Meadowbrook Weekly Update

Week of May 16, 2021


32 News May 11 2021

No Place for Hate

We are so grateful and proud of our school & community's efforts to help create a safe, inclusive and equitable Community of Kindness at Meadowbrook. We are proud to announce that Meadowbrook has been redesignated a No Place for Hate (NPFH) school for the 2020 to 2021 school year. Special shout out to our Equity Team for your tireless time and courageous conversations, teachers, for facilitating the Advisory NPFH lessons through out the year, and families who attended and shared feedback at our No Place for Hate Parent Focus groups. Last but not least, thank you to our students, who make Meadowbrook the NPFH Community of Kindness that it is!

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*Updated Cubside Meal Distribution Times*

Curbside Meal Distribution will be open for lunch pickup between 11:00am – 12:00pm. AM Meal pickup will continue to be 7:00am – 8:30am.

iReady Testing Begins This Week

Beginning this week, and continuing through May 25th, all students will begin taking the iReady Math assessment. Students in person will take the assessment in their math classrooms. Virtual students will take the assessment over zoom during their math period.

More information about this year’s state testing can be found here.

*Important Calendar Update*

Change in Calendar -June 4th

Please note that because of students returning to campus four days a week and the discontinuation of the A/B cohorts we have made an adjustment to the calendar for Friday June 4th.

Friday, June 4th, will be an asynchronous day for all students. Students will not report to campus but will need to log into all their classes and complete the assigned work.

Link to Updated Calendar

Bottled Water Donations Needed

Meadowbrook families, as the temperatures outside continue to rise and our students are actively involved in P.E., we are asking for any donations of cases of water. Our water bottle filling stations continue to be turned on, however many students are forgetting to bring water to school. We would like to be able to provide bottled water to students. Donations will be accepted at the front office from 8am – 3pm Monday – Friday. Thank you in advance for your generosity.

8th Grade Promotion

8th Grade promotion will be held live at MBMS on June 18th at 8:30am on the upper field. Please complete this form, by Friday, May 28, to let us know if your 8th grader will attend this year's live promotion ceremony.

Attendance is limited to 2 people per student. This is to ensure enough space for social distancing. Also, masks are mandatory for all those attending. Please read our promotion letter for more information.

Promotion Singer Needed!

Attention 8th grade singers! Auditions will be held Friday, May 21st between 12-1pm over Zoom for this year’s National Anthem promotion singer. Interested students should complete the google form by Wednesday May 19th. Students will sing the national anthem for a panel of teachers and administrators who will select this year's promotion singer. We hope to “see” you there. Specific time slots and Zoom details will be emailed to students on Thursday morning.

Ribbon Leis for Promotion 2021

In Hawai’i it is a tradition to adorn graduates in leis to show love and pride for them and their accomplishments. The tradition has spread across the USA with parents adorning

their children, friends adorning their classmates and students presenting leis to special teachers.

STANDARD (inner lei): $10.00

DELUXE (outer lei): $15.00

Ribbon Lei prices will increase $5.00/lei after May 28, 2021. No exceptions. Please include $5.00 for each order after the deadline.


VENMO & CASH Accepted. Venmo: @DanielleMae-Santiago

Questions? Marsha Santiago (858) 414-1826 E-Mail:


Come support the Meadowbrook PTSA on 05/17/2021 from 5:00pm - 9:00pm at the Chipotle in Carmel Mtn Ranch - 11134 Rancho Carmel Dr Ste 104, San Diego, CA 92128. Please see attached flyer for additional information.

Finding the Mental Health Balance

Have you recently asked yourself "what is going on with my middle schooler?" or "This is so unlike my student?" If you have, please join as we explore balancing mental health with a panel or experts to answer our questions. See Flyer.

Reminder: Please charge your device!

Please remind your students to bring their device charged and ready! OR pick up your school issue device tomorrow at the library window!

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Hey, Mustangs! May is Mental Health Month, so let’s get creative and bring awareness to our campus through artwork! See attached flyer for details.

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2021 annual FREE Virtual Robotics/STEM Summer Camp on Saturday, June 5, 2021 from 9 A.M. to 12 P.M. for 4th-8th graders. We would like to invite students from Meadowbrook Middle School to have fun and learn more about STEM and robotics. To sign up use the QR code in the attached flyer or here: Virtual

Robotics/STEM Summer Camp Sign Up Link

If you have any questions, please contact our Head Coach at


Membership is vital to the Meadowbrook PTSA! It is NOT too late to join and support the organization and our school! Please click on the attached flyer for the QR Code. Thank you for your support of the MBMS PTSA - an organization that helps provide your students with over 22 programs every year!

MEF Weekly Updates

Reminder: Please remember to pick up your Mustang t-shirt (s) at Big Frog's Custom T-Shirts if you made a $50.00 donation or more to the Foundation. Hopefully you already received a phone call and email reminder from Big Frog's. Questions please contact April Cote at

Before you go, please make sure you received confirmation.

Big Frog's Custom T-Shirts (Same shopping center as Stater Brothers, and located to the left of Stater Brothers.)

9917 Carmel Mountain Rd.

San Diego, CA 92129

M-F 9:30 AM-5 PM

SAT 10:00 AM- 2PM

SUN Closed

Forgot to purchase your Mustang Cards? We still have some!

Our cards offer unique discounts at local merchants that can be used over and over again. You can get one card for $15 or two for $20.00 Visit our website to view participating merchants and purchase your Mustang Cards today. Please click on the Foundation website below to purchase or print out the form that is attached.

It’s not too late to donate to the Foundation!

The mission of the Meadowbrook Educational Foundation (MEF) is to provide funding, resources, support, and opportunities for school activities and programs that expand and enrich the educational experiences of our students, support our teachers and school staff. To learn more about the Foundation please visit our website below and consider a Family Donation today.

Please consider making your Family Donation today, and purchase Mustang Cards at

Library Curbside Pickup Options!

Hey Mustangs! We are happy to announce that we will resume curbside pickup for library books!

You can access the library catalog through your Meadowbrook Library Canvas Course--> Catalog Button---> Log in (upper right) (same as Myplan)--> put books on hold.

1) Parent/Guardian will receive and email when books are ready.

2) Pick ups are Tues, Wed, and Fridays 8-2

Check out our new titles and our collection celebrating Black authors and voices!

Prefer ebooks? Try out the Sora app on your phone or through MyPlan.

Attendance on Self- Sustained Learning (Asynchronous) Days

As a reminder, when students are working on self-sustained learning days, attendance is based on students logging onto Canvas. Students will be marked present when they log into each teacher’s Canvas class between the hours of 8:20am and 2:35pm. Students with 8th period have until 3:30 to log onto Canvas. As a parent, you can create a Canvas account and view each of your child’s classes. If you would like to check your child’s absence report in Parent Vue please watch this video.

Important Dates to Remember

May 31, 2021 - No School - Memorial Day

June 18, 2021 - Last Day of School

June 18, 2021 - 8th Grade Promotion

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