Challenge Success Speaker: Dr. Denise Pope

Our PTA is thrilled to host Dr. Denise Pope, Founder of Challenge Success and nationally acclaimed author and speaker from the Stanford Graduate School of Education, April 22, 2019 in the Sea King Theatre at 7pm.

Save the Date: Grad Night Parent Party

Join the parents of the class of 2019 for a fun festive evening out to support Grad Night!

Challenge Success Book Club #4

The Challenge Success Learning Project aka Book Club for Busy Parents meets again TONIGHT! Come, listen and learn. Ask questions. We are all in this together. ❤️

PTA meeting Wednesday, April 3rd at 9am in the Lecture Hall

Our Honorary Service Awards is one of the most feel-good PTA meetings of the year! Come early for coffee and breakfast treats at 8:45am.

Challenge Success Speaker

Dr. Denise Pope, founder of Challenge Success, from Stanford to Newport to speak with teachers, administrators, some students and staff during the daytime and parents in the evening on Monday, April 22 at 7pm in the Sea King Theater.

OVERTAKEN” by Jodi Barber

Please JOIN US TUESDAY, MARCH 19 and find out how to SAVE OUR STUDENTS as we see a compelling presentation of "OVERTAKEN" by Jodi Barber and special guests and their "PRESCRIPTION for PARENTING." Learn how to deal with the drug epidemic and save a student, a friend, or a family member. The meeting will be held from 7 - 8:30 p.m. in the LRC. The PTA invites parents and all students grades 7-12 to join us. Refreshments will be served beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Senior Mothers’ Luncheon

  • Please join us for the CDM Class of 2019 catered luncheon for “Moms of Seniors”
  • Wednesday March 27, 2019 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
  • At the beautiful home of Suzanne Guantlett  5 Pelican Vista Drive Newport Coast
  • A chance to visit, celebrate and bring an auction item for the Grad Night Parent Party!
  • A ticket for the luncheon is $75 per person or a donation of an item for the silent auction worth $75 or more. Purchase your ticket online at or RSVP and make arrangement to drop off your auction item or payment to Amber Snider at

PTA meeting Wednesday, March 6th at 9am in the Lecture Hall

Please join us at our monthly PTA meeting on Wednesday, March 6th at 9am in the Lecture Hall. Coffee, goodies and mingling begin at 8:45.As always, we will have updates from both Principals, Officer Clemente, Challenge Success, and ONE on Campus as well as news about other campus and district happenings.Available for sale at the meeting is our next Challenge Success book:Don't forget to bring your ID and save a few extra minutes to check in at the office. Reminder that there will be NO parking at OLQA at this meeting due to Ash Wednesday. PRINTABLE MEETING AGENDACan't make our mid-week morning meetings? Feeling like you aren't "in the know"? Follow CdM PTA on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for information and CdM PRIDE for positive, uplifting news and stories. Tell a friend!

Honorary Service Award 2018-2019

Is there a teacher, administrator, parent, volunteer or coach that you think deserves an award for their commitment to our PTA community? If so, please take the time to nominate them for the CDM PTA Honorary Service Award. This award is given every year to an individual or organization for outstanding service to children and youth in our community, going above and beyond what is asked of them.

PTA Board Opportunities

As our nominating committee begins their search for next year’s PTA Board for CdM Middle and High, we are looking for moms and dads, including up-and-comers joining us from elementary schools, who are interested in volunteering.