Principal Update June 6-9, 2016

Posted by: Karin Mellina 4 years, 9 months ago

Principal Update June 6-9, 2016

June 5, 2016


Dear Triton Families,

Growth Mindset quote for the week: “Trust yourself, you know more than you think you do.”

I want to recognize all of our exceptional students, the talented and committed CMS faculty and staff, and all of you, parents!!!  CMS is an incredibly special place, and we’re so fortunate to have your dedication and support. The CMS Team wishes you and your family a wonderful and restful summer break!

7th Grade Beach Day: Wednesday, June 8.

Students participating in Beach Day arrive on campus at regular bell start time (7:58 a.m) and will walk to the Beach Day destination with CMS Staff.  7th graders participating in Beach Day will dismiss upon return back to school at 1:20 p.m.  Students not participating in Beach Day will remain on campus until 1:20.


8th Grade Promotion is Wednesday, June 8th at 5:00pm on Niedermeyer Field.  For any and all information about promotion click here: 8th-grade-promotion information


Last Day of School: Thursday, June 9:

6th and 7th grade: 7:58 a.m. – 12:00 noon dismissal

8th grade breakfast:  7:58 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. dismissal

Report cards and academic and citizenship awards will be mailed home on Wednesday, June 15th  Final grades will be viewable in Synergy on Friday, June 10th at 3:00pm.

Lost and Found: Please stop by CMS before June 10th to claim lost items.


The Surfer Yearbook has some extra yearbooks! Yearbooks will be sold on a first come first served basis Monday and Tuesday. Yearbooks are now $60.  The Yearbook Staff is only able to accept cash at this time.  No checks will be accepted.

Be sure to order your 2016 – 2017 yearbook at registration for the best price!

Online/Hybrid PE: If you’re interested in  CMS Hybrid PE 2016-2017, please click on the link for more information. We only have a few spots left! Commitment forms are due to CMS by June 9.


ISF Registration: Fall sports registration opens on August 1, 2016.

Enjoy your summer! 


Karin Mellina, M.Ed.

CMS Principal

Perseverance, Patience, and Practice lead to Progress, not Perfection.

2016-2017 School Year Dates


Aug 8                   CMS Front Office Staff Return

Aug 9                   CMS Open to the Public

Aug 9-11             New Student Registration

Aug 15                 Returning Students A-K  8am-12; 1-3pm

                          School Photos  8-3

Aug 16                 Returning Students L-Z 8am-12; 1-3pm

                              School Photos 8-3

Aug 18                 CUSD Board Meeting 4 PM at DO

Aug 23                 District New Family Night Granzer Hall 6:30-7:30 pm

Aug 24                 8:45-9:30 am 8th grade schedule pick-up

                          9:30-10:15 am 7th grade schedule pick-up

                         10:15-11:00 6th grade schedule pick-up

                          Orientation 11-11:45; Walkthrough 11:45-12:30

Aug 25                 First Day of School

Aug 31                 Back to School Night 5:15-7:00


Late start Thursdays 2016-2017

September 22

January 19

March 2