The Mayan Strong Start

Volume 2.13 - It's Great to be a Mayan!

Our Mayan Mission

Our mission is to discover and cultivate our strengths to create and Mayan Family rooted in trust, empathy, responsibility, and resilience which will lead to academic and personal success for each student.

SCHOOL EVENTS at a GLANCE! (Look below for more details!)

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Our annual fundraiser Color Run is gearing up!

The Color Run will take place on March 17th from 11:20- 1:05 pm.

The goal is for each student to raise $40 :) but fundraising is NOT mandatory... ALL STUDENTS WILL RUN IN THE COLOR RUN!!!

If you have any questions, please call Ms. Jones at 619-662-8250

Color Run Spirit Week!!!

To gear up for the Color Run we are having a SPIRIT WEEK!!!! We hope you find the Color through out the week and to the run!!!
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Yearbooks for Sale!

We have already sold over 100 yearbooks this year! Make sure you pre-order yours before they are sold out! You may stop by the ASB any day from 9:30-4:00 pm to purchase, or students can purchase during the day.

Cost $35

Yearbook Survey!

Please complete the yearbook survey to give us a little insight to your experience at Montgomery Middle School. :)

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Volleyball games kicked off last weekend!

Flag Football Practices!

We are very excited to introduce our new flag football coach, Coach Cosme!!! We will start the season next week with practices. If you are interested in playing please make sure you follow all three steps!

1. Be enrolled in Club MAYA

2. Complete Register my Athlete

3. Come to a parent sports meeting 2/28 or 3/2 at 5:30pm in room 210

Girls Field Hockey starts this week!

We have Girl's Field Hockey workshops on Wednesdays from 3:30-5 pm. If you are interested in checking it out or starting to practice please stop by! We will start practices next week too!

If you have questions, please see Ms. Sonia or Ms. Jones.

Food Distribution on Wednesday, March 15

Please join us for our food distribution from 1-3 pm on Wednesday. Our food distribution is walk up only, don't forget your bags!

Spring Break Mayan Conquest Parent Meeting

Wednesday, March 15th, 5:15pm

1051 Picador Boulevard

San Diego, CA

Room 210

Kickball tournament!

Our Kickball tournament finally came to an end! Ms. Zapien's class came out the victors with a 5-2 win over Ms. Detisch's class!!!

Way to go Team Cobra!

Staff Vs. Student Kickball

Then, the following week, our Mayan Staff faced off against the champions. The game ended in a tie down to the last minute... should we do a rematch???

Soccer Sports Banquet

We celebrated our soccer teams with our Soccer Banquet at La Bellas. Families and students gathered with the coaches to share recognition and celebrate a successful season!

Way to go Mayans!

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Strengths Highlight: Organizer

Our strengths highlight this week is Organizer. Scheduling, planning and organizing your word makes life better. People count on you to get the details right and to pull the plan together.

"I use my organizer strength to keep track of my assignments!" - Jessie B.

"I use this strength to plan out my day and create a schedule for when I do my assignments and other tasks" - Lily Q.

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Winter Reading Challenge- LAST WEEK!!!

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Condalezza Rice

In the mid-1980s, Rice spent a period in Washington, D.C., working as an international affairs fellow attached to the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In 1989, she became director of Soviet and East European affairs with the National Security Council, and special assistant to President George H.W. Bush during the dissolution of the Soviet Union and German reunification. In 1997, she served on the Federal Advisory Committee on Gender-Integrated Training in the Military.

A few years later, in 2001, Rice was appointed national security adviser by President George W. Bush, becoming the first African American woman (and woman) to hold the post. She went on to become the first African American woman to serve as U.S. Secretary of State — she became the nation's 66th Secretary of State in 2004, following Colin Powell's resignation, and served from 2005 to 2009.

As Secretary of State, Rice dedicated her department to "Transformational Diplomacy," with a mission of building and sustaining democratic, well-governed states around the world and the Middle East in particular.

To that end, she relocated American diplomats to such hardship locations as Iraq, Afghanistan and Angola, and required them to become fluent in two foreign languages. She also created a high-level position to defragment U.S. foreign aid.


Alex Morgan

In the beginning of Morgan’s career, teammates nicknamed her “Baby Horse,” a name derived from her youth and equine-like gait. Not having begun club soccer until she was 14 years old, a fairly late start, she was all raw, wild power. Today, in the words of teammate Megan Rapinoe, Morgan has evolved into a “full-on stallion.” Her years in the WPS and NWSL have taken her all over. She also went to Lyon in 2017—even though it meant time away from her husband, MLS player Servando Carrasco, because she was hungry to go to the environment that would challenge her the most. Her game has evolved to all new levels of dangerous: she’s as able to meg a defender as she is able to out run them, and her vision and runs off the ball are as good as it gets.



Montgomery Middle School

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Location: 1051 Picador Boulevard, San Diego, CA, USA
Phone: 619-662-2800