CMS Principal Update: November 28- December 2, 2016

Posted by: Karin Mellina 4 years, 7 months ago

CMS Principal Update: November 28- December 2, 2016

November 18, 2016

Dear Triton Families,

Principal Update for November 28- December 2, 2016

This week’s Growth Mindset quote:  “There are two kinds of gratitude:

The sudden kind we feel for what we take.

  The larger kind we feel for what we GIVE.”

Edwin Arlington Robinson

Nov 21-25       Thanksgiving Recess

Nov 28             School resumes

Nov 30             Chess Club 1:20-2:00 Granzer

                        CMS Choir at Hotel Del Coronado @ 4:00pm

Dec 1               Cotillion, 7:30-8:30 Granzer Hall

Dec 2               Last day of Choices

Dec 3               Artisan’s Alley 9-3 pm

                        STEAM maker festival


On behalf of the CMS Staff, we want to extend our thanks and gratitude for your commitment and support of our school and the Coronado community. We hope that you and your family have a terrific Thanksgiving holiday.

Thank you, PTO,  for the beautiful and delicious luncheon.  Our staff always enjoys spending time together, and we thank you for giving us another opportunity to do so.

Dropping off items: In order to limit classroom disruptions, please remember that only classwork/homework will be delivered to classrooms when brought to the office.  PE/Swim clothes will be delivered to the locker room, and ALL other items will be in the office for students to pick up

Picking up students: Please provide a note or call the office if you plan on picking up your child for an appointment or before the end of the school day.

Saturday School December 10, 2016

Class:  History of Soccer & Study Hall

Teacher:  Mr. Maddox

Time: 8am-12pm                                            Location: CMS and Spreckles Park

Description: Students will learn about the history of soccer through a fun-filled lesson and will then walk to Spreckles Park to play a game of soccer! If time permits, students will work on incomplete school assignments and/or upcoming work. Please come prepared. Bring your assignments, water and a snack, and dress appropriately. Click here for the Saturday School document and return it to the office by Friday, December 9th.


Message from PTO: If you haven’t joined, we need your support.  PTO sponsors: field trips, 8th grade promotion, 6th grade Olympics, staff appreciation, student scholarships, and more.  Please click on the link and join today. JOIN CMS PTO

Message from ASB: We’re excited to announce our Spirit Wear Sale! Tuesday, November 29th and Thursday, December 1st ASB will be selling our newly designed spirit sweatshirts for 20$ as well as classic spirit wear marked down to just 5$!  Student Spirit Sales will take place during both lunches in the CMS quad, and parent sales will be from 3:00-3:30. We are working on our CMS Online Store which will be ready the week of December 5th.

Mark your calendars for upcoming dates:                                                                            

Dec 3                  Artisan’s Alley 9-3 pm

                          STEAM maker festival

Dec 7                 Chess Club 1:20-2:00 Granzer

Dec 8                 Performing Arts:  Pantomime Show Granzer Hall 6-8 pm

Dec 10               Saturday School                 

Dec 13              Band/Choir Winter Concert Granzer Hall 6-7 pm

Dec 15              PTO Meeting Library 9 am

                         CUSD  Board Meeting

                         Cotillion, 7:30-8:30 Granzer Hall

Dec 19-Jan 2     Winter Recess


Jan 5                  Cotillion, 7:30-8:30 Granzer Hall

Jan 10              Bike Rodeo/Skills Course Both Lunches

Jan 12               PTO Meeting 9-10 am

                         Grading period ends quarter 2; End Semester 1

Jan 13                District work day – No School for students

Jan 16               Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day -No School

Jan 16-20          No Name Calling Week

Jan 17                Grading period beings quarter 3                      

Jan 19               Student Late Day Start, 10am

                          Cotillion, 7:30-8:30 Granzer Hall

Jan 21                Saturday School

Jan 23-27          Great Kindness Challenge


Kind regards,

Karin and Brooke

Karin Mellina, M.Ed., Principal   


Brooke Falar, Assistant Principal

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