Congrats to Andrew F., Marco M., Jacob S., and Michael V. for their winning Da Vinci Day Blueprints (see above). The group's design clearly stood out for its detail and realism. Well-done, boys, for showing how quality design is done!
Did you know that Mesa View's new Gardening Club meets Thursdays after school? They've already gotten a great start on the vegetable and herb garden. Above you'll see how they're doing with the unique flower garden. If you have a green thumb, or want to learn how to discover one, come join this fun new club! E-mail club advisor Mrs. Lerouge by clicking here if you have questions or if you need information.
Congratulations to Zac Mc F. and Armando A., whose unique and amazingly successful "Zippity Do Da" Zipline entry won Tuesday's Da Vinci Day competition. Their "passenger" -- a six-sided die -- traveled 51 feet across the gym floor after being flung from their modified catapult. Well-done, guys! Each boy earned a $10 McDonalds gift card and the coveted first place trophy (which will be proudly displayed in Mrs. Austin's first period class). Second place and $5 gift cards went to the girls below (Savannah C., Savannah B., Amanda H., and Gracie M.) from Ms. Stewart's fifth period class. Click here to see the the full bracket standings.
Congratulations to Christina C., who was recently named by the U.S. Fish & Game Service as the winner of their Young Artist Award for her work on their annual Federal Duck Stamp contest. Her fine work is pictured above. Well-done, Christina!
The amazing BMX Pros Trick Team visited Mesa View's gym on Friday, April 4, courtesy of PTSA. Pictured, rider Dustin jumps over eighth grader Kaitlyn B. Wow! Dustin and other rider Rob wowed the crowd with their tricks and stunts, while advocating safe riding and living. Thank you, guys!
Click here for the Spring Principal's Newsletter. Get the latest info on what's coming up at Mesa View during April, May, and June.
Congrats to seventh graders Madison O'C., Scuba O'C., Emily M., Joshua W. , and Autumn P. (pictured above, left to right) who were all selected by the Yucaipa Rotary Club to attend their annual PRYDE Leadership Camp this spring. The camp teaches students the fine points of leadership and how to bring out a spirit of service in others. Thank you, Rotary, for making this opportunity possible. (Apologies to Emily and Autumn, who were mistakenly not included in the previous announcement.)
During Student Council "Games@Lunch" on Wednesday, April 2, Jesse R. (pictured) and others participated in the "Doughnut Eat It" Competition. In this game, two students raced to be the first to eat a doughnut on a string. Congrats to Jesse and everyone else who won their delicious competitions.
Yucaipa High's middle school Mountain Bike Team rode hard in the competitive Sycamore Canyon Race in Riverside on Saturday, March 23. Click here to see a YouTube video of the race. Three members of the team pictured above are proud Mesa View Mustangs. Starting second from the left, they are: Sam S., Hunter K., and Ethan C. Well-done, team!
Our highly-acclaimed STEM Academy continues at Mesa View for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year. The STEM Academy is a "magnet program," meaning that students from inside AND outside of the district (in grades 6-8) are able to attend upon completion of the necessary paperwork. Contact Registrar Renee Jones for information on how to transfer at (909) 790-8008 x 5275
Click these links for information on our program:
STEM Information Night Presentation
STEM Information Night Agenda
What's STEM really about at Mesa View? Check out the video below or click here.
STEM ACADEMY IN THE NEWS!
- Second annual Da Vinci Day is a big hit. Click here to read more.
- STEM Academy opens in August, 2012. Click here to read the Press-Enterprise story.
- Mesa View receives $10,000 STEM grant! Click here for the Press-Enterprise story.
- Click here for a Press-Enterprise story on catapult building at Mesa View.
- Click here to hear our superintendent talk about Mesa View on radio station Air1.
NEED MORE STEM INFO?
Click the "STEM" link on the left-hand side menu of this webpage or download our STEM Brochure by clicking here.
Please e-mail Principal Jim Stolze at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about our STEM program and/or if you need assistance.
First Place - Jarrett D. @ 20:09
Second Place - Mr. Gordon @ 21:14
Third Place - Sam S. @ 21:19
Fourth Place - Liam F. @ 21:21
Fifth Place - Danielle G. @ 21:30
Click here for a Registration Form. Forms are also available in the office or in the gym on the day of the race. Click here for a Course Map.
Click here for a cool video of the 2012 race taken by Mesa View parent (and owner of KamEdits.com) Kam Kalanui.
