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Audience: Homepage, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08, Staff, Teachers, All Grades, Homepage, Students and Parents

ASB is putting on a COLOR dance for all grades this Friday! 

 

Wear a white shirt and other clothes you don't mind getting dirty with all sorts of colors!  

 

Note: Parents and staff will spray student volunteers, below the shoulders, with a variety of colored corn starch. 

 

We will also have neon paint stations and games lined up for all to enjoy.  As always, food and drinks will be provided!

 

Get you permissions slips on loop or during 4th period Monday.  Turn in at the ASB table at lunch to get a ticket.  Don't miss out!

 

Contact an ASB student or Mr. Campbell for more information.

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Published: 4/15/18




Audience: Homepage, Grade 06, Grade 07, Homepage, Students and Parents

Stop by Mr. Campbell's room, 314, to pick up an application.

 

All applications are due this Friday, April 20th.

 

Contact Mr. Campbell if you have questions.

 

Good luck!

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Posted by: Mr. Campbell
Published: 4/15/18




Audience: Homepage, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08, Staff, Principals, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Students, Homepage and Parents

Parents and Students,

We have many items left behind on the blacktop or around campus that have not been claimed since the Winter Break.  Please check the Lost and Found located in the 200 building hallway if you have lost something.

 

All items will be donated at the end the month if not claimed.

 

Thank you,

SMS

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Posted by: Orla Murphy
Published: 4/13/18




Audience: Homepage, Grade 06, Grade 07, Homepage, Students and Parents

 

should meet in Mr. Campbell's room, 314, this Thursday, at the start of lunch.  Applications and important due dates will be shared at that time.

 

What is ASB?

 

The Associated Student Body is a class that focuses on students creating a school culture that is positive and fun.  Student led committees design and execute activities weekly and monthly.  Some activities ASB has created include: dances (Halloween, Holiday and Spring), lunch challenges, spirit days, talent shows and sport competitions.

 

Who qualifies to run?

 

*2.75 GPA or higher

*"Satisfactory" or "Outstanding" marks in citizenship

*All positive teacher recommendations

*No Demerits

 

If you have further questions, contact Mr. Campbell.

 

Hope to see you on Thursday!

 

Good luck.

Mr. Campbell

 

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Posted by: Mr. Campbell
Published: 4/9/18




Audience: Homepage, Grade 06, Grade 07, All Grades, Homepage, Students and Parents

What is PAL? 

 

The PAL class is a student directed class that creates activities and awareness to make Shorecliffs a better place.  Activities students in PAL have created and supported in the past include: Red Ribbon activities/assembly, Anti-Bullying assemblies, Food and Toy drives, GPA assemblies, Hurricane Relief efforts and recently a "Starts with Hello" campaign to increase student connections on campus.

 

If you are interested in being involved in a class that allows students to lead, create and implement activities to engage the student body and community, stop by at lunch on Wednesday (Room 314) to get more information and an application.

 

Contact Mr. Campbell if you have questions.

 

 

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Posted by: Mr. Campbell
Published: 4/9/18




Audience: CJSF, Newsletters, Staff, Professional Learning Community, Teachers, Students, Parents, Testing, Info, NJHS, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08, All Grades, Homepage, Groups, About Us, Attendance, Staff, Principals, Guidance, Resources, Discipline Procedures and Policies, Sys Admins, Homepage, Teachers, Admin and Brad Baker

SHORECLIFFS MIDDLE SCHOOL

Friday March 30th, 2018

MINIMUM DAY BELL SCHEDULE

NO ZERO PERIOD 

 

PERIOD                                 TIME                                      MINUTES

1                                              8:45 – 9:20                                        35

 

2                                              9:24 – 9:59                                        35

 

3                                              10:03 – 10:38                                    35

 

Break                                      10:38 – 10:48                                   10

 

4                                              10:52 – 11:27                                    35

 

5                                              11:31 – 12:06                                    35

 

6                                              12:10 – 12:45                                   35

 

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Posted by: Brad Baker
Published: 3/29/18




Audience: Homepage and Homepage


 

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Posted by: Brad Baker
Published: 3/23/18




Audience: Homepage, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08, Staff, Teachers, All Grades, Homepage, Students and Parents

The Shorecliffs Annual Talent Show is Friday, March 23rd!   Showtime is 7PM to 9PM.

 

1. Students can buy tickets for $5 during lunch before they sell out.  

2. Students need to be chaperoned by an adult.

 

3. Tickets will be sold during lunch all week.

 

Your ticket will get you admission to the show plus snacks/refreshments during intermission.

 

Hope to see you there!!

 

ASB Class of 2018

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Posted by: Mr. Campbell
Published: 3/17/18




Audience: Homepage and Homepage


See Flyer Attached.

