end, the implementation of a recycling program was a next logical iteration of applicable learning for our school community. 

     Last year, the practical and hands-on appreciation for recycling materials was being integrated in several areas including some art lessons and daily work in the classroom and in projects, but SKI Academy realized the need to put into practice a much more rigorous and permanent action that would help solve the issue of waste management on our island.  To kick off our first campaign, SKI invited Mr. Donnie Bristol, from The Admiral’s Enterprises Ltd., to the school to have a discussion with the students about the importance of recycling, the current recycling initiatives on the island, and what materials could be collected for recycling.  The students were inspired to bring in their household plastics and corrugated cardboard for collections by Admirals, and we soon had enough material coming in to necessitate a weekly collection.

     This year, in order to further inspire the commitment to cleaning our beautiful environment, the SKI students were challenged to collect as many recyclable bottles as they could, in the hopes that we could make a palpable difference and ensure these items didn’t end up in the landfill.  There were gift certificates from Michael’s Burgers, at the airport roundabout, for the weekly winners who collected the most recyclables, as an added incentive.  But the students truly showed how inspired they are to make a difference, both today and tomorrow, in how well they responded to the Recycle Challenge.  Throughout the month of February, students collected and submitted over 19.000 individual pieces of recyclable material!  This speaks volumes about how invested the children are in making their world a cleaner place in which to live and grow.   

 

                                                OVERALL CLASS WINNERS -- GRADE 4

                                           OVERALL INDIVIDUAL WINNER - KIM-DAVID COLLINS

                                             SPECIAL MENTION - CAMILLE HOBSON-HEWITT             


SKI Academy Science Fair 2019

Valentine's is for Science Lovers!! The 2019 Science Fair was held at Windsor University School of Medicine on Thursday, Feb. 14th.  All the students from grade 2 - 8 participated and put on a great showcase of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics projects and presentations for our students and families.  Seven esteemed judges had the challenging task of determining the class winners, who are as follows: 

Grade 3:   1st Michael and Ashley         2nd Joel                           3rd Vlad

Grade 4:   1st Sara and Abhi              2nd Marielena                     3rd Mariza and Camille

Grade 5:   1st Gabriella                    2nd Nya                            3rd Marlin

Grade 6:   1st Azaria                       2nd Shawn and Nile               3rd Maria

Grade 7:   1st Chirag and Jay             2nd Isabelle                        3rd Nile and Aiden

Grade 8:   1st Andrew                     2nd Isabella and Brooklyne       3rd Carlin

 

Our overall winners for Top Science Fair Entry were Michael and Ashley for their project on the best colour of clothes to were in the Caribbean!  Congratulations to all our participants, we are proud of your dedication and efforts!  Special thanks goes out to our science fair committee, Mrs, Marcy and Mr. Moar for organizing this awesome event!  

 


Grade 7 and Grade 8 SKI Sleep Over

The Middle School students had been planning on a school sleep over for the past few months and it came to fruition this past weekend.  The fun began when the 18 students stayed behind after everyone else left for home - the swimming pool was great fun and the games on the flats were highly competitive yet friendly and we welcomed the chance to play an evening game of Man Hunt on the grounds. The students were surprised by how agile and eagle-eyed the teachers were - we found all the students in record time!

Afterwards, we all sat down and enjoyed a wonderful and filling Pot Luck style dinner in the caf.  Thanks to all the families who donated food - it was scrumptious!  A few more games took place before we headed to the classrooms for a little down time before tucking in for the night.  

In the morning we awoke to a glorious sunset and a nice continental breakfast before a wicked game of dodge ball and capture the flag.  Tiredness was beginning to set in by the time parents collected their children at 10 am.  Everyone had a blast and showed a great amount of responsibility throughout the entire event.  We're looking forward to another opportunity to get together before the year ends.  


2019 Sports Day

Success is where preparation and opportunity meet - and this was in full view during Thursday's SKI Sports Day at the Kim Collins Pavilion.  Our student athletes competed for themselves and for their House Teams in a vast array of track and field events throughout the afternoon.  There were thrilling races, personal bests, great music, food and beverages from the PTA, amazing High School student officials and stands full of excited parents and friends! A heartfelt thanks to all the students and staff at SKI for helping to bring this day together – it takes a real team effort to make it all happen.  We all greatly appreciate the leadership and organizational talents of our Sports Day coordinator – a big thank you goes out to our amazing Mrs. A for bringing this all together! 

