Arrival & Dismissal Procedures
School begins at
Students are not to arrive more than twenty minutes before the start of school. Morning supervision is from
School ends at
2:05 p.m. on Monday
If you are picking your child up by car, we prefer that you use the driveway between Ridgeway and Charles, aka “The Loading Dock”. Please place a sign on the dashboard with the names of students ...more
We appreciate the dispensing of all medicine at home whenever possible. If your child needs any type of medication at school, prescription or non-prescription, you will need to provide a current “Ad ...more
Children should not be sent to school when they are not feeling well. It is district policy that students be fever free for 24 hours before returning to school. When a student is absent, please send ...more
Malcom School officially begins at 7:45 a.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance. Students who arrive late not only miss out on learning opportunities, but they also interrupt the flow of ...more
Students may bring a lunch to school or purchase a hot lunch for $2.50. Malcom has a computerized Point of Sale system so you can prepay by cash, check, credit card, or
(Internet). To use the
Students are allowed to bring a cell phone to school. However, phones must be
kept in a backpack and turned off
throughout the school day. They can be used, if needed, after school for communication ...more
ATTENTION: The Capistrano Unified School District (CUSD) does not assume any responsibility or liability for the content that may be present within external Websites linked to and from this site that ...more
8/25 - First Day of School
MORE INFO TO FOLLOW (STAY TUNED)
8/24 - Class Postings
There is a new district-wide practice this August for class postings. All class assignments will be available on Parent Portal after 4:00 p.m. on Monday, August 24th, the day before school begins. You will also receive a phone call with your child’s teacher and room assignment. Classes will no longer be posted at the school, due to confidentiality. See you in August!
Our email address for reporting absences is:
Or, you can call the 24 hour sick line:
Per District policy, parents have 3 days to clear absences. If NOT cleared, the absences will be recorded as unexcused and are not changed. Also, illness, religious holidays and doctor’s appointments are the only excused absences.
6/24 - AR SUMMER TESTING
Once again, thanks to Mrs. Butterworth, Mrs. Slee, Mrs. Thomas, and Ms. Reimer, we will be offering AR Wednesdays throughout the summer! Come to the Malcom computer lab on Wednesdays between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon to take AR quizzes. AR Wednesdays begin June 24 and the last Wednesday is August 12th. Keep reading all summer long!
Summer Tech Fun
Hey, just because school is over doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! Malcom students have access to many links to extend their learning over the summer. Here are a few favorites:
You can also go to http://tis-capousd-ca.schoolloop.com/summerelp for a list of more optional summer learning programs.
School Site Council Opening
Would you be interested in joining Malcom’s School Site Council? Malcom Elementary is seeking just one more parent/guardian to fill the vacant position for the next two school years. Terms are for two years. The annual commitment is typically 4 meetings per year, held after school. School Site Council is made up of parents/guardians, school administration, teachers, and other school staff. The primary responsibility is to review the school’s curriculum focus and oversee expenditures of categorical funding. Training will be provided. Please contact the front office at 248-0542, if interested.
Marco Middle School SUMMER Academy
July 30th – August 7th 8:30am – 11:30am M-F
All families with students transferring to Marco Forster MS as 6th graders for the 2015-16 school year are invited to register for Summer Academy. This is a ...more
New Student On-line Enrollment
If your student is new to CUSD, please click here to complete your enrollment on-line.
Summer Office Hours
August 5th – 7th : 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
August 10th – 24th : 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Closed for lunch from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Beginning August 25th : 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
All parents need to sign up for the CUSD Parent Portal in order to view attendance records, standardized test scores and report cards andupdate personal information, such as contact people and phone numbers, and medical information. You will need your student’s ID number, your home phone number, and unique verification code which you can obtain through the school office.
LET’S SHOOT FOR 100% ON PARENT PORTAL FOR THE 2015-16 SCHOOL YEAR!
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