Howlapalooza (6th Grade) FAQs


For all incoming 6th grade students


Student Orientation Program


CCMHS Campus; Parents report to cafeteria and students report to gymnasium


August 2nd from 9:00 am-1:00 pm

*Parent University will be held in the cafeteria from 9-10. Guidance and administration will spend an hour with parents and guardians sharing #TheCoyoteWay and how to support their student while transitioning into secondary. 

*Students pick up their schedule and tour the campus from 1-3. Families will be able to pay dues, pick up supply lists, and other registration opportunities in cafeteria during this time.



It is our goal to orient students to our procedures and policies while meeting new friends.

What do I wear?

Comfortable clothing as we will be moving around campus

Will lunch be provided?

Yes, we are providing a light breakfast, lunch, and a snack. If you have special dietary needs we ask that you please pack a lunch.

What if I take medication can a nurse administer medications on this day?

No, we ask that if you take any medications that you take these prior or following the event.

Can parents or families volunteer to help during this day?

No, this is a special day we have planned for our 6th graders and families. HOWEVER, we love volunteers and ask that you please contact Joann Ortiz, our volunteer coordinator, for communication with upcoming volunteer opportunities.

What if I have allergies or special needs?

In order to make sure you have a safe and exciting time during Howlapalooza we ask that you register by stating student name, parent name, contact #, email, and list of allergies or special needs and email it to Mrs. Melsheimer

Ms. Melsheimer

Ms. Melsheimer

Assistant Principal


Mr. Shanberg

Mr. Shanberg

School Counselor