Tuesday, January 28, 2020

High School Night @ College Prep - THIS Thursday (1/30/20)

We are happy to announce
High School Night 
at College Prep
will be on
THIS Thursday, Jan 30
5:30 - 7:00 PM


Representatives from several local High Schools
including:
- Steele Canyon High School
- Helix Charter High School
- and many more
will be in attendance 
to provide information about their schools, 
answer your questions and
provide applications for those who are interested.
Although this night is geared towards our 8th graders,
ALL of our Tiger Families are welcome to attend.
(ALL STUDENTS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY THEIR FAMILIES)

We look forward to an informative evening
and hope that it better prepares you and your family
for the next big step in your child's educational career.

Monday, January 27, 2020

Quarter 2 Report Cards

Tiger Families:

Quarter 2 Report Cards will be emailed
THIS WEEK

The e-mail will be sent from:

College Preparatory Middle School
<noreply@plsis.com>

Please contact the College Prep Office if not received
or if your email address has recently changed.
Please review with your students,
celebrate their accomplishments
and develop a plan
for an even more successful
second half of the 2019-20 school year.

Thank you for your continued partnership
in helping our students earn their STRIPES!!!

Go Tigers!!!

Saturday, January 25, 2020

BE WiSE: Better Education for Women in Science and Engineering - Grades 7-12

Fleet Science Center's BE WiSE
(Better Education for Women in Science and Engineering)
is a 4 year program that engages young women, in grades 7 - 12
in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).


Learn More and Apply at:
Applications are NOW available until February, 2020!

High School Night @ College Prep - THIS Thursday (1/30/20)

We are happy to announce
High School Night 
at College Prep
will be on
THIS Thursday, Jan 30
5:30 - 7:00 PM

Representatives from several local High Schools
including:
- Steele Canyon High School
- Helix Charter High School
- and many more
will be in attendance 
to provide information about their schools, 
answer your questions and
provide applications for those who are interested.
Although this night is geared towards our 8th graders,
ALL of our Tiger Families are welcome to attend.
(ALL STUDENTS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY THEIR FAMILIES)

We look forward to an informative evening
and hope that it better prepares you and your family
for the next big step in your child's educational career.

Friday, January 24, 2020

Canned Food Delivered:)

Hi Tiger Families:

We wanted thank everyone for a VERY successful
Canned Food Drive!
Thanks to everyone's donations, we were able to collect 
a school-wide total of over 695 food items!!!
(Well beyond our goal of 650!!!:)
ALL of the food was picked up by the San Diego Food Bank.

A Big College Prep Roar to Ms. Spencer and The Builders Club
for coordinating this special event:)

Thanks again for sharing that Tiger Pride with those in need!!!

Quarter 2 Report Cards

Tiger Families:

Quarter 2 Report Cards will be emailed
NEXT WEEK

The e-mail will be sent from:

College Preparatory Middle School
<noreply@plsis.com>

Please contact the College Prep Office if not received
or if your email address has recently changed.
Please review with your students,
celebrate their accomplishments
and develop a plan
for an even more successful
second half of the 2019-20 school year.

Thank you for your continued partnership
in helping our students earn their STRIPES!!!

Go Tigers!!!

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Volunteers Needed for PTSA Events:)

Tiger Families,

PTSA has several fun activities fast approaching 
and they NEED YOU to make these successful 
for our students and staff!!!

PTSA is looking for parents and/or family members
to help organize and volunteer
at four upcoming events.


Volunteering is also a GREAT opportunity
to get know other families
at our wonderful school:)
Thank you for your consideration!

Go Tigers!!!

PTSA Board Elections

Tiger's Families:

The College Prep Middle School Election Committee is seeking any parents with children who have at least one (1) year left at College Prep for our upcoming vacancies on the PTSA Board. A second year on the PTSA Board is optional.  

The following positions are up for elections are:
President
Treasurer
Secretary
VP Programs
VP Membership

Click HERE for the Election Committee form.  If you are interested: please print, fill out and submit the form to the school. All instructions are on this form.

Thank you!!!

