In the city of Elizabeth, North Carolina, a 42-year old African American named Andrew Brown Jr. was shot by police deputies on April 21st. The police shooting was short footage recorded on a body camera. The shooters were Sheriff's deputies working for the Pasquotank County Police Department. According to ABC News, Roy Cooper, a North..
On April 26th, Cohorts A and B will be joining to become one in-person Cohort, going to school 4 times a week as opposed to the old model with students attending in-person class twice a week. Face masks will be worn at all times, with 3 feet minimum distance in class and social distancing required..
The middle and high school MESA National Engineering Design Competition teams will be moving onto the state competition hosted by University of California, Los Angeles after placing first in their respective levels. The competition occurred on April 9th, with the awards given out on April 10th. There, the teams learnt that they had both placed..
Are you nuts about donuts? On Harbor Boulevard here in Costa Mesa, a new drive-thru and walk-in shop called Randy's Donuts has opened! Famous for their iconic giant donut on the roof of the building and their delicious and unique selection of sweet treats, Randy's is an excellent addition to our Costa Mesa community. The..
We may think that, in today's society, we have reached a point where everyone has truly embraced people of all genders and sexual identities, making the topic very easy to discuss and not an issue. Think again. The truth is, for many LGBTQ+ students, discrimination and harassment is something that they have to deal with..
Saturday, March 6, Costa Mesa Middle School crushed it in their STEM competition! At the MESA day held by UCI, CMMS placed in almost every category. There were 4 categories this year, Scratch It Up, Think Tank, Stick Together, and National Engineering Design Challenge (NEDC). In these categories, CMMS placed 3rd for Scratch It Up,..
Ever since Covid hit, life has been hard for some kids. YouAnd is here to help with that! YouAnd is an app available for kids K-12 at no cost. It helps build social resilience and emotional intelligence. Just register for the app and you will receive a drawstring backpack and a workbook. YouAnd consists of..
Was your birthday last year boring? Many people found out ways to safely celebrate birthdays such as having a drive-by or going to a restaurant for outdoor dining. But if you want to amp up the entertainment level, invite The Quarantine Quintet to your next socially-distanced party! The Quarantine Quintet is a group of talented..
As the coronavirus continues to spread throughout our country, parents, educators, and students are hoping to go back to school. But, under these conditions, it may be mandatory for students to get the Covid19 vaccine. According to EducationWeek, lawmakers are still deciding whether to let their families choose to get the vaccine or not due..
47-year old Ronald Michael Barrera, owner of the Westend Bar (located on 19th Street in Costa Mesa), was arrested for violating business restrictions regarding COVID-19. According to ABC 7 Eyewitness News, Westend Bar operated during curfew hours (between 10 p.m and 5 a.m.). Barrera was charged with a misdemeanor count for disobeying safety rules during..