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Palm Academy Restructuring Creates Controversy

At the March 5 School Board meeting, Coronado Schools' governing board voted to approve two resolutions that will create change at Palm Academy. Board members voted to eliminate the position of principal at Palm Academy and they issued a layoff notice, or a pink slip, to the current Palm Academy Principal, Kevin Nicolls. Organizationally, this means that the principal at Coronado High School, Jenny Moore, will be…


Added by Ann Marie Bryan on March 29, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Host Families for Japanese and French Students Needed This Summer

CHS French teacher Jon Zimmer, center, with some of his Coronado High students in France

This summer, teenagers from very different parts of the world will be coming to Coronado to improve their English-speaking skills and learn about American life. The organizations that run these exchange programs are looking for local families to open their homes and their hearts to these students for a few weeks.

One group is coming…


Added by Gloria Tierney on March 24, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Tools to Cultivate Student Writers

The land of writing has advanced far beyond pen and paper (and typewriter thankfully). Rather than countless inkblots and misplaced notes, technology has revolutionized how writers approach their craft. Search notes you took months ago. Research ideas instantly. Craft word choice through exploring related terms. While good old-fashioned pen and paper aren’t the new stone and chisel, there’s a whole new world available for writers. 

But what does that mean for your…


Added by Coronado Pathways Charter School on March 23, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Coronado Schools Foundation Seeks an Administrative & Event Coordinator

Coronado Schools Foundation, the nonprofit who raises funds for Coronado public schools, is seeking a part-time Administrative & Event Coordinator to support staff with administrative tasks as well as coordinate events under the  Director of Development.

Click here for a complete job description and more…


Added by Coronado Schools Foundation on March 23, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

CHS Senior Standout: Cassidy Wiley

Senior Cassidy Wiley began her Coronado story in 2007, while she was in the fifth grade, when her family moved here due to her father’s transfer with the military.

 Cassidy had a great experience at Coronado High School. Cassidy’s most memorable experience in high school was in 2011 when the boy’s water polo…


Added by Mackenzie Wiley on March 22, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Operations Bigs Hosts Safety Expo at Silver Strand Elementary

On Wednesday, March 18th, Operation Bigs presented a Safety Expo at Silver Strand Elementary during the weekly Operation Bigs after-school program. Representatives from the Coronado Fire Department, Coronado Police Department, and Lifeguard Services were in attendance to talk to the kids, demonstrate some of their departments' equipment and provide…


Added by Mary Douglas on March 20, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Glorietta Bay Inn and John Spreckels (Mayor Casey Tanaka) Support Coronado Schools

A funny thing happened at the Glorietta Bay Inn - John D. Spreckels appeared and I haven't been the same since!

He talked about the history of his former home - and in no uncertain terms - let's us know about the Inn's firm support for Coronado Schools.

Luckily, I had the talented Coronado Studios production team on-hand - to capture every moment of this rare occurrence.

And with that, we present this step back in time - courtesy of Claudia Ludlow, General…


Added by Surf's Up Studios Coronado on March 20, 2015 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

CHS Class of 2018 Sponsors Pizza Night to raise funds

The Coronado High School Class of 2018 is sponsoring a special pizza night event to help raise funds for their class.  

Tuesday, March 24, the class is hosting a food night at both Village Pizzeria locations.  Visit either Village Pizzeria location -- downtown (1206 Orange Avenue) or Bayside (1201 First Street) -- with the flyer below and the Freshman class will receive 15% of your dine-in purchase. Make sure…


Added by Kellee Hearther on March 18, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Local Linda Kullmann directs CMS students in "The Wizard of Oz" March 20 and 21

Linda Kullmann is a third generation Coronado resident with “deep roots in this community.” Her mother graduated from Coronado High School in 1947, and Linda attended Coronado schools from kindergarten through her senior year in high school. She ventured off the island long enough to earn a bachelor’s degree in Music Education, after which she returned to Coronado as the music director for the all-schools musical. (The all-schools musical was a big…


Added by Kellee Hearther on March 18, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Should High School Students Be Blogging?

We’re living in a digital world. Technology has redefined business operations, fundamental marketing strategies and how we interact with each other. It is also changing the way we approach education.

This is creating more opportunities and enhanced learning for students. Which brings us to the question, “Should students be blogging?”


A better question is, “Why not?” Writing has countless benefits. Most notably, writing helps build critical…


Added by Coronado Pathways Charter School on March 18, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

CHS Senior Standout: Haleigh Suder

Senior Haleigh Suder came to Coronado in order to go to school here. She lives "off island" but was able to become an Islander in middle school because her father's job locally with the Military. 