Lissa Han-Punsalan
CPMS PTSA President

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

THIS Friday (1/24) - PTSA End of Q2 Event: Souplantation!

Tiger Families:

PTSA Invites you to the 
End of Quarter 2 Event
at Souplantation in La Mesa!!!
THIS Friday, January 24
(Reminder: THIS Friday is a Minimum Day @ College Prep)
This is a great opportunity to meet fellow Tiger Families 
while supporting our amazing PTSA!!!

 20% of your Lunch or Dinner purchases go to CPMS-PTSA.
Click HERE for More Info!

We hope to see you there!!! 
(ALL Students need to be accompanied by an Adult)

Go Tigers!!!

Sunday, January 19, 2020

The Builders' Club Canned Food Drive ends THIS Wednesday!!!

The College Prep Builders' Club Food Drive
"Restock the Pantry - CAN You Help Out?"
ends THIS Wednesday!

Students are asked to bring cans, boxes, etc.. of 
unopened, nonperishable foods.
Most needed items are:  canned meats, soup, fruit, and vegetables, dry beans, cereal, oatmeal, rice, pasta, peanut butter, powdered milk, and infant formula.
(Please no glass, expired or homemade food items)
This year, we will be trying to meet 
a School-Wide Goal of 650 cans:)

Student have until Wednesday, Jan 22!!!

All food donations will go to

The San Diego Food Bank to help families in need.

Thanks for helping to share that Tiger Pride 
in the New Year:)

Liberty Charter High School Showcase Night - Jan 29 (5:30 - 7:00)

Liberty Charter High School (LCHS) will be hosting 
their 1st annual Showcase Night 
on Wednesday, January 29 (5:30 - 7:00).
Interested 8th grade stdents and families are invited 
to meet LCHS teachers, administrators, and coaches, 
learn about their unique program and visit their campus.






Thursday, January 16, 2020

High School Night @ College Prep - Thursday (1/30/20)

We are happy to announce
High School Night 
at College Prep
will be on
Thursday, Jan 30
5:30 - 7:00 PM

Representatives from several local High Schools
including:
- Steele Canyon High School
- Helix Charter High School
- and many more
will be in attendance 
to provide information about their schools, 
answer your questions and
provide applications for those who are interested.
Although this night is geared towards our 8th graders,
ALL of our Tiger Families are welcome to attend.
(ALL STUDENTS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY THEIR FAMILIES)

We look forward to an informative evening
and hope that it better prepares you and your family
for the next big step in your child's educational career.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

New Box Top Challenge!!!

Tiger Families,

PTSA is starting a brand new Box Top Challenge!!!
Starting TODAY,
The Tiger Den that collects the greatest number of Box Tops
by Friday, February 14th (Valentine's Day)
will receive a class party!

Box Tops can be easily clipped off select products
that you are already purchasing at the store.
 Just cut them out and send them to school:)

Each Box Top collected earns money ($) for our school!
We thank you in advance for your participation
and look forward to celebrating with the class
that collects the most!

Go Tigers!!!

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Volunteers Needed for PTSA Events:)

Tiger Families,

PTSA has several fun activities fast approaching 
and they NEED YOU to make these successful 
for our students and staff!!!

PTSA is looking for parents and/or family members
to help organize and volunteer
at four upcoming events.


Volunteering is also a GREAT opportunity
to get know other families
at our wonderful school:)
Thank you for your consideration!

Go Tigers!!!

Monday, January 6, 2020

PTSA Board Elections

Tiger's Families:

The College Prep Middle School Election Committee is seeking any parents with children who have at least one (1) year left at College Prep for our upcoming vacancies on the PTSA Board. A second year on the PTSA Board is optional.  

The following positions are up for elections are:
President
Treasurer
Secretary
VP Programs
VP Membership

Click HERE for the Election Committee form.  If you are interested: please print, fill out and submit the form to the school. All instructions are on this form.

Thank you!!!

Lissa Han-Punsalan
CPMS PTSA President

Sunday, January 5, 2020

January 2020 Lunch Menu

Hi Tiger Families:

*Click HERE for the January 2020 Lunch Menu
School lunches only costs $3.25 per day 
which includes an alternate option that changes on a daily basis.  Milk and fruit are available every day. 

