Dear Parents, Your sixth grade son and/or daughter, along with the entire sixth grade class, has a unique opportunity to attend a five-day, four-night outdoor science school at the Pali Mountain Institute during the week of March 28-April 1, 2016. This is a voluntary activity made available to all 6th grade students. Students who decide not to attend will remain at MBMS with an alternative schedule for the week. Approximately fourteen teachers and staff from Manhattan Beach Middle School will...
Thanks to you, we can count on more teachers. The next time you’re on campus, count the number of teachers you see. Then take a moment to feel good, knowing that your donation sustains a total of 71 teachers throughout the district. These teachers ensure that we have smaller English and Humanities classes and that your child has the opportunity to engage in Music, STEM, Film and so much more. Please Give Now Mbef.org/givetoday....
As the Holiday Season is quickly approaching, let's take a moment to say "THANK YOU!" to all the teachers and staff at MBMS. Show your appreciation by making a donation towards a *Scrip Gift Card Basket* that will be presented before the holiday break. Be part of this collective effort to show everyone at MBMS how grateful we are to have them involved in our children's education! Click here to print out specific...
Whether you're interested in learning about the world, traveling the globe with your friends, or developing public speaking and debate skills, Mira Costa Model UN is the class for you! Mira Costa Model UN is offering students and their parents a unique opportunity to learn all about our program and see people debate first-hand through tours of our annual conference, LAIMUN XXI. Click here for more...
Be a part of the Hermosa Beach Sister City Association (HBSCA) Student Exchange Program! Spring Break, April 4-8, 2016 For over 41 years, HBSCA has sponsored 7th & 8th grade students in a cultural exchange program with its Sister City Loreto, Baja California Sur, Mexico. We are now looking for interested students from all of the beach cities - Hermosa, Manhattan, and Redondo to participate and experience the many organized activities of the student exchange program. Practice your Spanish ...
2015 MIRA COASTA GIRLS LACROSSE ORNAMENT FUNDRAISER: Celebrate the holiday season and support Mira Costa’s Girls LAX, with your Mira Costa holiday ornament! A perfect holiday keepsake for your Mira Costa student or your soon to be Mira Costa Freshman! $15.00 each (Green or Gold)*each comes individually boxed To order online click here. Questions contact Liz Glozman. MIRA COSTA MODEL UNITED NATIONS...
Friendship Circle is a club that takes place every Thursday during lunch. There, kids can enjoy pizza and play many different types of board games. Also, there is one large game of Pictionary or Bingo. Special needs children get an opportunity to bond with members of ASB as well as other kids.
The fall photos were sent home with your student on Thursday, October 08, 2015. If you have not received them, would you please ask your student for them? If you ordered photos, you will receive the packet. Life Touch sent photo proofs if you did not order a packet.
Friday, January 1, 2016 - 6:30pm
NOTE: AS OF NOV 18, 2015 THERE IS A DATE CHANGE FOR THIS EVENT. PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON FOR THE CONFIRMED RESCHEDULED DATE ATTENTION CLASS OF 2020 We are excited to present to you, “The Costa Experience”. This is a series of events which will be held at Mira Costa High School for parents and...
Monday, November 23, 2015 to Friday, November 27, 2015
Monday, December 7, 2015 - 7:00pm
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 5pm
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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
A WORD ABOUT POWER SCHOOL. Many of you are now on PowerSchool, and you have told me that you appreciate knowing what is going on. Kudos to our teachers for learning it and taking the time to get the information you need out to you. But if I may, let me advise you on how we as parents can use this... read more
MIRA COSTA BOYS VOLLEYBALL - HOLIDAY CAMP
December 21 2015 to December 22 2015This camp is for beginner, intermediate and advanced volleyball players wishing to learn more about the game, skill development and basic rules. The boys will be placed in groups accordingly. They will be working on the basics along with lots of scrimmaging. Participants will get the chance to play with and learn from Mira Costa volleyball players. Low player to counselor ratio! Ages: 9-14 Date: Monday 12/21/15 and Tuesday 12/22/15 Time: 9am - 12pm Place: MBMS Gym Hosted by: MCHS Boys Volleyball Team
MBX Parents Basketball Tournament
December 6 2015Save the date to represent your school at the annual MBX Parents Basketball Tournament. The Tournament will take place on Sunday, December 6th at 9am in the Mira Costa Gym