Triton News

Welcome to Coronado Middle School Nov. 18-22, 2019

Live the 8 Keys of Excellence

November- Key of the Month: OWNERSHIP

This week's mindset quote: “Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep

it from themselves.”

CMS Happenings

This Week:

Nov 18 Homework Club 3:15- 4:15 pm

Junior Optimist Meeting 3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Nov 19 Homework Club 3:15- 4:15 pm

Garden Club 3:05-4:00 pm

Nov 20 Military Spouses Meeting @ Village 8:30-9:30 Building Resiliency in Children

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

Nov 21 Cotillion Granzer 7:30-8:30

Homework Club 3:15- 4:15 pm

Nov 22 PTO sponsored Soup & Salad Luncheon for CMS Staff

Kona Ice 2:00-4:00

Nov 25-29 Thanksgiving Recess - No School

We hope you have a terrific Thanksgiving and wonderful break with your family and loved ones.

6th Grade Camp is December 2-6: More information below.

Math Tutoring: Mr. Schumeyer and Mrs. Appel will be offering after school math tutoring for any student seeking support. Tutoring will be on Mondays and Thursdays from 3:15 to 4:15 starting on December 2nd.

Congratulations to CMS Robotics: Last weekend, our CMS Robotics Teams brought home two first place trophies! 1st place for robot design and 1st place for Core Values. Congratulations to all of the students, coaches and Head Coach Roberta!

7th Grade Field Trip to Medieval Times: Permission slips are due NOW. Click here for Medieval Times Permission Slip Link

Saturday School: It's a great opportunity for students to make up any unexcused or excused absence. Teachers provide a fun, enriching experience during Saturday School. Sign up for the next Saturday School! Saturday School Permission Form Link

Please turn in all permission slips to the front office by Thursday, December 12th.

December 14, 2019

Class: Dance

Teacher: Mrs. Evenson

Time: 8am-12pm Location: CMS Room 121

Description: Students will have an active experience learning a variety of popular dance steps, so they should come ready to move and ready to jam!

Grading Period 2: Please remember to periodically check your child’s grades on PowerSchool. Reminder: Teachers have between 100 and 160 students, therefore it takes time to grade assignments and post grades. We appreciate your partnership.

ATTENTION 6th Grade Parents

Camp is December 2-6, 2019. Please take a few minutes to read this final camp information:

  • All medications, nutritional supplements, including vitamins should be turned in to CMS Nurse McMahon by now.
  • MONDAY, December 2nd, Depart from CMS: All students will be transported by bus to Camp Cuyamaca. Students are to report to school no earlier than 8:00 a.m and no later than 8:20 a.m. Buses will be loaded and ready to leave Coronado Middle School by 8:45 a.m. Camp students are to meet in Granzer Hall where bus assignments will be posted. Bus changes will not be honored. Parents are welcome to join their child in Granzer Hall.
  • Luggage must be dropped off on the basketball courts where the luggage vehicle will be parked and ready to load.
  • *Reminder: Students are not allowed to bring food items to camp. Additionally, perfumes, hair dryers, straighteners etc. are not permitted. Cell phones should be left at home. For a packing list, click the link Camp Packing List
  • FRIDAY, December 6th, Arrival Back to CMS: All buses will leave Camp Cuyamaca Outdoor School at approximately 11:00 a.m. Arrival times back to the CMS campus will be between 12:00 and 12:30 p.m. I will send out an email and text to update on the arrival times so you can pick up your child. Students may go directly home when they arrive at CMS.
  • Mail at Camp: If you would like to send a letter or mail to your child at camp, please make sure you put the child’s name and school (CMS) on the envelope as well as a return address. Do not send any food. Please allow 2-3 days for mail to arrive at camp. The telephone number to Camp Cuyamaca Outdoor Education School is 760-765-3000 and the address is 12561 Highway 79, Descanso, CA 91916.
  • Students who are not attending camp will report to school at regular time.

Messages from PTO

Thanksgiving Teacher & Staff Soup-n-Salad Luncheon

Friday, November 22nd at 11:00 am: .Let's show our gratitude to CMS teachers and staff this month with a crock pot soup-n-salad luncheon. Please help us by donating/making a delicious soup or chili, a large salad, bread, dessert, and drinks. This is a wonderful way to say thanks before the week long break!

Click on the link for more information and to sign up:

Holiday Wreath Sale

Wreaths are still available to purchase online until December 15th:

Order online at:


For local delivery the week of 2-6 DEC, the following items are still available:

2 Victorian wreaths, 1 Classic Spray, 1 Tabletop tree, and 2 Candlelit Centerpieces.

Please email if you want to buy any of these items.

Mark your calendar for upcoming dates:

November: Key of the Month: Ownership

Nov 25-29 Thanksgiving Recess - No School

Dec 2-6 6th Grade Camp

Dec 3 SAFE outreach at lunch

Dec 4 Fantasy Book Club CMS Library 1:45-2:45 pm

Dec 6 Coronado Holiday Parade

Performing Arts Holiday Bake Sale at Parade Uptown 4:30-9:30

Dec 7 Artisan's Alley 9:00 am-3:00 pm

Dec 9-19 ASB Canned Food Drive

Dec 9 Junior Optimist Meeting 3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Room 201

Dec 10 Band and Choir Winter concert 5:30-7:30 Granzer Hall

Dec 11 Choir sings at Holiday Festival @ Hotel Del 4pm

Dec 12 CUSD Board Meeting 4pm @ DO

Cotillion Granzer 7:30-8:30

Dec 13 Fire Drill per 2

Dec 14 Saturday School 8 am-12 pm

Dec 16-19 Spirit Week

Dec 16 Boy Scouts Troop 801 5:30-8:30PM Granzer Hall

Dec 17 Band Choir concert 7th period

IPA Performance Granzer at 6:00

CHS Band at 5:30-7:30 pm CHS Theater

Dec 18 Fantasy Book Club CMS Library 1:45-2:45 pm

Dec 19 PTO Holiday Luncheon

Kona Ice 2:00-4:00

Cotillion Granzer 7:30-8:30pm

Dec 20- Jan 03 Winter Recess No School