The school year is finally on a role as summer comes to a close. Although the weather lingers, education around the district is in full motion. With that, we have the opportunity to get to know our newest staff members around CMHS. One of those members is none other than Dr. Eugene Kwong, CMMS’s new..
The CMHS Instrumental department hosted their annual Mesa Jazz Festival in the performing arts center. Not only did other schools come to perform, but both the high school and middle school Mesa jazz bands performed. And if that isn’t cool enough, they had a spectacular performance where both groups received superior ratings from the adjudicators!..
Manuel Chavez, Costa Mesa City Council Member When we think of Costa Mesa as residents, our minds immediately travel to the moderate weather and temperatures, huge, fun-filled events, multiple places to hang out and chill when stress at home catches up to you, close-proximity beaches, the view of mountains in the far distance, and more...
Newport-Mesa Unified School District Teachers of the Year Ms. Tamara Fairbanks Ms. Fairbanks is a music teacher at Mariners Elementary School. She has been working in education for over 20 years and is infamous for supporting students past the required curriculum. She has also helped tremendously in the developtment of music festivals and workshops for..
The CMHS and CMMS jazz bands traveled up to Coronado HS this past Saturday for the Coronado Jazz Festival. They arrived before their performances to watch the SDSU Jazz Band play some of their pieces for all of the performing bands that day. After that, Jazz 2 (middle school) had their Salt & Pepper clinic,..
While many may not immediately know what Penniless was, they may still wonder by the few stickers they may see around the area. Penniless was a skater clothing company that was created by three students of Costa Mesa High School, Alexis Martin, Justin Fisher, and Thomas Kheiv. The clothing brand started as a simple idea..
Some are calling it the year of the underdogs for this years Stanley Cup Finals. with most of the top picks for this years winner of the cup knocked out, only the underdogs are left. For the Eastern conference we have Columbus Blue Jackets leading the Boston Bruins 2-1 with game 4 May 2nd. Lastly..
Joseph A. Ortega The Young Musician By : Jose Bravo | April 25, 2019 One of the rooms in Costa Mesa Middle / High school is the band room, which is a big soundproof room with lots of chairs, music stands, and instruments. When you walk into this room, you can hear the flutes, clarinets,trumpets,..
The CMHS Jazz Band 1 traveled to Chicago on April 4th to the 7th. Not only did they perform in front of judges for the American Heritage Festival, but they went to see many musical performances as well. For their performance, they got the Gold Award because they got superior ratings from each judge. Not..
On Thursday the 28th the Mustangs went Head-on against the Saints. Back during Cross country season the saints and the Mustangs both had 5 athletes place in the top 10 runners for league finals, so we expected no less than a close competition from this track meet. senior Kevin Cortez led the boys with a..