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Carlsbad library teen events

The Carlsbad Library offers various events for Teens in Grades 6 through 12.  Please see the attached calendar of events for January and February, 2019.


Thank you to CEF for providing much needed support for our STEM and Music Programs. 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  92010W

Health Notice Updates

Health Notices:  No current updates to report

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

Save the Date

 Jamba Juice every Thursday after School

1/21 No School - Martin Luther King Day

1/21-2/8 Nordson Tech Time Challenge

1/22-2/28 Co-Ed Running Club (Tues 3-4pm) (Thurs 2-3pm)

1/24 Big Bad Wolf's Day In Court play 6th period @ the Cavern

1/24 Parent University - Latest Trends in Vapes/Juuls 9-10 am @ Valley Middle School

1/25 No School - Semester Break

1/28 PTSA General Meeting - Election of Nominating Committee 8:15-8:30 am

1/30 Great Kindness Challenge Rubio's Fundraiser - All Day Any Location

1/30 Cinderella Eats Rice and Beans Assembly Bell Schedule

1/30 Science Olympiad Meeting 6:00-7:00pm @ Room #203

1/31 High School Selection Deadline

2/1-2/28 February College and Career Chats at lunch

2/6 Make-up Picture Day 

2/14 6th Grade Camp Pink Form 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

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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! 


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.

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       JANUARY 21-25

no school  january 21 -  martin luther king day



Beginning Tuesday, January 22nd your student can participate in Nordson Corporation’s TECH TIME CHALLENGE, the three-week program that challenges him or her to solve a real-life STEM problem in an essay or presentation format. Details and ways to enter can be found at Talk with your student today!


We will have a revised schedule change on January 30th for the Cinderella Eats Rice and Beans assembly.  Please click here to see the changes.


  • Primary order of business:  Election of Nominating Committee members 
  • Date: Monday January 28th
  • Time: 8:15-8:30 am (right after drop-off)
  • Location: CHMS lunch area

We need 15 people for a quorum so thank you in advance for attending this short meeting right after drop off so we can be sure to move forward with nominations to elect PTSA members for next year! 

make-up picture day

Make-up picture day for students will be held on Wednesday, February 6th during advisory period in the Coyote Caver.  Staff may also have their picture taken during lunch on that date.   These are not re-take pictures - just make-up pictures for new students or those who missed picture day.

spring box tops contest

CHMS PTSA will be holding a Spring Box Tops contest February 11-14th.  Please start saving those Box Tops and have your students turn them in to their Advisory teacher the week of February 11th.  Let's try to set a goal for each student to bring in at least five Box Tops!!  The Advisory class with the most Box Tops collected will win a donut party on Friday, February 22nd.  Any questions can be directed to Teresa Plummer at

High School Selection window january 1-31

To current 8th Graders:  The High School Selection window is January 1-31, 2019.  Please see our counseling page for details. 

Parent university series:  January 24 & 31

The CUSD Parent University presents the PARENTS ARE PREVENTION series.  This is a 5-week prevention series for students and parents. Attend one or all five.  Please RSVP to

For details, please see the attached flyer.

Science olympiad meeting

We will be holding an important pre-Olympiad meeting for Science Olympians competing in the annual San Diego Division B Middle School Regional Science Olympiad competition.  The meeting is Wednesday, January 30th from 6:00-7:00pm in Room #203.  Any questions can be direction to Mr. Aaron Sottile at

great kindness challenge rubio's fundraiser

On Wednesday, January 30th gather students, friends and family members and visit your local Rubio's to help support The Great Kindness Challenge.  Just mention the challenge when ordering and Rubio's will donate 20% of the pre-tax proceeds from your meal.  The fundraiser is all day at any location.  Please see the link for details.


Sixth Grade Camp is quickly approaching!  Please remember to have your pink health history forms turned in on or before February 14th.  Payments for camp are due on or before February 28th.  For more details, please see our Sixth Grade Camp website


The winter sports at CHMS will be Boys' Basketball and Co-Ed Running club.  For details, please see the attached link.


For details, please visit the Boys & Girls Club Website.  


Meet at the CHMS Track every Tuesday and Thursday January 22-February 28.

Tuesdays 3:00-4:00pm (last day is February 26); Thursdays 2:00-3:00pm (last day is February 28)

Any questions regarding winter sports should be directed to Nigel Cabral at the Boys & Girls Club at 

february college and career chats

During the month of February, CHMS will encourage a College & Career focus.  At lunch throughout the month, we will host chats with local professionals in a casual setting to allow students to learn about a variety of careers.

In preparation for this event we surveyed our students to determine the career fields they are most interested in.  The top fields are:

  • Health Sciences
  • Information Technology
  • Law and Public Safety
  • Science, Technology, and Engineering
  • Professional Athletics
  • Arts, Audio-Video, Technology and Communications

This is a wonderful opportunity for students to learn about different career possibilities.  If you are interested in sharing information about your career, or know someone who might like to join us, please click here to sign up for a day that works best.  If you are available to join us any of the listed days in February, from 12:25 to 1:00, we would love to have you.

legoland tickets available 

Join us for our annual Celebrate Carlsbad Day event at LEGOLAND California on Saturday, March 2nd!  Extended hours for this day are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. We have a limited amount of tickets available - $35.00 adult/child one day only tickets.  Tickets can be obtained in the CHM/CHE main office.  Thank you!

california young readers is back!

California Young Readers program is back.  For details on books and voting, please visit our library page. 

jamba juice fundraiser

Jamba Juice will be here selling smoothies every Thursday after school at the front gate for $3.00 each.  Proceeds will benefit student activities and field trips. 


Our 6th graders created a wonderful cookbook filled with poetry, history, science and recipes!  Actually, over 170 recipes!  If you would like to take advantage of a great deal, get yours today!  Find our book here:


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After School Tutoring

CHMS will be officially starting after school tutoring available to all students after school on Monday, October 8th.  Tutoring will be held every Monday and Tuesday after school from 2:55-3:55 in room 207. There will be two credentialed teachers in attendance each day allowing them to form small groups to focus on specific student needs.  Tutoring is offered free of charge for students that feel like they will benefit, however, we ask that you let us know if you plan on attending by using this Google Form.  The form explains student expectation for tutoring and our commitment to supporting our students.  Please note that Tutoring will not be held the week of October 22nd as it is Parent/Teacher conference week and we will be on early release all week.

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. 

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

Ms. Schuman - ASB Director

"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 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.