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Carlsbad Educational Foundation

Thank you to CEF for providing much needed support for our STEM and Music Programs.  Please click here for more information.

SOAR Registration is Open

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. LEARN MORE.

Health Notice Updates

To Parents:  If you have a student entering 7th grade, your child will need to have their TDAP immunization before they can attend school.  If any questions, please feel free to contact Theresa Green in our health office at 760-331-6390.  Thank you.


Save the Date

9/25 Surf Club Meeting @ 6:00 pm

9/26 Bond Measure HH Information / SCHS PTSA General Meeting/ 6:00pm @ SCHS

9/27 CHMS PTSA Meeting and Screenagers Film:   4:30pm Food Trucks/5:30pm Meeting/ 6:00pm Film

9/29 Coyote Cavern Costume Sale 7:00am-12:00pm at CHE parking lot

10/3 Coffee with the Principal

10/9 Make Up Picture Day

10/11 Managing Your Digital Reputation @CHE Cavern 6:30pm

10/12 PTSA Reflections Projects due

CHMS "Rockin' Expectations!

CHMS is implementing a new positive behavior incentive program this year.  Details can be found on pages 10 & 11 of the Student Handbook.

Join our PTSA

Click here to Join!


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! 


After School Tutoring at Public Libraries

All three libraries in Carlsbad offer after school tutoring, Monday through Thursday 3:30-5:30 pm.

Locations are as follows:

Dove Library, 1775 Dove Lane (760) 602-2047

Cole Library, 1250 Carlsbad Village Drive (760) 434-2870

Library Learning Center, 3368 Eureka Place (Spanish Speaking) (760) 931-4500

E Blast Newsletter

Coyote Howl

September 24-28

CEF 18th Annual Golf Classic

We hope you enjoyed Back to School Nights! As you get adjusted to the new year, keep the upcoming events from your foundation in mind!

Carlsbad Educational Foundation’s 18th Annual Golf Classic

Play a round of golf or join us after work for drinks, dinner, and entertainment. Save your spot:

Carlsbad Educational Foundation
18th Annual Golf Classic
September 21st
Omni La Costa Resort & Spa 
12:30 p.m. Shotgun Start & Scramble

Win a Trip Hawaii!

You could be the winner of a one one-week, airfare and residence included, trip to Poipu Beach, Kauai!

Purchase a Carlsbad Educational Foundation Opportunity Drawing Ticket for the chance to win.

Buy tickets today:

100% of your support goes towards the Carlsbad Educational Foundation’s STEM, music, and innovation programs at your school!

Students: Would you like to perform at a Coyote Community Assembly?

Do you play an instrument? Do you sing? Have an awesome secret talent? Well then, you'd probably love to perform during Coyote Community! We will have four dates where a few groups of students can show off how amazing they are! Please fill out this Google Form and follow all of the directions on it. We will get back to you ASAP with information about when you will perform. 

The first performances will be on October 11th, so please fill this out as soon as you can! 

As always, please reach out if you have any questions or concerns, 

Ms. Schuman - ASB Director

Cross Country Meet Schedule

The Cross Country Meet Schedule is now available.  

Surf Club Meeting

2018-19 Kick Off Meeting & Registration Information

Come out to our information meeting Tuesday, September 25 at 6:00 pm in Room #203 to get more information about surf club and to get involved in the fun!  Please see the attached brochure for details. 

Learn about 2018 Bond Measure HH

PTSA General Association Meeting and Superintendent of Carlsbad Unified School District (CUSD), Dr. Benjamin Churchill will give a special presentation on the 

CUSD Long Range Facilities Plan and 2018 Bond Measure HH

Learn why CUSD is asking for this Bond, where will the money go, how will this effect your students, school, and community. The passage of Measure HH, the Carlsbad Student Success Measure will raise $265 million for CUSD schools. 

  • RSVP Here (so we can plan for adequate seating)

PTSA General Assembly Meeting & Screenagers Film

Please join us for our first CHMS PTSA General Assembly meeting of the year in the lunch area at 5:30 pm on Sept. 27th followed by a free showing of the film Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age in the Gym at 6pm.  

Knockout Pizza and Kona Ice available from 4:30-6pm. 

Thank you for your support in helping make our school great!

Coyote Cavern Costume Sale!

Costumes, props and set pieces for sale!  

Saturday, September 29th   7:00am-12:00pm  Calavera Hills Elementary School Parking Lot

Proceeds benefit Coyote Cavern Productions.  For details see the attached flyer.

Coffee with the Principal


October 3rd at 8:15 am in the Maker Space

Please join us for our first Coffee with the Principal for the 2018-19 school year! We'll kick things off by discussing the goals for the upcoming year along with a discussion about safety at CHMS including explanation for changes in procedures.

