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Yearbooks 2018-19

Yearbook distribution will take place on the following dates:

Monday, June 10th   8th Grade

Tuesday, June 11th  7th Grade

Wednesday, June 12th  6th Grade

During the week of distribution, we will have some extra yearbooks available for purchase for $40 - cash only payments accepted.  Please see Ms. King for details.  



8th Grade Promotion

letter to parents

Please see the attached letter to 8th Grade Parents regarding all the details of 8th Grade Promotion!  (Will be available in the spring)

Now that we're in second semester, it's time to turn our attention toward celebrating our 8th graders as they approach their promotion to high school!

8th grade panoramic picture

The 8th Grade panoramic picture will take place on April 23rd at 1:10 pm on the field.  Students will head to the field from 6th period and miss Coyote Community that day.  Ms. Viemeister will be passing out envelopes soon!

8th Grade T-shirt and Sweatshirt orders 

Finally, our 8th grade t-shirt and sweatshirt orders are now open. Buying a t-shirt commemorates the years spent at CHMS as well as helps fund the 8th grade end-of-the-year festivities. This form must be printed and returned with a check made out CHMS PTSA to advisory classrooms or to room 205. (Item #5 will be completed upon return.)  Order forms are also available in advisory classrooms. The order form deadline has been extended to FEBRUARY 28, 2020.

Yearbook Tribute Ads

We offer Yearbook Tribute Ads.  These pictures and messages will be included in our 2019-20 yearbook.  The deadline for these is March 6, 2020.

baby pictures of 8th graders

Before the promotion ceremony, baby pictures of the 8th graders will be featured on a slideshow.  Please use this form to submit a photo by March 13, 2020. Please save file as STUDENT'S LAST NAME, FIRST NAME.

8th Grade promotion dance

The dance will be held on Friday, June 5, 2020 from 6:30-9:30pm. There is no charge to attend, and we encourage all 8th graders to come and enjoy the music, dancing, and friends.  We encourage you to dress in appropriate semi-formal wear (no jeans, t-shirts, shorts, etc.)  Our dress code policy will be in enforced at the dance and is outlined below.  (Page 14 of the CHMS handbook)

Details of this event will be posted in the Spring of 2020.

8th Grade Awards Assembly

The 8th Grade Awards Assembly will be held on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 from 11:15am - 12:26pm 

We will be following the 8th Grade Awards Assembly Bell Schedule on that day.

Volunteers needed for 8th grade BBQ and donations needed for 8th grade dance

Information will be posted when available.  


8th grade bbq 

The 8th Grade BBQ is scheduled for Wednesday, June 10th from 1:00 - 2:48 pm.  Details will be posted as they become available. 

8th Grade Promotion Ceremony

The Promotion Ceremony will take place on Thursday, June 11, 2020 from 9:00-10:30 am in the gym.  The doors will open at approximately 8:30 am to begin seating parents, families, and guests.  Student names will be read as designated in our student information system.  If you would like your student to be called by a shortened version or alternate name, please send an email to Ms. Claudia Keck at, no later than May 22nd.  Light refreshments and promotion certificates will be available for pick up at the tables on the basketball courts after the ceremony.  After picking up your student's certificate, you may leave with your family.  

Flower Order Information

Information will be posted as it becomes available. 

CHMS Dress Code Policy

DRESS CODE AND GROOMING POLICY The faculty believes that appropriate dress and grooming contribute to a productive learning environment. Students are expected to attend school in clean, neat clothing. Distractions to the educational environment are not beneficial to student learning. Students in violation of the dress code policy are subject to disciplinary action. School dress code applies to all school activities, including field trips and dances. Please respect the dress code.

  • Clothing must be neat, clean, and fit properly.
  • Clothing and accessories cannot advertise promote, or glamorize any of the following: drugs, alcohol, tobacco products, violence, weapons, or display inappropriate or sexually suggestive language or symbols.
  • Clothing that is revealing, such as tops that are strapless, see-through, low-cut, or expose the midriff are not permitted.
  • Pajamas and slippers are not permitted.
  • Undergarments must not be visible at any time. Tops must cover undergarments, chest, back, and midriff areas
  • . Shoulder straps of 2 inches or more wide (3 fingers width) are acceptable (No spaghetti straps are allowed). Pants must stay up to your waist. "SAGGING" IS NOT ALLOWED.
  • Shorts and skirts must be longer than fingertips when arms are relaxed at sides.
  • Footwear must adequately protect feet and not interfere with required school activities. Shoes must ADHERE to the foot; therefore, they must have a back covering.
  • Flip flops are not permitted (unless directed by a doctor’s excuse). Students may not wear clothing that denotes gang affiliation as defined by Carlsbad Police task force.
  • Wallet chains are not allowed at school. Accessories may not have metal studs or spikes. Jewelry, wallet, and accessories that, in the opinion of the staff, attract undue attention or could pose a threat to the safety of others are not permitted.
  • Hats and hoods may NOT distract from learning or obstruct staff ability to see your face. Bandanas are not permitted at any time.
  • Sunglasses are not permitted indoors, unless with prescription or doctor’s note. No rollerblades or shoes with wheels allowed.
  • Clothing or accessories that will distract from learning are not allowed.


In an effort to maintain the belief that education is our primary purpose, the staff will address new fads that occur during the school year such as extreme hairstyles, etc. The Administration always reserves the right to determine what is appropriate or inappropriate.

Consequences for dress code violations:

  • 1st offense: Warning, *Change Clothes (or address the violation by wearing over shirt, sweater, etc.)
  • 2nd offense: *Change Clothes (or address the violation by wearing over shirt, sweater, etc.), Parent Telephone Call, Brunch/Lunch Detention Assigned
  • 3rd offense: *Change Clothes (or address the violation by wearing over shirt, sweater, etc.), Parent Telephone Call, After School Detention assigned
  • 4th offense: *Change Clothes (or address the violation by wearing over shirt, sweater, etc.), Parent Telephone Call, Saturday School assigned

**At any offense, if dress code violation cannot be immediately corrected by a change of clothes, and/or wearing over shirt, sweater, etc., student will remain in office until Parent arrives with appropriate change of clothes. 15 VI. HO