MBMS Expo Puts the “T” in STEM

The community came out in droves to the Manhattan Beach Middle School campus for its first-of-its-kind STEM Expo, presented by Chevron with more than 500 people in attendance on March 2. The expo concentrated on interactive exhibits in the STEM field with the big highlight — the unveiling of Chevron’s robotic dog Spot 2.0.  Manhattan…

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Manhattan Beach Unified Launches District App

Parent and community engagement is now enhanced with the Manhattan Beach Unified School District’s new mobile app for Apple and Android phones.  The app has been live for two weeks and allows students, staff, families, and the community to stay connected and access the latest information through custom, branded home screens for each of the…

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Robinson Elementary Students Spread Kindness Across the City of MB

Robinson Elementary staff and 130 students joined schools around the globe for the 12th annual Great Kindness Challenge. Students took their school project idea beyond the classroom walls to spread kindness across the City of Manhattan Beach by installing their “Our Stake in Growing Kindness” project at Metlox. On Thursday morning they unveiled their artwork…

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Manhattan Beach Unified School Board Members Take Oath of Office

by Hibah Samad Public Information Officer MBUSD The Manhattan Beach Board of Trustees said their farewells to two Board members at the Annual Organization Meeting on Wednesday, December 14. Long-time Board member Jennifer Cochran completed her term after nine years along with Board President Sally Peel who served the Board for four years. It was…

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New Life Growing at Meadows Elementary Garden Thanks to Parents

A growing banana tree and sprouting garlic are a few of the exciting milestones students at Meadows Elementary have been able to experience in the community garden nestled next to the school playground. The thriving space is all thanks to the dedication and enthusiasm of first-grade parent, Lilian Dunker Cruz. Broccoli, cauliflower, beets, kale, potatoes,…

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Local Elementary Students Recognized for Fire Home Escape Plans

Second-graders from all five Manhattan Beach Unified School District (MBUSD) elementary schools and American Martyrs were recognized at the recent Manhattan Beach City Council meeting on December 7 as winners of the 2022 Manhattan Beach Fire Department Annual “Home Escape Plan” contest.  The City of Manhattan Beach Fire Department has partnered with local schools on…

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850 Model UN Delegates From Across Southern California Visit Mira Costa

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The nationally-ranked Mira Costa High School Model United Nations (MUN) team hosted the 28th annual Los Angeles Invitational Model United Nations (LAIMUN) conference on December 3 and December 4 with more than 850 delegates in attendance. Students represented nineteen middle and high schools from across the Southern California region. Mira Costa students started to plan…

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