12.14.2007

CMS Bulletin 12/14/2007

All School Information:

Word of The Day
The last of the OUS words.... what does the OUS suffix mean? (Full of or done in a particular manner).
SCRUPULOUS: honest, conscientious; careful with small details. Because his parents are such SCRUPULOUS people, Jerry knew the difference between right and wrong.

Winter Break
Winter Break is from December 17, 2007 to January 7, 2008. Have a safe and happy holiday season.

7th and 8th Grade:
ASB
There will be no ASB Meeting today. Please recycle.

12.13.2007

CMS Bulletin 12/13/2007

All School Information:

Word of The Day
The last of the OUS words.... what does the OUS suffix mean? (Full of or done in a particular manner).
PIOUS: holy; devout in beliefs. Regina PIOUSLY said her prayers every night before going to bed.

Garden Club
Garden Club today after school, we will be decorating holiday cookies with frosting and sprinkles, to eat or for gifts. The choice is yours. Come join the fun.

Math Team
Math Team Practice today 3-4pm in Room 8. Come challenge your mind with cool puzzles and problems!

Girls and Guys on the Go Fashion Show
Tonight at Girls Inc. is a fashion show put on by students from CMS. Come and cheer on your friends as they strut their stuff on the catwalk. The show starts at 6:00pm

7th and 8th Grade:
CADE (Celebrating Adversity, Diversity and Education)
CADE Club meeting will meet today at lunch in room 12. Please remember to bring your dish for our potluck and a gift for your Secret Santa.

12.12.2007

CMS Bulletin 12/12/2007

All School Information:

Word of The Day
OFFICIOUS -- ready to serve / eager in offering unwanted services or advice. The OFFICIOUS waitress would not go away even when we told her we were not ready to order yet

Candy Grams
Today is the last day to buy Candy Grams for your friends. Leadership will be selling candy cane grams for 25 cents at lunch. 6th grade, you will be able to purchase your candy cane grams in your classroom at any time.

Canned Food Drive
Thursday is the last day to bring in canned food items.

Garden Club
Garden Club this Thursday, we will be decorating holiday cookies with frosting and sprinkles, to eat or for gifts. The choice is yours. Come join the fun. C u in the Home Ec Room after school Thursday.

7th and 8th Grade:

CADE (Celebrating Adversity, Diversity and Education)

CADE Club meeting will meet this Thursday at lunch in room 12. Please remember to bring your dish for our potluck and a gift for your Secret Santa.

Muses Performance
The Muses performance scheduled for this evening at the high school has been cancelled due to illness on the part of some of the cast members and Ms. Unruh.

Surf Club
No Surf Club today.

12.11.2007

CMS Bulletin 12/11/2007

All School Information:

Word of The Day
The last of the OUS words.... what does the OUS suffix mean? (full of or done in a particular manner)
SURREPTITIOUS: done in a secret or sly manner. Steven was surreptitious as he snuck up behind the girls and yelled, "Boo!"

Candy Grams
Tomorrow is the last day to buy Candy Grams for your friends. Leadership will be selling candy cane grams for 25 cents at lunch. 6th grade, you will be able to purchase your candy cane grams in your classroom at any time.

Canned Food Drive
Don't forget to bring canned food items to your 5th period class to help out in the canned food drive.

Garden Club
Garden Club this Thursday, we will be decorating holiday cookies with frosting and sprinkles, to eat or for gifts. The choice is yours. Come join the fun. C u in the Home Ec Room after school Thursday.

Math Team
Math Team Practice today 3-4pm in Room 8. Come challenge your mind with cool puzzles and problems!

7th and 8th Grade:

CADE (Celebrating Adversity, Diversity and Education)
Club meeting this Thursday at lunch in room 12. Please remember to bring your dish for our potluck and a gift for your Secret Santa.

Muses Performance
The Muses performance scheduled for Wednesday evening at the high school is being cancelled due to illness on the part of some of the cast members and Ms. Unruh.

12.10.2007

CMS Bulletin 12/10/2007

All School Information:

Candy Grams
Looking for a great holiday gift to send to your friends? Look no farther; leadership will be selling candy cane grams for 25 cents apiece starting Monday, December 3 until Wednesday, December 12 during lunch in the grass area in the quad. 6th grade, you will be able to purchase your candy cane grams in your classroom at any time.

Canned Food Drive
Don't forget to bring canned food items to your 5th period class to help out in the canned food drive.

Garden Club
Garden Club this Thursday, we will be decorating holiday cookies with frosting and sprinkles, to eat or for gifts. The choice is yours. Come join the fun. C u in the Home Ec Room after school Thursday.

Christian Club
Christian Club will meet in Mrs. McIntyre's room at lunch today.


12.07.2007

CMS Bullletin 12/7/2007

All School Information:

Word of the Day
GREGARIOUS -- sociable; seeking and enjoying the company of others. The GREGARIOUS new student soon made friends with many of the students in her class.

Candy Grams
Looking for a great holiday gift to send to your friends? Look no farther; leadership will be selling candy cane grams for 25 cents apiece starting Monday, December 3 until Wednesday, December 12 during lunch in the grass area in the quad. 6th grade, you will be able to purchase your candy cane grams in your classroom at any time.

Canned Food Drive
Don't forget to bring canned food items to your 5th period class to help out in the canned food drive.

12.06.2007

CMS Bullletin 12/6/2007

All School Information:

Word of the Day
ONEROUS: troublesome, burdensome or oppressive. The student had the ONEROUS task of scraping gum from beneath the desks after she was caught chewing gum in Mrs. Swarm's class.

Candy Grams
Looking for a great holiday gift to send to your friends? Look no farther; leadership will be selling candy cane grams for 25 cents apiece starting Monday, December 3 until Wednesday, December 12 during lunch in the grass area in the quad. 6th grade, you will be able to purchase your candy cane grams in your classroom at any time.

Canned Food Drive
Don't forget to bring canned food items to your 5th period class to help out in the canned food drive.

Lunchtime Dance
Winter Lunch Dance is Friday December 7th. 6th grade is from 11:40-12:10 and 7th/8th grade is from 12:40-1:15. Gold Cards get in free, Red Cards pay 50 cents, Anyone with a 2.0-3.0 pay $1. No D's, F's, N's, or Suspensions will be admitted in the dance. You must bring your ID to get into the dance.

Excellence Points
Don't forget to turn in your excellence points to Mrs. Payne today so you can be part of the weekly drawing. All winners will be announced Friday on TGIF.

Garden Club
Garden club after school today in the garden, See you there!!!

Math Team
Math Team Practice today 3-4pm in Rm 8. Come challenge your mind with cool puzzles and problems!

Reading With Hillary
There will be no reading with Hillary today.

7th & 8th Grade Information:

ASB Meeting
ASB Meeting today in the Art Room. Please bring recycle box, pencil and RAK envelope.

12.05.2007

CMS Bullletin 12/5/2007

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Word of the Day

SPURIOUS -- not genuine; false. The boy's SPURIOUS claims that his sister had broken his mother's favorite vase were proven to be untrue.

Candy Grams

Looking for a great holiday gift to send to your friends? Look no farther; leadership will be selling candy cane grams for 25 cents apiece starting Monday, December 3 until Wednesday, December 12 during lunch in the grass area in the quad. 6th grade, you will be able to purchase your candy cane grams in your classroom at any time.

Canned Food Drive
Don't forget to bring canned food items to your 5th period class to help out in the canned food drive.

Lunchtime Dance
Winter Lunch Dance is Friday December 7th. 6th grade is from 11:40-12:10 and 7th/8th grade is from 12:40-1:15. Gold Cards get in free, Red Cards pay 50 cents, Anyone with a 2.0-3.0 pay $1. No D's, F's, N's, or Suspensions will be admitted in the dance. You must bring your ID to get into the dance.

Red and Gold Cards:
Remember to earn your Red or Gold Card - those with Red or Gold Cards
Receive the following:

Red Card
Starbucks - 10% off every purchase
Caje - 10% off every purchase
Tyler's Doughnuts - Buy one get one free
Subway - Buy a sandwich and get a drink for Free

Gold Card

Starbucks -15% off every purchase
Caje -15% off every purchase
Tyler's Doughnuts - Buy one get one free
Subway - Buy a sandwich and get a drink for Free

Garden Club
Garden club after school Thursday in the garden, See you there!!!
7th & 8th Grade Information:
Surf Club
Surf Club will met in Mr. Johnson's room during lunch on today.
Red and Gold Cards
All 7th and 8th grade red and gold cards will be handed out today after school in the MPR.
ASB Meeting
ASB Meeting on Thursday in the Art Room. Please bring recycle box, pencil and RAK envelope.

