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November School News Video

Click below for the latest school video. Brought to you by the students in Video Production!

Fall Festival Appreciation

Thanks so much to all who attended our Fall Festival last Wednesday! We had some wonderful student performers and your ASB students worked hard to create a fun event for our community. We appreciate the support that was showed to them and the good time that was had by all!

Click here to see pictures from the Fall Festival and Spirit Days on the ASB webpage

Below are just a few of the pictures...

**New** MEA gear for sale!

T-shirts and water bottles with our new logo can be purchased in the front office!

Mt Everest Academy Water Bottle! Very nice looking, showing your school spirit, water bottle! 24 ounce, stainless steel, eco friendly-way to support our planet! Blue with silver or silver with blue!! $12 each (payable with cash or check).

Mt. Everest Academy T-shirt! Get yours in either grey with a light blue logo, or in royal blue with a white logo. "Doing School Differently" is written on the back. $15 each (payable with cash or check)


Movie, "Unbroken Ground"

Tuesday, November 8 / 12:00 / Room 17A

Come to Ms. Pachon's room during lunch on Tuesday, November 8th for a free movie and snacks! The movie, called Unbroken Ground, was produced by Patagonia and explores the topic sustainable agriculture. Hosted by the MEA Environmental Club. We hope to see you there! Link to movie trailer

Lunch Concert

Tuesday, November 8 / 12:00 - 12:30 / Lunch court

“EAT, MEET, and listen to the BEAT!”

Bring your lunch and enjoy music by your fellow students! Any students who would like to perform in a future Lunch Concert, please contact Mr. Steve Antti: / 858-627-7486 / room 6.

Mission Fed JA Program for 10th graders

The Mission Federal JA program for 10th graders includes one more lunch meeting on Wednesday and a field trip. The schedule is as follows:

  • Lunch meeting: Wednesday, November 9, in the cafeteria, pizza will be served!

  • Unlocking the Genius Field Trip: Monday, Nov. 14, 8:15-2:00. Students will be picked up/dropped off at MEA by school bus.

Veteran's Day Holiday

Friday, November 11

School will be closed this Friday for Veteran's Day.

School Spirit Tastes Great!

Tuesday, November 15 / 5:00-9:00pm / Chipotle

Hello MEA Community!! Come eat at Chipotle November 15th between 5-9pm, and MEA gets 50%, yes 50% of the proceeds from your meal! What a deal!!! Please come support your school!!

Chipotle is located at 5650 Balboa Ave, Suites 105 & 106.

Flyer for Chipotle fundraiser

Link to Chipotle menu

* * * Extracurricular Activities * * *

Please find the most up-to-date extracurricular activity schedule here. If you would like to lead an extracurricular class, please contact

This Thursday in Eco Warriors

This Thursday, Nov. 10, from 1:50-2:50, join the Eco Warriors Club on the grass outside the science lab. We will be talking about sustainable agriculture, doing an art project, and exploring our very own organic garden at school! (For grades 2-6)

Painting in Mrs. Flo's Secondary Art Club

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Live Streaming Events with UC Admissions

Hello seniors! Here are 2 opportunities to chat with UC admissions staff regarding questions you might have regarding your UC application before it is due on Nov. 30th. Good Luck!

UC Admissions & Application Overview

Wednesday, November 9 / 4:00-6:00pm PST

UC Application: Last-Minute Questions Chat

Tuesday, November 22 / 4:00-6:00pm PST


San Diego Children’s Choir and Children’s Choir of Berlin State Opera

A Community Concert

November 13, 2016 at 2 pm

Spreckels Park Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park (open to the public)

MEA Students part of the Girl's Concert Choir:

  • Petunia R. (6th grade)
  • Ria R. (5th grade)

4th Annual San Diego Unified School District Fiddlin' Festival

Concert: Friday, November 18, 2016 at 7 pm (Doors Open 6:45 pm)

CPMA Performing Arts Center

5050 Conrad Ave, San Diego, CA 92117

Pre-Sale Ticket Price: $5 ($10 at the door)

To reserve tickets at the pre-sale price, send an email to

MEA Students Performing:

  • Yosif S. (3rd grade)
  • Ria R. (5th grade)
  • Avery W. (6th grade)
  • Petunia R. (6th grade)

Know anyone looking for a job?

In the SDUSD, Food & Nutrition Services is currently experiencing a shortage of substitute kitchen staff workers district wide. These important team members are essential for breakfast and lunch service at district schools. Click for hiring flyer.

California Coastal Art & Poetry Contest

California students in kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to submit artwork or poetry with a California coastal or marine theme to the Coastal Commission’s annual Coastal Art & Poetry Contest. Entries must be postmarked by January 31, 2017. For rules and entry form, the contest flyer, and helpful links for teachers and students, visit or email Also, here is a Coastal Contest flyer.