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Posted by: Cheryl Dore
Published: 3/14/18




Audience: CJSF, Newsletters, Staff, Professional Learning Community, Teachers, Students, Parents, Info, NJHS, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08, All Grades, Homepage, Groups, About Us, Attendance, Staff, Principals, Guidance, Resources, Discipline Procedures and Policies, Sys Admins, Homepage, Teachers, Admin and Brad Baker

Shorecliffs Middle School AVID

Please note: Completion of this application(attached) does NOT guarantee acceptance into Shorecliffs AVID. This application should be completed by any student interested in AVID as their elective class.  Feel free to use an extra sheet of paper to answer the following questions.

 Please return this application SMS Front Office no later than: 6th gr: March 16th  and 7th/8th gr: March 23rd

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Posted by: Brad Baker
Published: 3/13/18




Audience: CJSF, Newsletters, Staff, Professional Learning Community, Teachers, Students, Parents, Info, NJHS, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08, All Grades, Homepage, Groups, About Us, Attendance, Staff, Principals, Guidance, Resources, Discipline Procedures and Policies, Sys Admins, Homepage, Teachers, Admin and Brad Baker


 

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Posted by: Brad Baker
Published: 3/13/18




Audience: Homepage, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08, Staff, Principals, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Homepage, Students and Parents

If you can sing, dance, play an instrument or anything else that requires talent, practice now because try outs will be held on Monday March 12th for 6th and 7th graders, on Tuesday March 13th for 8th graders, and any acts that have mixed grade levels in it. All tryouts will start at 3:30pm in the Seahawk Center! 

 

Talent show will be held on March 22nd and March 23rd from 7-9PM in the Seahawk Center.

Acts should be no longer than 3 minutes long.  Students who qualify to be in the talent show must be in good academic standing (above 2.0), good citizenship (no U’s), have no demerits and must be students at Shorecliffs.

 

If you plan on trying out for the talent show, fill out the attached form (or pick one up at the front office) and hand into Mr. Campbell  before you try out. 

 

Good luck!

 

Contact Mr. Campbell if you have questions.

 

Btcampbell@capousd.org

 

 

 

 

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Posted by: Mr. Campbell
Published: 2/27/18




Audience: Homepage, Math 8 Period 5, Staff, Principals, Math 8 Period 2, Sys Admins, Teachers, Homepage, Students, Parents, Algebra I (P)(s) Period 4, Algebra I (P)(s) Period 3, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08, Math 8 Period 1, All Grades and Math 8 Period 6

Please print the attached flyer or show the electronic copy when placing your order.

 

CJSF/CSF will receive 20% of the proceeds to fund scholarships!

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Posted by: Mrs. Allen
Published: 1/31/18




Audience: Yearbook Site, Homepage, Grade 08, Teachers, Staff, Homepage and Parents

Yearbook is selling baby ads/8th grade dedications for all 8th graders through Friday, March 16. Yearbook will be handing out flyers to all 8th graders on Monday, January 29, with all the information you need (or print the attached flyer).  So, parents ask your 8th grader all about it.  It is a great way to recognize your child's middle school years and support the yearbook at the same time.  Turn the flyer into the office or Mr. Morales's room.    Room 307 or 308.

 

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Posted by: Mr. Morales
Published: 1/29/18




Audience: Homepage and Homepage

Come enjoy the hard work your NHD students did this year Tuesday January 30th from 6-7 pm in the Seahawk Center.

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Posted by: Mr. Morris
Published: 1/25/18




Audience: Homepage and Homepage

Rain and textbooks don't go well together!  Please check your locker and backpacks to make sure your textbooks are not wet.  If they are, please bring them to the library immediately.  Don't wait!

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Posted by: Cheryl Dore
Published: 1/8/18




Audience: Homepage, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08, Staff, Principals, Teachers, All Grades, Homepage, Students and Parents

We will be on assembly schedule this Thursday.  Attached is the schedule for reference.

 

Mr. Campbell

A.S.B. Director

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Posted by: Mr. Campbell
Published: 12/17/17




Audience: Science 7 Acc Site, Homepage, Science 7 Period 6, Science 7 Period 4, Staff, Science 7 Period 5, Principals, Cross-Age Tutor Site, Sys Admins, Teachers, Mrs. Goit, Science 7 Site, Students, Homepage, Parents, Science 7 SDAIE Site, 7th Grade T/Q/P Calendar, Science 7 Period 1, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08, All Grades, Plant Science Site and Science 7 Period 3

Looking for a great gift?

Flowers are Sold after school on the ramp on Thursday 12/14

Get your Seahawk grown flowers grown this year in our garden.  

All purchases are considered a donation to The West View Learning Garden.

 

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Posted by: Mrs. Goit
Published: 12/13/17




Audience: Homepage, CJSF, Staff, Principals, Sys Admins, Teachers, Homepage, Students, Parents, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08 and All Grades

CJSF applications are due by February 1st to Mrs. Peck's classroom (room 317) by 3:30pm.  Late applications will not be accepted.  Please read the directions carefully.

