CMS Principal Update: October 17-21, 2016Posted by: Karin Mellina 4 years, 4 months ago
October 16, 2016
Dear Triton Families,
This week’s Growth Mindset quote: “Do not underestimate yourself by comparing yourself to others. It’s our differences that make us unique and beautiful.”
We are all uniquely abled
Things to Know!
Oct 17-21 Abilities Awareness Week Learn more HERE
Teddy Bear Collection Drive for Rady Children’s Hospital
Oct 20 PTO Meeting Library 9 am in the CMS Library
National Shakeout Earthquake Drill at 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
Grading Period 1 ends on Friday, October 21: Please remember that although the grading period ends on Friday, teachers are still in the process of scoring work until Thursday, Oct 27th. Final/official progress report grades will be available for viewing on Synergy on Friday October 28th.
Parent Teacher Conferences are November 2-4: We look forward to meeting with parents and students during this time and encourage your child to attend this important meeting. Because teachers have 100+ students, we request you only schedule conferences with specific teachers in classes where your child is struggling academically. This year, parents will sign up online through a link that will be posted on our website as well as on each teacher’s PowerSchool/Haiku page. I will be providing you with this link information later this week.
6th Grade Camp is Next Week! Monday morning, 10/17/16, 6th grade parents will receive a final email with important camp information. You can also view it along with the packing list and other information by clicking on this link. http://cms.coronadousd.net/activities/sixth-grade-camp/
Attendance Policy and Saturday School:Please take a few minutes to look over the revised attendance policy and Saturday School opportunities at http://cms.coronadousd.net/students-parents/attendance/
Butter Braid Breads are Back! </>Students will be bringing home information and order forms for this PTO sponsored fundraiser. If you've never had Butter Braid, you don't want to miss out! Order these delicious breads just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday!
Winter Sports registration is now open for the following sports: Girls Softball, Girls Cheer, Girls Soccer, Boys Basketball, Boys Soccer, Coed Golf, Coed Yoga (register under Fitness), Coed Strength and Speed (register under Fitness). Basketball and Soccer have limited numbers, so please register early! All sports require online registration, participation fees and signed online confirmation page. Fall sport participants do not need to resubmit sports physicals, all new participants must submit a sports physical. Visit www.islandersportsfoundation.com to register. Please be sure to select Coronado Middle School as your school in the registration process.
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!!! We need speakers for TAKE A VETERAN TO SCHOOL DAY on THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10TH!
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 VOLUNTEER. The book fair is open from 7:45 to 3:30 SHOP ONLINE HERE. Scholastic returns 50% of the sales for purchasing books for teachers and the library.
Girl Scout Troop 5548 is collecting gently used HALLOWEEN COSTUMES: Drop off your costumes in the CMS front office until November 4th.
Mark your calendars for upcoming dates:
Oct 27 Cotillion, 7:30-8:30pm
Oct 28 Butter Braid Order forms due for 7th and 8th grades
Oct 27-Nov 4 Book Fair
Oct 31 CMS Swim Day
Butter Braid Order forms due for 6th grade
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
Butter Braid delivery
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
Karin and Brooke
Karin Mellina, M.Ed., Principal
Brooke Falar, Assistant Principal
CMS cares for and celebrates our connected and invested learners.
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