Haleigh says, “Coronado is the only school where I could feel comfortable and be myself, and the atmosphere is just so amazing.” She loves how the staff cares so much about it’s students and she feels that CHS has helped shape her to be the person she is today. Haleigh’s…


Added by Mackenzie Wiley on March 16, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Junior Guards - A Rite of Passage for Local Kids (VIDEO)

Many Coronado parents tell their kids that if they are to live close to the ocean, they better know how to be safe and keep others safe in and out of the water.  Not to mention, it's a great time to put down the electronics and hit of one of the best beaches in the world.  

Junior Guards will learn CPR, first aid, go on field trips and compete against other lifeguards.  Plus, they get to snorkel, paddle board, kayak, and body surf.Local kids have started prepping…


Added by eCoronado on March 13, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Annual CSF Telethon to be held Thursday; Tent City Activities to return to the quad during the broadcast

LIVE Telethon in the CHS Performing Arts Center

Produced BY students FOR students! Under the direction of Amy Steward and Tony Perri, whose students from KCMS and the CTV/KCHS-TV news teams will be directing, taping, and editing all pre-taped acts and public service announcements. Students will be operating the cameras and student representatives from each school will be hosting the event. With the 100th graduating class at Coronado High walking this…


Added by Kellee Hearther on March 10, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

CHS Mens' Soccer start their bid for Regional Championship today at 4pm

Congratulations to the Coronado High School Mens Soccer team who've been seeded #1 in their regional division!

They will be hosting Rancho Mirage at 4pm at the Coronado High School stadium on Tuesday, March 10th for Game #1 of…


Added by Kellee Hearther on March 10, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Coronado Military Spouses Meeting set for Wednesday, March 11

All Coronado military spouses are invited to attend the next military spouse gathering offered by the Military Family Life Counselors.  The motto is "Meeting together to support our families and ourselves." 

The informal get-togethers, which have been taking place once a month since October of 2014, offer an opportunity for local military spouses to meet others with similar experiences.  Meetings are lead by the local Military Family Life Counselors (MFLC) and are…


Added by Kellee Hearther on March 8, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Young Life Blossoms, Expands in Coronado

Young Life was started by Presbyterian leader Jim Rayburn in 1941. He was challenged to connect with the neighborhood school kids that had no interest in church, so he started weekly club meetings at student homes to spread the message of Jesus Christ while entertaining youth with games and songs. Since then Young Life has spread across the world. Young Life begins with adults that care deeply about what teenagers care about. They form relationships with teens to share…


Added by Mackenzie Wiley on March 8, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments

CHS Senior Standout: Sarah Smith


Senior Sarah Smith began her Coronado story in the winter of 2013 when, like many other CHS students, her father got military orders to relocate here.

Sarah’s experience at Coronado High School has been "awesome," especially since prior to enrolling in CHS she had been home schooled. The second half of her junior year was her first time attending public school. Sarah’s favorite moments at CHS have been associated with choir. “That class is so close and we’re all…


Added by Mackenzie Wiley on March 8, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Schools Exhibit Now Open at the Coronado Museum

'INSPIRED! 100 Years of Coronado Schools'

A brand-new exhibition organized by the Coronado Historical Association tells the extraordinary story of Coronado schools.  ‘INSPIRED! 100 Years of Coronado Schools’ is now open in the Coronado Museum.  


The exhibition includes over a hundred historic images, artifacts, photographs and documents from CHA’s own collection, individual school and CUSD…


Added by Coronado Historical Association on March 8, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

CSF is Seeing STARS for the 2015 Telethon

CSF is seeing STARS!

Telethon STARS are flooding our mailbox with just NINE days to go for the March 12th CSF Telethon. Silver Strand Elementary has taken the lead in participation for donations and STARS returned! With Strand moving ahead of CMS this week, and Village and CHS close behind, it will be exciting when the school with the highest STAR percentage is announced after 8pm at the Telethon, winning a MooTime ice cream party for…

Added by Coronado Schools Foundation on March 3, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Do CHS Students Wear Bicycle Helmets? Why or Why Not? (VIDEO)

Many Coronado residents have taken notice that an increasing number of Coronado High School students fail to protect themselves by not wearing a helmet. did a short "video poll" to find out what CHS students think about wearing a helmet as well as conduct a general survey of bikes in the bike rack that had helmets hanging on them.

Watch this short video below:…


Added by Rob Henderson on March 3, 2015 at 2:30pm — 5 Comments

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