 

YOU MUST REAPPLY EVERY SEMESTER.

 

7th & 8th graders may apply.  Application grades are for 1st & 2nd quarter of this school year.

 

Visit the website for more information or download the application below.

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Posted by: Mrs. Allen
Published: 12/1/17




Audience: Homepage, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08, Staff, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Homepage, Students and Parents

Winter Wonderland Dress Up Day!

 

  • Dress up as your favorite holiday character: like an elf, reindeer, Santa, gingerbread, star, Christmas Tree, etc.
  • Wear your favorite holiday pajamas
  • Find an ugly holiday sweater
  • Wear Red & Green

 

  • Costume Contest Categories:
  1. Best Ugly sweater
  2. Cutest Holiday Pajamas
  3. Best holiday character
  4. Most Festive, Creative, Colorful

 

  • School dress code applies to your costumes

 

 

 

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Posted by: Mr. Campbell
Published: 11/29/17




Audience: Homepage, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08, Staff, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Homepage, Students and Parents

ASB will be sponsoring the annual holiday dance!

 

Permission slips will be handed out on Monday (12/4) and collected all week, during lunch.

 

Attached is the permission slip for your convenience.

 

Hope to see you there!

 

Carni C.

ASB Historian

 

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Posted by: Mr. Campbell
Published: 11/29/17




Audience: Homepage

Please see attached flyer.

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Posted by: Cheryl Dore
Published: 11/14/17




Audience: Homepage, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08, Principals, Teachers, All Grades, Homepage and Parents

Lip Sync Battle!

 

Do you like to lip sync and have fun on stage?  This activity is for you!

 

Tryouts and Application Form

This year’s annual Air Guitar Battle is scheduled for December 21ST!  We want people who can lip-sync and have a good time on stage pretending to be their favorite band or singer. 

 

  • Tryouts will be held December 12th, immediately after school, in the Seahawk Center. 
  • Acts should be 1 to 2 minutes long and appropriate for school. 
  • Students wanting to participate need to have good citizenship (O or S in citizenship) and good academic standing (As, Bs or Cs in all classes)

 

 

If you plan on trying out for Air Guitar, fill out the form below and hand into Mr. Campbell or the front office by  December 12th.

 

Student(s) Name(s) (print):_________________________________

 

_____________________________________________________

 

Parent(s)/Guardian(s) Signature(s):___________________________

 

____________________________________________________

 

If you have questions, contact ASB or Mr. Campbell.

  

 

 

How to pick a song?

 

1. A good beat/energetic

2. Tells a story that can be acted out and lip synced

3. Song has “characters”: wear a costume or dress up

4. Can be funny, you can mock or make fun of a group

5. Song needs to be no more than 2 minutes in length

6. Bring song to tryouts using a CD, flash drive or iPod/mp3 player that has a headphone jack (ie: no Iphone 7, 8 or X)!

 

 

FYI: We have a lot of good acts trying out.  If you want to be picked to perform, practice, practice, practice!!!

 

Some examples of songs/bands to do:

 

Don’t Stop Believing 
Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
Barbie Girl
Mamma Mia
Surfin’ USA
Fabulous 
Thriller
California Girls (Beach Boys)
Living On A Prayer

                                   

Hannah Montana                    Pink

Michael Jackson                     High School Musical

Black Eyed Peas                    21 pilots

Taylor Swift                             Sia

Rihanna                                  Justin Bieber

Selena Gomez                        Imagine Dragons

Spice girls                               Beyonce 

N, Sync                                   

 

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Posted by: Mr. Campbell
Published: 11/9/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07 and Grade 08

 

Canned Food and Household Items Needed

PAL—The Peer Assistance Leadership class and FAM (Family Assistance Ministries) is sponsoring a food drive for local families in need.

 

The PAL class will be collecting items from November 13th through the 17th before school or drop off in the office. 

 

Also, we are collecting items on Thursday, the 16th, during the annual Turkey Trot.

 

Items Needed….

 

Large Baskets or Laundry Baskets

 

 Thanksgiving Food

Non-perishables

Grocery Store Gift Cards

Cooking Oil

Peanut Butter

Jelly

Hamburger/Tuna Helper

Cereal


Canned Vegetables

Top Ramen

Mac and Cheese

Pasta Sauce

Pasta

Diapers

Wipes

Toilet Paper

Paper Towels

Feminine Hygiene

Laundry Soap

Dish Soap

Tooth Paste/Tooth Brush

Shampoo/Conditioner

Bath Soap

 

Thank you for your support!

 

Paige, Devlin /PAL student 8th

 

Adison/PAL student 7th

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Posted by: Mr. Campbell
Published: 11/9/17




Audience: Orla Murphy, Homepage, About Us, Admin, Attendance, CJSF, Discipline Procedures and Policies, Groups, Guidance, Info, Newsletters, NJHS, Professional Learning Community, Resources, SMS Educational Foundation, Staff, Teachers, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Students who are riding bikes, skateboards and scooters must wear helmets to and from school in order to be allowed to use this as appropriate transportation.  Students who arrive to school without helmets will not be allowed to leave on a bike, skateboard or scooter.  Parent will be notified. 