6th Grade Information:
Red and Gold Cards:
All six grade red and gold cards will be handed out today during lunch.

12.04.2007

Daily Bulletin 12/4/2007

All School Information:
Semencils
Get your Smencils! Collect all 10 flavors from your science teacher. $1 each

Candy Grams
Looking for a great holiday gift to send to your friends? Look no farther; leadership will be selling candy cane grams for 25 cents apiece starting Monday, December 3 until Wednesday, December 12 during lunch in the grass area in the quad. 6th grade, you will be able to purchase your candy cane grams in your classroom at any time.

Canned Food Drive
Don't forget to bring canned food items to your 5th period class to help out in the canned food drive.

Dance Music
If you have music that you want to dance to for the lunch time dance on December 7, please bring it in by Tuesday, 12/4 to a leadership student, ASB student, Mrs. Kaklamanos, or Mrs. Taylor.

Red and Gold Card
Remember to earn your Red or Gold Card - those with Red or Gold Cards
Receive the following:
Red Card:
Starbucks 10% off every purchase
Caje 10% off every purchase
Tyler's Doughnuts Buy one get one free Buy one get one free
Subway Buy a sandwich and get a drink for Free

Gold Card:

Starbucks 15% off every purchase
Caje 15% off every purchase
Tyler's Doughnuts Buy one get one free Buy one get one free
Subway Buy a sandwich and get a drink for Free

Garden Club
Garden club after school this Thursday in the garden. See you there!!!

7th & 8th Grade Information:

Surf Club
Surf Club will met in Mr. Johnson's room during lunch on Wednesday.

12.03.2007

December 3, 2007

All School Information:

Semencils
Get your Smencils! Collect all 10 flavors from your science teacher. $1 each

Candy Grams

Looking for a great holiday gift to send to your friends? Look no farther; leadership will be selling candy cane grams for 25 cents apiece starting Monday, December 3 until Wednesday, December 12 during lunch in the grass area in the quad. 6th grade, you will be able to purchase your candy cane grams in your classroom at any time.

Canned Food Drive

Don't forget to bring canned food items to your 5th period class to help out in the canned food drive.

Dance Music

If you have music that you want to dance to for the lunch time dance on December 7, please bring it in by Tuesday, 12/4 to a leadership student, ASB student, Mrs. Kaklamanos, or Mrs. Taylor.

Red and Gold Cards:
Remember to earn your Red or Gold Card - those with Red or Gold Cards
Receive the following:
Red Card Gold Card
Starbucks 10% off every purchase 15% off every purchase
Caje 10% off every purchase 15% off every purchase
Tyler's Doughnuts Buy one get one free Buy one get one free
Subway Buy a sandwich and get a drink for Free

Garden Club
Garden club after school this Thursday in the garden. See you there!!!

7th & 8th Grade Information:
Christian Club
Christian Club will meet today at lunch in Mrs. McIntyre's room.

11.30.2007

CMS Bulletin 11/30/2007

All School Information:

Word of the Day

Voracious: unable to be satisfied; eager to eat great amounts of food. "Good Gracious, you children are VORACIOUS," said Mom, as she placed lunch on the table for her hungry family.

Semencils

Get your Smencils! Collect all 10 flavors from your science teacher. $1 each

Candy Grams

Looking for a great holiday gift to send to your friends? Look no farther, leadership will be selling candy cane grams for 25 cents a piece starting Monday, December 3 until Wednesday, December 12 during lunch in the grass area in the quad. 6th grade, you will be able to purchase your candy cane grams in your classroom at any time.

Canned Food Drive
It's time to get into the holiday spirit once again. The canned food drive is back in full gear. Please do your best to bring in more cans to your 5th period class starting now all the way through Thursday, December 13. As a school, let's try to beat our last record of 341 cans. Leadership will be buy during 3rd period on Friday, December 14 to pick up the cans so we can deliver them to St. Joseph's church.

Dance Music
If you have music that you want to dance to for the lunch time dance on December 7, please bring it in by Tuesday, 12/4 to a leadership student, ASB student, Mrs. Kaklamanos, or Mrs. Taylor.

Kinderkirk Preschool Carnival
This Sat. is Kinderkirk Preschool Carnival and they are asking for volunteers from CMS. If you have nothing to do Saturday and feel like helping them out, please see Mrs. Kaklamanos for more information.

ASB Meeting Today in the Art Room
Please bring pencil, recycle box, RAK envelopes and your can food number count.

Red and Gold Cards:
Remember to earn your Red or Gold Card - those with Red or Gold Cards
Receive the following:
Red Card Gold Card
Starbucks 10% off every purchase 15% off every purchase
Caje 10% off every purchase 15% off every purchase
Tyler's Doughnuts Buy one get one free Buy one get one free
Subway Buy a sandwich and get one free

Excellence Points Winners
Students please remember to turn in all of your excellence points to Mrs. Payne in the front office.
Lucky Excellence Points
1. Catriona Reddington
2. Javier Alvarez
3. Julie Flores
4. Priscilla Guerrero
5. Joseph Rice
Don't forget to turn in your points every week. The students with the most points so far will get to have a free lunch at Taco Bell.

6th Grade Information:

Surf Club
Surf Club meets today during lunch in Mr. O'Hara's room. Sam, from A-Frame will be here to talk story.

11.29.2007

CMS Bulletin 11/29/2007

Word of the Day
Surreptitious: done in a sneaky or sly manner. The Grinch SURREPTITIOUSLY entered Whoville and stole all of the Who's Christmas gifts.

Semencils
Get your Smencils! Collect all 10 flavors from your science teacher. $1 each

Candy Grams
Looking for a great holiday gift to send to your friends? Look no farther, leadership will be selling candy cane grams for 25 cents a piece starting Monday, December 3 until Wednesday, December 12 during lunch in the grass area in the quad. 6th grade, you will be able to purchase your candy cane grams in your classroom at any time.

Canned Food Drive
It's time to get into the holiday spirit once again. The canned food drive is back in full gear. Please do your best to bring in more cans to your 5th period class starting now all the way through Thursday, December 13. As a school, let's try to beat our last record of 341 cans.
Leadership will be buy during 3rd period on Friday, December 14 to pick up the cans so we can deliver them to St. Joseph's church.

Dance Music
If you have music that you want to dance to for the lunch time dance on December 7, please bring it in by Tuesday, 12/4 to a leadership student, ASB student, Mrs. Kaklamanos, or Mrs. Taylor.

Garden Club
Welcome Back to School after the long weekend, hope everyone's Turkey day was well. Reminder, Garden Club will be today in the Garden. See you there! Miss C

Student Pick up and Drop off
All students must be picked up or dropped off in the Palm Avenue parking lot. Do not use the teacher/staff parking lot on Carpinteria Avenue and the post office has asked that we do not use their parking lot for drop off and pick up.


Math Club
Anyone who wants to be a part of the Math Team please come to a meeting after school on today from 3:00 to 4:00. The Math Team will compete in the math counts competition later this school year. The team will meet every Tuesday and Thursday in room 8 with Mrs. Reddington and high school volunteer students. It will be a lot of fun with snacks and games.

Kinderkirk Preschool Carnival
This Sat. is Kinderkirk Preschool Carnival and they are asking for volunteers from CMS. If you have nothing to do Saturday and feel like helping them out, please see Mrs. Kaklamanos for more information.

ASB Meeting Friday in the Art Room
Please bring pencil, recycle box, RAK envelopes and your can food number count.

11.27.2007

CMS Bulletin 11/28/2007

All School Information:

Word of the Day
TENACIOUS: stubborn; full of tenacity (not giving up).
Wally's TENACIOUS efforts to reach his AR goal paid off, as his grade improved dramatically.

Semencils
Get your Smencils! Collect all 10 flavors from your science teacher. $1 each

Dance Music
If you have music that you want to dance to for the lunch time dance on December 7, please bring it in by Tuesday, 12/4 to a leadership student, ASB student, Mrs. Kaklamanos, or Mrs. Taylor.

Garden Club
Welcome Back to School after the long weekend, hope everyone's Turkey day was well. Reminder, Garden Club will be this Thursday in the Garden. See you there! Miss C

Student Pick up and Drop off
All students must be picked up or dropped off in the Palm Avenue parking lot. Do not use the teacher/staff parking lot on Carpinteria Avenue and the post office has asked that we do not use their parking lot for drop off and pick up.

Math Club
Anyone who wants to be a part of the Math Team please come to a meeting after school on Thursday from 3:00 to 4:00. The Math Team will compete in the math counts competition later this school year. The team will meet every Tuesday and Thursday in room 8 with Mrs. Reddington and some high school volunteer students. It will be a lot of fun with snacks and games.


