• 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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    Want to send a little extra encouragement during state testing? Student Testing Grams are now available to purchase for $1 from the Best Buddies club. For more information and the order form click here.

    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!

    Congratulations to Mrs. Armstrong, the 2019 Orange County Music and Arts Teacher of the Year! Mrs. Armstrong was nominated for her commitment to the dramatic arts at McAuliffe and growing our program in her first year here!

       Congratulations to Ms. Valerie Miller, our Seal Beach Lions' Club Teacher of the Year!
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    McAuliffe Film Festival was a huge success! Thanks to everyone who came out to support our students and their films! Please enjoy our highlight video below!

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     Film Fest Highlight Video

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

    Congratulations to Lee Nestlerode, McAuliffe's Hero of the Heart award winner for 2018-19! 

    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 2019-20 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,

    It's Teacher Appreciation Week in Los Alamitos and I would like to take a minute to say THANK YOU to our amazing teachers and staff who work tirelessly to make McAuliffe Middle School a great place for students to learn and connect to school. McAuliffe is a place where students are safe to take risks in their learning and to explore different activities--our amazing teaching staff makes this possible! Please join me in thanking them!

    To give a shout out to a teacher, please click here.

    In this week's issue of the Eagle Eye:

    • Testing is here! Send a Testing Gram!
    • For the complete Parent Letter on CAASPP for 2018/2019, please click here.
    • Arts Educator Award!
    • Deadline to buy Yearbook approaching fast! Click here to order!
    • Summer and High School Opportunities
    • 8th Grade Class of 2019 Shirts are now available!
    • 8th Grade Activities Calendar!--and packet are now available!
    • Middle School Dance Intensive
    • LAEF Summer Institute
    • Lunch Hero Contest
    • Run Seal Beach--Thanks to our Sponsors!
    • Seal Beach Lions' Teacher of the Year!
    • LAHS Silent Auction!

    Keep dreaming big, Eagles!

    Dr. Ryan Weiss-Wright