Skyview Logo

Teachable Moments


Coach Meyer was one of the winningest college basketball coaches of all time. In the basketball world, he was a giant — best friend to John Wooden and mentor to other coaching greats. At the 2009 Espys, Coach Meyer won the Jimmy V award for perseverance. He passed away in 2014 after battling cancer. I was lucky enough to get to know him as an undergraduate student-athlete at Northern State University. Coach Meyer is who I call upon when thinking about the qualities of an honorable leader–selfless, demanding, and a deep sense of responsibility. Coach Meyer was interested in helping student-athletes become better people—servant-leaders. As a high school dean and teacher, I have the privilege of working with students in a variety of circumstances, in good times, and in profoundly challenging moments. I frequently call upon the lessons instilled by him and many others I have been lucky enough to learn from during those moments.

Here are a few examples of some of Meyer’s lessons:

The idea of NBA, or “Next Best Action,” helps us instill reflective thinking and establish a positive path forward. 

Meyer taught that humility was the belief that, “you aren’t better than anyone, but you are just as good as anyone.” This mentality not only builds confidence in those that are unsure of themselves but also helps build an attitude dedicated to servant-leadership. 

And character– “how you treat those that can’t do anything for you, especially when no one is looking” helps develop qualities demonstrative of honorable leadership. 

We are grateful to be able to endeavor in this process with your students and pass along these valuable lessons and teachable moments.

-Mrs. Kirsten Schuman

  • SkyView Hawks Mile High League Golf Champions

    After a mind-blowing season, full of perpetual wins, and a League Championship under their belt, fans would never guess that the SkyView Academy Boys Golf season started off on a more apprehensive note. The SkyView Hawks, Mile High League Golf Champions, are hitting nice drives and sinking birdies.


  • SkyView Trunk or Treat

    Join SkyView Academy at our Annual Trunk or Treat Event on October 28th from 4:15-5:30 pm in our east parking lot. This year SkyView's National Honor Society has teamed up with Backpack Society to Fill the Bus! We are encouraging visitors to bring an item to help fill the bus to help donate to students in need in our community.


  • "Honesty, integrity, responsibility, respect." Graff Family motto. Parent Names: Tyson and Amanda GraffStudent Names: Preston and GreysonWhat do you enjoy doing together as a family? Playing games.Who is your favorite team? Broncos and KC Chiefs.What's your favorite family recipe? Pasta and tacos.


Filter Updates

Hawk FeaturePrinicipal's BlogNews &  EventsAlumni ConnectionsEmergency Alerts


Latest Updates

Latest Updates

SkyView Academy
6161 Business Center Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO 80130


SkyView Academy Nondiscrimination Notice: SkyView Academy does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, ancestry, need for special education services, or any other grounds prohibited by law. SkyView Academy serves students with disabilities and English Learners and provides services to students as required by state and federal law. For more information, visit the Student Support Services page under Schools.


chevron-down linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram