Triton News

Welcome to Coronado Middle School January 6-10, 2020

Happy New Year!

This week's mindset quote: “Live your dreams. Take risks. Believe in yourself. Have fun. Do all things with love. And remember, the best is yet to come!”

Be Excellent! Live the 8 Keys

CMS Happenings

This Week:

Jan 6 School resumes

Homework Club 3:15- 4:15 pm

Jan 7 SAFE Outreach at lunch

Homework Club 3:15- 4:15 pm

Garden Club 3:05-4:00 pm

Jan 8

Jan 9 Cotillion Granzer 7:30-8:30pm

Homework Club 3:15- 4:15 pm

Jan 10

Happy new year and welcome back! We hope you had a wonderful holiday break with your loved ones. The Triton Team is looking forward to a terrific 2020!

End of Semester 1: Thursday, January 16, 2020 is the last day of the semester. Report cards will be mailed home on Friday, January 24, 2020.

Elise Agrella and Misty Kint: We wish our CMS Counselor, Elise Agrella, best wishes. She will be on maternity and family leave for the rest of the school year. We're happy to welcome back Ms. Misty Kint who served as CMS counselor in 2018. Ms. Kint has been working closely with Mrs. Agrella to ensure a smooth transition. She can be contacted at

Thank you, PTO! The Triton Staff thanks everyone for your donations and the delicious holiday luncheon. We're so grateful for you!

CUSD Governing Board: New Officers were elected on Dec. 16, 2019

President: Julie Russell

Vice President: Lee Pontes

Clerk: Esther Valdes

Member: Dr. Helen Anderson-Cruz

Member: Maria Simon

Secretary: Karl Mueller

Yearbook and 8th grade yearbook baby and friendship ads: Order your Yearbooks and Ads! Yearbook prices go up and the deadline for ads is January 31st. Click on the links below!

Bus Schedule: To ensure equity for all students, early and late pick-up/drop off will reverse at 2nd semester. Please review the Semester 2 Bus Schedule for details. Students will receive new bus passes when the new schedule goes into effect on Tuesday, January 21st. Semester 2 Bus Schedule Link

Lost and Found: Items are kept in Granzer Hall and are available for students to look through every Friday at lunch when they're set out in the quad. At the end of each 9-week grading period, all unclaimed items will be donated. Please encourage your student to check the lost and found when one of their items has gone missing. All unclaimed items will be donated on January 16th.

Message from President Pate and CMS ASB:

Thank you for your support and donations to our holiday food drive. We were happy to donate over 1000 items to our local San Diego Food Bank.
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Saturday School

Teachers provide fun, enriching experiences, and it's a great opportunity for students to make up any unexcused or excused absence.

January 25, 2020

Class: Fiction and Fantasy

Teacher: Ms. Martel

Time: 8am-12pm Location: CMS Room 208

Description: Students will create and write about their own fantastic creatures using mixed media. To create their creature and world, students can bring in materials from nature (leaves, flower petals, shells, etc.)

Please turn in all permission forms to the front office by Thursday, January 23rd.

Mark your calendar for upcoming dates:

January: Failure Leads to Success

Jan 6 School resumes

Jan 7 SAFE Outreach 11:45-1:15pm Granzer Hall

Jan 9 Cotillion Granzer 7:39-8:30pm

Jan 13 Junior Optimist Meeting 3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Room 201

Jan 14 Medieval Times - 7th grade field trip

Jan 15 PTO Afternoon Pick Me Up coffee & treats 1:30 pm

Fantasy Book Club CMS Library 1:45-2:45 pm

Jan 16 End of Semester 1

PTO Meeting CMS Library 9:00 am

Jan 17 Teacher Work Day/ NO STUDENT DAY

Jan 18 Pinewood Derby and Cub Scout Pack 122, Granzer Hall 7:30-3:30pm

Jan 20 No School Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Jan 21 Semester 2 Begins

8th gr. CoSA preview period 7

Jan 27-31 Kindness Week

Jan 27-Feb 13 Pasta for Pennies Drive

Jan 23 Disney for Beginning Band & Choir leave at 7:00 am return at 7:00 pm

Cotillion Granzer 7:30-8:30 pm

Jan 24 Kona Ice 2:00-4:00 pm

Jan 25 Saturday School 8-12 pm

Jan 26 Adrenaline Islander Invitation Lacrosse, 8:00-4:00 pm Cutler

Jan 27 - Feb 13 Pasta for Pennies

Jan 27- Jan 31 Great Kindness Challenge

Jan 27 Choice Begins

Jan 28 Disney for Advanced Band & APA at 7:00 am return at 7:00 pm

School Site Council Meeting Conference Rm 3:20-4:20

SAFE Outreach 11:45-1:15pm Granzer Hall

Jan 29 Fantasy Book Club CMS Library 1:45-2:45 pm


CMS Spelling Bee 3:15 pm Granzer Hall

Coronado SAFE-5:00-7:30PM Library