2014-2015 District Championships

DISTRICT SPIRIT NIGHT CHAMPIONS

8th Grade Boys Basketball Champions

7th Grade Boys Basketball Champions

8th Grade Girls Volleyball Champions

8th Grade Girls Soccer Champions

Considering Colina?

For School Choice or Interdistrict Transfer information, please visit the CVUSD website at www.conejousd.org.

Important 2015-2016 Events

August 17-18 Cougar Camp!

August 18  6th grade Orientation

August 19 7th/8th grade Orientation

August 26 First Day of School!

August 28 Back to School Social and Dance

September 3 Magazine Drive Duck Day 

September 4 Magazine Drive Duck Day

September 7 No School Labor Day

September 9 Magazine Drive Duck Day


Principal's Welcome

It is my pleasure to welcome you to Colina Middle School--home of the Cougars! Our entire staff is committed to academic excellence, as well as the social enrichment and emotional support of all of our students... every student can be a successful learner. I truly believe that teachers, students, and parents must work together and become the pathway for those educational experiences. Read more...
~ Shane Frank, Principal

Orientation

The list of documents may be helpful for you as you plan for the 2015-2016 orientation and school year.  Some of these documents will be mailed home to you in our summer mailer this August, but are also available here for you if you need additional copies or for easy reference.  We look forward to welcoming your student for an outstanding 2015-2016 school year!


Orientation Schedules 2015-2016.doc

2015-16 IMPORTANT DATES.doc

Parking Lot Traffic Procedures for Back 2 School Newsletter.doc

Back side of Parking Lot Instructions.pdf

90-00027 CVUSD AUP Student Signature Form Eng-Sp Rev 012714.pdf

90-00032 CVUSD AUP Student Responsibilities-Gr 6-12-Eng-sP Rev 012714.pdf

2015-16 Opening Parent Letter (Repaired).doc

2015-2016 Colina Direct Donation Form.pdf

2015-16 6th grade supply list.pdf

7th and 8th Grade Supply Lists (2).doc

Colina PTSA Membership 2015-2016.pdf

Orientation Shopping List.doc

Cougar Camp 2015.pdf


Announcements

Our summer office hours are as follows:
June 15th – June 30th Open: 8:00 –  11:00
      Closed for lunch and clerical work: 11:00 –   1:00
      Open: 1:00 – 3:00

Office reopens to the public on Monday, August 10th
          Open: 9:00 – 11:30
          Closed for lunch and clerical work: 11:30 –   1:00
          Open: 1:00 – 3:00


Honors Petition Forms Available

Honors course petition forms are now available in the counseling office. Students who will be in 7th or 8th grade next year who are not automatic qualifier for honors can fill out a petition form to be considered for an honors class.  Please contact your counselor with any questions. Petition forms are due Friday, June 26.




Debate

Colina is proud to announce that two of our debate teams made it to the National Middle School Public Debate Championship on Saturday, April 18th (2015).  Team SCV, Connie Shi, Taylor Chen and Hayden Vaughn won three out of five rounds and finished within the top 60%.  Team RKJ, Arabella Raab, Katie Kong and Amanda Ju finished the regular five rounds of competition with five wins and no losses.  They were selected for the Grand Final (public) Debate and finished in second place in the championship!  States from across the West contributed to over 125 teams with multiple leagues.  We took first place for our league and two speakers from our school placed in the top ten from over 300 speakers.  Katie Kong was 10th place and Amanda Ju was 6th.   Way to go Colina debate team and coach, Mrs. Christa Lamb! 

Brainfuse Free Tutoring

The Thousand Oaks Library offers free Tutoring to 3rd-12th grade students. Click here to find out more about BrainFuse and other homework help. See full size image

 

Renaissance Criteria

To qualify for Renaissance activities and privileges, students must meet the following criteria:

Recipients have earned all A’s and E’s/S’s in citizenship and work habits.

Silver Card: Recipients have earned all A’s and B’s, and E’s/S’s in citizenship and work habits.

Bronze Card: Recipients have earned all A’s, B’s, C’s and E’s/S’s in citizenship and work habits, or recipients have shown a .5 GPA improvement from trimester grading period to trimester grading period, to the 2.0 level or above.

A mark of an “N” or “U” in citizenship or work habits disqualifies a student from earning a Renaissance Card for a specified grading period.

What is Colina Collecting?

Box Tops for Education as a fundraiser for Adelante Mujeres. Please send your student with any Box Tops.

Pull Tabs for the Ronald McDonald House are collected in home rooms.

Don't forget to sign up for Escrip. Colina receives money every time you shop at your local grocery store. Contact the PTSA at colinaptsa@gmail.com for more information.