 

 

ARTICLE 4. Operation of Bicycles [21200 - 21213] 
  

(a) A person under 18 years of age shall not operate a bicycle, a nonmotorized scooter, or a skateboard, nor shall they wear in-line or roller skates, nor ride upon a bicycle, a nonmotorized scooter, or a skateboard as a passenger, upon a street, bikeway, as defined in Section 890.4 of the Streets and Highways Code, or any other public bicycle path or trail unless that person is wearing a properly fitted and fastened bicycle helmet that meets the standards of either the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) or the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), or standards subsequently established by those entities. This requirement also applies to a person who rides upon a bicycle while in a restraining seat that is attached to the bicycle or in a trailer towed by the bicycle.

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Posted by: Orla Murphy
Published: 10/26/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Support Red Ribbon activities at Shorecliffs by wearing "Crazy Socks"!

 

Thank you for supporting the P.A.L. class and saying no to drugs!

 

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Posted by: Mr. Campbell
Published: 10/17/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07 and Grade 08

To support our Red Ribbon activities, students and staff are wearing red!

 

Please support our PAL students' Red Ribbon activities.

 

Thank you!

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Posted by: Mr. Campbell
Published: 10/17/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Tuesday: October 24th students can wear their pajamas to school to support Shorecliffs Red Ribbon activities.

 

Students need to apply the S.O.A.R. philosophy when picking out their pajamas and refer to the school dress code.

 

In appropriate dressed students, will face disciplinary action.

 

Thank you for participating!

Peer Assistance Leadership Class

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Posted by: Mr. Campbell
Published: 10/17/17




Audience: Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

The Peer Assistance Leadership students are celebrating Red Ribbon week with daily activities.  See the attached flyer to know which days are dress up days.

 

Hope to see you supporting a drug free life!

 

PAL class

2017/2018

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Posted by: Mr. Campbell
Published: 10/17/17




Audience: Orla Murphy, Homepage, About Us, Admin, Attendance, CJSF, Discipline Procedures and Policies, Groups, Guidance, Info, Newsletters, NJHS, Professional Learning Community, Resources, SMS Educational Foundation, Staff, Teachers, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07 and Grade 08

We will be participating in the Great California Shakeout Drill this Thursday, October 19th, at approximately 10:10 am.  During the drill, students will be practicing a Duck and cover Drill as well as staff practicing emergency procedures.  Students will be on the field for approximately 20-30 minutes, so they are encouraged to wear protective hats and sunscreen. 

 

Parents trying to check students out during the time period of 10:10 am through 10:40 am may experience a delay due to staff practicing procedures. 

 

We thank you for your patience!

The Safety Team

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Posted by: Orla Murphy
Published: 10/17/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Halloween Costume Contest and Guidelines

 

On Friday, October 27th, ASB is sponsoring a costume contest.  All students who wear a costume to school should apply the S.O.A.R. philosophy and refer to SMS dress code policy* to see if costumes will be appropriate for school.  Students wearing inappropriate costumes will be asked to change into their P.E. clothes.  In addition, students will NOT be allowed to wear masks, carry toy weapons, or wear gang related attire.  If students have questions, they can ask Mr. Campbell or an ASB student.

 

*You can wear hats and face paint. Teacher discretion in class if costume is distracting.

 

 

Costume Contest Categories

Best Knee-Slapper

Most Colorful

Best Homemade

Best Throwback (Decade Character)

Best TV Show/Movie/Video Game Character

Most Spine Chilling

Most Futuristic

Best Overall

Best Group Costume

 

*Judging will be held at the dance and prizes will be given as rewards!

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Posted by: Mr. Campbell
Published: 10/17/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

6th graders attend during 6th period

 

7th and 8th graders attend after school from 3:30 to 5PM

 

Permission slips will be handed out on Monday, October 23rd  and collected all week.  6th graders turn permission slips into your 6th period teacher.  7th and 8th graders turn slips in at lunch.

 

Attached are the forms.  Be sure to print the correct grade level permission slip.

 

Hope to see you at the Halloween Dance!

 

ASB Class

2017/2018

 

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Posted by: Mr. Campbell
Published: 10/17/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07 and Grade 08

We will be on assembly schedule on Monday, Oct 30th to listen to Ray Lazano speak.

 

Assemblies will take place in the morning, during periods 1,2 and 3.

 

 

 

 

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Posted by: Mr. Campbell
Published: 10/17/17




Audience: Homepage

The link to purchasing the yearbook online is now up and running.

Use the following link or the link on the left hand side of the homepage.  Use code 7506 if needed.

