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Christensen Cougars will be creative, collaborative,
critical thinkers, and citizens of character
in an ever-changing community.

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All Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District schools and offices will be closed Friday, May 27, which is a non-student day and Monday, May 30, which is Memorial Day. Schools and offices will reopen on Tuesday, May 31.


Scholastic's Buy-One, Get-One Free Book Fair begins at lunch time on Tuesday, May 31 and ends on Friday, June 3 after B lunch.  You can also visit the fair during Open House Family Night.  All items are buy-one, get-one~~time to stock up for your summer time reading.

Mrs. Diane Monteith


Please join us at the CMS Open House on Wednesday, June 1. Please download the flyer for additional information.


District News

To see the latest edition of the Grapevine Community Newsletter, click HERE. 

LCAP Advisory Committee Meeting

The Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) Advisory Committee will have a meeting on Wednesday May 25th at 6:30 PM in the Board Room at the Education Center, 685 E. Jack London Blvd. The meeting is open to the public. Click HERE for the agenda.


Tri-Valley Educational Collaborative Celebrates Silver Anniversary

The Tri-Valley Educational Collaborative (TEC) has been serving students of the Tri-Valley since 1991 and is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the organization this year. The Collaborative brings together educators, business leaders and community partners from the Tri-Valley and is a statewide model for best-practice in regional collaboration. Read the Press Release.


Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center Underwrites Arts-Based Educational Camp

The Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center (LVPAC) is teaming up with the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District and Adventures in Writing Camp (AIW Camp) to provide Livermore students the chance to fall in love with writing this summer. Through a generous partnership with LVPAC, Livermore residents have the opportunity to participate in the two-week camp for $395. The camp normally costs $695. Additionally, LVPAC is providing 25 scholarships for Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District elementary school students allowing them to attend the camp for a total of $40 each. Registration is open and LVPAC and AIW Camp are accepting registrations now. Read the Press Release.


New Student Registration for 2016-17 School Year

Click HERE to start enrolling your child for next school year.  Any questions, contact Student Services at 606-3206 or 606-3207. Welcome!

Today: 5/26/16
12:00 AM State Testing; All Grades, Make-Ups May 23-26
2:35 PM Homework Club, 2:35-3:30

Calendar of Events

20-26  State Testing,
           Make Up Testing
27       Non-Student Day, No School
30       Memorial Day Holiday

1         Open House, 6-7:45 p.m.
2         Orchestra Concert,
           7 p.m., Gym
8         All Library Books are Due
10       All Textbooks are Due Today
10       8th Gr. Promotion Dance
           7-9:30 p.m., MPR
13       Regular Bell Schedule,
           2:31 Dismissal
13       8th Grade Field Trip to 
           Great America
13       7th Gr. Awards Assembly,
           9:20-10:10 a.m., MPR
13       6th Gr. Awards Assembly,
           10:20-11:15 a.m., MPR
14       Regular Bell Schedule, 
           2:31 Dismissal
15       Minimum Day Bell Schedule,
           1:31 Dismissal
15       School Barbecue for Students
           and Staff, Sponsored by PTA
16       Last Day of School,
           8:25-12.25 p.m.,
           No Zero Period
16       Promotion, 6 p.m.

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Call In Your Child's Absence

Please remember to call in an absence to the attendance line, 925-606-4702, ext. 2.

Students who have perfect attendance (no absences and no tardies) will receive a perfect attendance award at the end of the school year.

Introducing School Loop

School Loop is an exciting tool for communicating with all members of the learning community.  It is a web-based service that provides a direct link to published class assignments, students’ grades, and other school information.  If you have not already done so, please register.  All registered members will receive periodic emails providing them with specific information relating to their student and the school. 

Beeb's Cash Back Program

You can help CMS earn cash rewards each time you dine at Beeb's Sports Grill. This is a year-round fundraiser. They will donate 10% of your guest check to CMS each time you dine at Beeb's and ...more