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Parent Email for Week of February 11, 2019

Happy 3-Day Weekend, McCabe Families!  


ATTEND TODAY, ACHIEVE TOMORROW!!  Congratulations to the students in Mrs. C Hernandez’ 1st grade class and Ms. Blackerby’s 7th grade ELA homeroom for earning the highest attendance percentage for December/January!! 


PHONE OPTIONS:  Please make note of the following phone options when calling the McCabe or Corfman campus at (760) 335-5200:

  • Option #0 – Corfman Campus & District Office
  • Option #1 - McCabe Campus
  • Option #2 - Absence Reporting


REVISED FEBRUARY CAFETERIA MENU: There is a slight change to the cafeteria menu on February 13th.  McCabe students will be served BBQ Pork Sandwiches, Corfman students will be served BBQ Chicken Sandwiches.  Menu February 2019.pdf 


MODIFIED LOCKDOWN DRILL with REUNIFICATION:  Both campuses will hold a Modified Lockdown Drill with Reunification on Friday, February 15th.  Once the lockdown portion of the drill is complete, students and staff will be directed to gather by grade in specific locations (MMPR, CMPR, Gym) to take attendance.  In the event of an emergency, parents would be directed to their child’s location to sign them out.  Students will return to their regular schedules after the drill. 


OLYMPICS: Dates for the McCabe and Corfman Olympics are as follows.  Parents are always encouraged to attend!! 

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


5th Grade: The J.A. BizTown trip is scheduled for Tuesday, April 16th.  Payments may be made in the Corfman office. ($50) 

6th Grade: Camp Cuyamaca is this month.  Payments may be made in the Corfman office.  ($275) 

8th Grade: Domino’s Fundraiser tickets/money were due Thursday, 2/7.    


Mark your calendars with the following dates:

Mon, 2/11

  • Lincoln’s Holiday – NO SCHOOL

Tues, 2/12

  • Tryouts begin for Boys’ Flag Football and Girls’ Basketball
    • 2:40pm-3:45pm
  • Regular School Board Meeting

Thurs, 2/14

  • Jr High Valentine’s Dance
    • 2:40pm-4:40pm in CMPR
    • Please remind your child to have his/her permission slip and money before leaving home.  Students will not be called out of class to pick up items left in the office.

Fri, 2/15

  • Modified Lockdown Drill with Reunification
  • PTO’s Daddy/Daughter Sweetheart Dance Daddy Daughter Poster.pdf 
    • 6:30pm-8:30pm
    • Corfman MPR
    • $10 per couple - $5 for each additional daughter
    • Tickets may be purchased through both school offices
    • Ticket includes DJ, dancing, light refreshments, photo booth, selfie stations
    • Grandfathers, uncles, or friends are welcome!
    • For questions, contact Rimmie Mosher at 760-427-5655

Mon, 2/18

  • Washington’s Holiday – NO SCHOOL

Tues, 2/19

  • 6th Grade heads to Camp Cuyamaca
    • Leaving campus at 8:00am
    • Check the McCabe website for daily updates of their activities and adventures!
    • Will return on Fri, 2/22 at approximately 12:00pm

Thurs, 2/21

  • High School Matriculation Meeting for 8th grade students and parents
    • 1:40pm-2:40pm (CMPR)
    • Pre-enrollment packets returned for collection

Fri, 2/22

  • 3rd Quarter Progress Reports Go Home
  • 6th Grade Returns from Camp Cuyamaca
    • Projected time of arrival: 12:00pm
  • Flannel Friday

Sat, 2/23

  • Band to Mardi Gras
    • Leave Band Room at 4:45pm

Tues, 2/26

  • Dr. Seuss Day at McCabe

Wed, 2/27

  • PeaceBuilder Assemblies “Courage”
    • Flowers and balloons are not permitted in the multipurpose rooms

Thurs, 2/28

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

Fri, 3/1

  • First Day of the Fair – NO SCHOOL

UPCOMING Holidays – No School

  • Monday, 2/11 – Abraham Lincoln’s Holiday
  • Monday, 2/18 – George Washington’s 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, 3/20 for staff development
  • Thursday, 4/18 for Corfman Olympics
  • Wednesday, 5/15 for staff development
  • Thursday, 6/6 for last day of school