A California Gold Ribbon School

Colina Bell Schedule Adopted

LATE START TUESDAYS- Update: Colina's faculty voted to implement our Late Start Bell Schedule this week. The vote passed and Colina will adopt the current late start Tuesday schedule for 2020-2021. This process has been presented and discussed with Colina's PTSA, Colina's School Site Council, UACT and CVUSD's Department of Instructional Services.
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Colina Events

Dear Colina Parents-

Here are a few upcoming events this week, be sure to check the attachment for information about our 8th grade yearbook dedications!

2/24 Talent Show Sign Ups Room 40

2/25 Late Start Day

  • Tuesday School 730-930 am Aud (Citizenship Point Make Ups)
  • 6th Grade Leadership Class with Mr. Frank 8:45-9:45 am Library

2/26 6th Grade Registration with Counselors through Science classes (students must have course request form signed and brought to school)

2/28 Colina Social and Dance 330-500 pm

6th Grade Course Request Registration will be happening this week for our current 6th graders going into 7th grade. Be looking for course preferences to come home with your student. Counselors will meet with students and register them Wednesday 2/26-Friday2/28 of this week. If you missed attending the couseling coffee and still have questions please visit our counseling webpage or call 805 495 7429.

6th Grade Leadership Classes

If your student is interested in Leadership ASB or Yearbook ASB for next year as an elective we would like to invite them to attend Leadership Classes with Mr. Frank. These are not mandatory or required classes in anyway, strictly voluntary. Just a nice time to learn different leadership strategies and some insight into student leadership at Colina.

Leadership will be held on late start Tuesdays from 845-945 am inside Colina's Library on the following dates:


Yearbook Dedications (8th Grade) Deadline March 20,2020

(Space is limited, so the first 40 received will go into the Yearbook)

See attachment for more information

Outdoor Education

Please be sure that all forms are returned for our Outdoor School trip to Camp Ramah. The following items need to be turned in by this Friday, February 28th:

  1. Field Trip Excursion Authorization
  2. Green Medical Form – must be completed for all students even if you will not be bringing any medication with you to school.
  3. Payment – The cost for outdoor school is $250. If you have more than one child attending, the cost for the second child is $188. All checks should be made payable to Colina Middle School. If there are any problems with making payment, please contact Mrs. Chiapuzio in the front office (805) 495-7429. We want every student to attend, please let us know what support your family may need.

We have also set up a new payment plan for anyone still interested in paying for outdoor school in three installments.

Payment #3 $80 due Friday, 2/28

Payments can also be made on Colina's Web Store.

Outdoor Ed. Medication - If your child will be bringing any over the counter or prescription medication with them to outdoor school, you will need to have a Medication Authorization Form filled out by a doctor. Please contact your child’s Science teacher or Mrs. Rogers, Health Clerk, in the office to obtain the Medication Authorization Form. If your child already has a Medication form on file at school, you do not need to complete an additional form (unless it does not cover all medication that will be taken while at outdoor school).

Please let your child's Science Teacher know if you have any questions or concerns. A link to all of the required forms can be found here: Outdoor School Forms .

Citizenship Points- In an effort to help keep students accountable to the citizenship points system in a more timely manner, we will be moving away from monthly Saturday Schools and implementing an opportunity for students to make up their points through "Tuesday School" . Points lists will be posted at the attendance window and students will be reminded to have their points at 80+ at the end of every week (Friday). On Monday mornings, administrators will run a point report and any students deficient in points will be assigned to Tuesday School the following day from 730 am -930 am. If an assigned student does not attend the assigned Tuesday School without prior notice to the office, the student will make up that time after school that day from 230-420 or 315-515 pm depending on the student's schedule.

Mamba Sports Academy will be hosting LATE START SPORTS and sign ups are available at

Birthday Marquee Messages

Nothing better than a birthday! Now you can say happy birthday to your child in lights from our school marquee! Print and submit the attachment or Click this link :

School Food Box

This program delivers locally sourced and 100% organic farm boxes for your family! See attachment below for more information.

Looking Ahead

March 2020

3/2 Talent Show Tryouts after school Auditorium all week

3/3 Late Start Day

3/4 Block Schedule 1, 3, 5 All students dismissed at 3:10 pm

3/5 Block Schedule 2, 4, 6 Students without a period 6 will be dismissed at 1:30, all other students will be dismissed at 3:10

3/6 End of Trimester 2, Girls Soccer Tryouts 330-500 pm lower fields

3/9 Girls Soccer Tryouts @ Lunch on lower fields

3/10 Late Start Day, Week 1 of 6th Grade Outdoor Ed

3/11 GATE Lunch Time Activity, Lock down Drill, 7th and 8th Registration for 20-21 classes

3/12 Dr. DeNoble Assembly

3/13 Outdoor Ed returns

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