• 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!" 

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  • Parent-Teacher conferences are next week, Wed., Oct. 17th-Fri., Oct. 19th. These 3 days are also Minimum Day so students will be excused at 12:10 pm. Conference sign-ups will be 10:00-2:00 each day starting Fri., Oct. 12th through Tues., Oct. 16th, please call our school office at 714.812.3320 ext. 77177 to speak with Kerri Pallone. Conference timeslots are limited and are intended for students who are struggling academically in a particular class or content area. 

    The Jazz Band is holding their annual Rummage Sale on Sat., Oct. 20th from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm. Clothing, Shoes, Toys & much more! See the flyer for more information and the location.

    The PTA is sponsoring the annual Reflections Art Contest – "Heroes Around Me". Heroes Around Me poster This year’s theme calls for your own unique interpretation through the arts. The categories for entry include Dance Choreography, Literature, Flim Production, Music Composition, Photography & Visual Arts. Submission guidelines and the entry form are available in the office. You can also download an entry form from the Reflections website. Submission deadline is Fri., Oct. 19th. Please contact Brandi Fullen at bfullentsfl@gmail.com with questions or to become involved with the Reflections Program.

    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.

    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!

    Click on the picture to check out McAuliffe's new skateboard rack! 

    The next College Day is this Wed., Nov. 7th, remember to wear your favorite college t-shirt!


    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

    Need to order school pictures? Go to mylifetouch.com - Picture Day ID #RO158021Y0. 

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

     Meet Jon Grillo! Take two minutes to get to know someone who grew up in Los Al schools and is now in his fifth year teaching history at McAuliffe Middle School! 

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    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:

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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,
    This week our teachers are busy preparing for the first annual 6th Grade Summit sponsored by the LAEF Foundation. The 6th Grade Summit is an opportunity for all our 6th-grade students to participate in Social Emotional Learning lessons in a full day centered around character education.
    For information on what will be presented at the Summit next Tuesday, October 23rd please click here.
    Keep dreaming big, Eagles!
    Dr. Ryan Weiss-Wright



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