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Parent Email for Week of January 28, 2019

Happy Friday, McCabe Families!


We're headed into the last week of January with the 100th Day of School this Friday, February 1st!!  The school year is just flying by!!

Corfman’s 8th Grade students are currently selling Domino’s tickets to raise funds for their upcoming Catalina trip in May.  Tickets may be purchased from an 8th grade student or through the Corfman office for $10.  Hours for the fundraiser will be 4:00pm-8:00pm.  Dates vary by homeroom, so be sure to choose a date that works best for your family!

  • Monday, 2/18 (yellow) Beye
  • Tuesday, 2/19 (pink) Bohannan
  • Monday, 2/25 (purple) Cabanas
  • Tuesday, 2/26 (blue) Claverie
  • Monday, 3/4 (green) Gamez
  • Tuesday, 3/5 (orange) Mair


OLYMPICS: The dates for the McCabe and Corfman Olympics are as follows.  Parents are encouraged to attend to cheer on their children!  More information to come over the next few weeks.

  • McCabe: Thursday, February 28th (full day) the day before the fair
  • Corfman: Thursday, April 18th (minimum day) the day before Spring Break


ParentVUE and StudentVUE will be unavailable on Tuesday, January 29th between 5:00pm-2:00pm.





  • Parents of 7th grade girls and 8th grade boys: Scoliosis screenings will take place on Tuesdays throughout February and March and will be performed by our ICOE nurses.  Your 7th grade daughter or 8th grade son has been given an opt-out form.  Students who do not return a the opt-out slip be screened.  Please review the attached form (English/Spanish) for more information.  Scoliosis Letter to Parents (english spanish) 2019.pdf 
  • 8th Grade Parents:
    • Your child’s Domino’s fundraiser has begun!  Ticket money is due Thurs, February 7th.  See the attached letter for more information: Domino's Parent Letter.pdf 
    • Tues, 1/29 – SHS Parent Meeting re: SACHS 2018-19 SACHS Parent Student Meeting.pdf 
    • Thurs, 2/7 - CUHSD Presentations for students at 1pm in CMPR
    • Thurs, 2/14 – Valentine’s Dance (2:40pm-4:40pm in CMPR)

Continue to check the McCabe website for more information, bus routes, cafeteria menus, monthly band calendars, sports schedules, as well as upcoming holidays and minimum days:

Mark your calendars for the following dates:

Mon, 1/28

  • 4th Grade Exploring the Anza Trail
    • All day in the gym classrooms

Tues, 1/29

Wed, 1/30

  • Mrs. Delgado to IV Desert Museum
  • 6th Grade Camp Cuyamaca Parent Meeting
    • 9:00am in Gym
  • Home Game vs. Barbara Worth at 3pm

Thurs, 1/31

  • PeaceBuilder Assemblies “Respect”
    • 8:30am - 7/8  CMPR
    • 9:00am - 4/5/6  CMPR
    • 1:00pm - TK/K/1  MMPR
    • 1:30pm - 2/3  MMPR

Fri, 2/1

  • 100th Day of School!!
  • TK Parent Picnic
    • 10:15am in McCabe Park
  • Home Game vs. Bill Young at 3pm

Tues, 2/5

  • Mr. Arevalo to IV Desert Museum

Wed, 2/6

  • Minimum Day
    • Corfman dismissed at 12:00pm
    • McCabe dismissed at 12:45pm
  • Evacuation Drill

Thurs, 2/7

  • CUHSD Presentations for 8th Grade Students
    • 1:00pm-2:40pm in CMPR
    • Students only for pre-enrollment packets

Fri, 2/8

  • Mrs. Remington to IV Desert Museum
  • LCAP Survey Launch (more information to come)

Mon, 2/11

  • Lincoln’s Holiday – NO SCHOOL

Tues, 2/12

  • Regular School Board Meeting
    • 5:00pm in Gym Classroom

Thurs, 2/14

  • Jr High Valentine’s Dance
    • 2:40pm-4:40pm in CMPR

Fri, 2/15

  • Flannel Friday
  • PTO’s Father/Daughter Dance

Mon, 2/18

  • Washington’s Holiday – NO SCHOOL

Tues, 2/19

  • 6th Grade heads to Camp Cuyamaca
    • Leaving campus at 8:00am
    • Will return on Fri, 2/22 at 12:00pm

Fri, 2/22

  • 3rd Quarter Progress Reports Go Home

Thurs, 2/28

  • McCabe Olympics (full day)
    • Bring your lawn chairs and sunscreen . . . it’s going to be a great day!

UPCOMING Holidays – No School

  • Monday, 2/11 – Abraham Lincoln Holiday
  • Monday, 2/18 – George Washington Holiday
  • Friday, 3/1 – First Day of the Fair
  • Friday, 4/19 – Friday, 4/26 – Spring Break
  • Monday, 5/27 – Memorial Day


UPCOMING Minimum Days

Corfman dismissed at 12:00pm / McCabe dismissed at 12:45pm

  • Wednesday, 2/6 for staff development
  • Wednesday, 3/20 for staff development
  • Wednesday, 4/18 for Corfman Olympics
  • Wednesday, 5/15 for staff development
  • Thursday, 6/6 for last day of school