 

                                                     FINAL SCORES:
                                            1. Yellow Falcons - 808 points

                                            2. Red Sharks - 643 points

                                            3. Blue Dolphins - 636 points

                                            4. Green Vipers - 634 points

 

Congratulations to the Yellow Falcons for taking the first place prize!  The Red Sharks, Green Vipers and Blue Dolphins are aiming to unseat them next year!


Dress Down Day and Bake Sale

The SKI Student council hosted the Dress Your Own Way Day and a Bake Sale this past Friday, Jan. 25th.  It was a greatly successful day and everyone had a chance to wear their non-uniform clothes as well as fill their bellies (after eating their lunch, of course!) with all the delicious treats our amazing home bakers and generous families provided.  The student council raised $1191.00 EC to go towards providing purchasing school items.  Thanks to all the parents who supported this initiative and to all the students who purchased Dress Down tickets and baked items!


Grades 7 - 12 Field Trip to Sofa Stone and Timothy Beach

 

 

On Thursday, Dec. 5th, the Grades 7-12 took a wonderful field trip to hike in Stapleton area to visit Sofa Stone, an partake in the beautiful vistas afforded by the elevated trail.  It was somewhat arduous for some, but everyone had a chance to cool down when we followed up the hike with a trip to the beach.  Fun in the Sun was had by all and it was a great day of outdoor learning and play!


Intramural Handball Finals

If you don't think our student athletes take their Intramural Competitions seriously...you better think twice!   

 

Championship Finals: Blue Dolphins VS. Green Vipers - Thursday!!!

 

Consolation Game: Yellow Falcons 4 VS Red Sharks 1

             Congrats to the Yellow Falcons on their 3rd place finish!


4th Annual Holiday Charity Drive

"Charity is not just about making a donation...it is about making a difference"     Kathy Calvin.

 

Greetings SKI Families, 

We had an enlightening and touching experience this morning when delivering the many donations of food and toys to our sponsor families around the island and want to send our heartfelt thanks to all of you who supported this initiative.  Your spirit of giving was incredible; as you can see from the picture of all the items collected!  These gifts will go a long way to bringing smiles and peace of mind to some very needy families this holiday season.  On behalf of Micky W., our good-works community supporter, and everyone at SKI Academy, we say THANK YOU!!

A big shout out to our Student Council who organized this effort and helped wrap, transport and deliver the gift baskets - thank you SKI students!!  We would also like to thank the PTA for their support in this effort as well as our volunteer drivers today: Moses and Eliza, Carla, and Katie.


SKI Student Excels at National S.T.E.M. Fair

Allondrae Fyfield-Browne, from the Grade 10 class, made himself, and his school, very proud during the awards ceremony for the 1st Annual St. Kitts and Nevis S.T.E.M. Fair (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math).  Every school in the nation participated and over 100 students registered projects for the event which showcased how they integrate STEM skills and knowledge not only in the classroom but in everyday life.  Entries were rated by a panel of fifteen judges and projects were judged in a wide range of criteria from presentation of the display, to accuracy and innovation.  The STEM Fair awards ceremony took place Tuesday, Nov. 13th and Alo took home three major prizes for his project on Aquaponics:

 

1st Place overall: Science Category

1st Place overall: Project Presentation

2nd place overall: Upper Secondary Project

 

Besides the public recognition of his outstanding science project, Alo received monetary awards of $200 US and $350 EC.  As well, he received a schoolbag with external batter charging capabilities, a passage on the Scenic Railway, and a beautiful medal and certificate.

 

SKI Academy is very proud of Alo and his accomplishment - congratulations Allondrae!

 

Another member of our SKI family who was a big winner at STEM was our very own Ms. Warner-Paul!  Ms. Warner-Paul was on the steering committee and played a very important role in engineering this event.  She was given special recognition for her dedication by the Permanent Secretary during the awards ceremony.  Well done Ms. Em!!

 


S.K.Y.C. Youth Sailors do SKI Proud!

On Friday, November 9th, the Youth Sailing Team from the St. Kitts Yacht Club, departed for St. Martin to compete in the 13th Annual SOL Optimist Championships 2018 regatta.  The excitement was palpable as the gear and luggage were stowed, for this competition marked the first time any SKYC Youth Sailing team had competed outside of the federation.  Our five young sailors: Marielena, Marlin, Leilani, Isabella and Zak, were eager to test their mettle against twenty six of the best youth sailors from St. Martin, St. Bart’s, and Antigua, and they did not disappoint. The coaches have worked diligently over the past few months preparing our sailors and honing their techniques and skills.  Much to the delight of the families and friends who came out in support, several sailors finished in the top ten in individual races.  More importantly though, each of the SKYC youth sailors put forth a courageous effort in light of the fact that the race days were much longer than previously experienced and the competition, fierce.  As an acknowledgement of the generosity of spirit and positivity exuded by all of our club’s youth sailors, they were, as a team, awarded the Sportsmanship trophy for their efforts!  It just so happens that all 5 sailors are SKI Academy students and made us all proud with their dedicated efforts! 


