Triton News

Coronado Middle School - May 13-17, 2019

8 Keys of Excellence - May Key: "Balance"

This week's mindset quote: "Balance: It’s not something you find; it’s something you create.”

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the amazing CMS Moms! I hope you have a terrific day with you children and family!

CMS Happenings

This Week:

CAASPP Testing Make-ups

May 13-17 Book Fair

May 13 Triton Time

Homework Club 3:00-4:15

May 14 Homework Club 3:00-4:15

Garden Club 3:00-4:15

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

May 16 SAFE lunch activities Granzer Hall

CUSD Board Meeting at DO 4:00pm

Homework Club 3:00-4:15

May 17 5th Grade Visit 9:00- 11:00 am

Mrs. Ananda Dejarnette, CUSD and CMS Teacher of the Year: CMS is proud to announce that Mrs. Ananda Dejarnette has been named our Teacher of the Year. We will be honoring her at this Thursday’s CUSD Board Meeting. Please join me in congratulating this dedicated and inspiring teacher.

Thank you! The Triton Staff wants to thank everyone who made staff appreciation week so special. We appreciate you!

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

6th Grade Olympics!

The 26th Annual 6th Grade Olympics is May 24th!! Thank you to all of the volunteers who have signed up. There are a few spots still open, and Mrs. McCann could use your support!

2 - McCann Homeroom Flag Help Makers - to start tomorrow ... or this week

2 - Afternoon Swim Lane Timers

3 - Afternoon Water Polo Referees

1 - Javelin Official

4 - Afternoon Homeroom Bleacher Supervisors!/showSignUp/8050d4aafa622a0fe3-6thgrade

8th Grade Promotion Information

8th Grade Promotion Information: We're still looking for help with party set up on June 12th. Please sign up at this link promotion set up

Thank you,

Inge and Annette, 2019 Promotion Coordinators

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!

CMS 8th Grade Class Group Picture Order Information

The 2019 8th Grade Class Group Picture was taken last month. If you are interested in purchasing your copy of this memorable moment, please follow the instructions below:

Deadline to Purchase this photo is - 9 pm on Saturday, May 18th

All orders placed by this deadline will be delivered to school for distribution. Any order

received after this deadline will be available for pick up in our Studio (La Mesa, CA).

Pre-Order are available now.

Go to our website:

1. Click on the School Pictures icon

2. Enter your password in the box below the “Private Galleries” title (upper left of screen)

3. Click the search button

4. Follow screen prompts (please read the notices on each screen)

5. Fill out ALL the information boxes - program will NOT process without ALL information

being complete. Note: we do NOT share your information with anyone, period.

6. Select the number of prints you want & click the “Add to Cart” button.

7. Review your order, shipping info will state “deliver to school” if you have met the deadline.

If not, it will state “Studio Pick Up”.

8. Click the “Finish Order” button and enter your Credit Card info.

9. If you have completed ALL the steps - you will see a Confirmation Screen and receive a

confirmation email.

Group Photo - 11” x 17” UVCoated Poster Print - $22.00

Password: CMS2019

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

2019 Promotion Information Link

Attention 7th Grade Parents


It is tradition that the 7th grade parents chaperone the 8th grade Promotion Party on June 12th from 6:00pm-9:00 pm and host the 8th grade breakfast on June 13th from 7:30am - 10:00 am.

Please sign up at the link below. We really appreciate all of your help. Thank you in advance in making this event a memorable experience for our promoting 8th graders!

Link: promotion chaperones and breakfast sign up


Inge and Annette, 2019 Promotion Coordinators

Upcoming Events

CMS Spring Fair May 15th 5:30- 7:00: Don't miss it! See more information below.

CMS Spring Book Fair-this week: 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.

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 are available at lunch.

The Talent Show is coming June 6th! Permission slips are available in the front office and auditions will take place on May 15-17 in room 125 during lunch.

Coronado Schools Foundation Summer Enrichment Sign Up NOW :

Summer Arts:

CMS Spring Fair

Wednesday, May 15th, 5:30-7pm

550 F Avenue

Coronado, CA

CMS Spring Fair

May 15, 2019 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Book Fair in the Library

Art Show

Student displays in the classrooms, Granzer Hall and hallways

Meet and socialize with CMS families and Staff

Look for student ASB tour guides for help

Performances in Granzer Hall

5:30 p.m. Triton Beginning Band

5:35 p.m. Triton Advanced Band

5:45 p.m. Triton Choir

6:00 p.m. Intermediate Performing Arts

6:05 p.m. Advanced Performing Arts

6:15 p.m. Arts 4 Learning

Club Participants

Coronado Schools Foundation (CSF)

Parent Teacher Organization (PTO)

Coronado SAFE

Islander Sports Foundation (ISF)

CMS Garden Club

CUSD Child Nutrition Services

Coronado Police Department

Coronado Public Library

Associated Student Body (ASB)

CMS Hybrid PE

And Many More!

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Mark your calendar for upcoming dates:

May: Key of Excellence “Balance”

May is Mental Health Awareness month

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

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!