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Thursday, January 30, 2020



Vision Statement

 “Mira Costa is a community of learners where each member

has the opportunity to achieve academic, creative,

personal, and social excellence.”

Thursday, January 30, 2020                                                                                                                              Regular Schedule


MON 1/27 – FRI 1/31 Art Week (installation of artwork in Room 60 all week): TODAY, 1/27 – Button Making in Room 62 at lunch; Tuesday, 1/28 – AP Studio Art Info Session in Room 62 at lunch and Coterie & Muscle performances in Room 2 at lunch; Wednesday, 1/29 – Screen-printing in Room 62 during Office Hours and AP Art History Info Session in Room 109 at lunch; Thursday, 1/30 – Media Arts Open House in Room 108 at lunch, AP Music Theory Info Session in Room 51 at lunch and Movie Night in Room 109 at 5 pm; Friday, 1/31 – Art in the East Quad at lunch

TODAY 1/30Talent Show at 7 pm in the Auditorium

FRI 1/31 Deadline to Request a Mid-Year Report from Counselor; Orchestra Rotary Solo Competition Finals from 5 pm to 8 pm in the Auditorium

SAT 2/1 Progress Report Grades Visible in Aeries; Winter Formal at the Westdrift Hotel, 1400 Parkview Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA from 7 to 11 pm

TUE 2/412th Grade Parent Meeting from 6 to 7 pm in the Auditorium; AIDS Benefit show at 7 pm in the Small Theater

WED 2/5Office Hours Schedule; Coffee with the Principal in the Admin Office at 7:30 am; National Letter of Intent Day/NCAA Signing Day #2, Winter at AM Office Hours in the Mustang Mall; Choir Booster Board Meeting at 7 pm

THU 2/6PTSA Exec Board Meeting from 11:30 am to 1 pm in the GOCR; 8th Grade Parent Breakout Sessions from 6 to 8 pm in the Math & Science Building; All District Orchestra Festival at 6:30 pm in the Auditorium

FRI 2/7Level-Down Deadline; ComedySportz Match at 7 pm in the Small Theater ($5 at door)



·         Please release the following students this week:

o   TODAY 1/30Girls’ Water Polo (Varsity) at 1:20 pm; Girls’ Soccer (Varsity) at 1:45 pm

o   FRI 1/31Girls’ Water Polo (Varsity), time TBA; Girls’ Soccer (Frosh/Soph) at 1:45 pm; Girls’ Basketball (see emailed list of names) at 1:30 pm

·         MCHS 7th Annual Black History Month Assembly – Teachers, bring your 2nd period classes to the Auditorium on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 8:40 am for a voluntary assembly with special guest Byron Scott, formerly of the LA Lakers. Please RSVP to jallen@mbusd.org if you plan to bring your students.


·         This week is Art Week! Come to Room 60 to see an installation of artwork all week. See the CALENDAR section above for a list of daily activities that showcase Costa Arts.

·         California Scholarship Foundation (CSF) Membership Drive began Monday, Jan. 27 and continues through Feb. 7. Please check to see if you are eligible in Room 243 and pick up an application.

·         Help the Homeless – Please consider donating to help the homeless through the Los Angeles Mission and Troop 4833: Clothes (tube socks, shirts, pants, diapers, shoes, pajamas, etc.) and toiletries (toothpaste/toothbrushes, wet wipes, shampoo/conditioner, brushes, etc.). Collection box in the Admin Office through February 14.

·         Freedom4U 2020 Annual Youth Photography Contest open to 11- to 18-year-olds in the South Bay/Harbor Areas. What will you create? Win cash prizes, certificates and merchandise, awarded by professional judges to 3 winners in these categories: Reflection, Find Your Voice, Nature, People, Teen Life, and Sports. Winning photos to be announced at a public reception on Feb. 28 at Paul’s Photo in Torrance. Winners will be notified via email. Enter at Freedomcommunity.com, $5 entry fee.

·         The Neptunian Woman’s Club is sponsoring its 41st Student Art and Photography Contest for grades 9 -12. Deadline for submission to Ms. Gardner in the Admin Office is Friday, Feb. 28 before 3:00 pm. An awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, Mar. 15 at 1:00 pm in the Neptunian Clubhouse, Manhattan Beach. Applications are in the Admin Office or with any Art teacher. For further information or questions, please contact Ms. Teresa White at t.a.white3@verizon.net.


·         Are you a writer, poet, photographer, musician, filmmaker, etc.? Do you want to have your work PUBLISHED? Submit your work to PaperCut, the Mira Costa Literary and Art Magazine. Email submissions to Papercutmiracosta@gmail.com or join us for weekly meetings, Mondays at lunch in Room 207!

·         We are starting a Marine Mammal Club to help save the Care Center in San Pedro from closing. If you are interested in helping rehab marine mammals found sick, stranded, or injured, please join us in Room 207 on Tuesday, 2/4 at lunch to help keep the care center open and get these mammals back to their ocean homes.

·         LEGO Club: Please join us LEGO enthusiasts on Fridays during lunch in Room 111.


·         Schedule a one-on-one appointment with one of our credentialed college counselors. Call 310-318-7337 ext. 5253 or email cschiraldi@mbusd.org to schedule your appointment.

·         College Representative Visits in the CCC – If visit is during class please get teacher permission to attend. This is an opportunity to learn about your schools of interest and meet the admission counselors. View all visits and sign up to attend on NAVIANCE. Please bring your school ID.

    • Wednesday, 2/5 El Camino College 9:27am – 11:00am and 11:15am – 12:26pm appointments available (sign up in the CCC), 12:26pm(PM Office Hours) Orientation Workshop.
    • Wednesday, 2/5 Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) at 9:27am (AM Office Hours).
    • Thursday, 2/6Where Be the Dragons Summer Travel Abroad, Gap Year Program Information Table outside CCC during lunch (12:20 – 12:50pm).
    • Friday, 2/7 Santa Monica College at 9:00am.

·         JUNIOR GIRLS

American Legion Girls State is among the most respected and selective educational programs of government instruction for U.S. high-school students. It is a participatory program in which students become part of the operation of local, county and state government. If selected, students attend the week-long program on June 22. If you would like to be considered for this program, please bring a copy of your resume/brag sheet to the CCC by Friday, Feb. 14.

·         Test Prep Resources are listed on the MCHS website→College Tab→Testing or use the link: http://www.miracostahigh.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=349909&type=d&pREC_ID=759631

·         Summer ProgramsIt’s not too early to start looking at Summer Programs   Check out our summer program webpage. Go to the MCHS websiteCollege TabJobs & InternshipsSummer Programs or use the link:  https://www.miracostahigh.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=349754&type=d&pREC_ID=759373