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Posted by: Mr. Morales
Published: 10/12/17




Audience: Science 7 Period 1, Science 7 Period 3, Science 7 Period 4, Science 7 Period 5, Science 7 Period 6, Mrs. Goit and Homepage

The West View Learning Garden Workshops 

You are invited: Students, Teachers and Parents to Our

 Garden Workshop 

 

    When: Wednesdays, from 3:30-4:00

 

     Learn to grow your own food in our 6 raised beds       

 

  Service Credits Available!

 

      This week Help plant our Winter Garden in the six garden beds for the coming 2017 .  


 

 For more information Contact: Mrs.Goit

jdgoit@capousd.org 

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Posted by: Mrs. Goit
Published: 10/4/17




Audience: Brad Baker, Homepage, About Us, Admin, Attendance, CJSF, Discipline Procedures and Policies, Groups, Guidance, Info, Newsletters, NJHS, Professional Learning Community, Resources, SMS Educational Foundation, Staff, Teachers, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Seahawk Families,

 

Friendly reminder that we will have a minimum day on Thursday, October 5th as our teachers will be attending professional development training. Our students will be dismissed at 12:45pm so please plan accordingly.

 

Also, please purchase tickets to the Shorecliffs Social on www.shorecliffsfoundation.org. This year’s social is on October 14, from 6-10 p.m., at a private residence on Trafalgar Lane, better known as T-Street.

We look forward to seeing you there and thank you for supporting our Seahawk students!

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Posted by: Brad Baker
Published: 10/2/17




Audience: Homepage, NJHS, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07 and Grade 08

NJHS & PTA have partnered together to raise 8,000 Box Tops!

 

Get the box top app to help us earn even more!

http://www.boxtops4education.com/bonusapp

 

What to do:

1. Cut the box tops off of the products you already purchase

2. Turn in the VALID box tops to your 5th period teacher

3. The class that collects the most VALID box tops will earn an ice cream party!!!

 

Please see an NJHS member or adviser if you have any questions.

 

http://www.boxtops4education.com/earn/participating-products

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Posted by: Mrs. Allen
Published: 9/29/17




Audience: Homepage

Students will be dismissed @ 12:45 p.m.

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Posted by: Cheryl Dore
Published: 9/29/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Thank you to all who participated in the annual fundraiser!

 

Your reward day is coming soon.  On Wednesday, October 4th, students who qualified will go to the City of Awesomeness during SSR, 5th and 6th period.

 

Listen to morning announcements for more information.

 

Contact Mr. Campbell if you have questions.

 

Thanks again for the support!

 

A.S.B. Class 2017/2018

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Posted by: Mr. Campbell
Published: 9/27/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07 and Grade 08

This Friday, wear your aloha clothing (shirts and/or leis)!

 

Show your school spirit and earn homeroom points by participating in our first spirit day of the year!  School dress code applies.

 

Posted by ASB students,

 

Daisy K.

Public Relations

 

Benji P.

Community Liason


 

 

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Posted by: Mr. Campbell
Published: 9/26/17




Audience: Homepage

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Posted by: Cheryl Dore
Published: 9/14/17




Audience: Science 7 Period 1, Science 7 Period 3, Science 7 Period 4, Science 7 Period 5, Science 7 Period 6, Mrs. Goit, Cross-Age Tutor Site, Plant Science Site, Science 7 Acc Site, Science 7 SDAIE Site, Science 7 Site, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

The West View Learning Garden Workshops starts next week

You are invited: Students, Teachers and Parents to Our

Fall  Garden Festival Workshop Opening

Taste Delicious organic grilled zucchini and freshly squeezed lemonade 

 

    When: September 20th, from 3:30-4:00

 

          

Workshops On Back Yard Abundance begin each Wednesday starting 9/20-Learn to grow your own food in our 6 raised beds       

 

Service Credits Available!

 

      This week Help prepare our six garden beds for the coming 2017 Winter Planting.  

 For more information Contact: Mrs.Goit jdgoit@capousd.org 

 

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Posted by: Mrs. Goit
Published: 9/13/17




Audience: All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

The Peer Assistance Leadership class (P.A.L.) will be holding a bake sale, after school this Thursday and Friday, to help those affected by recent hurricanes in Texas and Florida.

 

Bake good items are one dollar.  If you can donate more, the PAL class greatly appreciates the support.

 

Money generated by the bake sale will be donated to the Red Cross.

 

Thank you.

 

Peer Assistance Leadership Class 2017-2018

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted by: Mr. Campbell
Published: 9/12/17




Audience: Homepage

Triton Varsity Football is hosting First Responders Appreciation Night at our home game against Fullerton on Friday, September 8th!

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Posted by: Cheryl Dore
Published: 9/5/17




Audience: Homepage, NJHS, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

Qualifying students in 7th & 8th grade received letters of eligibility on Friday, September 1st.  To qualify, students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5.

 

Candidate Forms and associated documents can be found on the SMS NJHS website at https://shorecliffs.schoolloop.com/NJHS.

