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Coronado Middle School -January 22-25, 2019

8 Keys of Excellence - January Key: "Speak with Good Purpose"

This week's mindset quote:

“Words are powerful! Speak with good purpose and consider the intention of your words”


It's Kindness Week!

CMS Happenings

This Week:

Jan 22 Quarter 3 begins

CoSA and CHS Electives Preview for 8th graders 2:00-3:00

Homework Club 3:00-4:15

Jan 23 Disneyland Field Trip for Beginning Band and Choir 7:00 am-7:00 pm

Garden Club Field Trip 3:00-4:00

Homework Club 3:00-4:15

Jan 24 California Healthy Kids Survey administered in grade 7

PTO Meeting CMS Library 9 am

Homework Club 3:00-4:15

Cotillion 7:30-8:30 pm Granzer Hall

Jan 25 Wear RED for Kindness


It’s Kindness Week and CMS is a Kindness Certified School!

Take the challenge! Click on the Kindness Checklist 2019

We'll celebrate the week with these lunchtime activities.

· Tuesday: Fishing for Kindness: Students may fish for random acts of kindness to perform

· Wednesday: Speak with Good Purpose Day: ASB and Military Kids Club will invite students to write out thank you notes and compliments for one another.

· Thursday: Take the Kindness Pledge: Students will sign the CMS Kindness Pledge

· Friday: Wear RED for Kindness!


Semester 2 is Underway: Semester 1 report cards will mailed home on Friday, January 25th. Click on the link for Semester 2 Bus Information


8th Gr. CoSA and CHS Electives Preview: Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 2:00 pm-3:00 pm in the CHS Theater. Parents are welcome to attend.


Disneyland Field Trip: Choir and Beginning Band will meet in Granzer Hall on Wednesday morning at 7:00am and will return by 7:00pm.


California Healthy Kids Survey: The survey will be administered to all 7th graders on Thursday. For more information and a sample survey, click on the link http://chks.wested.org/


8th Grade Yearbook Baby and Friendship Ads: There are only a few spaces left and the deadline is January 31st. Click on the link below!


The Lively Family: Many of you know our wonderful science teacher, Kristen Lively. This meal train was created to support the Lively family as their 4 year old son, Joshua, battles neuroblastoma, an aggressive type of childhood cancer. The Lively family also includes 2 year old, Luke, and 8 month old, Alyssa. Any help is much appreciated! https://www.mealtrain.com/trains/rn6vkl


“An Evening in Roma” ASB will be hosting a dance on February 8th, and we are looking for parent chaperones. Please email Kevin.Paiz-Ramirez@coronadousd.net if you are interested.


Coronado Schools Foundation: See your Donations at Work! Go Behind the Scenes! Check out this video https://csfkids.org/behind-the-scenes-tours/

PTO Updates

January 24: PTO Meeting this Thursday at 9:00am - CMS Library

Upcoming Events

From CUSD: DEA Partners with Education to address Prevention and Discuss the Reality of Drug Abuse. I Chose My Future ! On January 31, 2018, there will be a special assembly presented to our 8th-12th grade students. There will also be a community presentation at 6:30 p.m. at Coronado High School. Drug Enforcement Agent (DEA), Rocky Herron will speak about the reality and dangers of drug use with a focus on marijuana and prescription drugs.


Rocky Herron is a DEA agent with over 28 years of experience. He has presented to schools since 2007 and has spoken to over 80,000 young people across seven countries. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Government, and a Masters in Education and was awarded the US Attorney's "Excellence in Pursuit of Justice" Award in 2018.



The Life of Kids Online-What Parents Need to Know With Dr. Rienzi Haytasingh (click for details)

Monday, February 11th, 6:30pm at CoSA Theater

  • Learn about positive and negative implications of social media and teenagers
  • Parents will learn how to maximize the positives and minimize the negatives
  • Work towards minimizing harmful and dangerous consequences


Coronado's Talent presented by Alan Kinzel. Don't miss the biggest talent show to hit Coronado! Get your tickets now for February 23rd. All proceeds go to Coronado Schools Foundation to Support our Students and Schools!

The Surfer Yearbook 2019

YEARBOOK: Be sure to order yours!

8th Grade Yearbook Baby/Friendship Ads

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

Mark your calendar for upcoming dates:

January : Key of Excellence “Speak with Good Purpose”

Jan 28-Feb 15 Pasta for Pennies Drive

Jan 28 Choices begins

Jan 29 Disneyland field trip Advanced Band and Performing Arts

Jan 31 LATE START THURSDAY - students arrive at 9:45

8th grade assembly at 10:15 in CHS Theater “I Choose My Future” presented by Rocky Herron

Parent presentation 6:00 pm at CHS Theater

APA Weekend Retreat

February Key of Excellence “Ownership”

Feb 3 APA Retreat return at 1:00pm

Feb 4-8 Spirit Week

National School Counseling Week

Feb 4 Triton Time

Feb 5 ISF Ice Cream Social Granzer Hall 5:30

Feb 7 SAFE outreach activities at lunch

CMS Annual Spelling Bee 3:30 pm in Granzer Hall

Cotillion 7:30-8:30 pm Granzer Hall

Feb 8 8th Grade Vision and Hearing Screening

CoSA Early Application Deadline

CMS Dance hosted by ASB 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Feb 11 Coronado SAFE presents The Life of Kids Online What Parents Need to Know With Dr. Rienzi Haytasingh 6:30pm at CHS Theater