Triton News

Coronado Middle School - December 3-7, 2018

8 Keys of Excellence - December Key: "This Is It!"

Make the most of every moment

Focus your attention on the present moment. Keep a positive attitude.

This week’s Mindset quote: “Someday is not a day of the week.

CMS Happenings

This Week:

Dec 3-7 Holiday Food Drive and CMS Book Fair

Dec 3 6th Grade Camp: Medicine in original bottle due to CMS Nurse

Triton Time 7:58 am - 8:38 am

Homework Club 3:00-4:15

Dec 4 Garden Club 3:00-4:00

Homework Club 3:00-4:15

Dec 6 SAFE outreach lunch activities

Band Holiday Concert Granzer Hall 5:30 pm

Dec 7 Fire Drill per 2

Celebration of Life for Justin Meek at 3:30pm at Niedermeyer Field

Coronado Holiday Parade 5:00 pm

Dec 8 Artisan’s Alley

Book Fair: November 30th-December 7th: Sign up HERE to volunteer The book fair is open everyday until 3:30 pm. Online shopping can be accessed directly through our Scholastic website until Friday. Here, you can shop AND access Teacher Wish Lists -- the winter holidays are right around the corner, and is a FANTASTIC way to support you children and their amazing teachers! CMS Book Fair Link

Messages from ASB:

This week is our HoHo Holiday Canned Food Drive! Every year, 40 million people go hungry in the U.S. - 12 million being children. Last year, CMS donated 3000 cans of food to the San Diego Food Bank. Let's do it again! Each homeroom will be competing to win a breakfast party !

Get your Triton Gear: Buy your CMS sweats, shirts, hats and more just in time for the holidays! Our new CMS store can be found at

Field Trip information: All payments must be made online. Follow the instructions below:

  2. Select in the TOP RIGHT, “ MY ACCOUNT”
  4. Enter your information and click REGISTER
  5. Go to your email account you used to create the account
  6. Click the link and follow the prompts to HOME PAGE.
  7. Once you are logged in, click MY ACCOUNT and your student’s ID number in the MY FAMILY tab
  8. If you have more than one student, you can add them all on the MY FAMILY tab. Once you have added your student(s) under the MY FAMILY tab, then you can select the HOME tab at the TOP LEFT.
  9. This will display the featured items. Select VIEW DETAILS on the items you would like to purchase.
  10. If you do not see what you would like to purchase, select PRODUCT CATEGORIES, and there will be additional selections of items
  11. Once you have selected all that you would like to purchase, click VIEW CART to pay.

Saturday School with Mrs. Bouwman on Dec. 8th: Saturday School Information Link

Coronado SAFE volunteers needed: CMS is fortunate to have Coronado SAFE provide lunchtime outreach activities that align with Triton Time and continuing to support our connected, respectful culture. If you're interested in learning more and getting involved, click on the link!

6th Grade Camp is December 10-14, 2018

December 3rd: All medications must be labeled with student name and school and placed in a Ziploc bag. This bag must be turned in to CMS Nurse McMahon no later than Dec. 3rd.

Payment due to CMS Office.

Please click on the link for final updates: Final Information Letter

All Camp information can be found on the CMS website under "Activities" and at the bottom of the "6th Grade Camp" website page.

PTO Updates

CMS PTO Fundraiser: Don't forget to order your Christmas Wreath for this holiday season. You can still order online at: ENTER CODE: CORONACA004. Please remember to include this important CMS fundraising code. All orders placed through the website will be delivered via FedEx. Local orders will be hand delivered to Coronado homes the week of December 3rd through the 7th.

Contact Bryn Reina for questions at

Coronado SAFE Coffee Talk: Technology

Monday, Dec. 10th, 8:30am

201 6th Street

Coronado, CA

Technology: Boundaries, Responsible Use & How to Protect Your Children

With Jon Moffat

Join Us and Learn How To:

  • Check privacy settings on your child's accounts and on-line profiles
  • Recognize the latest apps that could put you and your child at risk
  • Create a realistic technology contract for your family
  • Implement techniques around technology to better connect with your child

Mark your calendar for upcoming dates:


Key of Excellence “This is It”

Dec 10-14 6th Grade Camp

Dec 11 Choices Ends

Dec 13 PTO Meeting CMS Library 9 am

CUSD Board Meeting 4-6 pm

Performing Arts Winter Show 5:30-7:00pm Granzer Hall

Dec 17-21 Spirit Week

Dec 17 Triton Time 7:58 am - 8:38 am

Dec 20 PTO provided Holiday Luncheon

SAFE outreach activities at lunch

Cotillion 7:30-8:30 pm

Dec 21-Jan 4 Winter Recess

8th Grade Yearbook Baby/Friendship Ads

Space is limited and ads are sold on a first come first served basis.

The Surfer Yearbook 2019

YEARBOOK: Be sure to order yours!