 

A candidate form help session by current members will be provided on Thursday, September 14th during 7th/8th grade lunch in room 317.

 

If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Peck in room 317 before or after school, during break or at lunch.

 

Serve, serve, serve!

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Posted by: Mrs. Allen
Published: 9/1/17




Audience: Brad Baker, Homepage, About Us, Admin, Attendance, CJSF, Discipline Procedures and Policies, Groups, Guidance, Info, Newsletters, NJHS, Professional Learning Community, Resources, SMS Educational Foundation, Staff and Teachers

School picture days:

 

6th grade: Tuesday Aug. 29th 

7th grade: Wednesday Aug. 30th

8th grade: Thursday Aug. 31st 

 

All pictures will be taken during P.E. classes.  If you are on Independent P.E., you can come in anytime to the Dance Room(205) to get your picture taken.

 

Makeup Picture Day is Friday, September 15th. 

 

Alright Seahawks, comb your hair, pick out your best shirt, and smile! 

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Posted by: Brad Baker
Published: 8/28/17




Audience: Parents, Principals, Students, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

Seahawks!

 

We are off to an amazing start to our Step It Up fitness fundraiser! We had over 312 families registering 358 students who then sent out emails to their family and friends last night!

 

We have some individual students who have raised $300 or more online in the first night! It’s that easy!

 

Because of this amazing success, we have EXTENDED the deadline to send your 10+ emails for one more day, and your student will still qualify for all of the SUCCESS SHEET prizes!

 

If you have not already done so, please click the link below to send out your emails. The entire process should take less than 10 minutes! 

 

Please be aware that NO records are kept and these emails will not be used for ANYTHING other than this fundraiser.

 

We hope you will help us with this important part of our educational experience. The funds we raise benefit ALL STUDENTS!

 

Thank you in advance for your support of our students!

 

Mr. Campbell

A.S.B. Advisor

 

www.stepitupkids.com/Shorecliffs92672

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Posted by: Mr. Campbell
Published: 8/25/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Help the school out with our fundraiser by turning in your Golden Ticket with your parent signature to win a pop socket, a CHILLAXER, a phone fan and a chance to win an Apple Watch or Mini Fridge.

 

To complete the Golden Ticket Success Sheet, we ask that each and every family REGISTER and SEND OUT AT LEAST 10 EMAILS TONIGHT to friends and family, asking for their support.  Don’t forget to ADD YOURSELF so that you, too, can donate online! This is the most critical step in our fundraiser's success, and why we ask everyone to help by taking this action TONIGHT.

 

Helping your child reach his or her goal has never been easier!

 

www.StepItUpKids.com/Shorecliffs92672

 

Please register and send out emails tonight. 

 

Thanks for your support,

 

A.S.B. 2017-18

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Posted by: Mr. Campbell
Published: 8/24/17




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Back to School Night is Thursday, August 31st with a regular school day scheduled. School will dismiss at 3:25.

Friday, September 1st is the minimum day, with a 12:45 dismissal.

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Posted by: Lynne Gould
Published: 8/21/17




Audience: Homepage

Seahawk Families,

 

First and foremost, Shorecliffs Middle School Staff and Teachers are looking forward to working with all of you

to ensure the academic and social success of your child.

As you know, student registration begins next week, so if you missed packet pick-up this week,

please come to the office between 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to pick up your registration packet.

 

In addition to the registration packet, please remember, all parents must go onto the parent portal

 https://sites.google.com/a/capousd.org/parent-and-student-portal/  

to complete the online paperwork and print out the Data Confirmation page.

 

Information on how to access the portal and data confirmation page are in the registration packet.

Without the Data Confirmation page, students will not be able to receive their schedule.

 

Without proof of Tdap immunization, incoming 7th grade students will not be able to receive their schedule.

Communication with our Shorecliffs families is our priority, and our office staff is happy to answer any questions you may have.

 


 

 

We are all looking forward to the beginning of school on August 22nd!

See you at registration next week!!!

 

Go Seahawks!

 

Dr. Baker

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Posted by: Brad Baker
Published: 8/4/17




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Posted by: Brad Baker
Published: 6/2/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

CJSF is a statewide organization that recognizes 7th & 8th grade students for outstanding academic achievement.

 

If you are an 8th grader and earned A's & B's during 3rd & 4th Quarter of 7th grade, then you should apply for CJSF.

 

If you are a 6th or 7th grader, please do your best in all of your academic subjects so that you will have the opportunity to apply in January 2018.

 

Please use the attached link to obtain the CJSF Fall Application.

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Posted by: Mrs. Allen
Published: 6/2/17




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See attached flyers

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Posted by: Cheryl Dore
Published: 5/17/17




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Wednesday, May 17th - Field Events & Mile 

6th grade period 1 (8:45)

7th grade period 2 (9:43)

8th grade period 3 (10:49)

 

Mile Relay - All grade levels period 4 (11:45)

*6th grade will come at the start of their lunch

 

Thursday, May 18th - Running Events 

8th grade period 1-2 (8:45)

7th grade period 3-4 (10:49)

6th grade period 5-6 (1:37)

 

*after reading period

 

Parents are welcome - please sign in at the front office, obtain a visitor's badge and come out and enjoy the events!