Mesa View's marquee can display your message. Staff, students, and families may purchase appropriate and positive messages (such as birthday greetings, congratulatory remarks, and thank you notes) for the low price of only $20 per week. All proceeds go to support Mesa View field trips. If you'd like to run a message, please contact Melanie Nicholson at 790-8008 x 5274 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
With the lack of busing and Mesa View's location, we know that getting your child to school can be a challenge. We recommend working with friends to get your child to school. Many families use carpools. The Mesa View Carpool Listing below can help.
Click here to add your information to the Carpool Listing.
Click here to view the information in the Carpool Listing.
Use this information at your own discretion. We do not coordinate carpool matches or contacts.
Calimesa Shell (at Calimesa Blvd. and Sandalwood) will be providing $1 to Mesa View for every car wash purchased. Just enter code 8008 when you purchase a car wash. This is a great way to support Mesa View. Give it a try!
Target's "Take Charge of Education" program donates 1% of all purchases to a designated school when customers use their Target REDcard. If you would like to designate Mesa View as your school of choice, click here for more info or to sign up. Click here to get the debit card application. Mesa View's Target ID Number is 151972. The REDCard links to your existing bank card, with no extra fees. It's a painless and easy way to give to Mesa View. You can visit the link above or get the paperwork in the school office.
Many thanks to Atlas Storage & Business Center of Calimesa, which recently made a donation to Mesa View as one of our STEM Sponsors. Atlas manager Jason Magill promises to add to the donation by giving Mesa View the rental referral fee for anyone who rents an Atlas unit and mentions Mesa View. Atlas Storage can be reached at (909) 795-1077. Thank you, Jason, for your support!
Welcome to Mesa View Middle School! We look forward to the opportunity each day to work with middle school students as they prepare for high school and beyond. Our job is to prepare our students to be productive leaders, learners, and citizens of the 21st Century. We emphasize this in our motto: "Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow."
In our mission statement, we are dedicated to:
• Focusing on student learning and rigorous standards through the use of critical thinking, problem-solving, creativity, technology, and oral, visual, & written communication skills.
• Fostering academic and personal responsibility based upon respect, integrity, commitment, patience, honesty, perseverance, and tolerance.
• Providing positive leadership experiences that promote social awareness and contribute to the school and the community.
• Developing student self awareness of individual strengths, interests, and personal health so students are prepared for their future.
• Bringing a hands-on, meaningful STEM (science, technology, engineering, & math) experience to every Mesa View student.
We believe that everyone – students, parents, community members, and staff – play critical roles in our school community. Students are at the center of every decision we make. Mesa View has the very highest academic and behavioral standards. We teach, model, and expect students to demonstrate positive character traits such as trustworthiness, commitment, respect, and responsibility. We have created a safe environment in which all individuals have a sense of belonging and everyone is treated with dignity and respect.
Our primary focus is that of offering a strong academic foundation so that Mesa View students have the tools they need to succeed in high school and what they do after high school. We firmly believe that all adolescents can learn and that it is our duty to foster this learning. We believe that all middle school students need to leave us with an in-depth understanding and knowledge of the skills associated with the four core subject areas: English, math, social studies, and science. Mesa View’s staff is a highly experienced group of professional, dedicated, and knowledgeable educators and support personnel. The staff works collaboratively to help students learn, discover, and extend their learning in and outside of the classroom.
Mesa View students will be fully prepared to participate in our technologically-advanced, 21st Century society, a society that needs students to understand the STEM fields. Mesa View has a modern technological infrastructure that supports the most current computer, multimedia, and networked technology programs. Our technology plan serves as a blueprint for preparing students and staff for the demands and expectations of a rapidly-changing world.
In our wish to teach the whole student, Mesa View also emphasizes the arts, community service, and going “above and beyond.” Mesa View students have the opportunity to participate in a vibrant middle school band and choir program. As a way of extending their learning, students may choose to participate in the challenging Honors Option program, our Mustang Robotics Team, First in Math, and other enrichment opportunities. Students also have access to various visual and performing arts programs. Student Council, Digital Media, and Yearbook offer leadership and community service opportunities. In addition, Mesa View offers a rich curriculum for advanced learners. Students have the opportunity to enroll in our unique STEM: Advanced Design and STEM: Applied Science courses. These, and all of the elements that make up Mesa View, showcase our desire to be the best possible middle school for our students, their families, and our local community.
Simplemente haciendo click en las banderas en la parte inferior de la pagina, puede hacer que esta pagina traducida a varios idiomas. Pruepalo!
Just by clicking on the flags at the bottom of this page, you can have this page translated into several languages. Try it!