GUHSD School Meal Payment Policy (English)
GUHSD School Meal Payment Policy (Spanish)
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Food Services will accept cash or checks 
to cover the cost of lunch (checks are preferred).
Please make checks out to GUHSD Foodservice.

Parents can also pay online through EZSchoolPay®
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GUHSD Food Services also offers 
"Free and Reduced lunch" option
to those families who qualify.

Monday, December 30, 2019

Happy New Year - School resumes Monday (1/6/20)

From All of Us at College Prep,
We Want to Wish Our Tiger Families
a Happy and Healthy New Year,
Full of Tiger Pride!!!

We hope that everyone is enjoying their winter break
and we look forward to seeing you on
Monday, January 6, 2020
8:00 a.m.
(Gates Open @ 7:15)

Saturday, December 28, 2019

The McGrath YMCA After-School Program Info/Registration: Space Still Available!

College Prep has a new exclusive partnership
with
The McGrath YMCA's
After-School Program!!
We have arranged for a bus to pick up students from College Prep, right after tutorial (M-Th)/school dismissal (Fri)
and be transported directly to the YMCA,
where they can attend their After-School Program.

This is available for ALL grades (5-8),
either 3 or 5 days per week.
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Friday, December 27, 2019

La Mesa Winter Sports Camps!

*These are not College Prep Middle School sponsored activities*

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Winter Keyboarding Practice

Hi Tiger Families:  

Keyboarding is an essential skill that students need 
to succeed in high school and beyond.

We are asking all of our College Prep Tigers 
to practice their keyboarding skills 
in order to be better prepared for these demands.
(Students can improve their proficiency by practicing 15 minutes per day)
Here are a few great websites to help improve keyboarding skills:
(click on links to go to website)
INSTRUCTIONAL

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Holiday Shopping wth Scholastic!

Tiger Families:

PTSA wants to thank you for supporting our Fall Book Fair. Because of your support, the funds that were raised were able to
purchase books for our teachers and their classrooms!
With the Holidays approaching,
please consider shopping online for Scholastic Books.

All online orders will be shipped directly to your home!
College Prep Middle School will receive a percentage of the proceeds if you shop online with Scholastic Books:)
Simply click the link below and start shopping.
 Thank you in advance for your support:)
PTSA wishes you all a wonderful Holiday season!

Go Tigers!!!

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Shop with AmazonSmile and Earn $ for PTSA!!!

With the Holiday Season quickly approaching,
PTSA wants to remind you of
another easy way to help them raise money...
Click---><---Here
AMAZON SMILE!!!

Every purchase you make using AmazonSmile, 
earns $$$ for PTSA.

Click HERE for Instructions:)

Thanks for supporting PTSA
which, in turn,
supports all of the wonderful things they do 
for our College Prep Tigers!!!

Friday, November 22, 2019

Rainbow Over College Prep!!!

Tiger Families:

We just wanted to thank everyone for their cooperation 
during our first Rainy Day Routine at our new campus.

We appreciate everyone helping to make 
Student Drop-Off/Pick-Up safe for all of our Tigers!
And out of the rain, comes our first Rainbow over College Prep!!!

Go Tigers!!!

Friday, November 8, 2019

A UNICEF Success!!!

Tiger Families:

We would like to thank all of our students and families
for their generous donations to 
The Trick or Treat for UNICEF challenge.

We are happy to report that we met
our school-wide goal of $1500
by raising a final total of $1500.06!!!

Mrs. McGuire's Tiger's Den came in 1st place
by raising $424.14!!!
All these donations will be going to UNICEF to help children throughout the world stay healthy and safe:)

Click below for more information:
Trick Or Treat For UNICEF

Thanks Tigers for sharing that Tiger Pride 
with children around the globe!!!
A Big Tiger's Roar goes out to Ms. Spencer's Builders Club
for coordinating this worthwhile cause:)
GO TIGERS!!!

