Dear MBMS 8th Grade Parents: We would like to extend a warm welcome to the Class of 2021.  We look forward to having you join us at Mira Costa High School for the 2017-2018 school year. You are cordially invited to attend Mira Costa’s 8th Grade Parent Breakout Session Night on Thursday, February 23rd.  Counselors and administrators will review the scheduling process and explain the course options and programs available for incoming freshmen.  In order to make the presentation more personal and...
The next Families Connected Book Series will feature the book "The Gift of Failure, How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed” by Jessica Lahey.  This is a casual discussion based presentation, so invite your friends to join you! Signup: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0448a8ad2-connected2 Check out a short video of Ms. Lahey talking about her book: Video: ...
8th Grade Yearbook Tribute Ads - Deadline is March 8, 2017 Tribute Ad costs are listed here. Start the online process here: http://www.balfour.com/california/manhattan-beach/manhattan-beach-middle-school/ Tribute Ad Instructions: Purchase a Tribute Ad to commemorate your child's achievments at MBMS. You must use theTribute Ad Online Store to create and purchase your Ad. Click...
We’ve had a great response from residents interested in participating on the BOC for Measures C and EE projects (new MC gym and Elementary modernizations). However we still in need residents to apply who are members of a taxpayer's organization. This is the only category for which we are currently accepting applications.  If you are a resident of Manhattan Beach, a member of a taxpayer's organization, and are interested in serving on this committee please complete the application below and...
Check out the SBFC featured articles for parents on Teen Substance Abuse.   http://www.southbayfamiliesconnected.org/relevant-articles-for-parents.  
Need help with directoryspot.net (MBMS' online directory)? Contact Julie Johnson and detailed instructions will be emailed to you.
Please check the list for your last name (updated 1/13/17) to see if you've purchased your tickets. Please scroll through all pages to find your name. Read below to learn about key Promotion dates and information on ticket reservations and event donations.  We’d appreciate your donation now! The 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony and Celebration are dependent on your funding.  We...
Please join us for the fourth session of our parent ed series presented by Debi and Rocky Wilson on Wednesday Feb 8, 2017 from 7:00-8:30pm at MBMS room 221.   The final bonus session will be held Wednesday March 1st from 7- 8:30 pm in the MPR.   The discussions will cover communication, anger, control issues, discipline, respect, responsibility, school work, limit setting, M.B. parties, drinking, and drugs. Sessions also include networking with other parents and looking objectively at the task...
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...
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 6:15pm
Dear MBMS 8th Grade Parents: We would like to extend a warm welcome to the Class of 2021.  We look forward to having you join us at Mira Costa High School for the 2017-2018 school year. You are cordially invited to attend Mira Costa’s 8th Grade Parent Breakout Session Night on Thursday, February...
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 7:15am
MBMS Academic Honor Roll Breakfast – 7:15am in the MBMS Multipurpose Room 6th grade – Tuesday, February 28 7th grade – Thursday, March 2 8th grade – Friday, March 3 Students qualified for honor roll by attaining a 3.5 grade point average or above on their first semester report card.  If you have...
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Please join us for a free four part parent ed series presented by Debi and Rocky Wilson.  The first session will be held on Wednesday January 18th, 2017 from 7:00-8:30pm at MBMS room 221. The following three sessions will be held on consecutive Wednesday nights through February 8th from 7-8:30pm at...
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 7:15am
MBMS Academic Honor Roll Breakfast – 7:15am in the MBMS Multipurpose Room 6th grade – Tuesday, February 28 7th grade – Thursday, March 2 8th grade – Friday, March 3 Students qualified for honor roll by attaining a 3.5 grade point average or above on their first semester report card.  If you have...
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 7:15am
MBMS Academic Honor Roll Breakfast – 7:15am in the MBMS Multipurpose Room 6th grade – Tuesday, February 28 7th grade – Thursday, March 2 8th grade – Friday, March 3 Students qualified for honor roll by attaining a 3.5 grade point average or above on their first semester report card.  If you have...
Friday, March 3, 2017 -
9:00am to 10:00am
Please join us for a cup of coffee on the first Friday of the month! The Counseling Department will be answering your individual questions in an informal setting. We look forward to getting to know you! In the interest of the counselors meeting as many parents as possible, please only sign up to...
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 8:30am
The next Families Connected Book Series will feature the book "The Gift of Failure, How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed” by Jessica Lahey.  This is a casual discussion based presentation, so invite your friends to join you! Signup: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/...
The next Families Connected Book Series will feature the book "The Gift of Failure, How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed” by Jessica Lahey.  This is a casual discussion based presentation, so invite your friends to join you! Signup: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0448a8ad2-connected2 Check out a short video of Ms. Lahey talking about her book: Video: ...
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...
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...
Please join us for the fourth session of our parent ed series presented by Debi and Rocky Wilson on Wednesday Feb 8, 2017 from 7:00-8:30pm at MBMS room 221.   The final bonus session will be held Wednesday March 1st from 7- 8:30 pm in the MPR.   The discussions will cover communication, anger, control issues, discipline, respect, responsibility, school work, limit setting, M.B. parties, drinking, and drugs. Sessions also include networking with other parents and looking objectively at the task...
Click here to see the last Connected Families Series presentation which discussed the book MINDSET by Carol S. Dweck presented by Assistant Principal Margot Parker.
Jan 24Boys V/JV/FS Soccer: 3 PM (vs Redondo @ Costa)Girls V/JV/FS Soccer: 3 PM (vs Redondo @ Redondo)Girls FS Basketball: 3 PM (vs Redondo @ Redondo)...
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City Council Candidates Forum - Friday, February 24, 2017

  • February 24 2017
    Our City Council Candidates Forum will be help on Friday, February 24th at Mira Costa High School.  We will be serving coffee and bagels in the teachers lounge from 8:30-9:15am and the forum will begin at 9:30am in the small auditorium. Here is a link to the Beach Reporter which is running a link for possible questions that will be asked at the forum https://tbrnews.com/site/forms/mbpta/

Support Mira Costa Boys Lacrosse at CPK Feb 23, 2017

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