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Principal's Message

Jake Haley smiling with hands together at waist.

Welcome Back 2023-2024

Dear Students, Parents, and Staff:

I hope this message finds you all in good health and in great anticipation for the upcoming year. As we begin the 2023-2024 school year, I am filled with a sense of enthusiasm and eagerness for the wonderful journey ahead.  Corona del Mar is a fantastic school dedicated to high quality instruction, teaching, learning, extra-curriculars, and most importantly, a sense of community.

To our returning students, welcome back! Your dedication and hard work continue to inspire us all. I am eager to witness your growth and accomplishments in the coming months, as well as the many summer adventures.  As always, I highly encourage you to embrace the journey and to get involved in supporting our school.

To our new students, a heartfelt welcome to our Corona del Mar school community!  You are now part of a supportive environment that values learning, creativity, and personal development. We are excited to get to know you and find ways connecting you to the school outside of the classroom through one of our various ASB clubs, activities, athletics, drama, arts, dance, music….

To our esteemed staff, your commitment to education and the well-being of our students is truly commendable. Your tireless efforts behind the scenes create an environment where students can thrive academically, emotionally, and socially. Thank you for your unwavering dedication.

To the parents and guardians, your partnership is invaluable. Your involvement in your child's education greatly enhances their learning experience. I encourage you to stay engaged and communicate with us throughout the year.  Please consider getting involved with our school connected organizations who help us to move the needle from good to great; CDM PTA & CDM Foundation.

As we navigate the challenges and triumphs of the upcoming year, let's remember that we are a united community working toward a common goal: the success and happiness of our students. Together, we will create an environment that fosters growth, curiosity, and a love for learning.

I look forward to seeing familiar faces, forging new connections, and witnessing the remarkable achievements that I know lie ahead.

Here's to a fantastic school year filled with learning, laughter, and shared accomplishments!


Jake Haley, Ed.D

Principal, Corona del Mar Middle / High School