7th & 8th grade information:

Homeroom Competition
Thank you to all the classrooms that participated in the canned food drive. Because of your generosity, we were able to collect 341 canned food items for St. Joseph's church. You should all be proud of yourselves. Since we could not pick a homeroom winner for the competition, everyone will get points based on the number of canned food items your homeroom brought in, but, the top winners are as follows:

Way to go Mrs. Foster's class 61 cans!
Tied with 56 cans each Mrs. Swarm and Mr. Hotchner classes.
Mrs. Manos class comes in 3rd with 35 cans.
Surf Club
Surf Club meets today at lunch in Mr. J's room.

CMS Bulletin 11/27/2007

All School Information:

Word of the Day
Word of the day is baaaaack! Just when you thought there were no new words to learn... this week, we will look at 4 cool new adjectives with the "ous" suffix. "ous" words mean "full of" some particular trait or done in a particular manner.
Ex: COPIOUS: abundant; plentiful. Mr. Johnson gave a fascinating lecture on the American Revolution while the students enthusiastically took COPIOUS notes.

Semencils
Get your Smencils! Collect all 10 flavors from your science teacher. $1 each

Dance Music
If you have music that you want to dance to for the lunch time dance on December 7, please bring it in by Tuesday, 12/4 to a leadership student, ASB student, Mrs. Kaklamanos, or Mrs. Taylor.

Garden Club
Welcome Back to School after the long weekend, hope everyone's Turkey day was well. Reminder, Garden Club will be this Thursday in the Garden. See you there! Miss C

Student Pick up and Drop off
All students must be picked up or dropped off in the Palm Avenue parking lot. Do not use the teacher/staff parking lot on Carpinteria Avenue and the post office has asked that we do not use their parking lot for drop off and pick up.

11.26.2007

CMS Bulletin 11/26/2007

All School Information:

Semencils

Get your Smencils! Collect all 10 flavors from your science teacher. $1 each

Dance Music
If you have music that you want to dance to for the lunch time dance on December 7, please bring it in by Tuesday, 12/4 to a leadership student, ASB student, Mrs. Kaklamanos, or Mrs. Taylor.

Garden Club
Welcome Back to School after the long weekend, hope everyone's Turkey day was well. Reminder, Garden Club will be this Thursday in the Garden. See you there! Miss C

Student Pick up and Drop off
All students must be picked up or dropped off in the Palm Avenue parking lot. Do not use the teacher/staff parking lot on Carpinteria Avenue and the post office has asked that we do not use their parking lot for drop off and pick up.

11.20.2007

CMS Bulletin 11/20/2007

All School Information:

No School Wednesday, Thursday or Friday this week for the Thanksgiving holiday!

Semencils

Get your Smencils! Collect all 10 flavors from your science teacher. $1 each

Homeroom Competition
Don't for get to bring can food for the Homeroom Competition. Today is the last day to bring any can food. Please remember to bring canned or non-perishable food to class daily. The homeroom with the most food wins!

Garden Club
Due to Thanksgiving Break, there will be no Garden club this Thursday.
I would like to thank all of the students who participate in Garden
Club. Have a Happy Thanksgiving and enjoy the pine cone bird feeders
we made for our Holiday Gifts this past Thurs.

Student Drop off and Pick up
Do not use the post office parking lot as a place to pick up or dropped off students. All CMS students need to be dropped off or picked up in the Palm Ave. parking lot next to the community pool. The school parking lot next to the post office is for teacher and staff use only. If you have any questions please see Mrs. Payne.

11.18.2007

CMS Bulletin 11/19/2007

All School Information:

No School Wednesday, Thursday or Friday this week for the Thanksgiving holiday!


Semencils

Get your Smencils! Collect all 10 flavors from your science teacher. $1 each

Homeroom Competition

Don't for get to bring can food for the Homeroom Competition. We only have 1 more days before Thanksgiving break. Please remember to bring canned or non-perishable food to class daily. The homeroom with the most food wins!

Garden Club

Due to Thanksgiving Break, there will be no Garden club this Thursday.
I would like to thank all of the students who participate in Garden
Club. Have a Happy Thanksgiving and enjoy the pinecone bird feeders
we made for our Holiday Gifts this past Thurs.

RAK (Random Act of Kindness)

A random act of kindness is a purportedly selfless act performed by a person or persons wishing to either assist or cheer up a friend or stranger. So, if anyone performs a RAK for you, please fill out a RAK form. There are envelopes with forms inside in every classroom. It's time to give recognition to these kind people in our school!

Student of the Month
ASB is beginning monthly student recognition for each grade. Do you know a student who deserves to be "October Student of the Month"? Do you know a student who has improved in citizenship or grades? Is there someone you know or don't know who has really done better this year in class? If so, please write a letter of recommendation nominating this student. If you have any questions on how to write this letter, ask your English teacher for help. All letters are due by Nov. 9. Please give your letter of recommendation to your ASB representative, Mrs. Kaklamanos, Mrs. Taylor or any ASB officers.

11.15.2007

CMS Bulletin 11/15/2007

All School Information:

Semencils
Get your Smencils! Collect all 10 flavors from your science teacher. $1 each

Homeroom Competition
Don't for get to bring can food for the Homeroom Competition. We only have 3 more days before Thanksgiving break. Please remember to bring canned or non-perishable food to class daily. The homeroom with the most food wins!

Garden Club
Garden Club is today after school, we will be in the Home Ec room either cooking or crafting. Please meet there.

Magazine Drive
This Friday (tomorrow) is the last day to turn in your magazine sales. Please bring it to Mrs. Payne in the office. If you have any questions please let me know!

11.14.2007

CMS Bulletin 11/14/2007

All School Information:

Minimum Day today school is out at 12:45!

TV 101
Learn how to film, edit, script, storyboard and create professional TV productions. Class meets on Monday and Wednesday from 4:15 to 5:15 in room1

Dancing Drum
Meets Monday and Wednesday from 3:15 to 4:15 in the MPR room.

Semencils
Get your Smencils! Collect all 10 flavors from your science teacher. $1 each

Homeroom Competition
Don't for get to bring can food for the Homeroom Competition. We only have 4 more days before Thanksgiving break. Please remember to bring canned or non-perishable food to class daily. The homeroom with the most food wins!

Garden Club
Garden Club this Thursday after school, we will be in the Home Ec room either cooking or crafting. Please meet there.

Magazine Drive
This Friday is the last day to turn in your magazine sales. Please bring it to Mrs. Payne in the office. If you have any questions please let me (Mrs. Payne) know!

11.13.2007

CMS Bulletin 11/13/2007

All School Information:
TV 101
Learn how to film, edit, script, storyboard and create professional TV productions. Class meets on Monday and Wednesday from 4:15 to 5:15 in room1

Dancing Drum
Meets Monday and Wednesday from 3:15 to 4:15 in the MPR room.
Chess Cub
Meets Tuesdays from 3:30 to 4:30 in home EC room

Semencils

Get your Smencils! Collect all 10 flavors from your science teacher. $1 each

Homeroom Competition

Starting on Tuesday, November 13(today) we will be doing another homeroom competition. It will be a canned food drive for Thanksgiving. Please remember to bring canned or non-perishable food to class daily. This will continue until Tuesday, November 20. The homeroom with the most food wins!

Reading with Hillary
Hillary will not be in school today. There is no reading group today.

Garden Club
Garden Club this Thursday after school, we will be in the Home Ec room either cooking or crafting. Please meet there.

7th/8th Grade Only:

Independent PE
Attention all IPE students: If you have not submitted either time cards or the signed IPE Requirement form, and will not be given a passing grade for the 12 week progress report, which is up on Friday, 11/16: If you have any questions about this, report to the Gym (NOT the MPR) during nutrition today! All final time cards (for weeks of 11/4 and 11/11 are due by Friday, 11/16.

11.09.2007

CMS Bulletin 11/09/2007

All School Information:

No School on Monday in honor of Veterans' Day!

TGIF
Don't forget to turn on your TV's for TGIF!

Magazine Sales
Don't forget that today is the day that you must turn in your magazine sales to your 5th period teacher.

Excellence Point Winners
This week's top three winners are:
Alexis Ornellas
Benedict K.S. Watts
Joseph Rice

There are two lucky draw winners:

Alicia Sanchez
Kylie Augerot

Capoeria

Meets Fridays from 3:30 to 4:30 in the MPR room.

Semencils
Get your Smencils! Collect all 10 flavors from your science teacher. $1 each

Homeroom Competition
Starting on Tuesday, November 13, we will be doing another homeroom competition. It will be a canned food drive for Thanksgiving. Please remember to bring canned or non-perishable food to class daily. This will continue until Tuesday, November 20. The homeroom with the most food wins!

