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Friday, February 7, 2020

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MIRA COSTA HIGH

Vision Statement

 “Mira Costa is a community of learners where each member

has the opportunity to achieve academic, creative,

personal, and social excellence.”

Friday, February 7, 2020                                                                                                                                     Regular Schedule

CALENDAR

TODAY 2/7Level-Down Deadline; ComedySportz Match at 7 pm in the Small Theater ($5 at door); Last Day of CSF Membership Drive (see Ms. Cunningham in Room 243)

MON 2/10 – FRI 2/14H.E.A.R.T. and Link Crew Random Acts of Kindness Week: 2/10 Meme & Share-A-Meal Monday; 2/11 Teamwork & Teacher Tuesday; 2/12 Shine Bright & Writing Wednesday; 2/13 Dream of Kindness & Thankful Thursday; 2/14 Feel the Love Friday

TUE 2/11 11th Grade Parent Meeting (current) at 6 pm in the Small Theater; Families Connected Speaker Series: “How to Create a Community that Embraces Everyone” from 6:30 to 8 pm in the Auditorium

WED 2/12Office Hours Schedule; Val-Grams Deliveries in the Mustang Mall; Black History Month Assembly at 8:40 am in the Auditorium (optional); STEM Night from 5 to 8 pm at MBMS; ComedySportz Match at 6 pm in the Small Theater

THU 2/13Principal’s Tour at 9 am in the Admin Office; NHS Full Chapter Meeting at lunch in the Small Theater; All District Band Concert at 7 pm in the Auditorium

FRI 2/14 Last Day of Donation Drive for the LA Mission (see STUDENT INFO, below)

MON 2/17 – 2/21Presidents’ Holiday Recess, No School

TUE 2/25Freshman 4-Year Planning Meetings with the Counselors in the CCC (certain English classes); 10th Grade Parent Meeting (current) at 6 pm in the Small Theater

WED 2/26 Office Hours/2nd Period Drill Schedule (see website)

 


FACULTY

·         Please release the following students TODAY 2/7 Girls’ Water Polo (Varsity/JV) at 12:10 pm (REVISED TIME)

·         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.

STUDENT INFO

·         The 2nd ANNUAL MIRA COSTA COMMUNITY STEM NIGHT will be held on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 5-8PM @ MBMS (Gym/MPR) STEM Night will feature exciting STEM interactive projects, expert talks and innovative demos hosted by leading companies and colleges as well as MBUSD classes and clubs. Exhibits and activities will include rocket models and drivable robots, biotech showcases, gaming and fitness tech, virtual/augmented reality demos, wearable technologies, math/engineering puzzles and challenges, media arts, and many, many others!  

·         California Scholarship Foundation (CSF) Membership Drive ends TODAY, 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.

·         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.

SENIORS

·         Attention Senior CSF Members: Be sure to apply for CSF membership this week using your excellent 1st semester senior grades. Remember you need one semester of senior grades to become a seal-bearer at graduation. If you didn’t make it this semester, you will need to see Karen Cunningham in Room 243 or 349 about using 2nd semester senior grades. Don’t give up, it is still possible.

CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS

·         LEGO Club meets TODAY in Mr. Braskin’s Room 111 at lunch. All LEGO enthusiasts welcome!

·         Costa’s very first ASB vs. Comedy Sportz Match is TONIGHT! Come to the Small Theater at 7 pm for an amazing showdown.

·         The Marine Mammal Care Center in San Pedro is in danger of closing and in desperate need of donations! If you have spare change or old towels, please bring it over to Room 207, Ms. Vaughan’s classroom. Every little thing helps!

·         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!

·         Come to Music Production Club on Wednesdays during AM Office Hours in Room 51 to learn how to make/record your own songs. No experience needed! (Except the first week of the month.)

COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER

·         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.

o  TODAY, 2/7 Santa Monica College at 9:00am.

o  Wednesday, 2/12El Camino College at 9:27am – 1:30pm, appointments available – sign up in the CCC. Drop-ins welcome during lunch (11:10 – 11:40am). Boeing Internship Meeting mandatory for interested JUNIORS. The student and one parent must attend. Sign-up on Naviance is required. Meeting will be held at 5:30pm in the CCC.

·         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

The Princeton Review is offering a Test Prep Course for the SAT at Mira Costa. The SAT Ultimate Course features 18 hours of live content and strategy instruction and 3 full-length proctored practice exams. The course begins in February. Visit PrincetonReview.com/MiraCostaHS for more information and to enroll. Mira Costa Students get 15% off – use promo code MiraCostaHS15.

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