CMS Principal Update: Feb. 26-Mar. 2, 2018

Posted by: Karin Mellina 1 year, 9 months ago

CMS Principal Update:  Feb. 26-Mar. 2, 2018

February 25, 2018

Dear Triton Families,

Principal Update for February 26-March 2, 2018

This week’s Growth Mindset quote: “Be a reflection of what you’d like to receive. What you give out will always return.”

Remember the power of THIS IS IT



Feb 26                  8th Grade Vision and Hearing Screening

Feb 27                  8th grade - CHS counselors present in Science classes

                           Green Team Garden Club 3:00-4:00

                           Choir sings National Anthem @ San Diego Gulls Game 5:30-9:00 pm

Feb 28                  Spirit Wear Sales in the Quad

                           Chess Club 1:25-2:25 pm Granzer Hall

Mar 1                   Late Start Thursday students arrive at 9:45am

                          Cotillion 7:30-8:30 Granzer Hall

Mar 2-Mar 9         9th Grade Registration in CMS Conference Room

Mar 2                   Band/Choir Booster’s Spaghetti Dinner Granzer Hall 5:00 pm

Mar 3                   Saturday School SD Science Festival Saturday School Science Fair Expo


CMS is committed to providing a safe and supportive environment for our students.  We’re proud of the strong connections we build with our students and CMS community and recognize that your child’s success is dependent upon the relationship and connection between student, parent, and school.  We encourage you to reach out to us should you have questions or concerns.  In addition to site administration and teachers, Mike Crooker, Counselor and  Elise Agrella, Clinical Counselor, are available.


Saturday School: Annual Science Festival Expo at Petco Park:  March 3, 2018 Anyone can attend and earn EXTRA CREDIT for science     science expo flyer 2018  Saturday School Form


Band Booster Spaghetti Dinner is Friday, March 2, 2018 at 5:00pm.  Join us in Granzer Hall for dinner and student entertainment.


Coronado Schools Foundation Telethon is March 8th from 4:00pm-8pm.  Join us at Coronado High for fun events and exciting performances.

MAP Testing: Students are finishing testing this week. Please take a few minutes to sit down with your child to discuss their growth. MAP Norms data chart link

Last Friday, we held our annual Strategic Planning/LCAP review to record progress on our three-year goals and discuss next steps in our focus.  CMS is pleased to celebrate the many successes of our instructional program and supports, and we look forward to focusing our energies on new opportunities for our diverse learners.


CMS Performing Arts Presents Bye-Bye Birdie: Tickets are on sale now!  You can purchase them at  Cost is $10 plus service fee.  Seating is General Admission.

Cast B Performs March 16, March 17 (2pm)

Cast A performs March 17 (6pm), March 18


8th Grade Parents:

*CHS counselors will hold classroom presentations in 8th grade science classes on Tuesday.  You should have received a letter with your child’s 15-minute appointment time. Click on the link below for more information about 9th grade courses.  CHS Course Guide

*Coronado Schools Foundation invites you to go Behind the Scenes at Coronado High School on Feb. 28th from 8:30am-10:00am. RSVP at the link below, and get a bird’s eye view of the powerful programs funded by CSF. Space is limited, so first come first served.   Behind the Scenes RSVP

6th Grade Parents: On Tuesday, March 13, your child will be taking part in a program called "Drug Store," which is put together by Coronado SAFE and held at the Coronado Middle School.


Drug Store is a dramatic, experiential program that takes students on a journey through the natural consequences of poor choices with regards to drugs and alcohol. This community-wide event involves more than 100 volunteers including parents, DEA agents, police officers, EMTs, lawyers, judges, therapists, ministers, and more!

There are several ways to get involved, so click on the link

Don’t miss out on being a part of this important and impactful event. Thank you for you help!

Rachael Rosenbloom

Laura Chisholm

Drug Store Coordinators


Watch KCMS News on Coronado Times:       

Mark your calendars for upcoming dates:    


Mar 6                   Green Team Garden Club 3:00-4:00

Mar 7                   Chess Club 1:25-2:25 pm Granzer Hall

                         Clubs, Sports Photo day

                          8th Grade Photo 12:45-1:15

Mar 8                   30th Annual CSF Telethon 4-9pm @ CHS (Golf Cart Raffle Announcement)

Mar 9                   Fire Drill per. 7

Mar 10                 Miss Mariah’s Music 4 - 7 pm Granzer Hall

Mar 12-16           Bye Bye Birdie Tech Rehearsals @ CHS Theatre

Mar 13                 6th grade Drug Store Event 7:00-11:15am

                         Green Team Garden Club 3:00-4:00

                         6th grade Drug Store Parent Event 6:00-7:00pm


Mar 14                 Chess Club 1:25-2:25 pm Granzer Hall

Mar 15                 PTO Meeting 9:00 am Library

                         Advanced Band travels to Chula Vista HS

                            Bye Bye Birdie Assembly Double 7th per.

                             Cotillion 7:30-8:30 Granzer Hall

Mar 16                 Quarter 3 Grading period 3 ends

                           PTO Potato Bar Luncheon

                           Bye Bye Birdie VES & SSES 8 am – 3 pm;  

                        Bye Bye Birdie @ CHS 6 pm

Mar 17                 Bye Bye Birdie @ CHS 2 pm; 6 pm

Mar 18                 Bye Bye Birdie @ CHS 2 pm

Mar 19                 Quarter 4 grading period begins

                              Family Math Night Granzer Hall 6:00-7:00 pm

Mar 20                 Team SAFE both lunches, Room 125

                         Green Team Garden Club 3:00-4:00

Mar 21                 Chess Club 1:25-2:25 pm Granzer Hall

Mar 23                 Tritons of the Month Luncheon

                              Kona Ice 2:00-4:00 pm

Mar 24-Mar 30 8th Grade D.C./NY Trip

Mar 26-Apr 2     Spring Recess


Kind regards,

Karin and Brooke


Karin Mellina, M.Ed., Principal                                            

Brooke Falar, Assistant Principal