7th/8th Grade Only:
ASB Meeting
ASB meeting today during SSR, please come quickly and quietly and bring your recycle box.

11.08.2007

CMS Bulletin 11/8/2007

All School Information:
Magazine Sales
Don't forget that this is the last week to sell magazines. There are lots of cool prizes to be won.
Media/Fashion Literacy
Continues to meet from 4:00 to 5::00 in room 1. Class is about medias focus on appearance, fashion and beauty. Plus designing clothes and exploring makeup options and more.

TV 101
Learn how to film, edit, script, storyboard and create professional TV productions. Class meets on Monday and Wednesday from 4:15 to 5:15 in room1

Dancing Drum
Meets Monday and Wednesday from 3:15 to 4:15 in the MPR room.

Capoeria
Meets Fridays from 3:30 to 4:30 in the MPR room.

Chess Cub
Meets Tuesdays from 3:30 to 4:30 in home EC room

Semencils
Get your Smencils! Collect all 10 flavors from your science teacher. $1 each

Homework Club
Homework club is happening today. You know if you need to be there so make sure you are there.

Garden Club
Garden club meets today after school.

Homeroom Competition
Starting on Tuesday, November 13, we will be doing another homeroom competition. It will be a canned food drive for Thanksgiving. Please remember to bring canned or non-perishable food to class daily. This will continue until Tuesday, November 20. The homeroom with the most food wins!

7th/8th Grade Only:
CADE (Celebrating Adversity, Diversity, and Education)
All CMS students interested in joining our club are welcome to come to our next meeting today during lunch.

11.07.2007

CMS Bulletin 11/07/2007

All School Information:
Magazine Sales
Don't forget that this is the last week to sell magazines. There are lots of cool prizes to be won.
Media/Fashion Literacy
Continues to meet from 4:00 to 5::00 in room 1. Class is about medias focus on appearance, fashion and beauty. Plus designing clothes and exploring makeup options and more.

TV 101

Learn how to film, edit, script, storyboard and create professional TV productions. Class meets on Monday and Wednesday from 4:15 to 5:15 in room1

Dancing Drum

Meets Monday and Wednesday from 3:15 to 4:15 in the MPR room.

Capoeria

Meets Fridays from 3:30 to 4:30 in the MPR room.

Chess Cub

Meets Tuesdays from 3:30 to 4:30 in home EC room

Semencils

Get your Smencils! Collect all 10 flavors from your science teacher. $1 each

7th/8th Grade Only:
CADE (Celebrating Adversity, Diversity, and Education)
CADE would like to thank all CMS students and staff for supporting our Day of the Dead fundraiser. It was a huge success thanks to all parents, students, and teachers who helped coordinate the event. We are looking forward to our next event! All CMS students interested in joining our club are welcome to come to our next meeting Thursday, November 8th during lunch.
Surf Club
Surf club meets today at lunch in Mr. J's room.

11.06.2007

CMS Bulletin 11/06/2007

All School Information:

RAK (Random Act of Kindness)
A random act of kindness is a purportedly selfless act performed by a person or persons wishing to either assist or cheer up a friend or stranger. So, if anyone performs a RAK for you, please fill out a RAK form. There are envelopes with forms inside in every classroom. It's time to give recognition to these kind people in our school!

Student of the Month
ASB is beginning monthly student recognition for each grade. Do you know a student who deserves to be "October Student of the Month"? Do you know a student who has improved in citizenship or grades? Is there someone you know or don't know who has really done better this year in class? If so, please write a letter of recommendation nominating this student. If you have any questions on how to write this letter, ask your English teacher for help. All letters are due by Nov. 9. Please give your letter of recommendation to your ASB representative, Mrs. Kaklamanos, Mrs. Taylor or any ASB officers.

Magazine Sales
Don't forget that this is the last week to sell magazines. There are lots of cool prizes to be won.
Media/Fashion Literacy
Continues to meet from 4:00 to 5::00 in room 1. Class is about medias focus on appearance, fashion and beauty. Plus designing clothes and exploring makeup options and more.

TV 101

Learn how to film, edit, script, storyboard and create professional TV productions. Class meets on Monday and Wednesday from 4:15 to 5:15 in room1

Dancing Drum
Meets Monday and Wednesday from 3:15 to 4:15 in the MPR room.

Capoeria
Meets Fridays from 3:30 to 4:30 in the MPR room.

Chess Cub
Meets Tuesdays from 3:30 to 4:30 in home EC room

7th/8th Grade Only:

CADE (Celebrating Adversity, Diversity, and Education)
CADE would like to thank all CMS students and staff for supporting our Day of the Dead fundraiser. It was a huge success thanks to all parents, students, and teachers who helped coordinate the event. We are looking forward to our next event! All CMS students interested in joining our club are welcome to come to our next meeting Thursday, November 8th during lunch.

Independent PE
If you did not turn in your signed IPE requirement form, or your 12 week (Weeks 10/21 & 10/28) time cards, you will not be given a passing grade for the 12 week progress report, which is coming up next Friday, 11/16. Time cards and required forms are due on the date specified, in order for you to get a passing grade for each grading period. If you have any questions regarding this announcement, see Ms. Manos, during nutrition break, today, 11/6, in the gym.

11.05.2007

CMS Bulletin 11/05/2007

All School Information:

RAK (Random Act of Kindness)
A random act of kindness is a purportedly selfless act performed by a person or persons wishing to either assist or cheer up a friend or stranger. So, if anyone performs a RAK for you, please fill out a RAK form. There are envelopes with forms inside in every classroom. It's time to give recognition to these kind people in our school!

Student of the Month
ASB is beginning monthly student recognition for each grade. Do you know a student who deserves to be "October Student of the Month"? Do you know a student who has improved in citizenship or grades? Is there someone you know or don't know who has really done better this year in class? If so, please write a letter of recommendation nominating this student. If you have any questions on how to write this letter, ask your English teacher for help. All letters are due by Nov. 9. Please give your letter of recommendation to your ASB representative, Mrs. Kaklamanos, Mrs. Taylor or any ASB officers.

Magazine Sales

Don't forget that this is the last week to sell magazines. There are lots of cool prizes to be won.

Homework Club

Homework Club starts today. You need to be there!

7th/8th Grade Only:

Christian Club
Christian club meets today at lunch in Mrs. McIntyre's room.

11.02.2007

CMS Bulletin 11/2/2007

All School Information:

TGIF
Don't forget to turn on your TV's today for TGIF

Word of the Day

PERMEABLE (adj) having the ability to be passed through.
Sponge Bob Square Pants is permeable by any liquid around him

School Picture Re-Takes
School picture re-takes are today. If you did not get your picture taken then please come to MPR at lunch or nutrition to have your picture taken. You can get a picture order form Mrs. Payne in the office.

Excellence Point Winners
Marco Guzman
Danielle Fine
Islanda Barbosa
Gabe Caudillo
ASB representatives will deliver prizes to the winners today during SSR
Students, be sure to turn in your Excellence Points on a regular basis. The prize at the 6-week grading period is a free lunch at Taco Bell. You and four other students, along with an adult from CMS, are invited to go to Taco Bell during lunch/SSR and order any item off the menu for FREE! Keep earning those points and be sure to turn them in – the more times your name is in the box, the more chances you have to win!

RAK (Random Act of Kindness)
A random act of kindness is a purportedly selfless act performed by a person or persons wishing to either assist or cheer up a friend or stranger. So, if anyone performs a RAK for you, please fill out a RAK form. There are envelopes with forms inside in every classroom. It's time to give recognition to these kind people in our school!

Student of the Month

ASB is beginning monthly student recognition for each grade. Do you know a student who deserves to be "October Student of the Month"? Do you know a student who has improved in citizenship or grades? Is there someone you know or don't know who has really done better this year in class? If so, please write a letter of recommendation nominating this student. If you have any questions on how to write this letter, ask your English teacher for help. All letters are due by Nov. 9. Please give your letter of recommendation to your ASB representative, Mrs. Kaklamanos, Mrs. Taylor or any ASB officers.

6th Grade Only:
Home Room Class Competition Results
The school spirit here at CMS has certainly grown. You have all done a wonderful job in participating this week. You should all be very proud of yourselves! Let's keep it up!
6th Grade Winners:
1st Place: Mr. O'Hara's class with 77%, 15 points
2nd Place: Mrs. McCulley's class with 59%, 10 points
3rd Place: Mrs. Selfridge's class with 50%, 5 points
4th Place: Mrs. Castagna's class with 48%
As of this week, Mr. O'Hara's class is in 1st place with 40 points, Mrs. Selfridge and Mrs. McCulley's classes are tied for 2nd with 20 points, and Mrs. Castagna's class is in 3rd place with 10 points.