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Extra, Extra...Read All About It:)

We are happy to announce that the first issue of
The Tiger Chronicle
for 2019-20
is now available!!!

A Big Tiger's Roar to Mr. Bensley
and his amazing Quarter 1 Journalism Class
for producing a school newspaper 
full of Tiger Pride!!!

Enjoy!!!

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

PTSA Thanks YOU!!!

On behalf of PTSA,
we would like to send A Big Tiger's Roar
to ALL of our Tiger Families
for making this year's
"Feed the Tiger" Fundraiser
a GREAT SUCCESS!!!
We have received $13,500 and counting!
100% of those funds will go directly to the kids. 

This year each grade received treats for their generosity
and every grade was a winner!
10/14 --- 7th Grade brought in $1014.85
10/15 --- 6th Grade brought in $1205.00
10/16 --- 5th Grade brought in $1063.00
10/17 --- 5th Grade brought in $652.00
10/18 --- 7th Grade brought in $1110.88
10/21 --- 8th Grade brought in $400.00



Because of your Feed-the-Tiger Support,
our PTSA will be able to fund:
  • Field trips (including transportation)
  • Red Ribbon Week
  • Assemblies
  • Pancake breakfast
  • Teacher appreciation and support
  • End of Quarter Events
  • Academic contests and prizes
  • School site enrichment (i.e. PE equipment, student planners)
  • Field Day & 8th grade promotion
  • and so much more!


And even though the fundraising week has ended,
PTSA always welcomes and appreciates
any additional donations throughout the school year
in order to do even more for our students @ College Prep:


Thank you Tiger Families!!!
Go Tigers!!!

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Just Released (October 2019): 2019 CA State Testing Results!!!

Tiger Families:

The most recent 2019 State Testing results were just released 
and we wanted to share these impressive scores 
with all of our Tiger Families and Friends!

Met or Exceeded Standards
CA State Results
SD County Results
CPMS
Results
English Language Arts
50.8%
(met or exceeded) 
56.5%
(met or exceeded) 
82.4% 
(met or exceeded) 
Math
39.7%
(met or exceeded) 
45.0%
(met or exceeded) 
74.9%
(met or exceeded) 

Way To Go, Tigers!!!

These scores are a true testament to all of the hard work 
by our students, families and staff!

For more info, please visit the California Dept of Education 
(CDE) website:

Now that's what we call
Tiger Pride!!!

GO TIGERS!!!

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Reminder: Student Drop-Off/Pick-Up Schedule

MORNING DROP OFF
In order to maintain smooth traffic flow and get cars off of Agua Dulce Blvd, 
please pull your car ALL THE WAY FORWARD 
in the marked "DROP OFF" area in front of the school


ALL students are welcome to be dropped off 
at 7:15 a.m.

Please DO NOT drop students off
BEFORE 7:15

If you have school business-then please park and
 escort your child across the parking lot.
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AFTERNOON/FRIDAY
PICK-UP
PLEASE follow the staggered student pick up schedule:
(This is ONLY for Regular Days NOT Minimum Days)

2:35 - Gr 5
2:40 - Gr 6
2:45 - Gr 7
2:50 - Gr 8 (+Sibs/Carpool)

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TUTORIAL PICK-UP
(Monday – Thursday)

3:45 - Gr 5 & 6
3:55 - Gr 7&8 (+Sibs/Carpool)

(There is NO Tutorial on Fridays)
Please help us to be good neighbors!

We appreciate your understanding as we strive to make 
student drop off/pick up as seamless and safe as possible, 
while making every effort to be a positive part of our community

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

FRIDAY Afternoon Pick Up Schedule

FRIDAY AFTERNOON
PICK-UP
PLEASE follow the staggered student pick up schedule:
(This is ONLY for Regular Days NOT Minimum Days)

2:35 - Gr 5
2:40 - Gr 6
2:45 - Gr 7
2:50 - Gr 8 (+Sibs/Carpool)


Please help us to be good neighbors!

We appreciate your understanding as we strive to make 
student drop off/pick up as seamless and safe as possible, 
while making every effort to be a positive part of our community