 

- After reading period!!!

- All participants need to check in with their classroom teacher prior     to coming out to the track

- All participants need to be suited up in their PE uniform

 

(The lower Vista Hermosa gate will be locked, please use the walk way to enter campus)`

 

 

 

 

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Posted by: Cheryl Dore
Published: 5/12/17




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Packet Pick Up - August 1st and 3rd from 9:00-12:00; August 2nd from 4:00-7:00

 

Registration - 8th Grade - August 8th 8:30-11:30; 7th Grade - August 8th 12:30-3:30; 6th Grade August 9th 8:30-11:30

 

If you are unable to attend the orientation day, you may return your completed forms and pick up your schedule on August 14 from 1:30-3:30; or August 15 from 8:30-11:30 or on the first day of school.  Yearbooks will not be available on the make-up dates.

 

First Day of School - Tuesday, August 22nd - LATE START 9:45

 


 

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Posted by: Brad Baker
Published: 5/10/17




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Please see attached flyer.

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Posted by: Cheryl Dore
Published: 5/8/17




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from 8AM to 1PM on the upper PE field.

 

The San Diego Blood Bank will have 2 mobile units here to process donors.  Blood donated will go directly to local hospitals.

 

Students who get a donor here, on Wednesday, will get out of class to enjoy an ice cream party sponsored by P.A.L.  

 

Help the PAL class save lives!

 

Here's a link to sign up online...

www.sandiegobloodbank.org  , click on the "Schedule Blood Donation Online" link,  type in SCMS for the sponsor code, then choose the time to donate!

 

Thank you for your support!

PAL

Published by Paige C. (PAL student)

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Posted by: Mr. Campbell
Published: 5/8/17




Audience: Brad Baker, Homepage, Admin, Attendance, CJSF, Counselor's Corner, Groups, Guidance, Independent PE (IPE), Independent Study, Info, Middle School Placement Guidelines, Newsletters, NJHS, Parent Portal Contacts, Policies & Procedures, Resources, SMS Educational Foundation, Staff and Teachers

 

 

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CAPISTRANO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

San Juan Capistrano, CA  92675

 

May 1, 2017

 

CUSD Families,

 

It is with great pleasure that we announce our revisions of CUSD Course Placement Guidelines.  Our staff has been working diligently over the course of the school year to revise districtwide placement criteria in English, History-Social Science, Mathematics and Science in grades 6 through 12.  These guidelines can be found on our District Website under the Parent Resource tab and on each high school’s website under the Guidance tab.  Please take an opportunity to review these guidelines with your son/daughter as their Academic Advisors and teachers will be using these guidelines for Fall registration.

 

In addition to these guidelines, we have exciting news for students who have decided to challenge themselves by taking an Honors Level or Advanced Placement course. Summer assignments and assignments over Winter Break will no longer be allowed.  However, as June 1st approaches and you begin planning your break, we offer you several resources and ideas for optional summer reading.  Below are some resources to assist you in selecting books.

 

The California Recommended Literature List is a searchable database of a collection of outstanding literature for children and adolescents in grades prekindergarten through grade twelve in all disciplines. Each book has a description called an "annotation" describing the book.

 

The Find a Book, California tool offers students over 160,000 books from which to choose. This book-search tool enables individuals to build custom reading lists based on Lexile range, grade level, and/or personal interests. The Find A Book program is a national, state-led summer reading initiative sponsored by the Council of Chief State Schools Officers.

 

Renaissance Learning is a company with an international presence whose “primary purpose is to accelerate learning for all children and adults of all ability levels and ethnic and social backgrounds, worldwide.” They provide a free, online tool to assist in finding the most appropriate and engaging books for students.

o   To get started, check out The Parent Guide to AR Bookfinder.  

o   AR BookFinder: http://www.arbookfind.com/default.aspx

o   AR BookFinder in Spanish:  http://www.arbookfind.com/default.aspx?rs=1

 

District Departments have also included a variety of resources parents and students can utilize that are content specific.  Click here for recommendations.

 

On behalf of CUSD, I again thank you for your support and involvement. If you have any questions regarding either the Placement Guidelines or the Advanced Placement Summer/Winter Break assignments, please contact your school’s Guidance Office.