Please click here to RSVP!  Looking forward to seeing you.

Michael Ecker, Principal  and Sabine Auhorn, PTSA President

Sixth Grade Camp Informational Meeting for Parents

Parents  - if you have a 6th Grade Student, please plan on attending an informational meeting regarding Sixth Grade Camp on Monday, October 8th from 5:30-6:30pm in the Cavern.  Any questions should be directed to Holly Grupe at  

CUSD Parent University - Managing Your Digital Reputation

Does your child have a cell phone or access to technology? If so, consider attending CUSD Parent University (sponsored by Calavera Hills Elementary PTA) on October 11th with Jon Moffat, Cyber Educator, who will present useful information on how students can appropriately manage their digital reputation. Learn about the dangers and pitfalls of social media and online video gaming, avoiding online dangers, importance of monitoring your child's online activities, how to find hidden apps, protecting children from cyber bullying, blocking and filtering and more!  Attending with your child is strongly encouraged. This workshop is open to elementary, middle and high school. Please RSVP to Rosemary Eshelman at

Location:  Calavera Hills Elementary Cavern

Date: Thursday, October 11th     Time:  6:30-7:30pm

Details are on the attached flyer.  


October is right around the corner and our PTSA is hosting the Fall Festival - Zombie Fest! 
On October 12th, from 5 to 9 PM in the gym, our CHM families will have a haunting good time! You won’t want to miss the annual silent auction, costume contest, family bingo, haunted house, cake walk,  food and tons of games! Entry is free and tickets for food, games and bingo cards will be for sale during the Zombie Fest in the gym the night of the event. And make sure to stay tuned for the chance to win a free set of braces for your child or loved one!  

To sign up to volunteer and help at the event, please click this sign up link. 


PTSA Reflections 2018

The PTSA  Reflections theme for this year is HEROES AROUND ME.  Submissions are due by October 12, 2018.  For details, please read the Student Information form.  You may access the Reflections Official Entry form here or pick up a copy in the front office.  

Make-Up Picture Day 10/9/18

Make-up picture day will be held on Tuesday, October 9th.  Students will have their picture taken during their PE period.  If the student does not have PE that day, their picture will be taken during their Advisory period.  Just a reminder, this is not a RETAKE picture day.  Pictures are for students who missed having their picture taken during registration.  

CHMS Staff will also have their pictures taken on 10/9/18.

Box Tops Contest

The Fall Box Tops Contest will run from October 15-19. Students can bring  Box Tops to their Advisory class during that week.  The class with the most Box Tops collected will receive a special treat during Advisory on Friday, October 26.  Keep collecting those Box Tops!!!

Fall Sports at CHMS

The Fall Sports offered at CHMS by Boys & Girls Club are Girls Volleyball and Cross Country.  Please click here for details.  Please be sure to check the Calendar for any changes to the practice schedule. 

Schedule Clarification

We did receive a few phone calls today regarding start times.  On your student's schedule, advisory is listed as "zero" period.  Advisory starts at 8:15 am.  If your child has zero period PE, they will meet at 7:15 am daily.  

Instructions for Creating a School Loop Account

Create a School Loop Account

What is School Loop?

School Loop is a website that allows students, parents, and teachers to:

  • communicate via Loop Mail
  • view the students upcoming/missed assignments on the calendar
  • (You can often view and print the attached assignment from here)
  • view students current grades
  • view students zeros if he/she did not submit an assignment.

Step by Step


1. Go to

2. Go to the bottom right hand corner of the page and click on Login

3.  Click on Register Now

4. Select Student Registration (You must enter your student id number, so please have it handy.)

5. Complete the information and remember to write down your password.

6. Return to and click Login in order to make sure that your password works.

7. Parents can then complete the same process. *Parents click on Parent Registration (You must have your students id number, so please have it handy!)

Lunch Applications and Payments

Lunch applications, menus and payments for your student's lunch account can be found on the Carlsbad Unified School District Nutritional Services site.  

Chromebook Letter to Parents

Hi Parents!  As you are aware, all 6th, 7th & 8th grade students have been issued a Chromebook for educational use at school and at home.  For more detailed information on care and frequently asked questions, please click here.

"STAR" Program

Hi Families!  Help us let our teachers and CHMS Staff know how VERY SPECIAL they are...our school has an amazing program called “STAR”, where a family volunteers to surprise a teacher/staff once per month with a SMALL gift-just something to brighten his/her day.  We will supply you with a list of his/her “likes” and “interests”, you supply the surprise.  If you are interested in this moral boosting opportunity, please email Debbie Mendels at for more information. Thank you!

Parking Lot/Surrounding Area 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.