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Wednesday, February 12, 2020



Vision Statement

 “Mira Costa is a community of learners where each member

has the opportunity to achieve academic, creative,

personal, and social excellence.”

Wednesday, February 12, 2020                                                                                                                 Office Hours Schedule

Period 0                 7:00-7:55 
Period 1                 8:00-8:40 
Period 2                 8:46-9:27 
AM O.H.                 9:27-10:24 (English, Social Science, VAPA, Foreign Language)

Period 3                 10:30-11:10 
Lunch                     11:10-11:40 
Period 4                 11:46-12:26 
PM O.H.                 12:26-1:23 (Math, Science SpEd, PE)
Period 5                 1:29-2:09 
Period 6                 2:15-2:55


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

TODAY 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 Gym/MPR; ComedySportz Match at 6 pm in the Small Theater; Juniors & Seniors: Voter Registration in the CCC or Student Store at AM Office Hours

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)



·         Please release/excuse the following students this week: FRI 2/14 Boys’ Wrestling (see emailed list) at 7 am for CIF Championships all day

·         TEACHERS! MBUTA is hosting an ICE CREAM SOCIAL in Room 102 at lunch TODAY! (We'll have other options if ice cream isn't for you.) Come mingle with your fellow association members and TREAT YOURSELF!


·         CHAMBER ORCHESTRA PERFORMANCE AT STAPLES CENTER FOLLOWED BY ICE HOCKEY GAME! End Ski Week by supporting Costa Orchestra and attending the LA KINGS vs EDMONTON OILERS ice hockey game on Sunday, Feb. 23, 7 pm with a performance by Chamber Orchestra at Staples Center prior to the game at 5:15 pm! Tickets are $50 each and can be purchased online HERE or by clicking on link below. Please note we have a section/block reserved for all tickets purchased through this link, so all Costa students/families/friends will be seated together cheering the LA Kings! https://www.fevo.com/edp/Mira-Costa-High-School-Chamber-Orchestra--LA-Kings-vs-Edmonton-Oilers-wuiNd5cp

·         Interested in exploring Athens, Mykonos, Santorini, and more? Come by Ms. Hutchinson’s Room 20 for information on Spring Break 2021 Greek Cruise.

·         Friendship Club Val-grams available to purchase during lunch and AM & PM Office Hours TODAY in Mustang Mall.

·         Campus Beautification Day is Saturday, March 7 from 9 am to 1 pm. Come spruce up the Costa campus! Meet at Room 41 in the morning.

·         The 2nd ANNUAL MIRA COSTA COMMUNITY STEM NIGHT will be held TONIGHT from 5 to 8 pm @ 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!  

·         Attention Juniors & Seniors! The League of Women Voters will be registering students to vote TODAY during AM Office Hours. Head to the CCC or ASB Student Store to register (bring a copy of your driver’s license or social security number).

·         ComedySportz vs. TEACHERS! TONIGHT at 6 pm in the Small Theater, $5 at the door! Come support your favorite teachers in the next ComedySportz Match.

·         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: You were sent a message on 2/7 asking you to click on a link to a form to fill out regarding the name you would like to use on your diploma. Please follow the link using your school MBUSDapps Gmail account if you would like the name printed on your diploma to be different than that listed in your Aeries account. The deadline to complete this form is March 16. If you have any questions, please contact the registrar, Dominique Sharp, in the Admin Office.


·         Come to Drama Club TODAY at lunch in Room 1!

·         The Marine Mammal Club is collecting donations in Room 207 as well as towels for the animals. The club meets on Tuesdays (TODAY) at lunch in Room 207; we hope you join us to help the San Pedro Marine Mammal Center!

·         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 to learn how to make/record your own songs. No experience needed! Meets in Room 51 every Wednesday (TODAY) except for first week of the month.


·         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, 2/12El 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 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