Be yourself, try your best, and never be afraid to dream

McAuliffe staff and parents believe in providing a rigorous, nurturing, and active learning environment for all children that ensures personal success, a life-long desire to learn, and civic responsibility.
 "Igniting unlimited possibilities for students!" 



  • Los Alamitos Unified presents Social-Emotional Supports for Students Parent Education Night on Wednesday, March 2nd, 7:00pm-8:30pm in the PAC at LAHS. This parent education night is available to all TK-12 parents. See the flyer for more information.

    Help support the Instrumental Music program by eating a delicious meal at CPK on Wednesday, Feb. 10th. Don't forget to bring the flyer with you!

    Want to learn more about McAuliffe and what we have to offer your incoming 6th grader? Please join our principal, Ann Allen, and her administrative staff for one of our parent tours on February 16th at 9:00am or 1:45pm. There will also be a student social for incoming 6th graders on Monday, Feb. 22nd. For more information about the tours and the social, please see the flyer.

     Sign up for talking the "Talk". This 4-week program is for mature 7th & 8th graders and their parents, Thursday nights starting on Feb. 4th from 6:30-9:00pm. Click here for more information.

     Want to find out more about different careers? Come to Career Cafe at lunch. The next Career Cafe will be Feb 5th. Come find out what it would be like to be a mortician. This presentation will be given by a faculty member of the Morturary Science Dept. at Cypress College. Sign up at lunch and see Mrs. Foley for more information. If you are a parent or a community member who would like to share their career, please contact Mrs. Foley at

     Attention Los Al, K-12 Families! Support Kiva Spiratos, Los Alamitos Unified Principal, for the Queen of Hearts! To learn more how you can help her and her goal to raise funds to support LAEF, please click here.

     Support the Los Al High School PTSA Fundraiser @ Glory Days Beachside Grill, Friday, March 11th, 7-11pm. Click here for more information.

    Registration for the Spring LAEF classes is now open! There are 4 fun & creative after school classes - Defend yourself, Guitar Lessons, Robotics and 3D Design & Printing! All registration information can be found at

     Need some extra help with Math, Science, Language Arts, or one of your other classes? Attend one of your teacher's study halls before or after school. Click here for the complete schedule of all teacher study halls.

     Remember to support your favorite college by wearing your college apparel the third Friday of the month!


     Sign up for Amazon Smile! Every purchase you make under your Amazon Smile account will support McAuliffe. Click on to learn more and sign up under McAuliffe Middle School PTA. With the holidays right around the corner every purchase makes a difference for our students!


    Gold Ribbon Seal

    We are proud to announce that McAuliffe Middle School has been selected to receive California’s 2015 Gold Ribbon Schools Award. It takes a village to provide our students with the very best education possible and we thank you for all of your support—it is truly extraordinary! This award wouldn’t have been possible without the hard work of all of our students, staff and parents. For more information, please visit the California Gold Ribbon Schools Program on the California Department of Education’s Website.

    Great Job Eagles!


    Want to know more about what McAuliffe has to offer its students? Interested in sending your student to McAuliffe? Find out more about our school by clicking here.  
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Principal's Message

Ann Allen, Principal


 Happy Holidays to All Our McAuliffe Families!
As the principal of McAuliffe Middle School, I feel so fortunate to work with all of you and your wonderful children every day. I am thankful that you trust McAuliffe staff with the education and safety of your children, and I assure you, it is our pleasure to serve and support you all. During this holiday season I hope that your hearts are filled with love, your minds are filled with peace and that you enjoy a restful winter break. We look forward to seeing you all on January 5th!  

Annie Allen, Principal



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