CMS Principal Update: October 11-14, 2016

Posted by: Karin Mellina 4 years, 6 months ago

CMS Principal Update: October 11-14, 2016

October 10, 2016

Dear Triton Families,

This week’s Growth Mindset quote:  “Motivation is what gets you started, habit is what keeps you going.

Things to Know!

Oct 10           No School: Columbus Day      

                        ISF Winter Sports Registration opens

Oct 12           Chess Club 1:20-2:00 CMS Quad

                  East Coast Trip Parent Meeting at 6:00-6:30pm

Oct 13         PINK OUT DAY for Breast Cancer Awareness Month WEAR YOUR PINK

                  Cotillion, 7:30-8:30 Granzer Hall

Oct. 14         Homecoming Parade: Orange Ave @3:15

Girl Scout Troop 5548 is collecting gently used HALLOWEEN COSTUMES: Drop off your costumes in the CMS front office until November 4th.

MAP Testing: Students will finish testing this week, so please be on the lookout for their goals documents.  This is an opportunity for you and your child to talk about their successes and areas for growth.


Special Education Parent Advisory Committee - SEPAC: Tuesday, October 18th from 6:00pm to 7:00pm at ECDC Multipurpose Room.  Read more HERE and RSVP to hear from clinical counselors about students stress and strategies to support your child.   


CALLING ALL VETERANS!!! TAKE A VETERAN TO SCHOOL DAY IS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10TH!  Veterans are invited to be part of our celebration at Coronado Middle School. We are looking for classroom speakers.  Speakers are assigned to classrooms on a first come first served basis.  CMS students are also welcome to bring his or her veteran to breakfast in Granzer Hall at 7:30am.  


CMS BOOK FAIR is October 27-November 4: Connie LeFever is looking for some volunteers.  Please click on the link to sign up. Book Fair VOLUNTEERThe book fair is open from 7:45 to 3:30 SHOP ONLINE HEREScholastic returns 50% of the sales for purchasing books for teachers and the library.


CMS Winter Sports Registration will open on October 10th through November 11th.  A winter sports informational flyer can be found on the ISF website at  Information includes a listing of sports offered, registration directions, practice and assessment dates, and documents needed prior to participation.


Mark your calendars for upcoming dates:



Oct 17-21         Abilities Awareness Week

Oct 20              PTO Meeting Library 9 am

                       National Shakeout Drill 10:19 am

                             CUSD Board Meeting 4 PM at District Office

                      Cotillion, 7:30-8:30 Granzer Hall

Oct 21               CMS United Day - Wear Blue

                        Grading period ends quarter 1                           

Oct 24 – 28       6th Grade Camp

Oct 27             Cotillion, 7:30-8:30pm

Oct 27-Nov 4    Book Fair

Oct 31            CMS Swim Day

                   Choices Begins



Nov 1               CMS Swim Day

Nov 2               Parent Teacher Conferences 12:45-3:15

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

Nov 3               Parent Teacher Conferences 12:45-3:15

Nov 3               CMS Swim Day

Nov 4               CMS Swim Day

Nov 4               Parent Teacher Conferences 1:45-3:15

                      CMS Dance 5:30-7:30

Nov 5                 Saturday School 8:00-12:00

                            CSF Benefit Auction @ Hotel Del

Nov 8               Bike Rodeo/Skills Course Both Lunches

Nov 9               Bike Safety during PE classes

                    Military Spouses Meeting  8:30-9:30 am Conference Room

                    Chess Club 1:20-2:00 Granzer

Nov 10            Take A Vet to School Day

                     Cotillion, 7:30-8:30 Granzer Hall

Nov  11           Veteran’s Day No School

Nov 16             Chess Club 1:20-2:00 Granzer

                      For the Love of Music Granzer Hall 6-8 pm

Nov 17            PTO Meeting Library 9 am

                           CUSD Board Meeting 4 PM at DO

                     ISF-End of Fall Season Ice Cream Social 5:30-7pm

Nov 21-25         Thanksgiving Recess

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


Kind regards,

Karin and Brooke

Karin Mellina, M.Ed., Principal                                            

Brooke Falar, Assistant Principal


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