25th Annual CMS 6th Grade Olympics – May 17

The Coronado Middle School’s 25th Annual Sixth Grade Olympics will be held Thursday, May 17th, 2018 from 8am to 3pm on the Coronado High School Niedermeyer Football Field. This is a fun and exciting day for students as they compete in a real life, simulated summer Olympic event while learning about Ancient Greece, physical fitness, teamwork, skill performance, and goal setting. Students will participate in an Olympic opening ceremony and then compete in three competitive athletic events throughout the day.

On May 9th, CHS alumni Jesse Smith, three-time Olympian, CHS Water Polo Player/CIF three-time Champion, and Pan Am Gold Medalist, spoke to the CMS 6th graders and they are amped for their event on Thursday.

Click here to read about the 2017 6th Grade Olympics.


Parent volunteers are needed. The event is from 8am-3pm, with set-up before and clean-up afterwards. If you would like to help out with this awesome event, please sign up for a morning position and an afternoon position. All volunteers are invited to lunch that will be served from 11:20-11:50. Please read through the entire list of events as they are in alphabetical order, not in order of the day’s events.

Here’s how SignUp.com works in 3 easy steps:

  1. Click this link to access our event on SignUp.com: http://signup.com/go/wCEbUGi
  2. Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
  3. Sign up! It’s Easy – you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on SignUp.com.

Note: SignUp.com does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address online, please contact 6th grade PE teacher, Bonnie McCann at Bonnie.mccann@coronadousd.net.

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Originally from upstate New York, Dani Schwartz has lived in Coronado since 1996. She is thrilled to call Coronado home and raise her two children here. In her free time enjoys hitting the gym, reading, and walking her dog around the “island.”Have news to share? Send tips, story ideas or letters to the editor to: manager@coronadotimes.com