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School Announcements
STEM Exploration at Valley College


Sixth and seventh grade girls had an amazing STEM field trip to Valley College! on Friday, February 5. They participated in three different hands-on activities including coding and creating their own Star Wars game, learning about binary numbers, and learning more about themselves through career exploration.  Thank you to the Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio who generously sponsored this amazing field trip for our students.
 

 
Winter Student/Athlete of the Year

    The Winter Student/Athlete of the Year is Bradley H.  Bradley is currently on our Boy's Basketball team, plays on the Riverside Titans baseball travel ball team, a CJSF member, and is the ASB 8th Grade Treasurer. In his spare time he maintains an A+ in four of his six classes, the other two classes are A's. You can usually find Bradley doing something to make Mesa View a better school for all of us.  Congratulations and keep up the good work!




 

Registration Forms are available in Mesa View's main office.
Early Registration Ends on Tuesday, February 16th.

 

 
Mesa View 2016 Honor Band


Honor Band students had to earn a spot in this ensemble by taking a live audition in which the requirements included preparing a predetermined piece of music; eight of the twelve major scales; a chromatic scale showcasing the full range of their instrument (or as close as possible); and sight-reading a piece of music. Students receive a score based on a rubric and are selected based on that score.. The performance is this Saturday, February 6, 2016 in the Memorial Chapel at the University of Redlands. The concert begins at 7pm and is free to the public. It usually lasts around 90 minutes.
 
AVID Senior Shadow Day



On Tuesday, February 2, 8th grade AVID students spent the day attending classes with AVID Seniors at Yucaipa High School, before hearing presentations on high school AVID, A-G requirements, athletics, high school clubs, SATs and ACTs, Cornell Notes, the AVID Junior trip, and a host of other topics. The AVID Senior Shadow day helps prepare students for the transition from middle school to high school.
 
"Spotlight on the Classroom"


Ms. Fountain’s class participated in a STEM unit on Flight with Mr. Cruz. Students learned about aeronautics by building paper airplanes, foam-board planes and a foam plane glider.
   
                
 


Preparing for Ninth Grade at YHS

YHS 9TH GRADE PREVIEW:
Wednesday, February 24 - 7:45 am- 11:30am. Fieldtrip to YHS for al MVMS 8th Grade Students. Registration paperwork will be distributed at "Preview".  **Permission Slip Required. 

YHS PARENT NIGHT:
Wednesday, February 24 - 6pm @ YHS MPR. Informational meeting for parents of current 8th graders.  The YHS Jazz Band will be playing from 5-5:30.  Parents only, please.

YHS 9TH GRADE REGISTRATION:
Monday, February 29 - All Day - MVMS.  YHS Counselors will meet individually with all MVMS 8th grade students during their U.S. History class.  All 9th grade registration paperwork should be completed and submitted at this meeting.
 

 
Homework Center


Need a quiet place to finish your homework?  Need help with your homework?  Homework Center starts on October 20, 2015, after school.  It meets in Room C102 (across from Library), and will be open from 2:15 - 3:15 every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  Some computers are available as well.  Students must sign in by 2:20, and must stay the entire time unless a parent comes to the door to pick them up.  Come to Homework Center and get your work done!
 
Seal of Excellence Added to Mesa View!


 

Have you noticed our new emblem on the Administration building?  This marks our school as a Gold Ribbon Award School!  Last spring, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson awarded Mesa View, one of only 373 secondary schools in California, the new Gold Ribbon School Award.  This puts Mesa View in the top 8% of all high schools, junior high schools, and middle schools in the state.  This recognition replaces the former "Distinguished School" award and is a prestigious honor.  Read the official letter by clicking here.  Thank you to our students, parents, and staff who all contributed to earning this award!
 
2015-2016 Carpool Listing

With the lack of bussing 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.
 

 
Gold Ribbon School Award


State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced on Monday that Mesa View was one of only 373 secondary schools in California to earn the new Gold Ribbon School Award.  This puts Mesa View in the top 8% of all high schools, junior high schools, and middle schools in the state.  This recognition replaces the former "Distinguished School" award and is a prestigious honor.  Read the official letter by clicking here.  Thank you to our students, parents, and staff who all contributed to earning this award!
STEM Academy Information

Our highly-acclaimed and award-winning STEM Academy continues at Mesa View for the upcoming 2015-2016 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

STEM Video
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 John Moore at john_moore@ycjusd.us if you have questions about our STEM program and/or if you need assistance.
Marquee Messages

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 melanie_nicholson@ycjusd.us.
 
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