CMS Principal Update: October 3-7, 2016

Posted by: Karin Mellina 4 years, 6 months ago

CMS Principal Update: October 3-7, 2016

October 2, 2016

Dear Triton Families,

This week’s Growth Mindset quote: 

“There is a difference between not knowing and not knowing, YET.”

Things to Know!

Oct 5     Walk to School Day

                        Adopt a Camper Day at Which Wich

Oct 6                 Screenagers @ CHS Theater 5:30-8 GET YOUR SEATS FOR SCREENAGERS

Oct 9                 APA Fire Dept Open House Performance 10-2 pm

Oct 10                  No School: Columbus Day       

                              ISF Winter Sports Registration opens

Adopt A Camper : Have lunch and/or dinner at Which Wich on Wednesday, Oct. 5. Which Wich is generously donating CMS with 50% of the proceeds to support scholarship funding for students attending 6th grade camp.

Walk to School Day is this Wednesday!: Join us in celebrating the 20th year of  International Walk to School Day.  Circulate San Diego and The San Diego Bicycle Coalition will be partnering with CUSD and providing incentives for all of those who walk to school! It’s a great way to focus on health and lessening our carbon footprint. 

Screenagers Film @ CHS Theater Thursday, Oct. 6 @ 5:30-8GET YOUR SEATS FOR SCREENAGERS

Take a Veteran to School Day Committee Volunteers needed! There is a planning meeting on Tuesday, October 4th  in the CMS GoMac Lab at 1:30pm.  We need your support to make this November 10th event a success!

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.


ATTENTION: 6th Grade Parents: If you haven’t turned in your health/ registration form and payment, please do so this week .


Mark your calendars for upcoming dates:



Oct 12                East Coast Trip Parent Meeting at 6:00-6:30pm

Oct 13                Cotillion, 7:30-8:30 Granzer Hall

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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