Surf Club

Surf Club meets today during lunch in Mr. O'Hara's room. View classic, "Five Summer Stories" and receive Volcom Stone's "Totally Crustaceous Tour" information.

7th/8th Grade Only:
Halloween Week
Friday: Day of the Dead present by Ms. Nunez

Home Room Class Competition Results

The school spirit here at CMS has certainly grown. You have all done a wonderful job in participating this week. You should all be very proud of yourselves! Let's keep it up!
7th/8th grade homeroom class competition winners
1st Place: Mr. Hotchner's class with 97%, 15 points
2nd Place: Ms. Camardella's class with 68%, 10 points
3rd Place: Mrs. Theilmann's class with 67%, 5 points
As of this week, Ms. Camardella's class is in 1st place with 25 points, Mr. Hotchner's class is in 2nd place with 20 points, and Mr. Clinton's class is in 3rd place with 10 points.

ALL CMS students and staff

Come and support our club as we try to raise money for a trip to Berkeley next semester. We will be selling tamales, rice, horchata, bunuelos, and posole during lunch today.

Independent PE

IPE students please bring your signed IPE requirement forms back to the office today, 11/2. Also you need to turn in your IPE time sheets for the weeks of 10/21, 10/28, and 11/2 by today.

ASB

ASB Meeting in the Art Room. Please bring recycle box, Random Acts of Kindness Envelope and pencil

11.01.2007

CMS Bulletin 11/01/2007

Word of the Day
HYPOTHESIS (noun) an educated guess based on background information.
Our hypothesis that students would be hyper due to sugar intake on Halloween was proven correct.

6th grade homeroom winners
1st place with 62% Mr. O'Hara's class, 15 points
2nd place with 55% Mrs. McCulley's class, 10 points
3rd place with 48% Mrs. Castagna's class, 5 points

7th/8th grade homerooms
1st place with 61% Mr. Clinton's class
2nd place with 60% Mr. Fowler's class, 10 points
3rd place with 53% Mr. Hotchner's class, 5 points

Halloween Week
Thursday: Wear black for Day of the Dead (all day)
Friday: Day of the Dead present by Ms. Nunez

School Picture Re-Takes
School picture re-takes are this Friday. If you did not get your picture taken then please come to MPR at lunch or nutrition to have your picture taken. You can get a picture order form Mrs. Payne in the office.

Garden Club
Garden Club today after school in the garden. C U there!

CADE (Celebrating Adversity, Diversity, and Education)
CADE will meet during lunch and after school today to prepare for our Day of the Dead fund raiser Friday, November 2nd. Thank you to all students who have been coming after school this week to help setup!

ALL CMS students and staff
Come and support our club as we try to raise money for a trip to Berkeley next semester. We will be selling tamales, rice, horchata, bunuelos, and posole during lunch Friday, Nov. 2nd.

Independent PE
IPE students please bring your signed IPE requirement forms back to the office Friday, 11/2 (tomorrow). Also you need to turn in your IPE time sheets for the weeks of 10/21, 10/28, and 11/2 by Friday.

10.31.2007

CMS Bulletin 10/31/2007

Word of the Day
ELEMENTS: (noun) the simplest form of matter that can't be broken down any further. The elements are found on the periodic table, and a copy of the periodic table can be found on page 117 in your agenda.

Halloween Week
Congratulations to Tania Arroyo! She is the winner of the pumpkin search. Ms. Camardella's class leads the 7th/8th grade homeroom contest with 15 points. 2nd place goes to Eric Betencourt from Mrs. Perez's class, 10 points. 3rd place goes to Shirley Benitez from Mrs. Manos' class, 5 points.
Congratulations to Jonathan Esqueda from Mrs. Selfridge's 6th grade class, he won 1st place! Joanna Hipple from Mr. O'Hara's class took 2nd place; Oscar Mejia from Mrs. Castagna's class took 3rd place, and Zoey Luna from Mrs. McCulley's class finished in 4th place.
Wednesday: Costume Contest
11:30 6th grade costume contest in the MPR, 12:30 7th/8th grade costume contest in the MPR. Line up according to category, scariest, prettiest, funniest, most unique, best group, best accessory, and best character.
Thursday: Wear black for Day of the Dead (all day)
Friday: Day of the Dead present by Ms. Nunez

School Picture Re-Takes

School picture re-takes are this Friday in room 9. If you did not get your picture taken then please come to room 9 at lunch or nutrition to have your picture taken. You can get a picture order form Mrs. Payne in the office.

Garden Club
Garden Club this Thursday after school in the garden. C U there!

Surf Club
Due to lunchtime Halloween festivities there will be no surf club today. We will meet next Wed. at lunch in Mr. J's room.

Have a safe and Happy Halloween!

10.30.2007

CMS Bulletin 10/30/2007

Word of the Day
MATTER: (noun) anything that has mass and takes up space.
As Luke Skywalker fired a direct hit on the Death Star, it exploded and sent billions of tiny bits of matter into space.

Halloween Week
Tuesday: Find the object in the pumpkin
This years First homeroom competition is today at lunch. All students have been nominated by their 5th period class need to meet on the stage in the quad at 12:30 to start the activity. If you are not there, your homeroom is eliminated.
Wednesday: Costume Contest
Thursday: Wear black for Day of the Dead (all day)
Friday: Day of the Dead present by Ms. Nunez

Media/Fashion Literacy
First meeting will be today at 4:00 in room 1. It is an exciting opportunity to explore the media's focus on appearance, fashion and beauty. Topics include marketing tools such as brand names and logos, careers in fashion and more!! Don't miss out on this one! Class will be held Tues./Thurs. from 4-5. If you are interested in signing up, see Terry Boardman from the after school program (office in the home ec room) or Mrs. Swarm.

School Picture Re-Takes
School picture re-takes are this Friday in room 9. If you did not get your picture taken then please come to room 9 at lunch or nutrition to have your picture taken. You can get a picture order form Mrs. Payne in the office.

Garden Club
Garden Club this Thursday after school in the garden. C U there!

Washington DC Trip
Students going to Washington D.C. bring your lunch into Mr. Fowler's room today at 12:25 for an important meeting

10.29.2007

CMS Bulletin 10/29/2007

Halloween Week
Monday: Mummy Wrap teachers vs. students
Teachers, here's your chance to redeem yourself. Monday at 12:30 in the Quad we will be having a mummy-wrapping contest. Teachers vs. Students. We need at least 4 teachers to participate. 6th grade teachers, we need your help too during your lunch. Students, the first 10 students who come to see Mrs. Taylor at nutrition today will be participating. 6th grade teachers, if you can choose 8 students to participate that would be wonderful.
Tuesday: Find the object in the pumpkin
Wednesday: Costume Contest
Thursday: Wear black for Day of the Dead (all day)
Friday: Day of the Dead present by Ms. Nunez

Media/Fashion Literacy

First meeting will be this Tuesday, October 30th at 4:00 in room 1. It is an exciting opportunity to explore the media's focus on appearance, fashion and beauty. Topics include marketing tools such as brand names and logos, careers in fashion and more!! Don't miss out on this one! Class will be held Tues./Thurs. from 4-5. If you are interested in signing up, see Terry Boardman from the after school program (office in the home ec room) or Mrs. Swarm.

Christian Club

Christian Club meets today at lunch in Mrs. McIntyre's Room.

Garden Club

Garden Club this Thursday after school in the garden. C U there!

10.26.2007

CMS Bulletin 10/26/2007

Word of the Day
DETAIN (Verb): to keep from proceeding; to delay.
It is sometimes necessary to DETAIN suspects while the police investigate a crime.

Diversity
Ms. Nunez's Club meeting will be Today at lunch. Pizza will be provided during today's meeting while we discuss our plans for the Day of the Dead fundraiser Friday, November 2nd.

Basketball and Volleyball
Both basketball and volleyball are starting up soon at Girls Inc. Register NOW! Fliers are in the office. For more information contact athletic director Katie Dolge at 684-6364 x 26 or email at katie@girlsinc-carp.org

Halloween Week
Monday: Mummy Wrap teachers vs. students
Tuesday: Find the object in the pumpkin
Wednesday: Costume Contest
Thursday: Wear black for Day of the Dead (all day)
Friday: Day of the Dead present by Ms. Nunez

Media/Fashion Literacy
First meeting will be NEXT Tuesday, October 30th at 4:00 in room 1. It is an exciting opportunity to explore the media's focus on appearance, fashion and beauty. Topics include marketing tools such as brand names and logos, careers in fashion and more!! Don't miss out on this one! Class will be held Tues./Thurs. from 4-5. If you are interested in signing up, see Terry Boardman from the after school program (office in the home ec room) or Mrs. Swarm.

