CMS Principal Update: November 13-17, 2017

Posted by: Karin Mellina 3 years, 4 months ago

CMS Principal Update:  November 13-17, 2017

November 12, 2017

This week’s Growth Mindset quote: “If you always do what you did, then you’ll always get what you got.”   Julie Leon grade 8


This Week’s Key: Flexibility

Be willing to do things differently. Recognize what’s not working and be open to change what you’re doing to achieve your goal.


Nov 13                 8 KEYS of Excellence: Flexibility

                           SAFE Coffee Talk on Breaking Patterns of Anxiety

Nov 15                 Military Spouses Meeting at Silver Strand 8:30-9:30

                            Islander Sports Foundation Fall Ice Cream Social 5:30 - 7 pm

Nov 16                 PTO Meeting 9:00am

                           CUSD Board Mtg @4:00 District Office - CMS Board Report

Nov 20-24           Thanksgiving Recess


Last Wednesday, Nov. 8th, we celebrated our 9th annual Take a Veteran to School Day.  Thank you to all of the veterans and active service men and women who joined us for the event.  It was a pleasure to honor and recognize what you do and have done for our country.  An enormous thank you to Amy Steward, CMS Teacher, for her tireless efforts in making it a memorable day for all and Ms. Kullmann, Mr. Heinecke and Mr. Ramirez for working with their students to provide music and support. Thank you to the PTO and all of the parents and community members who helped organize the event, and a special thanks to our respectful and courteous students.

Message from CMS PTO:

*PTO Staff Appreciation Thanksgiving Luncheon is Friday, Nov. 17th Please sign up to help with this event.

*Holiday Fundraiser: Order a Victorian Christmas Wreath for our PTO fundraiser PTO Fundraiser Wreath Info  


Lost and Found: Items will be out for the students to claim.  Stop by this week between 7:45am and 8:00am or after 3:00pm.  All unclaimed items will be donated on Friday afternoon.


ISF-End of Fall Season Awards and Ice Cream Social is Wednesday, Nov. 15th, 5:30p.m., Granzer Hall. We hope to see you all there as we celebrate ALL our athletes on a great season filled with fantastic sport, sportsmanship, and growth.


Messages from ASB:

*We will be hosting a Mix It Up mixer at lunch on Wednesday, November 15! We look forward to seeing everyone get to know each other and make some new friends!

*Spirit Friday is November 17! Wear your blue and white or Triton gear.

*We will be selling spirit gear in our Pop Up Shop every Wednesday until winter break! We have awesome new shirts, joggers, and hats for sale! Or you can always order online at CMS SPIRIT GEAR

Attendance Policy and Saturday School: If you are heading out of town early for the holidays, please be sure to sign up for Saturday School.  December 4th is our next Saturday School class – Science labs with Mr. Ramirez,


6th Grade Camp is January29-February 2! There will be an information assembly about Camp on December 5, 2018 at 10:30a.m.-11:15a.m. in Granzer Hall. Parents are welcome to attend. The registration and health forms will be sent home the last week in November and are due back on December 8th.  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 c be found at this link.


Mark your calendars for upcoming dates:   

Nov 27                 8 KEYS:  Balance

Nov 29                 Chess Club 1:25 pm - 1:55 Granzer Hall

Nov 30                 Late Start Thursday

                           Cotillion 7:30-8:30 Granzer Hall



Dec 2                    Artisan’s Alley 8 am – 4 pm

Dec 4                    Choices Ends 3 pm

Dec 5                    6th Grade Camp info assembly 10:20-11:15 Granzer Hall

Dec 6                    Chess Club 1:25 pm - 1:55 Granzer Hall

                            Choir performs @ The Hotel Del Coronado Time TBD

Dec 7                    Intermediate Performing Arts Performance at 6pm in Granzer Hall

Dec 8                    6th Grade Camp Registration forms due

Dec 9                    Saturday School with Mr. Ramirez

                             Miss Mariah’s Music Recital 2 - 5 pm Granzer Hall

Dec 13                  Chess Club 1:25 pm - 1:55 Granzer Hall (Instructor Make-Up Day)

                            Band and Choir Holiday Concert 6 – 8 pm

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 18-Jan 2         Winter Recess


Kind regards,

Karin and Brooke


Karin Mellina, M.Ed., Principal                                            

Brooke Falar, Assistant Principal