• 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.
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    Come hear all about the district programs and offerings for both middle school sites at the Los Al Unified Middle School Information Night on Tues., Jan. 29th from 6:30-8:00 pm in the Los Alamitos High School PAC. This night is open to all parents of prospective and incoming middle school students for both McAuliffe and Oak Middle schools. See the flyer for more information.

    Yearbook online orders are now open! Don't miss your last chance to preserve this year's memories through the purchase of the 2018-19 yearbook! The deadline to buy the 2018-19 yearbook is March 1st. Go to jostensyearbook.com and search for "McAuliffe Middle School, Los Alamitos". The cost is just $35.

    You're invited to the "Heroes Around Me" Reflections Gallery a special open house event to recognize all district students who participated in the Reflections program this fall. Wed., Feb. 27th in the McAuliffe MPR from 5:30-8:00 pm. For more information, see the flyer.

     The Race on the Base and the Los Al District Challenge is coming on Feb. 23rd! Register now! There is a friendly competition between McAuliffe and Oak to see which middle school can register the most participants in the race. For more information, see the flyer.

    It's time to nominate an extraordinary person who has provided outstanding service to our students and/or our community for a PTA Honorary Service Award! Honorary Service Awards were designed as a unique way to publicly acknowledge and honor those that have provided outstanding community service to students, children, and youth in our community. Click here for more information and a nomination form. All nominations are due March 1st.

    Run Seal Beach will be Saturday, April 6th! Sign up now for the McAuliffe Eagles Team! Last year we had the largest team in the entire race (145+), and we’d like to go even bigger this year!!! Click here for registration instructions. If you have any questions or need help registering contact Jon Grillo at jgrillo@losal.org. Do you or do you know someone who owns a business who might be willing to sponsor the McAuliffe team t-shirts for the race? If so, email Jon Grillo. Go Eagles!!

    Celebrating a birthday at McAuliffe? You can celebrate birthday wishes on the school marquee and at the same time make a wish come true for another child through the Make-A-Wish foundation. Click on this link to get started. If you would like more information, please contact Ms. Miller at vmiller@losal.org or the front office. McAuliffe is the most successful middle school with the Make-A-Wish foundation! Thank you for helping make wishes come true!

     Attention 8th Graders! Would you like to go to Washington DC, Philadelphia & N.Y.? Sign-ups for the 2019 DC/Philly/NYC trip during Spring Break of 2019 have started. We will be leaving Sat., April 20th & returning Thurs., April 25th.  We have added one extra night to the trip, an extra state to visit, a college tour and, hopefully, a Yankee’s baseball game! To be eligible to travel with us, you must be a student with no N’s, U’s, D’s, or F’s and each student will need one teacher recommendation letter.

    Want more information? Click here for trip information, our Trip # & a link to School Tours of America. Questions? Contact Ms. Miller, ext. 77226 or  vmiller@losal.org

    The next College Day is Wed., Feb. 6th, remember to wear your favorite college t-shirt! 

    McAuliffe Spirit Wear is NOW AVAILABLE to order online! Visit www.casswimshop.com or see the flyer. When you complete your shopping, you will see different shipping options.

    For information regarding the Los Alamitos Unified BYOD program, click here.

    Box Tops for Education! Clip Box Tops for Education, send them in a baggy to school and have your student drop them off in the front office. 

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     Interested in making a difference in your child's life then participate in PTA by becoming a PTA volunteer! There are a variety of PTA positions open for the 2018-19 school year. For more information go to the PTA webpage.

      Ralph's Rewards program, please enroll to support McAuliffe when you shop! Click here to enroll. Use the following code to designate McAuliffe:

    Organization - McAuliffe Middle School PTA - Organization #81178

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      Sign up for Amazon Smile! Every purchase you make under your Amazon Smile account will support McAuliffe. Click on smile.amazon.com to learn more and sign up under McAuliffe Middle School PTA. Every purchase makes a difference for our students! 

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    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

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    Dear McAuliffe Parents and Families,

    I know there is a lot to read in every newsletter! At McAuliffe, we strive to provide a world-class education to every student--so we have a lot going on! I will try to provide highlights in my Principal's Message every week to help you know what is going on!

    In this week's issue:

    • McAuliffe is first place in vocab.com Vocabulary Bowl!
    • Save the Date! McAuliffe Film Festival and Spring Play, 3/19 and 3/20
    • STEAM Club Returns!
    • PTA Updates: Reflections and The Talk
    • PTA Honorary Service Nominations
    • Get involved with our Career Cafe!
    • When is the next school dance?
    • 8th Grade Promotion Save the Date: May 28, 2019, 7:00 pm
    • LAEF Spring Course Offerings
    • Middle School Dance Intensive
    • LAEF Fundraiser!
    • Family Life Curriculum Info
    Keep dreaming big, Eagles!
    Dr. Ryan Weiss-Wright


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