Triton News

Coronado Middle School - December 17-20, 2018

8 Keys of Excellence - December Key: "This Is It!"

This week’s Mindset quote: “Be good to people. You’ll be remembered more for your kindness than any level of success you attain.”

It's Spirit Week!

Monday: Winter Wonderland Wear White Day

Tuesday: Funny Sock Day

Wednesday: Holiday Hat Day

Thursday: Ugly Sweater Day

CMS Happenings

This Week:

Dec 17 Homework Club 3:00-4:15

Dec 18 Garden Club 3:00-4:00

Homework Club 3:00-4:15

Dec 19

Dec 20 SAFE outreach activities at lunch


Cotillion 7:30-8:30 pm

Dec 21- Jan 4 Winter Recess

School Resumes on January 7, 2019


California Healthy Kids Survey: Every other year, the California Healthy Kids Survey is administered to 7th grade students in order to compile information to best understand the make-up and experience of our student body, evaluate programs that address student needs, and shape needed services.The survey will be administered to all 7th graders on January 22nd . For more information and a sample survey, click on the link.

7th graders will come home on Monday with a passive consent form, (also attached) and only students who are opting out will need to return it to their English teacher by 1/11/19.

Get your Triton Gear: Buy your CMS sweats, shirts, hats and more just in time for the holidays! Our new CMS store can be found at

Triton Time: This Monday, students will watch this wonderfully inspiring video and get into the spirit of giving by exchanging kind affirmations.

Yearbook and 8th grade yearbook baby and friendship ads.

Order your Yearbooks and Ads! Yearbook prices go up and the deadline for ads is January 31st. Click on the links below!

Lost and Found Items: Items will be set out for students to claim during lunch. Parents are welcome to come by CMS to check the lost and found, before school from 7:45 a.m. - 7:58a.m. or after school from 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. On Thursday afternoon, all items will be packed up and donated to a shelter.

PTO Updates

CMS PTO Holiday Luncheon and Gift Card Celebration. SIGN UP HERE

Help us continue the great tradition of presenting a holiday meal and gift cards to our wonderful teachers and staff on Thursday, December 20th.

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 5 Kullmann Kultural Event Costa Mesa Field Trip

Jan 10 Cotillion 7:30-8:30 pm Granzer Hall

Jan 12 Coronado's Got Talent Auditions 11:00 am-3:00 pm

Jan 13 Coronado's Got Talent Auditions 12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Jan 14 Triton Time 7:58 am - 8:38 am

Jan 15 7th Grade Medieval Times Field Trip

Coffee with Karin 8:45-10:00 for parents

Band & Choir Boosters Meeting Granzer Hall 5:30-7:00 pm

Jan 17 End of Semester 1

SAFE lunch activities Granzer Hall

Jan 18 Teacher Work Day/Non-student day

Jan 21 MLK Day, No School

Jan 22 Quarter 3 begins

CoSA Preview for 8th graders 2:00-3:00

Jan 23 Disneyland field trip for Beginning Band & Choir

Jan 24 California Healthy Kids Survey administered in grade 7

PTO Meeting CMS Library 9 am

Cotillion 7:30-8:30 pm Granzer Hall

Jan 25 Emergency Drill per 7

Cabaret Performing Arts Fundraiser 6-8 pm Granzer Hall

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 10:15am Rocky Herron

APA Weekend Retreat