Correia Middle School News

January 22, 2023

PLHS Course Selection Process

Hello Future Pointers,

We appreciate the time our Point Loma High School counselors spent with us on Thursday, January 19th explaining the 9th grade course selection process. Students will meet with their future counselor to enter course requests during Science classes on February 2nd and 3rd.

The Point Loma High School Matriculation page provides all the necessary links with instructions to select classes for the 2023-24 school year.

Click here for PLHS Course Selection Newsletter!


The Hungry Dog Dash Is Back! Registration Now Open

11th Annual Hungry Dog Dash: February 12, 2023


Pricing is still at its lowest: $25 for youths and $30 for adults.

Prices go up on January 22.

Register Here!

Price includes:

  • Official race T-shirt
  • Dog tags
  • Water stops along the course and at the finish
  • A chance to stand on the podium for the top three finishes in all age divisions
  • $50 Dick’s Sporting Goods gift certificates to the top male and female finishers!

Race Time: 8 a.m., Sunday, February 12, 2023

Race Location: NTC Park Liberty Station

Don’t miss the fun, the music, the beautiful waterfront course and festive finish line!

Register Now

Input on Math Placement Policy - a message from SDUSD

Over the past year the SDUSD math team met with each cluster to listen and share information about math. The information will be used to draft a new accelerated math placement policy. Here is another opportunity for anyone who would like to provide input:

English version

Spanish version

Vietnamese version

Semester 1 Grading Period Ends on January 20th

This past Friday, January 20th, was the end of the semester 1 (S1) grading period. Teachers will post grades the following week to be available via PowerSchool on Friday, January 27th. Paper reports will be sent home through Advisory Classes on Friday, January, 27th.

COVID Testing Program Update - a message from SDUSD

See the SDUSD COVID Testing Email sent on 1-12-23 for details.

Middle School Athletics Winter Sports

Middle School Sports began on Thursday, January 12th. Practices for soccer and volleyball will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school. Communication regarding teams and practices will come directly from coaches and the SDUSD Middle School Sports program.

If you participated in basketball or track & field please return you uniforms to the Correia front office.--Thank you!


The staff at Correia enjoys recognizing positive student behavior and accomplishments. Staff recognizes students by distributing Caught Being Awesome cards. Names of students receiving cards are then submitted for our weekly raffle. Weekly winners are recognized by a gift card that is supported by the Correia Association.

Caught Bring Awesome names for this week are:

7th Grade:

Brayden Bautista

Geo Johnson

8th Grade:

Taylor Carter

Jakob Nilsson


Our Primetime Academic Support started on Tuesday, November 15. Student enrolled in the PrimeTime Program will be participating in the program. The program is on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 2:55-3:55 in Rooms B-3 and B-9 from November 15, 2022-May 31st, 2023.

Special Education Parent Training Opportunity - a message from SDUSD

See this Meaningful Parent Participation training flier for details. The training will take place on January 31st from 6:00-7:30 at the Ballard Center. Childcare & Spanish translation will be available. Available. Questions:

Correia Homework Club is On!

Homework Club is offered at Correia on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 2:55-3:55pm. This is in addition to the PrimeTime After School Academic Support Program.

Interested in signing up your child? Please fill out the google form:

ASB News

ASB Clubs - New and Existing Club Information

Correia ASB is now accepting applications for new and existing clubs. Applications must be filed yearly and be approved before clubs can meet.

For more information click here.

Counseling Corner:

Click here for the December/January Scholarship Newsletter.



The 8th-grade Sexual Health Education Program will be conducted the last 6-weeks of school.

At Correia Middle School, the SHEP program is taught by 8th grade Science teachers. Correia Science teachers will teach the 10 Sexual Health Lessons consolidated into 1 week of instruction.

Parents may preview the scope and sequence and all ten lessons on the SDUSD Website:

  • SDUSD's Sexual Health Education Scope and Sequence (English | Spanish
  • Parent Preview Online Curriculum Recorded Presentations: Grade 8 (English | Spanish)
  • Parent Preview Online Curriculum Overview PowerPoints: Grade 8 (English | Spanish)

FoDaC Information and Updates

February 2: Family Dinner Night at Whomp Burger & Brew

Gather the Fam, Eat the Burgers, Raise the Money. Visit Whomp Burger between 11am and close for indoor or outdoor dining or to place an order for pickup.

Mention Dana or Correia when placing your order or upon pickup. If ordering online (, add the promo code "SCHOOL" at checkout. Whomp will donate 15% of your order directly back to FoDaC.

February 14: February FoDaC Meeting
Come join us (valentine, schmalentine) and learn more about FoDac and how you can help support the students and staff at Dana and Correia Middle Schools. All are welcome and encouraged to attend!

Donate to the FoDaC Annual Giving Fund
We are only at 20% of our fundraising goal of $30,000, and we need your support! Funds raised will assist teachers and staff members, supply supplemental educational materials and student experiences, and support school and family social interactions. Without the generosity of your tax-deductible donations, these enrichment programs and special events are not possible. We know with everyone’s support we will have a successful campaign with spectacular outcomes that enrich our children and community!

Raise $$ for FoDaC While Shopping on Amazon

Use to raise money for the Friends of Dana and Correia Association (FoDaC) when you shop. Amazon donates .5% of all eligible purchases. Select “Friends of Dana and Correia Middle Schools” as your beneficiary. All funds go directly to Dana & Correia.

Join the FoDsC Private Facebook Group

The private Friends of Dana and Correia group on Facebook is run by FoDaC volunteers who share important information and highlight school events. Join us!

Check Out the New FoDaC Website!

Your one-stop shop for all things FoDaC, including event listings, meeting minutes and grant approvals.

Point Loma Cluster School Foundation Meeting

Febraury 6 -PLCSF Meeting in the Correia Library at 4:30

All Point Loma Cluster parents and staff are invited to the Point Loma Cluster Meetings! We’d love to have you! Mark these dates on your calendar:

  • Feb. 6
  • April 3

All meetings will be held at 4:30 PM in the Correia Library. Keep an eye out for more information. Any questions?

Contact Laura Choukri at

Friends of Dana and Correia

Follow this link to learn more about FoDaC, our Friends of Dana and Correia Association!


January 31st; 2/28; 3/21(Due to Spring Break); 4/25: Parent Tours: Last Tuesday of Every Month

TBD, Dana Tour to Correia

Dress Rehearsal at Brown Chapel PLNU:

Saturday, February 4: Band 8:30 am - 10:00 am / Orchestra 10:30 am - 12 pm

CONCERT: Sat, Feb 4, 2:00pm at Brown Chapel, PLNU

March 27-31- Spring Break