Here are some quick reminders:
School starts Wednesday, August 26th at 8:10 am - No late start!
There will be zero period on Wednesday, August 26th
Please get re-acquainted with our school calendar here on this site. The start of the school year is very hectic. Back to School Night 9/8/15, 5:00-7:45.
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6:00 pm in the MPR
Parents are welcome to attend iPad training basics and to also ask questions about the iPad program. Please bring your students iPad. Remember to remove the lock on the iPad before attending or know your students 4-digit code.
5:00-5:20 MPR - Meet John Jackson at the Administrator's Reception.
5:20-6:00 MPR - PTA Meeting.
6:00-7:45 pm Classroom visits.
7:45 pm parent orientation for GATE in the MPR
Back to School Night is an exciting evening:
1. Meet John at the Administrator's Reception - MPR
2. Join the first of two PTA meetings this year in the MPR immediately before classroom visits. Get to know PTA plans for the year, meet your PTA board.
3. Visit your student's classrooms as their teachers tell you about their...
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Young at Art is looking for parent docents, parent YAA lesson helpers, and/or behind the scenes volunteers. No art experience necessary!
6th grade classes (all six projects) are taught during Humanities block.
7th and 8th grade classes (only three projects) are taught during English class.
If you are interested, please contact Sarah Mullen.
8th Grade Parents: Help your kids make U.S. History come alive!
Veteran MBMS teacher Rachel Thomas takes kids on a civics focused private field trip to Washington, D.C. with the Close-Up Foundation, a non-profit educational program that boasts 9 U.S. Congressmen and 2 Cabinet members as alumni. For more information, go to www.thomastrip.weebly.com or check out the program at www.closeup.org.
The Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce is taking applications from aspiring entrepreneurs for the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!), which runs from October 2015-May 2016. This is a national program that teaches business skills to 6th-12th graders, provides them with mentors, and then helps kids establish their own legal business entities. For more information go to www.manhattanbeachchamber.com. For information on the national YEA!...
The MBMS PTA Nominating Committee presents the PTA Executive Board slate for the 2015-2016 school year as follows:
Co-President - Kristi Knowles
Co-VP Fundraising - Tracy Stickney
Co-VP Fundraising - Nicole Hirshberg
Co-VP Membership - Mickie Kingston
Co-VP Membership - Sandi Nerad
Co-VP Volunteers -
Co-VP Volunteers -
VP Communications - Julie Johnson
VP Programs - Erin Gordon Grady
VP Programs - Michelle Collins
Technology - Jen Berlinger
Treasurer - Amy McAvin