Surf Club - 6th Grade
Surf Club meets today during lunch in Mr. O'Hara's room

Excellence Point Winners
Reggie Peterson
Alexis Ornales
Ben Watts
Gabriel Caudillo
Nick Aitken

10.25.2007

CMS Bulletin 10/25/2007

Word of the Day
COMPILE (Verb): to gather together facts from different sources into a report or book. We were asked to COMPILE information about a famous author for our English class.

Diversity
Ms. Nunez's Club meeting will be postponed until Friday at lunch so that you all can participate or watch the student vs. teacher dodge ball game during lunch. Remember pizza will be provided during Friday's meeting while we discuss our plans for the Day of the Dead fundraiser Friday, November 2nd.

Garden Club
Garden club will meet in the home economics room for cooking today. Come join us as we make delicious Halloween treats for an afternoon of Ghostly fun!

Basketball and Volleyball
Both basketball and volleyball are starting up soon at Girls Inc. Register NOW! Fliers are in the office. For more information contact athletic director Katie Dolge at 684-6364 x 26 or email at katie@girlsinc-carp.org

Red Ribbon Week
Thursday: Dodge ball teachers vs. students in on the field. Students need to sign up with Mrs. Taylor by snack on Thursday morning.
Friday: Wear red.

Media/Fashion Literacy
First meeting will be NEXT Tuesday, October 30th at 4:00 in room 1. It is an exciting opportunity to explore the media's focus on appearance, fashion and beauty. Topics include marketing tools such as brand names and logos, careers in fashion and more!! Don't miss out on this one! Class will be held Tues./Thurs. from 4-5. If you are interested in signing up, see Terry Boardman from the after school program (office in the home ec room) or Mrs. Swarm.

ASB

ASB Meeting today in the Art Room. Please bring pencil and recycle box.

10.24.2007

CMS Bulletin 10/24/2007

Word of the Day
RECITE (Verb): to speak aloud in front of an audience; tell in detail.
She could RECITE all of the lyrics to her favorite song word-for-word.

Diversity
ANYONE interested in learning about diversity on campus is invited to join Ms. Nunez Thursday (tomorrow) in room 12 during lunch. Seventh and eighth graders bring your lunch and hang out as we plan our events for this year. Day of the Dead is coming soon and we need more help preparing for our fundraiser this year!

Garden Club
Garden club will meet in the home economics room for cooking this Thursday (tomorrow). Come join us as we make delicious Halloween treats for an afternoon of Ghostly fun!

Basketball and Volleyball
Both basketball and volleyball are starting up soon at Girls Inc. Register NOW! Fliers are in the office. For more information contact athletic director Katie Dolge at 684-6364 x 26 or email at katie@girlsinc-carp.org

Red Ribbon Week
Wednesday: Lunchtime assembly in the lunch quad.
Thursday: Dodge ball teachers vs. students in on the field. Students need to sign up with Mrs. Taylor by snack on Thursday morning.
Friday: Wear red.

Media/Fashion Literacy
First meeting will be NEXT Tuesday, October 30th at 4:00 in room 1. It is an exciting opportunity to explore the media's focus on appearance, fashion and beauty. Topics include marketing tools such as brand names and logos, careers in fashion and more!! Don't miss out on this one! Class will be held Tues./Thurs. from 4-5. If you are interested in signing up, see Terry Boardman from the after school program (office in the home ec room) or Mrs. Swarm.

TV 101
TV 101 today at 4:00 in Mrs. Swarm's room (1) don't forget. Also we still have a few spots left so please join us.

10.23.2007

CMS Bulletin 10/23/2007

Diversity
ANYONE interested in learning about diversity on campus is invited to join Ms. Nunez today and Thursday in room 12 during lunch. Seventh and eighth graders bring your lunch and hang out as we plan our events for this year. Day of the Dead is coming soon and we need more help preparing for our fund raiser this year!

Garden Club
Garden club will meet in the home economics room for cooking this Thursday. Come join us as we make delicious Halloween treats for an afternoon of Ghostly fun!

Chess Club
The chess club meets today after school it is part of the after school program. If you are interested in chess or learning how to play come and check it out today after school.

10.22.2007

Daily Bulletin 09/22/07

Semencils
Get your Smencils! Collect all 10 flavors from your science teacher. $1 each

Christian Club
Christian Club meets today at lunch in Mrs. McIntyre's room.

10.19.2007

CMS Bulletin 10/19/2007

WORD OF THE DAY
CRAM: (verb) to fill completely or with more than is normally held; to force into a tight place; to study quickly.
Cramming for tests is not usually the best way to study.

Red and Gold Dance
The dance is today at lunch you must have your school ID to get into the dance without your ID you will not be allowed in. Red and Gold card students will get into the dance for free but only if you have your ID with your sticker on it. If you don't have a red or gold card and you do not have any D's, F's, N's, U's and have not been suspended you may come to the dance but it cost $1.00

Red and Gold Cards
If you did not get your red or gold card you can come to the office and get it during nutrition.

Semencils
Get your Smencils! Collect all 10 flavors from your science teacher. $1 each

TV 101
Still a few spots left in the TV 101 class.... learn how to film, edit, script, storyboard and create professional TV productions! Class meets Mon/Wed from 4-5 in Mrs. Swarm's room. See Mrs. Swarm or Ms. Boardman (home Ec. room office) to sign up! Hurry... class begins on Monday, Oct. 22nd!

TGIF
Turn on your TV's for TGIF today.

Excellence Point Winners
Top 5
Joseph Rice
Alexis Ornelas
Alicia Sanchez
Benedict Watts
Jose Alvarado

Lucky Draw Winners
Eric Onate
Megan Danel
Karina Espinoza
Alejandra Juarez
Monique Hewitt

10.18.2007

CMS Bulletin 10/18/2007

WORD OF THE DAY
FUTILE: (adj) having no useful result; not successful or of no importance.
Our attempts to train the dog were futile; he continued to jump up on people and dig in the yard.

Red and Gold Dance
ASB needs students to bring school appropriate, (clean versions) of your favorite music. Please give CDs to your ASB representative, ASB officers, Mrs. Taylor or Mrs. Kaklamanos. Make sure you have your name on your CD. We will be playing your music at the Red & Gold Card Dance on Friday, Oct. 19! We don't have much time. So hurry and bring the music!

Garden Club
Club Garden is today after school from 3:10-4:10pm

Diversity
ANYONE interested in learning about diversity on campus is invited to join Ms. Nunez today in room 12 during lunch. Seventh and eighth graders bring your lunch and hang out as we plan our events for this year. Day of the Dead is coming soon and we need more help preparing for our fundraiser this year!

Semencils
Get your Smencils! Collect all 10 flavors from your science teacher. $1 each

Excellence Points
Students please turn in your excellence points by today, winners will be announced in tomorrow's bulletin.

6th Grade Red & Gold Card Dance
Names of students who are eligible to attend the dance are posted on the bulletin board in the 6th Grade Computer Lab.

Red and Gold Cards
8th grade red cards will be handed out today in the MPR at lunch.
Today after school 7th grade red cards will be handed out in the MPR.
Red and Gold cards will be handed out to all 6th graders during 6th grade lunch.

10.17.2007

CMS Bulletin 10/17/2007

WORD OF THE DAY
SHACKLE: to restrain or confine someone or a device that confines (verb/noun).
The shackles of laziness prevent many people from achieving success. (Used here as a metaphor) -- laziness "restrains or confines" us so that we are not successful.

Red and Gold Dance

ASB needs students to bring school appropriate, (clean versions) of your favorite music. Please give CDs to your ASB representative, ASB officers, Mrs. Taylor or Mrs. Kaklamanos. Make sure you have your name on your CD. We will be playing your music at the Red & Gold Card Dance on Friday, Oct. 19! We don't have much time. So hurry and bring the music!

Garden Club

Club Garden is on Thursdays after school from 3:10-4:10pm. We look forward to working with you in the garden and for all of us to enjoy our beautiful plot of land. Thanks to our current members for being so punctual, patient, helpful, hardworking, and positive. KEEP IT UP! KEEP IT GROWING!

TV 101

All students interested in the TV 101 class please go to the Home EC room at 12:45 today to sign up. The class will not meet on Wednesday, but only 20 students will be enrolled in this exciting program! We will have a sign-up sheet on Wednesday, and the class will officially start on Monday, October 22nd. Class meetings will be Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-5 (sometimes until 5:30 with notice).

