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FEBRUARY ROCKIN CHARACTER TRAIT:   INTEGRITY

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Welcome Back CHMS Coyotes!

The Carlsbad Education Foundation is excited to join you and your student for a year full of STEAM, Music and Innovation!

Please click here for more information about CEF.

Become a STAR member today! 

Ways to give:  1. Donate online; 2. Text CarlsbadEd to 56651; 3. Mail a check to: Carlsbad Educational Foundation, 5631 Palmer Way, Suite L, Carlsbad, CA  92010

Health Notice Updates

Health Notices: 

There has been a case of strep throat reported the week of 2/10/20.

Required Immunizations.

Immunizations for 7th Grade

SDCOE Coronvirus Information

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Theresa Green in our health office at 760-331-6390.

PARENTS:  Please click here to watch an important  video regarding the latest information on vaping and Juuls that are becoming a National epidemic and killing teens.  This video is from a medical perspective.

Save the Date

2/21 Honor Roll Breakfast 7:45am-8:35 am @ Gym (STUDENTS ONLY)

2/21 Box Tops Deadline

2/25 Boys Basketball Game at CHMS

2/26 Career Day Speakers Revised Bell Schedule

2/27 AVID College Fair

2/28 6th Grade Camp Pink Form and Payment Deadline

2/28 8th Grade Yearbook Tribute Ad and T-shirt/Sweatshirt Order Deadline

2/29 Robotics Showcase @CHS

CHMS "Rockin' Expectations!

CHMS is implementing a new positive behavior incentive program this year.  Details can be found on pages 9-11 of the Student Handbook.

Join our PTSA

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Plush Coyote Pillows Available for Purchase

These adorable plush Coyote pillows are available for purchase for $15.  Stop by the front office to purchase one now! 

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SOAR After School Program

Does your student need a place to go before or after school hours? The Carlsbad Educational Foundation has the place! SOAR is the on-site, hang-out spot for your student to have fun, and for you to rest easy. 

Parking Lot Safety

Student safety is our number one priority at CHMS.  As a driver, please be aware of the safety of others.  This includes in our parking lot and surrounding areas.  Please respect posted parking signs, bike lanes, driveways, and all traffic laws.  

Students, please be responsible for your own safety and only cross in designated cross walks and watch for cars.

Together, we can make our neighborhood a safer place.

E Blast Newsletter

coyote howl   february 17-21

sleeping bag and pillow case drive

Join CHMS and CHE Kids for Peace in a Coyote-wide sleeping bag and pillowcase drive. Bring your new or gently used sleeping bags and pillowcases into the front office and drop them in the blue collection bin. All donations will be delivered to Oceanside Homeless Resource. We will be collecting through March 13, 2020. Thanks so much for your consideration!

6TH GRADE CAMP:  PINK HEALTH HISTORY FORM AND PAYMENT INFORMATION

The pink Health History Form for 6th grade camp is due February 28, 2020.  However, it can be turned in at any time, even prior to payment.  It would be extremely helpful to start receiving them before Winter Break. Your student can hand it into their Advisory teacher or drop it off at my desk in the Counseling Room.  If you are unsure if your child will be attending, send in the form and it can be pulled later if need be. 

IMPORTANT REMINDER:

Pink Health History Form Due: This Thursday, February 28th

Payments Due: No later than Friday, February 28th

Payment Options: Cash, Check (CHMS ASB), 

Credit Card (Online on CHMS Website or in the front office, M-F before 12pm)

Please contact Holly Grupe with any questions.   Holly.grupe@carlsbadusd.net or 760-331-6462.

immunization reminder for 6th graders

Reminder:  6th grade students will need to have their Tdap vaccination for 7th grade registration.  Please be sure to submit your proof of Tdap vaccination to the Health Office before June 1, 2020.

Required Shots for 7th Grade

8th grade promotion information

Now that we're in the second semester, it's time to turn our attention toward celebrating our 8th graders as they approach their promotion to high school!   Please see our 8th Grade Promotion Page for details! 

Deadlines:  

Yearbook Tribute Ads: EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 28

Tshirt/Sweatshirt orders due: EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 28

Baby Photos for Slideshow due: March 13

More details about the festivities will be announced in the spring.  Please contact Kristen Viemeister at kristin.viemeister@carlsbadusd.net if you have any questions.

"MATILDA the Musical" at SCHS

Sage Creek High School Drama Department presents "Matilda the Musical" on February 20, 21 and 22.  Please see the attached flyer for details.  

honor roll breakfast

PTAS is hosting an Honor Roll Breakfast on Friday, February 21 from 7:45 am to 8:35 am (through advisory period). This breakfast is for students who met the honor roll criteria for first semester of the 2019/20 school year.  Parents and students have been notified by email and students will receive a paper invite the week of February 18th through their advisory class.  The breakfast is for students only.  Congratulations to all the students on their hard work!

