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2014 Mira Costa Distinguished Alumni Awards

2014 Mira Costa Distinguished Alumni Awards Nominations are now being accepted for 2014 Mira Costa Distinguished Alumni. Click headline for details. Nominations are due May 16, 2014. Questions? mchsdistinguishedalumni@mbusd.org
Class of 2014 Forever!

Class of 2014 Forever! With a gift of $20.14 or more, seniors or their parents can help make sure that the great schools they remember stay great. The Class of 2014 Fund is the first of its kind; a special fund to honor and celebrate the Mira Costa class of 2014. Click here for more info.
Mira Costa Named One of 3 GRAMMY Signature School Gold Recipients ... in the Nation!

Mira Costa Named One of 3 GRAMMY Signature School Gold Recipients ... in the Nation! The GRAMMY Foundation's GRAMMY Signature Schools program recognizes public high schools across the U.S. that are providing excellent music education programs for their students. We are so proud of our music teachers and students for this incredible achievement. Click headline to read the GRAMMY Foundation press release.
Costa Named CBEE Honor Roll School!

Costa Named CBEE Honor Roll School! For four years in a row now, California Business for Education Excellence has recognized Mira Costa High School for demonstrating consistent high levels of student academic achievement. The honor roll also includes measures of college readiness. Congratulations, Mustangs!
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Upcoming Events

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Mini College Fair
Date: 4/24/2014, 12:21 PM 12:51 PM
Location: Outside Auditorium
Student Leadership Council
Date: 4/24/2014, 12:21 PM 12:51 PM
Location: Principal's Office
Spring Musical - Peter Pan

Date: 4/25/2014, 7:30 PM
Location: Auditorium
Spring Musical - Peter Pan

Date: 4/26/2014, 2 PM
Location: Auditorium
Spring Musical - Peter Pan

Date: 4/26/2014, 7:30 PM
Location: Auditorium
ASB Campaigning Begins @ 2pm
Date: 4/28/2014

Athletic Events

Boys JV Golf
Date: 4/24/2014, 2:30 PM
Location: vs Beverly Hills @ Rancho
Boys V Golf
Date: 4/24/2014, 2:30 PM
Location: vs Chadwick @ RH Country Club
Boys/Girls Track
Date: 4/24/2014, 2:45 PM
Location: vs Redondo @ Mira Costa
Boys/Girls V/FS Swimming
Date: 4/24/2014, 3 PM
Location: vs Redondo @ Mira Costa
Boys FS Baseball
Date: 4/24/2014, 3:15 PM
Location: vs Torrance @ Marine Park
Alumni Boys Volleyball Game
Date: 4/24/2014, 7 PM 9 PM
Location: Fisher Gym

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Sign Up for SCHOLAR QUIZ
It's Scholar Quiz time! Team sign-ups will be held at lunch next Tuesday, April 29th outside of the Auditorium lobby. Get your teams together and pick up an entry form in the main office or click headline for a PDF. Competition begins Friday, May 16th. Snap, crackle and pop those flags, Mustangs! May the best team win!
Course Selection - OPEN for ALL GRADES
Online scheduling is OPEN for ALL GRADES and will remain open until 4PM on April 25. Click the headline to see the YouTube tutorial.
BLOCK Schedule for SBAC Testing
The next two Tuesdays and Wednesdays will be block schedule to accommodate state testing for the juniors. All students will be on the block schedule these four days, including seniors. Click headline for bell schedules (zero period meets all 4 days).
Online Course Scheduling Presentations
Please watch this video tutorial which will take you through the new course selection process on PowerSchool for the upcoming school year. The PDF portion focuses on course requirements and course advisement. Click here for important details
AP Exam Pre-ID Sessions
Each student taking an AP exam MUST attend one (1) pre-ID session. There are 4 from which to choose:
Thurs., 4/17 @ 7:00 am in Library
Mon., 4/21 @ 7:00 pm in Cafeteria
Tues., 4/22 @ 7:00 pm in Library
Wed., 4/23 @ 3:30 pm in Library
Incoming Freshmen
Click here for pertinent info for the Class of 2018.
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Mustang Salute

MCHS Winter Guard Completes Stellar Season

MCHS Winter Guard Completes Stellar Season Under the direction of Coach Richard Hernandez and Advisor Stefani Owen, the Mira Costa Winter Guard team won silver in Division Intermediate A at the Winter Guard Association of Southern California Championships in Huntington Beach on Saturday, April 12. The team placed second with a Twilight Zone-themed show and a score of 84.28. Their award-winning performance earned them a coveted invitation to the WGASC Championship Finals at UCI Bren Events Center on Sunday - a first for Mira Costa's team. Their final performance capped off an award-winning season and earned the team a 4th place overall win - beating out over 40 teams across Southern California. Congratulations to the team for their amazing achievement.
WGI Western Percussion Championships - 1st Place!

WGI Western Percussion Championships - 1st Place! Congratulations to the Mira Costa Competitive Concert Percussion Ensemble for their FIRST PLACE performance at the WGI (Winter Guard International) Western Percussion Championship in San Bernardino March 22 and 23. Saturday, the ensemble received a score of 87, which earned them 1st place in the scholastic concert "A" division. Sunday, the ensemble really turned it up during their performance by jumping up 3.5 points earning them not only another 1st place, but also a score of 90.5 becoming the first ever Mira Costa Band performance ensemble to break in to the 90's!
Costa Wins Sweepstakes Award at Fullerton College High School Theatre Festival

Costa Wins Sweepstakes Award at Fullerton College High School Theatre Festival For the second year in a row, Mira Costa’s Drama Department has won the Sweepstakes Award at the Fullerton College High School Theatre Festival. Approximately 60 Southern California high schools participated. The top award is presented to the school with the most overall points. In addition, Mira Costa took top honors in Musical Theater — which featured 49 entries — with a first-place win for a 10-minute scene from “Peter Pan,” their upcoming spring musical. Peter Pan opens April 25. Click headline for more!
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