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WHAT TO EXPECT IN MIDDLE SCHOOL

Mandatory Upper School Attire: (Grades 6-12)

Land’s End provides the CLS school uniforms, including PE uniforms.
Our preferred school number is 900114547.

Free Dress Down Days:

CLS offers Free Dress Days on many days to show school spirit, to support a fundraiser or to simply relax for a day. These days come at the discretion of the Head of School.

Our mentor program helps new students feel welcomed and get acclimated to CLS! CLS mentors are paired up with new students and will reach out via email before the start of the  school year to get to know each other. We will also have mentor/new student lunches and activities throughout the first few months of school! 

Mentor List 2023

  • We offer My Hot Lunchbox as our hot lunch program. To begin ordering lunches, visit their site to create your account (or sign in). If you have any questions, please contact My Hot Lunchbox at (888) 894-8295 or at info@myhotlunchbox.com
  • Vendors include: Chick-fil-A, Subway, California Tortilla, Paisanos

Middle school students are encouraged to join one of our athletic teams. Athletics in middle school focuses on developing fundamental athletic skills and strategies, exploring strengths and weaknesses, gaining experience and confidence in team sports, and having fun! Middle school athletics emphasizes both participation and competition.

Middle school sports teams:baseball, basketball, cross country, soccer, volleyball, wrestling.

Please note that fall sports tryouts begin August 14th. 

You will find the Early Bird Fall Sports registration link HERE

Learn more about CLS athletics here.

Students participate in a wide range of extracurricular activities including:

  • Athletics
  • Band & Choir competitions
  • Chess Class with our partners, Your Best Chess
  • Karate Class with our partners, The Forge Dojo
  • Retreats
  • Spirit weeks
  • Service projects
  • Math Club
  • Photography Club

(Clubs will be determined in September based on interest)

  • We partner with KidsCo to offer onsite aftercare for our students.
  • You may log onto their website, www.KidsCoOnline.com and click on the Register Now button for the 2023-2024 school year. This will take you to the online registration form. 

Please complete this Bus Survey so we may plan the Bus Routes that best meet the needs of our families.

HS/MS start date – August 21

No School – September 1 & 4 – Labor Day Weekend

No School – October 9 – Columbus Day

Thanksgiving Break for HS/MS – November 22 thru 24

Giving Tuesday – November 28

Start of Christmas Break – (1/2 day) December 21

Christmas Break – December 21 thru January 1

J-term – January 3 thru January 6

Spring Break – March 11 thru March 15

Easter Break – March 29 thru April 1

Last Day of School – (1/2 day) May 23

Monday, August 14

Fall Sports Tryouts Begin

Tuesday, August 15

New Parent Reception at 6:30 – 7:30pm: Your official welcome and orientation to CLS! This time will allow you to meet and fellowship with other new families and also include important information about the upcoming school year.

Friday, August 18

Middle School orientation at 8:30am: Students will learn all the day to day information as well as run through their schedule and try out their lockers.

6-12th Meet & Greet & Uniform Sale at 9:30-11:30am:  Meet new classmates, meet your teachers, get assigned lockers, bring in school supplies and put them in your lockers and see classrooms all set up!  

Mentor Lunch Meeting (Grades 6-12) at 11:00-11:45am:  This will be a time for your student to meet and get to know their student mentor. (This will be for students only.) Lunch would be provided!

Ice Cream Social at 11:45-12:30pm: Have some ice cream, meet new families, and hang out on the back lawn!   

Monday, August 21 – 6-12 Grade First Day of School! (Classes begin at 7:53am; dismissal 3:09pm)

New Student IT Orientation – Setup/Login Chromebooks, Renweb, email addresses, Google classroom.

Wednesday, August 29

New Middle School Parent Orientation with Desserts at 7:00 – 8:00pm: To welcome  Middle School families.

Thursday, September 21 at 6:30-8:30pm: Back to School Night. This mandatory parent meeting kicks off the school year.

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