 

Sincerely,

 

Marc Patterson

Assistant Superintendent, Secondary Curriculum and Instruction

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Posted by: Brad Baker
Published: 5/4/17




Audience: Brad Baker, Homepage, Admin, Attendance, CJSF, Counselor's Corner, Groups, Guidance, Independent PE (IPE), Independent Study, Info, Middle School Placement Guidelines, Newsletters, NJHS, Parent Portal Contacts, Policies & Procedures, Resources, SMS Educational Foundation, Staff and Teachers

Dear Shorecliffs Families,

 

Every spring, students in grades three through eight and grade eleven take the Smarter Balanced Assessments (SBA) for English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics. Results from these assessments are just one piece of information to help teachers, parents/guardians, and students understand how well a student is meeting the grade-level standards.

 

The formal testing dates for this school year started on Monday, April 24th and will end Friday, May 12thStudents will be testing in their English and Math classes, and will be on a block schedule Wednesday and Thursday during the next two weeks (please below). It is important that your child have the time necessary to perform at their best on the tests, so please make sure to be on time daily and avoid scheduling any non-necessary appointments that would require your student to miss any part of the school day during the testing dates.  Since testing will occur at different times of the school day, maintaining a regular sleep schedule and making sure your student has healthy snacks on-hand will help your student perform at his/her best. 

 

2 Day Block Schedule 2 Weeks  - Wednesday and Thursday ONLY (May 1st –May 12th )

Wednesday we will have periods 1, 3 and 5 ONLY.  Thursday we will have periods 2, 4 and 6 ONLY.  Students who have independent PE or modified schedule, please check schedule.  There is no 6th period on Wednesday and no 1st period on Thursday. Both days will have zero period during normal times.

 

Period 1/2

8:45

10:45

BREAK

10:45

10:53

Period 3/4

10:53

12:48

LUNCH 7/8

12:48

1:23

LUNCH 6 (3/4 split)

12:00

12:35

Period 5/6

1:28

3:25

 


 

 

Headphones will be used during portions of the test.  If your student would like to use their own earbuds they may bring them to school.  Please make sure that your student also brings with them a silent reading book so they have something to read if they are done testing in class. 

Thank you for helping us provide your student with the best educational environment possible.  Please feel free to contact the SMS office if you are in need of assistance at (949) 498-1660.

 

Go Seahawks!

Dr. Baker, Principal 

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Posted by: Brad Baker
Published: 5/1/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

8th Grade Dance Fundraiser

To make your dance memorable, 8th graders are asked to donate drinks to be sold at “Open House” on April 27th.  All money raised will be given to PTA and applied to your dance.

 

The following items are needed:

Bring in a case or two, maybe a six pack, every bit helps! Please no glass or 2 liter bottles.

 

10 cases of Sprite                      

10 cases of Diet Coke                   

10 cases of Coke

10 cases of Dr. Pepper               

20 cases of bottled water            

10 cases of Gatorade, Lemonade etc.

 

You can drop off items to your Social Studies teacher, bring to Room 314 or drop off at the office by Thursday, April 27th.

 

If you’d like to donate $ instead, make checks payable to “Shorecliffs PTA” Memo: “8th Dance” and turn into your SS teacher or front office.

 

Thank You!

8th Grade ASB students

 

 

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Posted by: Mr. Campbell
Published: 4/24/17




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Online sales of yearbooks ends April 29th.  If you have not purchased a yearbook by then you will have to wait until yearbooks have been distributed, May 26th (8th grade) and May 30 (7th and 6th grade).  At that time we will only be accepting cash.

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Posted by: Mr. Morales
Published: 4/19/17




Audience: Brad Baker, Homepage, Admin, Attendance, CJSF, Counselor's Corner, Groups, Guidance, Independent PE (IPE), Independent Study, Info, Middle School Placement Guidelines, Newsletters, NJHS, Parent Portal Contacts, Policies & Procedures, Resources, SMS Educational Foundation, Staff, Teachers, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07 and Grade 08

It is with great enthusiasm, that we are announcing the Grand Opening of  Shorecliffs Middle School’s Flexible Learning Media Center. In partnership with the Shorecliffs Educational Foundation, PTSA, M&O, TIS, and Shorecliffs Middle School site personnel,  we are excited to show off our completely updated and remodeled 21st century flexible learning space. With the support of so many contributors, our library now provides a high tech environment where collaborative learning is the focus.  Please join us during Open House Thursday, April 27th at 6:30pm for the ribbon cutting ceremony and celebration of CUSD stakeholders working together to improve learning tools and settings for our students.

 

Go Seahawks,

 

Dr. Baker


 

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Posted by: Brad Baker
Published: 4/19/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

ASB is having it's last dance of the year for 6th, 7th and 8th graders!  Permission slips will be handed out on Monday during 4th period.  All students will turn signed permission slips in during lunch the week of the dance.

 

Attached is a copy of the permission slip.

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Mr. Campbell

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Posted by: Mr. Campbell
Published: 4/12/17




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See Attached.  All Summer School Information can be found on the Capistrano Unified School District's Website.

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Posted by: Cheryl Dore
Published: 3/17/17




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Also available for download on the district’s math website at http://capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/Math

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Posted by: Brad Baker
Published: 2/26/17


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