THE HUNT 2016: The Ultimate Scavenger Hunt and Games take place on Friday, August 26th! The Hunt is an opportunity for all incoming MBMS 6th Graders to meet their new classmates before the start of school. Participants will be placed on teams and asked to find/solve a series of clues and win challenges throughout the day. Registration fee covers DJ, bagels and juice, snack, lunch, T-shirt and goodie prize bag. Space is limited, and we can only take the first 240 students who register. We will...
Just a reminder before summer vacation: Please pick up any leftover medication from the Health Office before June 13th. Medications cannot be stored over the summer. Any medication left at school after June 13th will be discarded. Emergency medication such as Epi-Pens, Diastat, Solu Cortef, and inhalers may be picked up on the last day of school. A parent or designated adult must pick up the medication. Medication cannot be released to a student. If you would like us to administer...
The Board has adopted a revised calendar for the 2016-17 school year and new calendars for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 school years. I have included key information about them below. The new calendars are available on the District Website Calendar page. Here are some of the changes we made to the 2016-17 calendar. I realize these changes may cause challenges to some families, but I do believe they result in an improved calendar. These changes...
ATTENTION 8TH GRADERS! Mira Costa High School Cross Country, Girl's Tennis Team, Color Guard and Marching Band information
MCHS GIRLS TENNIS TEAM TRYOUTS New Players: Thurs., June 16 (9:30 am to noon) & Fri., June 17 (9:00 am to noon) MCHS Tennis Courts - Players must attend both days Mira Costa High School Cross country team has summer workouts through MBX. Come join the fun, make new friends and get a head start on your fitness. Sign up through MBX summer school. Thinking about joining the Mira Costa Marching Band and Colorguard this Fall? Join us every Tuesday in May from 3:15 to 5:15 on the MBMS field ...
Summer School Registration Tuesday, March 29 MBX Summer School registration opens Tuesday, March 29th for incoming freshman. There is no need to register on the first day. MBX accommodates all students in high demand classes. On-line Health is limited with priority given to juniors and seniors. To register go to mbxfoundation.org MONDAY JUNE 20th -THURSDAY JULY 28th, 2016 Academic classes run Monday – Thursday from 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM Athletics run...
Friday, August 26, 2016 -
8:30am to 12:00pm
THE HUNT 2016: The Ultimate Scavenger Hunt and Games take place on Friday, August 26th! The Hunt is an opportunity for all incoming MBMS 6th Graders to meet their new classmates before the start of school. Participants will be placed on teams and asked to find/solve a series of clues and win...
Dear Parents, As always, lots of things happening at MBMS. I want to take a moment to thank all the wonderful teachers, staff, and volunteers who make this school what it is. Our robotics team is heading for the State championships soon. While spending most of the year competing against high... read more
State testing is right around the corner. Last year all the schools in the state piloted the new Common Core technology based test. This year we will be taking the actual test. Our 6th graders will be testing March 23rd through March 27th in their Humanities classes. The school will not be on a... read more
Dear Parents- It seems like several times a year I am asked to write some type of reminder about fundraising for some important cog in the wheel of MBUSD’s educational foundation. Sometimes these musings are humorous, sometimes touching, sometimes factual, but always heartfelt and genuine. This... read more
WELCOME BACK! What a wonderful opening day. It was so nice to see the students back on campus. I want to thank Regina Schroeder and the PTA for organizing all the volunteers to help with the opening of school. A wise man once told me it's not how one handles success, but how one handles... read more
A MESSAGE FROM MR. JACKSONBoy, how time flies. It seems like yesterday I was welcoming the 6th graders to MBMS and today I am saying goodbye to the 8th graders. It has been a great ride. I hope you all had as much fun this year as I did. It takes a lot of dedicated people to make a great school... read more
LOCKDOWN DRILL. On Tuesday, April 29, 2014, as part of our ongoing safety training, MBMS will be participating in a lockdown drill involving several city agencies including the Police and Fire Departments. At around 9:00 am we will begin the drill by calling 911 and having all the students and... read more
School safety has always been a concern. The earliest report of a school shooting occurred in 1764, so this is not a 21st century phenomena. There have been school shooting throughout history. Since the year 2000 there have been 133 School shooting incidents in United States. These incidences... read more
SEVERAL YEARS AGO we started a new event at MBMS. If you have ever talked to me about events at MBMS, you would know I consider 6th grade Family Swing Night the best event here. I love activities that keep families involved with their middle school children's lives. I also love that it is cross-... read more
FIRST, A MESSAGE FROM THE PRINCIPAL The first trimester is almost over. This year has been a year of firsts. First and foremost, it is the first year of PowerSchool. This communication tool will be an amazing asset once everyone figures out all the ways to use it; this includes teachers,... read more
Community Affairs - Security Camera Registration Program
December 31 2016To help in the apprehension of criminals, we have created a Security Camera Registration Program through the Police Department. This program is completely voluntary for our residents and businesses. However, we are encouraging locations to sign up. Fill out the form which can be completed and mailed to the Police Department. Or, for more information, go to our City website.
MCHS Boys Basketball Camp
July 5 2016 to July 8 2016July 5-8, 12:00-4:00pm Click here for sign up information.
Girls Summer Soccer Camp
July 18 2016 to July 21 2016July 18 - 21, 1:30-4:00pm Manhattan Village Field Click here for more info.
MCHS Summer Cheer Clinic
August 1 2016 to August 4 2016August 1-4, 9:00-2:00 MB Community Church Click here for more info.
Manhattan Beach seniors teach seniors on technology
June 30 2016Mira Costa students volunteer for an intergenerational tech day giving advice on how to use their devices. The students connect with Older Adults on a personal level, to debase stereotypes and feel more rooted in their community. Costa student, Victoria Nwoke said, “They give awesome advice because they have lived for so long. They’re very approachable, and I just love talking to them.” For the whole Beach Reporter article see attached.