Halloween Spook-tacular at SKI!

As a way of celebrating the Western tradition of Halloween, our students were invited to come to school in costume and partake in a parade where awards were given to each class for Scariest Costume, Best Homemade Costume, Play the Part Award and Funniest Costume.  Afterwards, the students enjoyed travelling from class to class to partake in themed activities and games.  A ton of fun was had by all!!


Pink Shirt Mufti Day for Breast Cancer

Friday, October 26th saw the schools of St. Kitts and Nevis dress in Pink Shirts for Breast Cancer Awareness.  SKI Academy participated and raised a grand total of 826 EC that is being sent to SKB Reach for Recovery, a cancer awareness and research initiative here on the island.  

At the end of the photo session we all took a moment of silence to reflect and many students identified the fact that cancer has touched their lives in some way and that this debilitating disease needs to be eradicated.  Thanks to all students for their donations!  At the end of our photo session, we all had a giant game of freeze tag before heading home for the weekend.  

New English and Math Textbooks at SKI Academy!!

SKI Academy is very excited to introduce new Math and ELA textbooks in our grade 1 -6 classrooms.  The new Prime Math Books are based on standards from curricula in Korea, Singapore, and Hong Kong, while the Active English texts are a wonderful compliment to our current resources.  Both texts are being made available immediately and include workbooks for students to employ as well as coursebooks and other resources.  These new books will prove invaluable as students aim to not just meet, but exceed, standards.  


2018 Children's Home Fun Run and Walk

On Saturday, October 6th, many of our SKI Academy Families came together to help support and raise funds for the St. Christopher's Children's Home during the 8th annual Family Fun Walk and Run.  This important local event was held at the Royal St. Kitts Golf Course and everyone enjoyed a great get together at the conclusion of the fitness portion of the day.  A big thanks goes out to all our families who came out to enjoy the day and to support the Children's Home!


"Minute to Win It" Friday Fun!

All the students and teachers came out to the Tennis Court to be introduced to the Student Council and to have a little fun during the last period of the day.  Mrs. A and the council organized a ton of fun games and activities so that the students could challenge each other in games such as speed chess, basketball toss, ball and spoon, cup stacking and many, many more.  It was a lot of fun and we want to give a shout out to the council on a super successful first event!


SKI Academy Spelling Bee - 2018 Edition

As soon as the date for the SKI Spelling Bee was announced a few weeks ago, the students in Grades 1-6 became engrossed in their word lists, vying to become the school champs!  After many exciting rounds of intense competition, we had our winners:

      Grade 1-3                                          Grade 4-6

1st Place:   Brody Warner (G3)                  1st Place:  Rahul Chinnaswamy (G6)

2nd Place:  Krithik Wadhwani (G3)               2nd Place: Gabriella Schreiber (G5)

3rd Place:  Joel Butler (G3)                      3rd Place: Jeleyna Estrella (G4) 

 

We invite all of our SKI families and friends to come out on Thursday, October 25th to help support Rahul as he represents SKI Academy at the Annual National Spelling Bee, held at the ECCB Auditorium.  We have been very successful in the last few years and wish Rahul the best of luck!!


SKI Academy and Nevis Int'l School Soccer Match and BBQ!

A great time was had by all this past Saturday, Sept 29th, when Nevis International Secondary School football team and their supporters came across the narrows to play a friendly against the SKI Academy team.  After the game, the players from both sides got together for some additional games, a BBQ and to forge new friendships.  The spirit of camaraderie was plainly evident and we look forward to returning the favour when we visit Nevis in a few weeks.  SKI won the match, but all students and families were the real winners on this fun and friendly day!


Grade 8's Making Sorrel Juice with Mr. Judah Fari

Mr. Dore's Grade 8 students had an opportunity to make some sorrel juice with Mr. Judah last week and to actualize the concept of 'farm to table' sustainability.  The sorrel was grown in the school's organic garden, harvested, and prepared in the school staff room.  The students all had a job to do in order to prepare the juice before enjoying the fruits of their labour!  Big thanks goes to Mr. Judah for teaching us all about the process and the benefits of this wonderful drink! 


