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May Newsletter

Updated: May 28, 2019

Colina Middle School PTSA

Cougar Connection

May 2019

In this Issue:

May CalendarDouble and Triple Lockers Available for Next YearTeen Center Summer ActivitiesVolunteers Needed for Annual Colina 5KRestructuring for 2019-20Quicklinks📷Calendar


5/2 Block Schedule 2, 4, 6 (CAASPP Testing) Students without a period 6 will be dismissed at 1:30 pm, all other students at 3:10 pm.


Regular ScheduleCivil War ReenactmentNFL Play 60 @ Rams Facility

WEEK OF 5/6-5/10 Teacher Appreciation Week 5/6-5/10

5/6 Block Schedule 1, 3, 5 All students dismissed at 3:10 pm.   (CAASPP Testing)

5/7 Block Schedule 2, 4, 6 (CAASPP Testing) Students without a period 6 will be dismissed at 1:30 pm, all other students at 3:10 pm.


Block Schedule 1, 3, 5 All students dismissed at 3:10 pm. (CAASPP Testing)Gate Lunch Activity

5/9 Block Schedule 2, 4, 6 (CAASPP Testing) Students without a period 6 will be dismissed at 1:30 pm, all other students at 3:10 pm.


Regular SchedulePTSA hosted Teacher Appreciation Luncheon Boys and Girls Club

5/11 Westlake High School Jazz Festival 8am-8pm

WEEK OF 5/13-5/17


Minimum Day5K Event

5/16 6th Grade Open House (for current 6th grade parents and students) 6:00 pm

WEEK OF 5/20-5/24


Block Schedule 1, 3, 5All It Takes Assembly


Block Schedule 2, 4, 6 Tobacco Bus of Horrors7th Grade Awards Night 6:00 pm Gym


Regular Schedule8th Grade Awards Night 6:00 pm Gym


All District Band Festival @ Civic Arts PlazaPTSA General Assembly and Volunteer Breakfast library 9am

5/24 Magic Mountain Permission Slips Due (8th grade)

WEEK OF 5/27-5/31

5/27 NO SCHOOL Memorial Day Observed


Band Concert Finale 7:00 pm GymSchool Site Council 3:30-5:00 pm Library


Block Schedule 1, 3, 5Choir Concert Finale 7:00 pm Auditorium

5/31 Block Schedule 2, 4, 6, 

WEEK OF 6/3-6/7

6/3 Block Schedule 1,3,5

6/4 Block Schedule 2,4,6


Minimum Day8th Grade Magic Mountain TripSpirit Rally


Dave & Buster’s Promotion Breakfast (new activity in place of Promotion Dance as voted on by student body, details forthcoming)Promotion PracticeYearbook Distribution Day


Promotion Ceremony 10:15 am Lower FieldsMinimum Day (LAST DAY OF SCHOOL)    

📷Double and Triple Lockers Available for Next School Year!


Going, GOING...ALMOST GONE...but not quite! Our double and triple lockers available through direct donation are on the move. You still have time to donate, so your child can choose his or her locker size and location. All donations go back into helping Colina continue to be the amazing place to work hard, make friends and have fun. Thank you to all who have already donated for the 2019-2020 school year. Click HERE for more details or to donate. It's another great day to be a Cougar!

Every dollar counts. All donations are tax deductible. 

📷Teen Center Summer Programs


The Thousand Oaks Teen Center will be offering more that a hundred programs during its 2019 summer season for teens age 12-17 (incoming 7ththrough exiting 12thgraders). Program areas include: Sports, Dance, Music, Arts, and Computer Science.  We’ll also have one day educational and health & safety workshops, week long camps, and lots of trips to local attractions.  Most programs run an hour a week for 4 or 8 weeks, with an average price of $60.  Programs begin mid-June.  As always, our facility is open 7 days a week for teens to relax, play on our billiard tables, shoot hoops, play video games, and socialize with their peers in a safe, well maintained, and supervised environment at no charge.  Go to or click below to see our full program line-up or call 805-494-5156 for more information.  And make sure to “like” us on Facebook at follow us on Instagram @thousandoaksteencenter

📷Volunteers Needed for Annual Colina 5K


     Please sign up below to volunteer for our Annual 5K on May 14th!

📷Restructuring for 2019-2020

Restructuring for Student Achievement: Weekly Late Start Schedule 2019-2020

Weekly Late Start Schedule 2019-2020 PASSED at the last BOE meeting held on 3/19/19.If you requested an A period and want to change that request to reflect our traditional schedule (9:00 am-3:10) please email your grade level counselor and we will make the change. (A period classes will host physical education, electives and core academics such as English, Science, and Social Science)Melissa Doll – All 6th grade and 7th grade A-KKim Chopp – All 8th grade and 7th grade L-Z


📷Quick Links

PTSA Website:

Conejo Deals:  Find great deals on summer camps, beauty, auto details, and more!  Go to:  and find your deal today.  Use the scroll down menu to let them know Colina Middle School sent you.  A portion of your purchase will be paid to Colina Middle School PTSA.  

Teen Center:  Tutoring opportunities, sports events, and great summer programs are available at the Thousand Oaks Teen Center.  Go to:

Boys & Girls Club:  After school programs available


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