CMS Principal Update: October 24-28 2016

Posted by: Karin Mellina 4 years, 4 months ago

CMS Principal Update: October 24-28 2016

October 23, 2016

Dear Triton Families,

This week’s Growth Mindset quote:  “A bird sitting on a tree branch is never afraid of the branch breaking because her trust is not on the branch but on her own wings. Always believe in yourself.”

Things to Know!

Oct 24-28         6th Grade Camp and Red Ribbon Week

                      Teddy Bear Collection Drive for Rady Children’s Hospital

                       Halloween Costume Collection for Girl Scouts

Oct 24               Grading period/quarter 2 begins

Oct 25               Mix it Up at Lunch Day

Oct 26               CA Disneyland Retreat CMS & CHS ASB (all day)

                       Chess Club 1:20-2:00 Granzer

                       PTO hosts CUSD Board Member Candidate Forum 5:00pm - 6:30pm in Granzer

                       SAFE Presentation 7:00pm – 9pm

Oct 27              Wear PURPLE and Stand Up to Bullying

                       Book Fair starts

                      SEPAC Movie 5:30-8:30

Oct 28              Wear RED Stand up to Drugs

Oct 31-Nov.4    Swim Week                 

Oct. 27-Nov. 4:   CMS Book Fair Shop Online Here.   Or   VOLUNTEERs Needed.

Oct 28                Butter Braid form due for 7th and 8th grade Order Form

Now thru Nov. 11: ISF Winter Sports Registration Register HERE


6th Grade Camp is Here! Students need to arrive to school at 7:45am Monday morning.  Busses will return to CMS on Friday, Oct. 28th around 12:00-12:30pm.  I will send out a mass email when the busses are on the road home.

Coronado Schools Foundation Auction and Gala: Tickets are still available for this fabulous event. Get your tickets at and join us in supporting our Coronado kids! The online Auction is now open for bidding. Check out all of the incredible items at

Grading Period 1 Grades:. Final/official progress report grades will be available for viewing on Synergy on Friday, October 28th.

Parent Teacher Conferences are November 2-4: Please click here for more information and to sign up for a conference. Parent Teacher Conference Information

Take A Veteran to School Day:We are still looking for Veterans and/or active duty men and women to join us for this celebration and speak in classrooms on November 10th


Messages from PTO:

PTO Butter Braid Fundraiser : If you didn’t receive your order form, stop by the office or click here ORDER FORM  Order forms are due on Friday, Oct. 28th (Monday, Oct. 31 for 6th graders).  Delivery date of these delicious breads is Nov. 8.

PTO Halloween Treats for Staff:  Please SIGN UP HERE to donate "teacher supplies" such as tissues, hand sanitizer, Clorox wipes, etc. in lieu of candy for Halloween. Please drop off the items in the CMS front office.


Two important events on Wednesday, October 26th:

5:00 – 6:30pm CUSD Governing Board Candidate Forum: PTO will be hosting a Q and A in Granzer Hall with the three CUSD candidates.

7:00 – 9:00pm Coronado SAFE: Prescription Medication and Addiction a special presentation. Learn more here. 


Mark your calendars for upcoming dates:                                                                            


Oct 27-Nov 4    Book Fair

Oct 31            CMS Swim Day

                    Butter Braid form due for 6th grade

                    Choices Begins (Academic Probation under a 2.0 GPA)



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 at lunch

                       Butter Braid Pick up

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 Awards and Ice Cream Social 5:30-7pm

Nov 21-25       Thanksgiving Recess

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



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

Dec 2              Last day of Choices

Dec 3              Artisan’s Alley 9-3 pm

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

                      Band/Choir to sing at Hotel Del Coronado 4pm

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


Kind regards,

Karin and Brooke

Karin Mellina, M.Ed., Principal                                            

Brooke Falar, Assistant Principal


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