Parent Ed NIght May 17 from 6-7:30 MPR See the NEW flyer here.  Please save the date for a Special Parent Ed Night on Tuesday, May 17th from 6:00pm-7:30pm in the MPR. The presentation will include the introduction of a new website called MBMS Families Connected. MBMSFC will be a resource for parents and teens about drug and alcohol use prevention. In addition, there will be three speakers who will discuss topics such as WHO is...
5K Gator Run June 4th at 8am Register now! The 21st Annual 5K Gator Run will be held on 6/4, We hope to see you and your family at this exciting community event! Proceeds from this event will benefit MBEF. Please click here to learn more and to register.
SCHOLAR QUIZ IS HERE!   Scholar Quiz begins,Tuesday,May 17th at lunch. We have 672 competitors across 168 teams! Room assignments were posted in the library window today.  If students forgot to check, they can do so tomorrow morning.  Competitors report directly to their assigned rooms at the beginning of lunch tomorrow, and should bring a sack lunch and their student ID. Good luck to all the teams! Room assignments for advancing teams are posted each day on the library window. Finals will be...
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...
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 and find out what it's all about. You will learn how to march, how to twirl those colorguard flags and meet current Mira Costa Band students. This is a great opportunity...
As a community-based foundation, the feedback and priorities of MBUSD parents are critical to MBEF’s strategic direction and decision-making. MBEF supports every child, every day, and their goal is to reach 100% parent participation in this short survey. Please click here and take five minutes to share your thoughts.   
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...
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Tuesday, May 17, 2016 to Thursday, May 26, 2016
SCHOLAR QUIZ IS HERE!   Scholar Quiz begins,Tuesday,May 17th at lunch. We have 672 competitors across 168 teams! Room assignments were posted in the library window today.  If students forgot to check, they can do so tomorrow morning.  Competitors report directly to their assigned rooms at the...
Monday, May 30, 2016
May 30 - No School Memorial Day
Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 8:00am
5K Gator Run June 4th at 8am Register now! The 21st Annual 5K Gator Run will be held on 6/4, We hope to see you and your family at this exciting community event! Proceeds from this event will benefit MBEF. Please click here to learn more and to register.
Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 4:03pm
22nd Annual Manhattan Wine Auction Saturday, June 11th, 2016 at 4:30pm Manhattan Country Clubwww.manhattanwineauction.com  The Wine Auction is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate and raise money for our schools, while sampling local cuisine and wines from around the world. You’ll also have the...
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...
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 5pm
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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
There is so much happening at MBMB, I wanted to make sure everyone was up to date with our calendar and other important information.  Please go to www.mbmswaves.com to keep up with all the latest school and community information. There has been a confirmed... 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

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Manhattan Beach seniors teach seniors on technology

  • June 30 2016
    Mira 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.

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