April Newsletter

Colina Middle School PTSA

Cougar Connection

April 2019

In this issue:

April CalendarHonorary Service Award NominationsDouble and Triple Lockers Available for Next YearStudent PTSA Spring ProjectVolunteers Needed for Science OlympiadSchool CentsPTSA Executive Board 2019-20Restructuring for 2019-20Quicklinks


4/2 Outdoor Ed Trip #1 leaves for camp! (Anderson, Nystrom, Lichtl) http://www.conejousd.org/Schools/Outdoor-School


All District Strings concertField Trip for student in the Principles of Computer Science class to WHS


Outdoor Education returns to school at 11:30 am to be picked up and brought home.Colina’s Annual LUAU from 6-9 pm. Free with a cougar card or $10 without.

4/8 Outdoor Ed Trip #2 leaves for camp! (Braaten, Brown, Klinger, Smith)  http://www.conejousd.org/Schools/Outdoor-School

4/9 Banked Time Minimum Day: Students without a period 6 will be dismissed at 11:55 am and all other students at 1:05 pm.

4/10 GATE Lunchtime Activity

4/12-4/18 8th grade DC trip 

4/15-4/22 Spring Recess  NO SCHOOL  (School Resumes Tuesday 4/23)

4/26 Science Olympiad


Recognize Excellence with an Honorary Service Award!

Has a teacher, staff member or parent volunteer at Colina made a difference in you or your student's life?  If so, please consider nominating them for an Honorary Service Award.   Nominations are due Friday April 12th.

Individuals to be considered are those who have made a significant contribution to the well being of children, youth or families in our school and/or community.  Award recipients will be recognized at our 7th and 8th Grade Awards Nights.

There are four awards to consider:

Very Special Person Award (VSP) - May be given to an individual to recognize IMPORTANT service to children and youth.Honorary Service Award (HSA) - May be given to an individual or organization in the PTSA, school or community in special recognition of OUTSTANDING service to children and youth.Continuing Service Award (CSA) - May be given to an individual or organization in the PTSA, school or community for recognition of outstanding service to children and youth. This award may be given to a person whose contributions have been SIGNIFICANT OVER A PERIOD OF TIME. This award is usually given to someone who has already received an HSA.Golden Oak Award (GOSA) - This is California State PTA’s most prestigious award, This award is given to an individual who has made SIGNIFICANT contributions to the welfare of children and youth in the school and/or community. This award should be given to recognize EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE to children and youth.

To nominate someone reply back to this email or send an email to kjwlilje@gmail.com  and tell us in a few sentences why you feel like they deserve this honor.