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To purchase P.E. clothes and to make donations to CMS programs, click on the Online Payments Powered by RevTrak logo to access our web store.

Present a printed copy of your receipt and photo ID to the Christensen office to pick up your merchandise purchase.

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

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First Day of School and Morning Traffic

All students are to report to their first period class by 8:25.  There will be no zero period PE classes on the first day of school.

Parents dropping off their children in the school's drop-off zone should drive as far forward in the circle as traffic allows before allowing their children to exit the vehicle.  Do not drop your children off while in the traffic lane on Haggin Oaks as this impedes the flow of traffic. There are three alternate morning drop-off locations with walkways to the school located on Bridgeport Circle, Shorehaven Circle and Pasatiempo Street. 

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8/14/17

Mark your calendar!
CMS Picture Day is: Friday, Aug 25
CMS Picture Day ID: BY417868Q0
The easiest way to get school pictures is by ordering at lifetouch.com
• No need to send cash or flyer back to school
• Get more background choices online
• Customize your package online with different portrait sheets
• New MyFamily rewards program available online.
Please submit your portrait order by Friday, August 25 for free shipping to school.

All students will be photographed for school and ID card purposes during their physical education class on Friday, August 25. Picture packages are available for purchase and can be ordered online or submitted in the Lifetouch envelope that will be sent home on the first day of school
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8/11/17

Our web store offers parents the convenience to purchase PE clothes and student planners, make donations to the school and CMS PTA, pay for their CMS PTA membership, and much more throughout the school year online. There is a Web Store/Online Payment Powered by RevTrak Quick Link on the left side of the CMS home page.

To receive merchandise items purchased on the web store, please bring a printed hard copy of your online receipt to the school office. 

For Orientation Day, items purchased online before Monday, August 14, can be picked up on Orientation Day in the Gym.  Orders placed after August 14 can be picked up in the front office. 

 

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8/11/17

The first day of school is Monday, August 21. The regular weekly bell schedule will be followed with the one exception that zero period PE classes will not meet on the first day of school. All students should report to their first period class by 8:25 a.m. Zero period PE classes will meet beginning on Tuesday.

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8/9/17

All Christensen families should have received their Infosnap snap codes via email or US mail this week.  If your family does not receive a snap code notification, either by email or US mail, please contact the CMS office at (925) 606-4702. Our office will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The school will have computer access for those families needing assistance.

It is mandatory that all parents complete the Infosnap update for each of their children, whether they are new to the district or returning. Only the primary parent/guardian will receive the notification. If a secondary parent or guardian would like their emergency contact information on file with the school, they may submit a completed emergency card to the school office. Students with incomplete emergency contact information will not receive their schedules at Orientation Day on Tuesday, August 15, until their information has been updated.

Thank you for your assistance.

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8/8/17

The Livermore School District is actively trying to recruit additional playground supervisors for the 2017-2018 school year.  If you are interested, please CLICK HERE FOR THE FLYER.

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8/3/17

Our summer mailer was sent to the mailing addresses of our 2017-2018 registered students.  This packet contains important information regarding orientation day and the entire 2017-2018 school year. Click HERE to download the mailer or see the attached document.  

All Christensen students and their parents are invited to attend our Orientation Day on Tuesday, August 15, 2017.  This is the first opportunity students have to pick up their schedules prior to the first day of school.  Parents are encouraged to accompany their child to our orientation.  If you are unable to attend the student orientation, but have completed the online registration process, class schedules may be picked up in the office any time after orientation.

Please report to the gymnasium at the times indicated below:

            6th Graders (Last names A-L):   9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

            6th Graders (Last names M-Z):   9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

            7th Graders (Last names A-L):  10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

            7th Graders (Last names M-Z):  10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

            8th Graders (Last names A-L):   11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

            8th Graders (Last names M-Z):  11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

(7th and 8th graders MUST have proof of receiving a Tdap Booster on file to receive their schedules.)

 

CMS Summer Mailer 2017

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8/1/17

Dear Christensen Middle Students and Family Members,

During Christensen Middle School's 2017-18 school year, registered students will be eligible to receive a free Student Transit Pass - a Clipper Card that provides unlimited access to LAVTA Wheels bus services. These passes are being distributed as part of the Student Transit Pass Pilot, a three-year effort sponsored by the Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda CTC) and funded through Measure BB, a local transportation sales tax measure.

Christensen Middle School is one of fifteen schools in Alameda County that will participate in this program during the coming year. The pilot program is expected to run from August 2016 through July 2019.

To obtain a free Student Transit Pass you must complete and sign the registration, consent, and release form (see attached document). Students under the age of 18 must have their parent or legal guardian complete and sign the registration form as indicated. Once the form is submitted and verified by school staff, students will receive a Clipper card within 3 weeks.

Return the completed form at school registration. You may also submit a completed form to Ms. Michelle Gomes in the front office beginning the first day of school. Copies of this registration, consent, and release form will also be available at school registration and at the front office. If a student loses their card during the school year, it can be replaced. For additional information, please click HERE or on the document below.

Questions may be directed to Mrs. Michelle Gomes at michellegomes@lvjusd.k12.ca.usor Mr. Joey Goldman at jgoldman@nelsonnygaard.com.

Cathleen Sullivan
Principal Transportation Planner

Free Transit Passes for Christensen Middle School Students During 2017-2018 School Year

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District News

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

Livermore Schools Welcome New Leaders
With the start of the new school year, the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) is welcoming new leadership staff to the District Office and to school sites. 
Mike Biondi, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services, is joined by Kevin Grier, Director of Curriculum, and Helen Gladden, Assistant Director of Curriculum, to lead the educational work of the District. Director of Special Education, Frank Selvaggio, also joins the District team to continue the focus on achievement for all students.  More...

Register your Student for the 2017-18 School Year
Click HERE to start enrolling your child for this school year.  Any questions, contact Student Services at 606-3206 or 606-3207. 

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Today: 8/17/17

Calendar of Events

SUMMER BREAK
June 9 to August 18

August
21          First Day of School
25          Picture Day, PE Classes
25          Welcome Back Coffee for
              Parents, 8:30-9:30 a.m., MPR

September
4            Labor Day Holiday, 
              No School
5            Back To School Night,
               6-8 p.m.
12-15    Minimum Days, 1:31 Dismissal
14          ASB Cookie Dough Fundraiser
               Starts

October
4-5         ASB Cookie Dough Fundraiser
               Ends
6             Professional Development Day
               (No School)
10           Picture Make-Up Day,
                PE Classes

November
5             Daylight Saving Time Ends
10           Veterans Day Holiday Observed
               (No School)
17           End of Trimester 1
20-24     Thanksgiving Break (No School)
27           Trimester 2 Begins

All Kids Are Our Kids

The Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District affirms its unwavering commitment to support all students. The District mission - Each student will graduate with the skills needed to contribute and thrive in a changing world - is a promise to each student in our District.

Read the affirmation, All Kids Are Our Kids: Affirmation of a Safe, Supportive, and Respectful School District.
Read the FAQs about Equal Access and Student Safety

Livermore Police Chief's letter to the community on local immigration policy  (Spanish version)

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.

   

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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.