Triton News

Coronado Middle School - May 6-10, 2019

8 Keys of Excellence - May Key: "Balance"

This week's mindset quote: "I call my students “my kids” because in our year together they aren’t just on my class list, they become a part of my heart.”

It’s Staff Appreciation Week

CMS Happenings

This Week:

May 6-9 6th Grade CAASPP Testing

May 7-9 8th grade Science CAASPP Testing

May 6 FLIP DAY (due to testing) Flip Day Schedule Link

Homework Club 3:00-4:15

May 7 National Day of the Teacher

PTO Cinco de Mayo & Teacher Appreciation Luncheon

Homework Club 3:00-4:15

Garden Club 3:00-4:15

May 8 National School Nurse Day

CMS closed at 1:30 pm due to a meeting

7th gr. Sexual Health Parent Information Night at 5:30 pm

May 9 Homework Club 3:00-4:15

APA Spotlight Induction Granzer Hall 5-8 pm

It's Staff Appreciation Week: Please join me in thanking our outstanding Triton Team!

CMS will be closing at 1:30 pm on Wednesday due to a meeting.

Statewide Testing concludes this week: Thank you for marking your calendars with testing dates and being mindful of scheduling appointments during testing hours of 8-10:30 am.

Smarter Balanced Assessment:

6th grade: May 2-9, 2019

8th grade Science: May 7-9, 2019

For all testing information and schedules, go to this link. CMS State Testing Information

Congratulations to the CMS Yearbook students: The 2018 Surfer Yearbook was awarded Best of Show in the middle school yearbook category by the National Scholastic Press Association.

Attention 7th Grade Parents: Your support is needed for the promotion festivities. Please be on the look out for an email to sign up!

Hybrid PE 2019-2020 – If your child is interested in Hybrid PE, please read the information and complete the short application. HYBRID PE APPLICATION Link

Coronado Schools Foundation Summer Enrichment Sign Up NOW :

Summer Arts:

8th grade Promotion Information

8th Grade Promotion Information: Thank you to our parent promotion coordinators, Inge Cornejo and Annette Symon, for their time, creativity, and support. They are still looking for help with event set up and break down. If you’re available, please email Inge Gonzales at: . If you’re unable to give a hand but would like to help, you can always make a donation. All monies go directly to the promotion party/dinner and the CHS freshman class account.

Field Level Reserved Seating: Seats are going fast. The last day to purchase seats is May 10th. Seating Reservation Link

8th Grade Video: It’s a CMS tradition to showcase our 8th graders in an end of year video put together by our PTO. We need your photos by May 15th!! Please send no more than three photos to Types of photos: Middle school years- individual, with friends, sports/activities, out of school pics or in school. Thank you to Anita Lorr for putting this together!

For more promotion information, and ALL FORMS, please visit the website:

2019 Promotion Information Link

Upcoming Events

May 8 at 5:30pm 7th gr. Sexual Health Parent Information Night :Our 7th grade science team will be presenting the standards-based CUSD Board approved content that will be taught in 7th grade science classes for the last three weeks of the school year. Parents are invited to attend the meeting to learn more. You can also view all content here. Link to sexual health information

May 10-17 CMS Spring Book Fair: Our CMS Scholastic website can be found here, which includes information about online shopping dates, book fair hours of operation, how to access classroom wish lists, and how parents can sign up to volunteer.

May 15 CMS Spring Fair 5:30- 7:00: Come by to see student projects, the art show, meet our community partners, stop into the book fair, and enjoy performances from the Triton Band, Choir, and Performing Arts students. ASB will also have Triton spirit gear for sale in the quad. Let’s get our Tritons ready for next year!

ASB Medic Ball fundraiser! The tournament will take place on May 30th, 2019 from 3:30-6:00pm in the CHS Gym. Students may assemble teams of 6-8 players or they may attend as a spectator. Permission slips will be available to students starting this week.

6th Grade Olympics!

The 26th Annual 6th Grade Olympics is May 24th!! Mrs. McCann has been working with Mr. Roos to get plans underway, but we need your help to make it all happen! Please sign up to volunteer or support.!/showSignUp/8050d4aafa622a0fe3-6thgrade

Message from CSF- Summer Enrichment is back!

Registration is now open for Coronado Schools Foundation's 2019 Summer Enrichment Program featuring hands-on STEAM-inspired classes for students, grades TK-12.

This educationally focused program offers two, one-week sessions with some classes offered over both weeks. Classes are held from 8:30 to 11:30 am and 12:00 to 3:00 pm with most classes at Village Elementary School. There will be a supervised lunch period from 11:30-12:00 for students taking both morning and afternoon classes.
Most classes are taught by credentialed Coronado Unified teachers with Steve Reiss, a local expert, teaching SAT/ACT and Excelsior Chess offering Chess Camp. Class sizes are small with experienced teachers at the helm, planning and executing the curriculum.
Registration is now open! Register by May 15th to save $20 off each class! to register now!


Mark your calendar for upcoming dates:

May: Key of Excellence “Balance”

May is Mental Health Awareness month

May 10-17 Book Fair

May 15 CMS Spring Fair 5:30- 7:00

May 16 SAFE lunch activities Granzer Hall

CUSD Board Meeting at DO 4:00pm

May 17 5th Grade Visit 9 am to 11 am Granzer Hall

May 21 8th Grade Knott’s Berry Farm

Book Club Library 1:30-2:30PM

May 22 ISF Ice Cream Social Granzer Hall 1:30-2:00

May 23 PTO Meeting/ Parent & Volunteer Appreciation

Spring Choir Concert Granzer Hall 6 pm

May 24 6th Grade Olympics

May 27 Memorial Day No School

May 29 Advanced Art to Getty Museum Field Trip

APA Airband Granzer Hall 6 - 7 pm

May 30 Triton Medic Ball Tournament ASB Fundraiser CHS 3:30 6:00pm


Jun 3 Triton Time 7:58 am - 8:38 am

Band/Choir Banquet Granzer Hall 5 pm to 7 pm

Jun 4 All Band Concert @ CHS 6 pm

Jun 5 Yearbook Distribution Party 1:20-3:00 Granzer Hall

Book Club Library 1:30-2:30PM

Jun 6 SAFE lunch activities Granzer Hall

CUSD Board Meeting at DO 4:00pm

Jun 11 8th Grade Awards 8:15 - 10:00 Quad

Jun 12 7th Grade Beach Day

8th gr. Promotion 5:00 Niedermeyer Field

Jun 13 Last Day of School Noon Dismissal