Grade 5 Field Trip to See Petrogryphs

Currently, in Social Studies, the G5 students are learning about

the indigenous people in St. Kitts and Nevis and by extension, the Caribbean.  St. Kitts is home to rock carvings otherwise known as petroglyphs, made by the Kalinago dating back to roughly 545 A.D. Seeing the petroglyphs enables the students to form a connection with the indigenous people who once inhabited St. Kitts.  They viewed the two which are most well known and are found on a rock on the left hand side of the road leading to Wingfield Estate (once the home of Earl Romney, but now housing the beautiful Caribelle Batik factory).  


INDEPENDENCE DAY 2018! 

 

All the students and staff concluded St. Kitts and Nevis Independence Day festivities this past week with a cake an ice-cream treat as well as some fun outside.  We all showed out patriotism by wearing flag colours and Kittitian and Nevisian shirts! 


2018-19 SKI Academy Student Council Representatives

Congratulations to SKI Academy's 2018-19 Student Council Representatives.  We are looking forward to another year of dedicated service in the interest of promoting student activities, academics and achievement!  

 

President / Grade 8 Rep: Isabella Andrea

High School Rep: Jacob Beck

Grade 7 Rep: Chirag Gouda

Grade 6 Rep: Yasmin Hiranandani

Grade 5 Reps: Isabella Thompson & Zara Skerritt

Grade 4 Reps: Johan Perkins & Mariza Chevozerova

Lower Elementary Reps: Marielena DePedro & Jesse Jalan & Ersheen Duggal


Memories of 2017-18

It’s spring cleaning time and our Junior Student Council, along with all SKI students will be hosting a Used Goods Drive. For two weeks, running from June 11th- 22nd, students are asked to bring in any used goods they have and as a school, SKI Academy will be donating all items to our community members in need. There are a wide variety of items requested such as:

clothing (all sizes), linens, towels, footwear, toys and books. As always, we look forward to your support for such a wonderful event.

Happy Cleaning,

SKI Junior Student Council

 

 


Recycle Challenge: March 12-26

We are delighted to provide an opportunity for our students to engage in the ultimately important community activity of recycling.  We challenge all our students and their families to bring their plastic bottles, aluminum products and corrugated cardboard to SKI where it will be picked up by Admiral's for processing.  Please, no glass bottles.  To date we have collected over 1400 individual recyclables!!!!  Go SKI, and keep making htis beautiful island even more so!!!


Leap into Reading: A Success Story!

Our Leap into Reading Read-a-Thon was an AMAZING success! We are so incredibly proud of the students for their dedication to literacy! A big THANK YOU to all of the students, teachers and parents for all of your support in helping to make our read-a-thon so successful!  

 

Total Money Raised: over $13,400US!!

ABSOLUTELY AMAZING SKI!

 

Class who raised the most money: Grade One! 

Student who raised the most money: Brandon                                                   Brisbane! 

 

Grade One: $3,397.08 US 

Grade Two: $1,836.61 US 

Grade Three: $3,193.61 US 

Grade Four: $2,662.71 US

Grade Five: $466.37 US

Grade Six: $1,236.87 U

Grade Seven/Eight: $590.39 US 

 

Total Minutes Read: 65,738 minutes!!

FANTASTIC! 

 

Class who read the most minutes: Grade Six!

Student who read the most minutes: Jay Mulkanoor!

 

Grade One: 5,299 minutes (Goal: 4,200)

Grade Two: 7,693 minutes (Goal: 5,440)

Grade Three: 8,752 minutes (Goal: 6,120)

Grade Four: 9,177 minutes (Goal: 6,160)

Grade Five: 7,813 minutes (Goal: 6,720)

Grade Six: 12,714 minutes (Goal: 7,200)

Grade Seven/Eight:7,438 minutes (Goal: 7,200)

Teachers: 6,852 minutes (Goal: 5,760)    


CENpos Track and Field Team

!!GO SKI GO!!

The SKI Academy Track and Field Team is all set for CENPOS Private School Track Meet tomorrow at Kim Collins Pavilion.  Best of luck to all competitors - you have already done yourselves proud by giving forth such a dedicated resolve to betting yourselves athletically!  Go Team!!!


7/8 Field trip to Shadwell Estaes

Grade 7/8 Field Trip to Shadwell Estates, home of the Skerrit Family

The students of Grade 7 & 8 enjoyed a visit to the family home of Dr. Lisa Skerritt, a 250+ year old heritage home that is currently being restored to a semblance of it's former glory.  Students learned of the historic, cultural and architectural significance of this home, one of the oldest in St. Kitts and the region.


