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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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Study Zone
Date: 4/19/2014, 8 AM 12 PM
Location: TBA
SBAC Testing (Jrs) - Block Schedule (All)
Date: 4/22/2014
In N' Out Honor Roll Lunch
Date: 4/22/2014, 12:21 PM 12:51 PM
School Site Council
Date: 4/22/2014, 3:15 PM 4 PM
Location: Principal's Office
SBAC Testing (Jrs) - Block Schedule (All)
Date: 4/23/2014
Mini College Fair
Date: 4/24/2014, 12:21 PM 12:51 PM
Location: Outside Auditorium

Athletic Events

Boys V Volleyball
Date: 4/19/2014
Location: Santa Barbara Tournament @ Santa Barbara
Boys/Girls V Track
Date: 4/19/2014, 9 AM
Location: Mt Sac Invitational @ Mt Sac College
Boys V Tennis
Date: 4/19/2014, 12 PM
Location: vs Santa Barbara @ Santa Barbara
Girls JV Lacrosse
Date: 4/19/2014, 12 PM
Location: Games vs Corona Del Mar @ Redondo
Boys/Girls V Track
Date: 4/19/2014, 6 PM
Location: South Bay Championship Inv. @ West Torrance
Boys JV Golf
Date: 4/21/2014, 2:30 PM
Location: vs Beverly Hills @ Penmar

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Latest News

Course Selection - OPEN for CURRENT FRESHMEN, SOPHOMORES and JUNIORS
Online scheduling is OPEN for current 9th grade students (next year's 10th grade), 10th grade students (next year's 11th grade) and 11th grade students (next year's 12th grade). The scheduling window 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.
Parent Night Presentations
If you missed your grade level's parent night presentation, please click here for a PDF of the slideshow.
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Mustang Salute

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!
Mira Costa Dance Team takes Nationals by storm!
The Dance had a tremendous weekend at the Las Vegas SHARP Nationals Competition.
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