Please join us for our last PTA General Board Meeting on Friday, June 9th from 10:00-10:30am in room #226. View the agenda here
June 2, 2017 Ambassadors Carnival 3:15 – 5:00 p.m. August 21, 2017 - Sixth grade student orientation (new program at MBMS) 8:00 a.m. – noon. Students learn about MBMS, meet their eighth grade mentors, and team build as a class. 1:00pm - 3:30pm - The Hunt. Click here to sign up for the Hunt.  This is a student-only day.  August 23, 2017 - First day of school Summer Reading Lists: Incoming 6th graders are required to read three books from the...
Did you miss the meeting? Please find the power point presentation here.    This meeting will be about math pathways, electives, and language, but it will be geared toward sixth grade families who have not yet experienced elective or language choices.   For current 6th grade families. we will be emailing course descriptions of all electives being offered next year and math...
Congratulations to Scholar Quiz 2017 champions! This 8th grade team emerged victorious in a very exciting match against the other finalist team. A whopping 656 students participated in this year’s Scholar Quiz -- representing nearly half of all MBMS students. Well worth mentioning are the countless demonstrations of good sportsmanship amongst the students, who won and lost their matches with grace, thanked readers and parent volunteers, and cheered each other on during the 7-day tournament. ...
THE HUNT 2017 The 6th grade Ultimate Scavenger Hunt will take place on Monday, August 21st. The Hunt will follow 6th grade orientation from 12:00-3:30pm (lunch  included)Students will complete fun scavenger activities with new friends and their chaperones throughout MBMS, Polliwog Park and Begg Pool. 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...
Deadline to retrieve Lost & Found is 10am Friday!   See the Photo Collage for most items (there are more clothing items, swim suits, towels, lunch boxes, notebooks...) We displayed all Lost and Found items outside during lunch Monday, 12 June, for all students to easily peruse. We immediately sent a photo of anything labelled to their respective parental unit. (5-10% are labelled) Lost & Found will not...
Make sure to check out the Costa Corner for info and links on great summer camps offered by MCHS and info for incoming freshman including sports try outs, summer school and more! Also, check out Around Town for info on a Lacrosse Clinic being offered for all levels!
MBMS Students and Emotional Wellness: How do parents fit into the puzzle? Friday, June 2nd, 8:30 AM, location TBD Based on the results of the MBMS school-wide Social Emotional Wellness survey, come hear what our students are thinking and feeling about their school experiences and life as a middle schooler. Margot Parker will present the findings of the survey and facilitate an interactive discussion on how we can best support our students. Click...
Incoming 6th graders and students entering 7th grade are required to read three books from the list including one nonfiction book. Students entering 8th grade are required to read three books from the list including The Outsiders. There is no summer reading requirement for incoming 9th graders at Mira Costa. Click here for the book lists. 
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...
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 7:30am
7:30am – 8:00am        check in and breakfast 8:00 – 11:45       Orientation activities Please note that the HUNT follows Orientation. More information and sign up HERE.
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 12:00am to 3:30pm
THE HUNT 2017 The 6th grade Ultimate Scavenger Hunt will take place on Monday, August 21st. The Hunt will follow 6th grade orientation from 12:00-3:30pm (lunch  included)Students will complete fun scavenger activities with new friends and their chaperones throughout MBMS, Polliwog Park and Begg...
We hope by now you have visited our site and found it valuable. We update our information so that we continue to provide a comprehensive place to go to check out all resources related to health and wellness for our middle school children.  We have added info on vaping and tobacco use, as well as a list of all of the upcoming parent ed opportunities available to the MBMS community.  In addition, there is a wealth of articles, blogs, and community events on the website.  Click...
The results of the MBMS student wellness survey are in!  We learned about the things that stress our kids, who they rely on most when they are stressed, and much more.  One of the most important findings from the survey was that many of our kids aren't getting enough sleep.  Teenagers have different sleep patterns – have you noticed that your teen is staying up later and sleeping in longer?  There are physiological reasons for this shift.  The following TED talk by Wendy Troxel is relevant to...
MBMS Students and Emotional Wellness: How do parents fit into the puzzle? Friday, June 2nd, 8:30 AM, location TBD Based on the results of the MBMS school-wide Social Emotional Wellness survey, come hear what our students are thinking and feeling about their school experiences and life as a middle schooler. Margot Parker will present the findings of the survey and facilitate an interactive discussion on how we can best support our students. Click...
The high levels of campus stress are a district-wide focus.  Dr. Matthews wrote a blog discussing challenges specific to high school students and AP classes.  High school is right around the corner.  His blog is worth reading to help understand the pressures high school students are experiencing and underscores the need to facilitate stress management for our students before they get to high school.  Click ...
Click here for the April issue of the SBFC newsletter!  Find out about upcoming student wellness events and important articles. 
Check out the SBFC featured articles for parents on Teen Substance Abuse.   http://www.southbayfamiliesconnected.org/relevant-articles-for-parents.  
There is a perception by students that vaping a non-nicotine substance like essential oils is legal and safe.  First, it is important for students to know they can never be sure what is in the essential oils, and it could be risky to their health.  Second, there are legal ramifications for possessing and using vaping materials of any kind for minors.  We hope parents can have conversations with their children to ensure they understand both the dangers and legal repercussions of vaping.  It is...
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MCHS Girls Volleyball Tryouts for incoming 9th graders:  July 27, 2017 - 2:30-5:30pm July 28th - 9am-12pm Click here for details.
If you still have questions about Mira Costa or missed the parent night at the beginning of March here is a link with more info.
Interested in learning more about Mira Costa and its surrounding communities from the students perspective? Subscribe to La Vista and receive 10 issues of Costa's student-run newspaper. For more information, please click here.

MCHS Summer Volleyball Camp

MCHS Girls Soccer Summer Camp July 17-July 20

MCHS Summer Baseball Camps - June 26-30, July 10-14, or July 24-28

  • June 26 2017 to July 28 2017
    MCHS Baseball Camps Ages 5-14, 9:00am-12:45pm Spring Camp April 10-12 Summer Camps June 26-30 July 10-14 July 24-28  

MCHS Summer School

MCHS Boys Basketball Camp - June 26-29

  • June 26 2017 to June 29 2017
    MCHS Boys Basketball Camp June 26-29, Noon-4pm Boys 5-8 grade in fall. See the attached flyer for more info and registration.     

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