Join us on one of the IB School Tours this year. The next tour will be on November 5th. Meet in the front office before 8:00 a.m. There will be a slide show in the library and classroom visits after. Find out what great things are going on at Mission Bay High School and in the International Baccalaureate program.
Tuesday Test Prep • CAHSEE, PSAT, SAT, ACT PREP featuring ACES teachers like Lancia, Orlando, Moura, Oka, and Weiss. • Specialized SAT/ACT sessions with Cal Soap already on the calendar for Nov. 18 and 20 • Sessions begin Tuesday, November 4th College App Thursdays • Navigating all phases of the college applications process including personal statements, resumes, applications, FAFSA, career counseling, and more • Partnership with CAL-SOAP • Sessions begin Thursday, November 6th
Friday, October 24, 2014 was a busy day at MBHS with Homecoming and Pep Rally, but students found the time to come to the San Diego State Presentation today in the library. The library was packed with interested students from all grades. Many are looking forward to becoming future San Diego State Aztecs!
ACES- Since its inception last year, over 7800 students have worked at MBHS ACES, or the After-school Center for Excellence and Support, whose mission is to provide academic support across the curriculum and resources to develop the whole child. ACES, a voluntary after school tutoring program, aligns its commitments to the MBHS community with the four suits from a deck of cards. The Ace of Hearts represents a holistic approach to mentoring, providing access to an array of services to benefit social and emotional growth. The Ace of Clubs represents a club/community effect, providing a consistent place for students to gather to further their education. The Ace of Diamonds represents a balanced approach to support, including 1) English/History, 2) Math/Science, 3) Foreign Language/Fine Arts, and 4) Special Populations such as IB, ELL, or Special Education. Finally, the Ace of Spades represents digging deeper, through access to one-on-one instruction with expert teachers. ACES is located in the Mission Bay High School Library and is open from 2:15-4:15 every Monday through Thursday, staffed by teachers across the contact areas including Tracy Borg, Paul Kreamer, Ron Lancia, Kirk Larowe, Francisco Martinez, Gualter Moura, Richard Oka, Tamara Rasmussen, Nathan Sheehy, Vicki Turner, Linda Vadnais, and Rocio Weiss. ACES offers helpful reference materials, access to computers and printers and supplies, free and healthy snacks, college tutoring from SDSU and UCSD students, specialized help like CAHSEE/PSAT/SAT Prep, college application counseling, and mentorship for life, college, and career. Currently, about 100 students a day are working at ACES, and with a new partnership with the ARC program, those numbers and opportunities will only increase. The center is coordinated by Ron Lancia (x342) and Principal Ernie Remillard (x126)
FOPBSS is a parent organization that supports both Pacific Beach MS and Mission Bay HS. The assistance and support they give both schools is immeasurable. If you would like to receive their email blasts please sign up at www.fopbss.org . They will keep you well informed of both PBMS and MBHS activities.