Honor Roll Criteria: GPA of 3.5 or higher and no N's or U's in Citizenship.

NEW BOX TOPS APP!

Get the new Box Tops app!  It's the new way to earn!  Use the app to scan your receipts and earn Box Tops cash for CHMS!  Please view this link to learn how easy it is to use the new app!

Please enter or bring in your box tops to the CHMS front office by February 21st!  Thank you!

Any questions can be directed to Teresa Plummer, PTSA Chairperson for Box Tops at tmplummer@yahoo.com.

COLLEGE AND CAREER FAIR

Calavera Hills Middle school will hold its College and Career week at the end of February.  Career day will take place on February 26 and we need speakers who are passionate about their careers and would like to share this passion with middle school students. Please see the attached flyer for detailed information about the day. 

Career Day Flyer   

robotics showcase at carlsbad high school

Don’t miss out on the exciting Carlsbad Educational Foundation Robotics Showcase on Saturday, Feb. 29, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.!  Students from our school will compete alongside more than 40 FIRST LEGO League teams from all CUSD elementary and middle schools. Come to support and learn more about robotics!

Details: https://carlsbaded.org/robotics/fll/

discounted legoland tickets still available

Tickets to LEGOLAND California are now just $35 when purchased through the Carlsbad Educational Foundation.  Choose among SIX days to visit the park at this low price. Sale ends Friday, March 6. 100% of proceeds fund 2nd-grade robotics in our school!

Purchase tickets online: https://www.carlsbaded.org/events/legoland/

TIME TO SPIN FOR OUR SCHOOL!

Help the CHMS  meet its $1,000 goal at the Carlsbad Educational Foundation’s 6th Annual Spin for Schools! The high-energy, outdoor spin-a-thon will be held on the Plaza at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa on Saturday, March 21!   Support our school’s team at https://pedal.carlsbaded.org/ - We’ll see you there!

thank you for being part of nordson's tech time challenge!

 Our students participated in the Nordson Tech Time School Challenge with their science class to solve a real-life STEM problem in an essay or presentation format. An Apple iPad and other prizes are awarded to winners at an all-school assembly hosted by Nordson Corporation! Learn more information about the school-wide project:  www.CarlsbadEd.org/techtime.  

january character trait winners

Congratulations to our January Rockin Reward Winners! These students were chosen by teachers and students for the month of December who exemplify the character trait of KINDNESS!  The winning students can pick up their Award Certificates and food gift cards in the front office.  Congratulations!!  

6th Grade: Kerris Arnett, Hayden Callier, Cole Lohmeyer, Alessia Mattucci

7th Grade: Sarah Batt, Zoe Jara, Andre Lao, AJ Zarate

8th Grade:  Jerome Elbacha, John Pierson, Aubrey Tamayo, Leila Wheeler 

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB WINTER SPORTS AT chms

Boys Basketball and Co-ed Running Club are the winter sports offered at CHMS.  Please see our CHMS Athletics page for details.  Registration and practice dates can be found here.  Details for Running Club can be found in the attached flyer.  

incoming 6th grade student information

Information for incoming 6th grade students, including Parent Orientation, Student Tours and Parent Tours, can be found on our Counseling page and also in the attached flyer.  English   Spanish 

PTSA VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

If you are interested in becoming a PTSA board member or would like to volunteer for an event, please contact Kim McConnell at kim.mcconnell@gmail.com.

student internships and adult volunteer opportunities available!

Work with the Carlsbad Educational Foundation as an intern or volunteer to gain professional experience that benefits our school.  Learn techniques in digital media, graphic design, content writing, and more! Flexible Schedules and remote opportunities available.  

Contact Marketing Manager Jennifer Monroe, at jenniferm@CarlsbadEd.org for information.

Read internship description here: https://www.carlsbaded.org/about-us/careers/

after school tutoring

This week marks the beginning of tutoring for students after school on Mondays and Tuesdays from 2:55-3:55pm in Ms. Schuman's room (110). This is a service we provide free for any CHMS student as we seek to help every student reach their academic goals. There is no requirement to pre-register.  However, we take attendance each day of tutoring and students are expected to stay the entire time unless previously arranged by a parent.  Please reach out to Ms. Schuman (taylor.schuman@carlsbadusd.net)  if you have any questions about tutoring.

clubs and lunch groups at chms

For a complete list of our club and lunch groups being offered at CHMS this year, please visit our CLUBS page.   Please see the attached link to sign up for a club or group.

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