CMS Principal Update: Jan. 8-12, 2018Posted by: Karin Mellina 2 months, 1 week ago
January 7, 2018
Dear Triton Families,
Principal Update for January 8-12, 2018
This week’s Growth Mindset quote: “A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms.” Zen Shin
Be Excellent! Live the 8 Keys
Jan 8 6th Grade Camp Medical Authorization forms due (see all CAMP info below)
Jan 10 Which Wich Adopt A Camper Fundraiser The Hollands have generously supported 6th Grade Camp for many years! So, 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.
Coronado Military Spouses' meeting at VES
Jan 11 CMS Spirit Day – Wear your Triton Gear or Blue and White!
End of Semester 1
Jan 12 No School for students – Teacher work day
Jan 15 Dr. MLK, Jr. Day No School
Jan 16 6th Grade Camp payment due
Quarter 3 Grading period begins
End of Semester 1: Thursday, January 11, 2018 is the last day of the semester. Report cards will be mailed home on Friday, January 19, 2018.
Email Communication: In an effort to streamline communication with teachers and lessen the likelihood of emails getting lost in clutter and junk inboxes, please contact teachers through PowerSchool, only. All other staff members should be contacted through Outlook. Please use this link to learn more about PowerSchool PowerSchool Email Communication with Teachers
Coronado Military Spouses' meeting: Wednesday, January 10th at Village Elementary. Please join fellow parents to discuss, Coping with Transition and meet your Military Family Life Counseling (MFLC) team and Naval Base Coronado School Liaison Officer.
Message from ASB President Luke Chisholm: ASB will be celebrating the end of our first semester with a Spirit Thursday on Thursday January 11th. Let’s all come together and represent CMS by wearing your spirit gear or our school colors blue and white! You can always purchase spirit wear online at http://cmsstore.coronadousd.net/cms-gear/
My Learning Plan (MLP) Information: Read here about the implementation of the CMS MLP!! http://cms.coronadousd.net/news/cms-student-tools-for-student-goals/
Semester 2 Bus: 2018 Semester 2 Bus Schedule
ATTENTION: 6th Grade Parents – 6th Grade CAMP:
Due Now: All Registration and Health Forms should be in to the CMS Office
Due January 8, 2018: Medical Authorization Forms signed by doctor due to CMS office Med Authorization Form Link If your child requires any supplements/vitamins, etc. which are not already authorized by the camp (ex. Tylenol), you must have a medical authorization form signed by your doctor.
Due January 16, 2018: $350 Payment Due to CMS office: cash payment or check made payable to Coronado Middle School
Due January 22, 2018: The medication, regardless of the type and number of pills, must be in the original, labeled bottle. All medications must be placed in a Ziploc bag and labeled with student name and school. This bag must be turned in to CMS Nurse McMahon no later than January 22nd. Note: Students may not pack medication in their own luggage - it must go to camp through our CMS nurse.
If you have questions about medication, please contact CMS Nurse at Nicola.email@example.com 619.522.8921 ext. 3094
*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: https://www.facebook.com/coronadomiddle6thgradecampclothingexchange/
Order at www.jostensyearbooks.com The last day to order a book is January 31st.
8th grade yearbook baby and friendship ads. The last day to order an ad is January 15th.
Order yours at www.jostensadservice.com
1) Log in.
2) Choose your ad size and layout.
3) Enter your text and upload your photos.
Jan. 20th is Science Saturday School with Ms. Byrd from 8-12
Description: Students will complete artwork about themselves and act as archaeologists and anthropologists to determine how to find lost materials and then interpret what they find. Students will then make presentations to share what they think about these 'past' civilizations.
CUSD Workshop Tuesday, January 16th from 9:00am – 11:00am in the CUSD Board Room: The Coronado Unified School District will be holding a workshop to learn more about the newly released California School Dashboard. We hope to see you there as we dive into California’s new state accountability system.
Coronado SAFE 5th Annual Parenting Conference on January, 27th Conference Sign Up HERE
Attention 8th Grade parents - January 23 from 2 to 3 pm in the CHS Theatre: Students will attend a special one-hour look at CHS programs, and you are invited to join us.
To make the choices that are best for your freshman, you need to know what’s available. At this one-hour event, you’ll find out about: For more information, see attachment.
- CoSA – Coronado School of the Arts
- CHS Elective Classes
- CTE – Career Technical Education
On Friday, we learned the devastating news that CHS alumnus, inspiring community member and parent, and CMS and CHS Surf Team Coach Stan Searfus passed away while surfing this morning. Stan was an incredibly influential mentor to many in Coronado and beyond, and our thoughts and condolences are with his family. Students in need have access to our counselors and resources, and CMS and CHS Surf teammates are actively supporting one another. We are grateful for Coach Searfus’ enduring investment in the lives of Coronado youth. Thank you to Coronado SAFE for providing this link with resources for helping teens with grief: http://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/assets/pdfs/helping_teens_with_traumatic_grief_caregivers_final.pdf
Mark your calendars for upcoming dates:
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 with Ms. Byrd
Jan 22 Choices Begins
6th Grade Camp medications due to school nurse
Jan 23 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
Jan 30 Semester Awards presented in period 1
Feb 2 – Feb 4 APA attends MTCA Fullerton College
Feb 3 Saturday School
Feb 5 - Feb 23 Pasta for Pennies Fundraiser
Feb 5 Family Math Night Granzer Hall 6:00-7:00 pm
Feb 6 CMS Spelling Bee at 3:15 in Granzer Hall
Feb 7 Chess Club 1:25-2:25 pm Granzer Hall
Islander Sports Foundation Winter Ice Cream Social 5:30 - 7 pm
Feb 8 Keith Hawkins Assembly @ CHS Theater - Double Period 1
Keith Hawkins Parent Event at 5:30-6:30 in Granzer Hall
Cotillion 7:30-8:30 Granzer Hall
Feb 12 Lincoln Day No School
Feb 14 PTO We Love Our Staff Supplies
Chess Club 1:25-2:25 pm Granzer Hall
Feb 15 Cotillion 7:30-8:30 Granzer Hall
Feb 16 Fire Drill per. 2
Feb 19 Washington Day No School
Feb 20 Choices Ends 3pm
Feb 21 Chess Club 1:25-2:25 pm Granzer Hall
Feb 22 PTO Meeting 9:00 am Library
Monologue Competition 6-8 pm Granzer Hall
Feb 23 Strategic LCAP Meeting Granzer Hall 7:30 am -12:00 pm
Kona Ice 2:00-4:00 pm
Feb 26 8th Grade Vision and Hearing Screening
Feb 28 Chess Club 1:25-2:25 pm Granzer Hall
Karin and Brooke
Karin Mellina, M.Ed., Principal
Brooke Falar, Assistant Principal
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