 

Nevis Field Trip a Great Success!!!

     The students and staff of Grades 4-8 enjoyed a wonderful visit to our sister isle, Nevis, on the last day of Term 1 and visited some very important historical sites including the birthplace of our very own Alexander Hamilton as well as the Nevisian Heritage Village.

     A fun and exciting boat ride took us all to the island and the ministry of education buses collected us at the boat terminal and escorted us all around this beautiful island.

     


CONGRATULATIONS goes out to Tahiyat Chy who represented SKI Academy with grace and poise as she finished tied for 2nd place overall in the national Spelling Bee last night at the ECCB!  We are all very proud of Tahiyat and her efforts - she is truly a SKI champion!!

SKI Academy SPELLING BEE Results:

    Grades 1-3 

1st Place: Brody Warner

2nd Place: Joffrey Estrella 

3rd Place: Brandon Brisbane

 

    Grades 4-6

1st Place: Tahiyat Chy

2nd Place: Isabelle Esdaille-Hensley

3rd Place: Rahul Chinnaswamy

 

Please see the Pictures of SKI Academy Events page to see more! 


All the students of SKI Academy were out to help clean the beach by "Snapper" this past Tuesday.  We collected hundreds of pieces of plastic and trash that were either in the sea, or on their way to the sea.  By taking actual steps to ensure our water ways and beaches are clean, we are all lending a hand to keep St. Kitts and Nevis beautiful! Thanks to the parents for giving support and to the students at SKI who are always willing to be responsible citizens of this, our one Earth!

The students and staff are getting ready for an evening of song, dance, comedy and more at the 2018 SKI Academy Talent Show to be held at Splash in the Royal St. Kitts Resort on Wednesday, March 28th.  Auditions are taking place at SKI next week and they will determine performers and acts.  Each class will also be performing, so each and every student will get a chance to be a star in the spotlights!  See you there!


New Rock Climbing Wall at SKI Academy

The students are greatly enjoying the newly installed rock wall that was put in place by good friends to the school, Pastor Brandon Grayson an his friend Matt. We look forward to further developing the wall in the very near future!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018 SKI Academy Science Fair

February 15th @SKI Academy

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come check out the amazing projects and experiments created by our wonderful science students!


2018 SKI Academy Sports Day

February 2nd saw the students of SKI rise to the challenge in friendly, yet fierce, competition in a great number of track and field events.  Congratulations goes out to all students for putting forth a great effort and also to the families and friends of our school who came out to support our student athletes! Special congrats goes out to the Red Sharks who took home the trophy as top House Team!!  Results are as follows:

1 st Place --- Red Sharks

2nd Place ---Yellow Falcons

3rd Place ---Green Vipers

4th Place --- Blue Dolphins  


Delivering Gift Baskets

Thank you to all our SKI families, students, teachers, and PTA for helping us help our community!  Our recipients included a mother of seven who lost everything in a fire a few weeks ago -the children have only the clothes on their backs; A recent stroke victim with four young children including a toddler; a mother of three who suffer from cognitive disabilities; a desperately needy mother and her 11 children; and many more.  All  were extremely grateful for your donations and concern.  Thank you SKI community!!!


 

SKI Academy's Season of Giving Toy and Food Charity Drive begins Monday, Nov. 13th and extends to Dec. 1st.  New toys and non-perishable food items are being accepted at the school and will be delivered to some needy Kittitian families in time for the Holidays.  What a wonderful opportunity for our children to INVEST THEIR LEARNING OF CHARITY IN A VERY TANGIBLE FORM!


 

8th Annual Children's Home Walk and Run takes place Saturday Nov. 18th.  Registration begins at Royal St. Kitts golf course at 3:00 pm.  The event begins at 4 pm.  See you there!!!


Grade 2 enjoying a healthy break with Mrs. A!

Student vs. Family Friendly Football Match

 

Saturday, Jan. 27th saw the SKI Academy primary football team challenge their parents and families to a friendly match.  The students pulled out a dramatic, one goal victory and handed defeat to the parents!  Congratulations to the team!  The event concluded with BBQ and lime for all attendees and the presentation of awards.  A great time was had by one and all!!


With the damage being wrought throughout the Caribbean by the latest round of storms, SKI Academy Jr. Student Council initiated a campaign to help bring supplies to the peoples of Dominica.  DRESS YOUR OWN WAY DAY, which took place on Sept 29th. was a rousing success with students collecting a whopping total of

$3247.87EC showing Dominica that we really care!!!



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