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Parent Email for Week of September 23, 2019

Happy Friday, McCabe Families! 

Can you believe we’re already half-way through the first quarter??  Progress Reports will be sent home with 4th-8th grade students on Friday, 9/27.  Continue to check grades and missing assignments through your ParentVUE account. 

MODIFIED LOCKDOWN DRILL – Both campuses will participate in a Modified Lockdown/Evacuation Drill (no reunification) on Friday, September 27th at 9:30am.  For more details regarding Modified Lockdown Drills, click here:


PARENTVUE – Please update emergency contact information through your ParentVUE account.  Children will not be released to anyone not listed on their emergency contact list or anyone under the age of 18.  


LOST & FOUND – Please have your child check their school office when looking for a lost water bottle, lunch box, jewelry, keys, glasses, etc.  Unclaimed items will be donated at the end of each quarter. 


YEARBOOKS – Pre-order your yearbooks now!  Yearbook orders will be available ONLY via online purchase this year.  Click the link below to pre-order your yearbook!

  • Sept 13 – Oct 20: Cost $32 (Personalization available for $5 with FREE icons!)
  • Oct 21 – Jan 20: Cost $32: (Personalization available for $5 – free icon offer not available)
  • Jan 21 – Feb 20: Cost $32: Personalization no longer available) 


SPORTS – Our Junior High fall sports season has begun!  (volleyball &  soccer)  Click the link below for game dates/times.


ORCHESTRA - Mr. Brett Bird will be out until M, 9/30.  There will be NO Intermediate or Beginning Orchestra from 9/11-9/26.  Advanced Orchestra with Dr. Busse will continue Mondays-Thursdays from 4pm-5:15pm throughout the month.  Orchestra classes will resume in full (M-Th) on Monday, 9/30 in the Orchestra Room (C-2):

  • Intermediate Orchestra      7:00am-8:00am
  • Beginning Orchestra         2:40pm-4:00pm
  • Advanced Orchestra        4:00pm-5:15pm



The See’s Candies fundraising campaign will run from Friday, September 13th through Friday, October 4th.  This is the biggest school-wide fundraising activity for the year.  Candy will be ready for distribution the week of December 2nd.  Additional order forms can be found on the McCabe website:


LUNCH APPLICATIONS:  Lunch applications for eligibility to be used in determining free/reduced price lunch meals or free milk MUST be renewed annually and do not automatically extend into the next school year. All prior applications not renewed will expire on September 30, 2019.  To apply or reapply, go to

UPCOMING DATES for the Week of September 23, 2019

M, 9/23

  • See’s Candies fundraiser continues through Friday, October 4th

T, 9/24

  • Away Game at William Moreno at 3pm

Th, 9/26

  • PeaceBuilder Assemblies “RESPONSIBILITY”
    • 7/8 at 8:15am         CMPR
    • 4/5/6 at 8:45am      CMPR
    • 1st at 1:00pm          MMPR
    • 2/3 at 1:30pm         MMPR

F, 9/27 

  • 1st Quarter Progress Reports Go Home (4th-8th Grade)
  • Modified Lockdown Drill at 9:30am
  • Spirit Day: Higher Education Day  Higher Education Day Sept 27 2019.pdf 
    • Wear colors or represent a school you’d like to attend in the future or dress as a future Corfman student: i.e., junior high, high school, college, trade school, etc.
  • Pep Rally (7th/8th) during MTSS time (8:20am-8:45am) 
  • Home Game vs. Wilson Jr. High at 3pm
  • Kinder color: GREEN



  • 1st Quarter Progress Reports – Friday, Sept 20, 2019
  • End of 1st Quarter Grading Period – Friday, Oct 25, 2019
  • Halloween Carnival - Saturday, Oct 19, 2019
  • Parent Conference Week – November 4-8, 2019 (11/4 full day – 11/5-8 mini days)
  • Veterans Day – Nov 11, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Break – Nov 25-29, 2019
  • Winter Break – Dec 20, 2019 – Jan 3, 2020
  • Spring Break – April 10-17, 2020


  • Red Shoe Day – Thursday, October 17, 2019
  • Great California Shake-Out – Thursday, October 17, 2019
  • Halloween Carnival – Saturday, October 19, 2019
  • Parent Conference Week – November 4-8, 2019 (Minimum days for Nov 5-8 only)
  • Book Fair – Week of November 4-7, 2019
  • See’s Candies Distribution Week – December 2-6, 2019


Minimum Days:

  • W, Oct 23rd – Staff Development
  • T-F, Nov 5th-8th – Parent Conference Week (M, 11/4 is a full day)
  • Th, Dec 19th – Day before Winter Break
  • W, Jan 15th – Staff Development
  • W, Feb 5th – Staff Development
  • W, Mar 18th – Staff Development
  • W, Apr 1st – Staff Development
  • Th, Apr 9th – Corfman Olympics
  • W, May 13th – Staff Development
  • Th, Jun 4th – Last Day of School