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Parent Email for the Week of April 8, 2019

Happy Friday, McCabe Families! 

This month, McCabe’s TK-5th grade will participate in the American Heart Association’s “Kids Heart Challenge”, previously known as Jump Rope for Heart.  Our goal this year is to have each and every student take the Heart Challenge online.  To register your child and/or make a donation, visit As of today, our students have raised $11,324.01 of their $25,000 goal!  What a difference our McCabe students are making in the heart health of their families and friends!!

Dates and times for the events are listed below:

  • Monday, April 15th (Corfman Gym)
    • 4th Grade at 1:00pm
    • 5th Grade at 1:45pm
  • Wednesday, April 17th (Corfman Gym)
    • TK-Kinder at 8:30am
    • 1st Grade at 9:00am
    • 2nd Grade at 9:30am
    • 3rd Grade at 10:00am

For more information regarding incentives and goals, see the attached flyer: McCabe KHC going on NOW! .pdf 


LCAP SURVEY: If you haven’t already taken our brief LCAP Stakeholder/Community/Parent survey, it’s not too late!  We’ve extended the window of time through Friday May 5th!  Click the link below to take the survey.  We value your input!


TESTING SCHEDULE:  Testing begins next week starting with 8th Grade taking their CAST Science Test April 10-12.  Please check the dates listed below for upcoming testing weeks.  Be sure your child has plenty of sleep the night before each testing day and a good breakfast each morning.  To avoid interruptions during testing, we will not call up students to pick up lunch/homework/sports equipment/instruments during testing time.  Please schedule any doctor or dentist appointments around your child’s testing days.  It is also VERY important for students to arrive to school on time and be in the right state of mind for a day of testing!


CORFMAN OLYMPICS: Corfman’s Olympics will be held on April 18th.  Events will start promptly at 8:20am after attendance has been taken and continue throughout the morning.  Parents and family members are encouraged to attend!  Bring your lawn chairs, snacks, and ice chests with water/Gatorade for the big event.  Be sure to have your ID in hand if you plan to take your child with you after his/her events.  All students must be signed out through the office.  Be sure to look for the events map in next Friday’s email!


YEARBOOKS:  Yearbooks are available to pre-order through both school offices for $35.  Cash and checks made out to “McCabe School” will be accepted.  Yearbook Order Form 2018 Apr 2019.pdf 


5th GRADE: Your BizTown trip is coming up on April 16th!  Payments are due and may be turned into the Corfman office. 


6th GRADE: Tdap immunizations are due prior to your child starting 7th grade.  If your child has already had the booster, please bring in the yellow card from the doctor or a receipt stating the child has had the booster.  If your child has yet to get the booster, please schedule a doctor’s appointment or stop by the health department or local pharmacy to do so.  got Tdap Flyer 2019.pdf 


8th GRADE: Graduation pictures are right around the corner and we’re looking for a few parents to assist on Tuesday, April 16th throughout the day from 8:15am until about 2:40pm.  We’ll need some assistance with adjusting ties, fixing hair, and helping students get into graduation gowns prior to pictures.  If you’re available to help out, give Becky a call in the Corfman office at (760) 335-5200 or shoot her an email at  Thanks in advance for the help!



LCAP Survey:

April Menu: Menu April 2019.pdf 

Yearbook Order Form: Yearbook Order Form 2018 Apr 2019.pdf 

Band Calendar: Band Calendar Apr 2019.pdf 

Orchestra Calendar: Orchestra Calendar April 2019.pdf 

Sports Schedule: Spring Sports Schedule 2019.pdf 

Spring Fling PTO Raffle Flyer: Spring Fling Flyer.pdf 

Tdap Flyer (6th grade): got Tdap Flyer 2019.pdf 


LUNCH PAYMENT:  Lunch payments may be made in either school office or online through My School Bucks at


T, 4/9

  • Regular School Board Meeting
    • 6:00pm Open Session

W, 4/10

  • 8th Grade CAST Science Testing begins through 4/12

F, 4/12

  • 1st Grade to Sea World
    • 7:00am-4:00pm
  • Home Game vs. Heber at 3pm (no football)

M, 4/15

  • Kids Heart Challenge for 4th/5th Grade
    • 4th grade at 1:00pm
    • 5th grade at 1:45pm

T, 4/16

  • 5th Grade to BizTown
  • 8th Grade Graduation Pictures start at 8:15am.
    • Please have order envelope and money ready that morning
  • Home Game vs. Barbara Worth at 3pm

W, 4/17

  • Kids Heart Challenge for TK-3rd Grade
    • TK-Kinder at 8:30am
    • 1st Grade at 9:00am
    • 2nd Grade at 9:30am
    • 3rd Grade at 10:00am

Th, 4/18

  • Corfman Olympics (minimum day)
    • Parents and family members are encouraged to attend!
    • Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and ice chests with snacks, Gatorade, and water
    • Olympics will begin PROMPTLY at 8:15am
    • Please arrive early as parking will be at a premium
  • Kinder’s Easter Bunny Visit

April 19-26 – Spring Break


Continue to check the website for more information.

Important Dates to Remember:

  • PTO’s Mother/Son “Super Hero” Dance ~ Friday, April 5th  6:30pm-8:30pm
  • Corfman Olympics – April 18th (minimum day)
  • Spring Break – April 19th-26th
  • Minimum Day – May 15th
  • 8th Grade Graduation – W, 6/5 at 7pm (SHS)
  • Last Day of School – Th, 6/6 (minimum day)