CMS Principal Update: December 11-15, 2017

Posted by: Karin Mellina 2 years, 4 months ago

CMS Principal Update:  December 11-15, 2017

December 10, 2017


Dear Triton Families,


Principal Update for December 11-15, 2017

This week’s mindset quote: “Make time for the things that make you happy in life.”

It’s Spirit Week!

Monday: Holiday Pajama Day

Tuesday: Sweatpants Tuesday

Wednesday: Winter Wonderland Wednesday

Thursday: Holiday Hat Day

Friday: Ugly Sweater Day

8 KEYS of Excellence: Balance    

Dec. 11-15             Food Drive

Dec 13                  Chess Club 1:25 pm - 1:55 Granzer Hall

                           Band and Choir Holiday Concert 6 – 8 pm Granzer Hall

Dec 14                  Cotillion 7:30-8:30 Granzer Hall

                           CUSD Board Mtg @4:00 District Office

Dec 15                  PTO Holiday luncheon

                           Kona Ice 2:00-4:00 pm

Dec. 16                Coronado’s Talent Auditions 10:00am-2:00pm Coronado's Talent Audition Flyer 

Dec 18-Jan 2       Winter Recess

School Resumes on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 



Lost and Found Items: Items will be set out for students to claim during lunch this week.  Parents are welcome to come by CMS to check the lost and found, before school from 7:45a.m. - 7:58a.m. or after school from 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  


6th Grade Camp is January 29-February 2, 2018

ATTENTION: 6th Grade Parents:

*Which Wich has generously supported 6th Grade Camp for many years with their annual Adopt-A-Camper Fundraiser.  On January 10, 2018, grab your lunch and /or dinner at Which Wich on Orange Ave.  50% of their daily proceeds will be donated to our 6th Grade Camp scholarships.

*Camp is $380 – if you would like to make a donation for student scholarships, please drop it off at the CMS front office.  We appreciate your support. 

*All Camp information can be found at this link. 6th Grade Camp Information

* Need cold weather gear??? Have gear to loan or donate?? Check out this Facebook page:


Messages from PTO:

  • The holiday staff appreciation luncheon is Friday, December 15th.  Please sign up to help out  Holiday Luncheon Sign Up Link
  • Our next PTO meeting will be January 18, 2018 at 9:00am.

Message from ASB:

Food Drive continues this week.  Thank you for your support of our local San Diego Food Bank. CMS has brought in over 600 donation items so far!

HoHoHoliday Sale on Spirit Gear

Every time you order spirit gear or buy at our on-campus Pop Up Shop, you will get a free Triton Gym bag! We have awesome new shirts, joggers, and hats for sale. ORDER YOUR GEAR HERE


Order at  Prices go up December 31st. The last day to order a book is January 31st.

8th grade yearbook baby and friendship ads. Order yours at

It’s easy!  Here’s what you do:

1)      Log in.

2)      Choose your ad size and layout.

3)      Enter your text and upload your photos.


Order School Pictures:


Enter your child’s school ID number. This will bring up their images.

Coronado SAFE Annual Parenting Conference on January, 27th Conference Sign Up HERE


January 20, 2018

Teacher: Ms. Byrd

Time: 8am-12pm                                 

Click here for the Saturday School document

Mark your calendars for upcoming dates:                                                                  


Jan 4                     Cotillion 7:30-8:30 Granzer Hall

Jan 8                     6th Grade Camp Medical forms due

Jan 10                  Which Wich Adopt A Camper Fundraiser

Jan 11                   Quarter 2 Grading Period Ends End of Semester 1

Jan 12                   No School for students – Teacher work day

Jan 13                   Aladdin Kullmann Cultural Event

Jan 15-19             No Name Calling Week – activities during lunch

Jan 15                   Dr. MLK, Jr. Day No School

Jan 16                   Quarter 3 Grading period begins

                            6th Grade Camp payment due

                            Team SAFE during lunch

Jan 18                   PTO Meeting 9:00 am Library

                           7th Grade Medieval Times Field Trip

                           Cotillion 7:30-8:30 Granzer Hall

Jan 19                   Fire Drill per. 6

Jan 20                   Saturday School

Jan 22                   Choices Begins

                              6th Grade Camp medications due to school nurse

                             COSA/CHS electives Preview for 8th graders 2-3 pm @CHS – parents welcome

Jan 25                   IPA/Choir Disneyland Field Trip

Jan 26                   Kona Ice 2:00-4:00 pm

Jan 27                   MTCA Mega Rehearsal

Jan 29- Feb 2      6th Grade Camp

Jan 29-Feb 16     Pasta for Pennies Drive


Kind regards,

Karin and Brooke


Karin Mellina, M.Ed., Principal                                            

Brooke Falar, Assistant Principal