Diversity

ANYONE interested in learning about diversity on campus is invited to join Ms. Nunez Thursday in room 12 during lunch. Seventh and eighth graders bring your lunch and hang out as we plan our events for this year. Day of the Dead is coming soon and we need more help preparing for our fundraiser this year!

Semencils

Get your Smencils! What you ask, are Smencils? These are 10 different scented pencils - bubblegum, cherry, popcorn, grape, cotton candy, very berry, chocolate, orange, watermelon and root beer. Each pencil is $1. Buy one or a set of all 10 from your friendly science teacher. Funds are helping to send 6th grade to camp.

Excellence Points

Students please turn in your excellence points by Thursday, winners will be announced in Friday's bulletin.

Minimum Day

Today is a minimum day school will be out at 12:45 today and there is no 7th period.

10.16.2007

CMS Bulletin 10/16/2007

WORD OF THE DAY
NOURISH: to help grow or develop; to feed and provide for (verb)
Eating a good breakfast will nourish your brain and prepare you for a challenging day at school.

Red and Gold Dance
ASB needs students to bring school appropriate, (clean versions) of your favorite music. Please give CDs to your ASB representative, ASB officers, Mrs. Taylor or Mrs. Kaklamanos. Make sure you have your name on your CD. We will be playing your music at the Red & Gold Card Dance on Friday, Oct. 19! We don't have much time. So hurry and bring the music!

Garden Club
Club Garden is on Thursdays after school from 3:10-4:10pm. We look forward to working with you in the garden and for all of us to enjoy our beautiful plot of land. Thanks to our current members for being so punctual, patient, helpful, hardworking, and positive. KEEP IT UP! KEEP IT GROWING!

TV 101
All students interested in the TV 101 class please go to the Home EC room at 12:45 on Wednesday (minimum day) to sign up. The class will not meet on Wednesday, but only 20 students will be enrolled in this exciting program! We will have a sign-up sheet on Wednesday, and the class will officially start on Monday, October 22nd. Class meetings will be Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-5 (sometimes until 5:30 with notice).

10.14.2007

CMS Bulletin 10/15/2007

Red and Gold Dance
ASB needs students to bring school appropriate, (clean versions) of your favorite music. Please give CDs to your ASB representative, ASB officers, Mrs. Taylor or Mrs. Kaklamanos. Make sure you have your name on your CD. We will be playing your music at the Red & Gold Card Dance on Friday, Oct. 19! We don't have much time. So hurry and bring the music!

TV 101
Are you interested in television and video production? Join us in the library Today October 15th at 3:30 PM to hear about an exciting new opportunity after school. A professional studio coach will be here to show you what TV 101 is all about! The program will be held Mondays and Wednesdays at 3:30 and will include filming, editing, scripting, storyboard creation, field trips and more! Independent PE students are welcome to come back on campus at 3:30 for this exciting opportunity!

Garden Club
Club Garden is on Thursdays after school from 3:10-4:10pm. We look forward to working with you in the garden and for all of us to enjoy our beautiful plot of land. Thanks to our current members for being so punctual, patient, helpful, hardworking, and positive. KEEP IT UP! KEEP IT GROWING!

Christian Club
Christian Club meets today in Mrs. McIntyre's room.

10.12.2007

CMS Bulletin 10/12/2007

TGIF
Don't forget to turn on your TV's!

Free Lunch
If you think you should be getting free and reduced lunch but are still being asked to pay full price, please see Alfonso Martinez, the registrar in the front office. There still seem to be problems for some people.

Red and Gold Dance
ASB needs students to bring school appropriate, (clean versions) of your favorite music. Please give CDs to your ASB representative, ASB officers, Mrs. Taylor or Mrs. Kaklamanos. Make sure you have your name on your CD. We will be playing your music at the Red & Gold Card Dance on Friday, Oct. 19! We don't have much time. So hurry and bring the music!

Independent PE
Attention Independent PE students: if you did not turn in your time cards, by Thursday, 10/4, of last week, you were given a Failing grade for your 6 week progress report. If you have not turned them in by this Friday, 10/12/07 (today), then you will be dropped from IPE, and placed in a regular PE class

Surf Club - 6th Grade
Surf Club meets today during lunch in Mr. O'Hara's room

TV 101
Are you interested in television and video production? Join us in the library Monday October 15th at 3:30 PM to hear about an exciting new opportunity after school. A professional studio coach will be here to show you what TV 101 is all about! The program will be held Mondays and Wednesdays at 3:30 and will include filming, editing, scripting, storyboard creation, field trips and more! Independent PE students are welcome to come back on campus at 3:30 for this exciting opportunity!

ASB Meeting
There is an ASB Meeting in the Art Room today. Please bring recycle box and pencil. Be quick and quiet.

10.11.2007

CMS Bulletin 10/11/2007

Diversity
ANYONE interested in learning about diversity on campus is invited to join Ms. Nunez in room 12 during lunch today. Seventh and eighth graders, bring your lunch and hang out as we plan our events for this year. Day of the Dead is coming soon and we need to start planning!

Club Garden
Garden Club will meet today in the Home Economics Room, we will be harvesting our romaine lettuce and making croutons for a DELICIOUS Chicken Caesar Salad, hopefully with special guest chef, Ms. Jenuine! C U there!

Free Lunch
If you think you should be getting free and reduced lunch but are still being asked to pay full price, please see Alfonso Martinez, the registrar in the front office. There still seem to be problems for some people.

Red and Gold Dance
ASB needs students to bring school appropriate, (clean versions) of your favorite music. Please give CDs to your ASB representative, ASB officers, Mrs. Taylor or Mrs. Kaklamanos. Make sure you have your name on your CD. We will be playing your music at the Red & Gold Card Dance on Friday, Oct. 19! We don't have much time. So hurry and bring the music!

Independent PE
Attention Independent PE students: if you did not turn in your time cards, by Thursday, 10/4, of last week, you were given a Failing grade for your 6 week progress report. If you have not turned them in by this Friday, 10/12/07, then you will be dropped from IPE, and placed in a regular PE class

10.10.2007

CMS Bulletin 10/10/2007

Lunch
Students you may no longer eat any meal on the stage or any of the steps.
This will be for the entire month of October. The behavior from that area is not okay. Trash is being left and food is being thrown. Please respect your school.

Dust
Please try not to scuff your feet in the dirt by our track as it puts dust in the air that we all breathe. Use the grass or pavement for walking long distances. Thank you

Diversity
ANYONE interested in learning about diversity on campus is invited to join Ms. Nunez in room 12 during lunch this Thursday 10/11(tomorrow). Seventh and eighth graders, bring your lunch and hang out as we plan our events for this year. Day of the Dead is coming soon and we need to start planning!

Club Garden
This Thursday (tomorrow) meet in the Home Economics Room, we will be harvesting our romaine lettuce and making croutons for a DELICIOUS Chicken Caesar Salad, hopefully with special guest chef, Ms. Jenuine! C U there!

Free Lunch
If you think you should be getting free and reduced lunch but are still being asked to pay full price, please see Alfonso Martinez, the registrar in the front office. There still seem to be problems for some people.

Thank You
Thank you so much if you are one of the great people helping to pick up trash around campus, and if you are making sure that trash is in the garbage not on the ground.

Red and Gold Dance
ASB needs students to bring school appropriate, (clean versions) of your favorite music. Please give CDs to your ASB representative, ASB officers, Mrs. Taylor or Mrs. Kaklamanos. Make sure you have your name on your CD. We will be playing your music at the Red & Gold Card Dance on Friday, Oct. 19! We don't have much time. So hurry and bring the music!

Surf Club
Surf club today at lunch in Mr. J's room.

Independent PE
Attention Independent PE students: if you did not turn in your time cards, by Thursday, 10/4, of last week, you were given a Failing grade for your 6 week progress report. If you have not turned them in by this Friday, 10/12/07, then you will be dropped from Independent PE, and placed in a regular PE class

Reading with Hillary
No reading group today with Hillary.

10.09.2007

CMS Bulletin 10/9/2007

Lunch
Students you may no longer eat any meal on the stage or any of the steps.
This will be for the entire month of October. The behavior from that area is not okay. Trash is being left and food is being thrown. Please respect your school.

Dust
Please try not to scuff your feet in the dirt by our track as it puts dust in the air that we all breathe. Use the grass or pavement for walking long distances. Thank you

Chess Club
Chess Club meets Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:30 in the Home Econ. room.
Come and join us and learn how to play or develop more skills if you do play.

Office Phone
The phone in the office is for emergencies only.

Diversity
ANYONE interested in learning about diversity on campus is invited to join Ms. Nunez in room 12 during lunch this Thursday 10/11. Seventh and eighth graders, bring your lunch and hang out as we plan our events for this year. Day of the Dead is coming soon and we need to start planning!

