• The vision for McAuliffe is to educate all students intellectually, socially, and physically in a safe nurturing environment, to produce citizens with an appreciation and respect for learning and democratic ideals, and to cultivate citizens who will celebrate the diversity of all cultures.  
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    21 Day Challenge Day 6

    We are excited to launch the 2020 McAuliffe Film Festival!
    Click the Save the Date above for full guidelines.
    We invite all students to participate in the 2020 McAuliffe Film Festival. This year's theme is " Never Be Afraid to Dream " and the possibilities are endless for student work! Any questions? contact rweisswright@losal.orgNeed equipment for filming? We have that available for checkout as well. We can't wait to see what our students come up with!

     Parents come to the next district Parent Ed Night - Vapes, Alcohol & Drugs - at McAuliffe on Wed., Jan. 29th from 6 - 7 pm. Learn how to help your children make better choices!
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    We are excited to announce the launch of our 2020 21 Day Challenge! For 21 days, January 13th-February 11th, McAuliffe students, staff, and parents will share in daily challenges aimed at triggering a positive chemical reaction in the brain. We hope you join us in the daily challenges and opportunities for personal growth. We will send updates via email and will be posting daily on Instagram @mcauliffemiddleschool, follow us!
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    McAuliffe students, families, friends, alumni & staff are invited to join the 4th Annual McAuliffe Community Chorus! To find out more and to register, scan the QR code below or click here.
    Community Chorus Flyer

    Join the McAuliffe Eagles team for Run Seal Beach on Sat., March 28th! Click the image below or here for more information on how to register.
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    The next College Day is Wednesday, Feb. 5th! Remember to wear your favorite college t-shirt.
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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. For more information, see the flyer. Every purchase makes a difference for our students!  

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    Celebrating a Birthday? 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!

    Box Tops for Education! Now there are two ways to earn money for McAuliffe. 1) Download the Box Tops app and scan your receipt for eligible products. 2)Clip traditional Box Tops for Education, send them in a baggy to school and have your student drop them off in the front office. For more information, click here.

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    Order your yearbook! They are available for purchase online only using this link.
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    Order your McAuliffe Spirit Wear Now! To order go to https://casswimshop.com/team-stores/mcauliffe-middle-school.html, go to the TEAM STORE, then enter the McAuliffe team code: MAC. If you have any difficulty in placing your order, call 714-898-2655. 

    Breakfast at the Eagles' Cafe, make your mornings better with a nutritious breakfast to get your day going! 
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    Breakfast is served daily starting at 8:00 am for the low price of $2.25. View the monthly menu to see the tasty choices you have to get your day started!

    "The Birdwatch" will release new editions each Friday after school. Check it out at mcauliffebirdwatch.com.
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      For information regarding the Los Alamitos Unified BYOD program, click here.

    IMPORTANT! All registration materials for the 2019-20 school year are online. For more information, please see the Registration Packet by clicking here.

     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 2019-20 school year. For more information go to the PTA webpage.

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      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. For more information, see the flyer. 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,
    Happy New Year!
    We are so grateful for a positive kick-off to the 21 Day Challenge at McAuliffe Middle School! We started Monday by sending 4 messages of gratitude to people we appreciate and Tuesday, we learned that changing the world starts with making our bed!
    To watch the Day 2 Challenge video, click here.
    For the complete list of challenges, click here.
    Thank you for following along! Updates are emailed weekly and updated on our social media daily. We are excited to come together to ensure everyone is FULLY CHARGED for 2020!
    In this week's Eagle Eye issue:
    • Spotlight on 21 Day Challenge and student response
    • Film Festival is coming! First mentor session is Wednesday, January 15th.
    • Family Life--health education preview meetings
    • "The Talk" sponsored by PTA
    • What's happening this week in the Birdwatch! Click here.
    • Birthday on the Marquee with Make a Wish!
    • BYOD Information
    • Follow us on Instagram!
    • Order a Yearbook today! Available online only!
    • Keep dreaming big, Eagles!
    Dr. Ryan Weiss-Wright