Club Garden
This Thursday meet in the Home Economics Room, we will be harvesting our romaine lettuce and making croƻtons for a DELICIOUS Chicken Caesar Salad, hopefully with special guest chef, Ms. Jenuine! C U there!

Free Lunch

If you think you should be getting free and reduced lunch but are still being asked to pay full price, please see Alfonso Martinez, the registrar in the front office. There still seem to be problems for some people.

Thank You

Thank you so much if you are one of the great people helping to pick up trash around campus, and if you are making sure that trash is in the garbage not on the ground.

Red and Gold Dance

ASB needs students to bring school appropriate, (clean versions) of your favorite music. Please give CDs to your ASB representative, ASB officers, Mrs. Taylor or Mrs. Kaklamanos. Make sure you have your name on your CD. We will be playing your music at the Red & Gold Card Dance on Friday, Oct. 19! We don't have much time. So hurry and bring the music!

10.08.2007

CMS Bulletin 10/8/2007

Lunch
Students you may no longer eat any meal on the stage or any of the steps.
This will be for the entire month of October. The behavior from that area is not okay. Trash is being left and food is being thrown. Please respect your school.

Dust
Please try not to scuff your feet in the dirt by our track as it puts dust in the air that we all breathe. Use the grass or pavement for walking long distances. Thank you

Chess Club
Chess Club meets every Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:30 in the Home Econ. room.
Come and join us and learn how to play or develop more skills if you do play.

Office Phone
The phone in the office is for emergencies only.

Christian Club
Christian Club will meet today during lunch in Mrs. McIntyre's room.

10.05.2007

CMS Bulletin 10/5/2007

Word of the Day Challenge
Now let's put them all together...
Now that the NOVELTY of being back at school has worn off, don't be LULLED into doing PALTRY amounts of work or leaving assignments DERELICT in the dark CREVICES of your backpack. Doing so will put your grades in PERIL and DOUSE your hopes for DELECTABLE rewards!

TGIF
Don't forget to turn your TV's on for TGIF today!

Lunch
Students you may no longer eat any meal on the stage or any of the steps.
This will be for the entire month of October. The behavior from that area is not okay. Trash is being left and food is being thrown. Please respect your school.

Dust
Please try not to scuff your feet in the dirt by our track as it puts dust in the air that we all breathe. Use the grass or pavement for walking long distances. Thank you

Float Friday's
For the next few weeks the Washington DC trip will be selling Root Beer and Coke Floats in the lunch quad from 12:35 to 12:55.

Chess Club
Chess Club meets every Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:30 in the Home Econ. room.
Come and join us and learn how to play or develop more skills if you do play.

Office Phone
The phone in the office is for emergencies only.

6th Grade Surf Club
6th Grade surf club meets today during lunch in Mr. O'Hara's room

ASB
ASB will meet today during SSR. Please bring your recycle box and come quickly and quietly to ASB.

10.04.2007

CMS Bulletin 10/4/2007

Word of the Day Challenge
Soft music and a warm blanket was sure to __________ the baby to sleep.
a) lull b) peril c) douse
All of the kids lined up to buy the new game, but its __________ soon wore off.
a) delectable b) lull c) novelty

Independent PE
If you are in independent PE please make sure that all your time sheets are turned into the office today.

Student ID Cards
If you did not get your student ID please come to the office and get it from Mrs. Payne. If you have lost your picture ID you can get a new one but, it will cost $5.00.

Garden Club
Garden Club is today after school. Please come join us while we enjoy the beautiful garden we have growing so far. Next week we will be cooking or crafting but in order to enjoy that part of Garden Club, you must also work with us when we are outside! See you there.

Surf Club
Surf club today at lunch in Mrs. Johnson's room.

Lunch
Students you may no longer eat any meal on the stage or any of the steps.
This will be for the entire month of October. The behavior from that area is not okay. Trash is being left and food is being thrown. Please respect your school.

Dust
Please try not to scuff your feet in the dirt by our track as it puts dust in the air that we all breathe. Use the grass or pavement for walking long distances. Thank you

Float Friday's
For the next few weeks the Washington DC trip will be selling Root Beer and Coke Floats in the lunch quad from 12:35 to 12:55.

Chess Club
Chess Club meets every Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:30 in the Home Econ. room.
Come and join us and learn how to play or develop more skills if you do play.

Office Phone
The phone in the office is for emergencies only.

10.02.2007

CMS Bulletin 10/3/2007

Word of the Day Challenge
Walter's lucky coin fell into a __________ in the sidewalk, so he couldn't retrieve it.
a) novelty b) crevice c) lull
We could hardly survive on the __________ amount of food we had packed for the trip.
a) Inert b) delectable c) paltry

Independent PE
If you are in independent PE please make sure that all your time sheets are turned into the office by Thursday October 4th (tomorrow).

Student ID Cards
If you did not get your student ID please come to the office and get it from Mrs. Payne. If you have lost your picture ID you can get a new one but, it will cost $5.00.

8th Street Bridge
The 8th Street Bridge is now open for the public to use.

Washington DC Trip
Attention students going to Washington D.C.- Bring your lunch to Mr. Fowler's room today at 12:25 for an important meeting.

Garden Club
Garden Club is this Thursday. Please come join us while we enjoy the beautiful garden we have growing so far. Next week we will be cooking or crafting but in order to enjoy that part of Garden Club, you must also work with us when we are outside! See you there.

Surf Club
Surf club will be on Thursday this week due to the Washington DC meeting on Wednesday.

Lunch
Students you may no longer eat any meal on the stage or any of the steps. This will be for the entire month of October. The behavior from that area is not okay. Trash is being left and food is being thrown. Please respect your school.

Dust
Please try not to scuff your feet in the dirt by our track as it puts dust in the air that we all breathe. Use the grass or pavement for walking long distances. Thank you

CMS Bulletin 10/2/2007

Word of the Day Challenge
Mother will __________ our dog in flea spray to kill the pests.
a) lull b) crevice c) douse
The demolition team prepared to raze (tear down) the __________ building.
a) derelict b) novelty c) paltry

Independent PE
If you are in independent PE please make sure that all your time sheets are turned into the office by Thursday October 4th.

Student ID Cards
If you did not get your student ID please come to the office and get it from Mrs. Payne.

8th Street Bridge
The 8th Street Bridge is bow open for the public to use.

Washington DC Trip
Attention students going to Washington D.C.- There is a mandatory meeting in Mr. Fowler's room tomorrow at lunch at 12:25. Bring your lunch and come to room #2 to pick your roommates for the trip and hear other important information.

10.01.2007

CMS Bullletin 10/1/2007

Word of the Day Challenge
Let's see what words you remember from the last two weeks...
Thanksgiving Dinner looked ____________ and tasted wonderful too!
a) derelict b) paltry c) delectable
The small boy was in __________ as he walked further out onto the thin ice.
a) lull b) peril c) inert

Independent PE
If you are in independent PE please make sure that all your time sheets are turned into the office by October 5th (this Friday).

Student ID Cards
If you did not get your student ID please come to the office and get it from Mrs. Payne.

8th Street Bridge

The 8th Street Bridge is bow open for the public to use.

Christian Club
Christian Club will meet today at lunch in Mrs. McIntyre’s room.

9.27.2007

CMS Bulletin 09/28/2007

Word of the Day
Derelict (ADJ) deserted; abandoned; neglected.
Completing derelict assignments can often improve your grades... are you behind in your work?

Independent PE
If you are in independent PE please make sure that all your time sheets are turned into the office by October 5th (next Friday).

Student ID Cards
If you did not get your student ID please come to the office and get it from Mrs. Payne.

ASB
There will be an ASB meeting today in the Art Room. Please quietly bring recycle box, pencil and suggestions for activities.

New Club
ANYONE interested in learning about diversity on campus is invited to join Ms. Nunez in room 12 during lunch. Seventh and eighth graders bring your lunch and hang out as we plan our events for this year. Day of the Dead is coming soon and we need to start planning!

9.26.2007

CMS Bulletin 09/27/2007

Word of the Day
Douse (Verb) to immerse in liquid; to drench.
Many brave teachers and administrators were doused in the dunk tank last year as a demonstration of school spirit.

Garden Club
Garden Club will meet today. We will be out in the front, weeding and working with the superintendent. Your help is needed and appreciated. Hope everyone enjoyed the delectable food last week.

Independent PE
If you are in independent PE please make sure that all your time sheets are turned into the office by October 5th (next Friday).

Student ID Cards
If you did not get your student ID please come to the office and get it from Mrs. Payne.