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,..
Based on the 1984 film "The Karate Kid," a new Netflix series called Cobra Kai has been released. Cobra Kai is a popular series among Costa Mesa Middle and High School students. The story follows two rival karate dojos, Cobra Kai Karate, led by Johnny Lawrence, and Miyagi Do Karate, led by Daniel Larusso. If..
Ever since the virus began spreading, mankind has been kept in isolation. People have been required to stay in homes, businesses were forced to shut down, and all public attractions resorted to closing their gates. After an entire year of the COVID-19 pandemic, Knott's Berry Farm plans to reopen in May 2021. According to ABC..
As of March 2021, high-class officials in Asia have resorted to excessive violence against the people of Myanmar. Aung San Suu Kyi (Defacto Leader of the National League for Democracy) and her members were delayed by military force, causing protests all throughout Southeastern Asia. According to Christine Schraner Burgener (U.S Special Envoy for Myanmar), the..
This Saturday, a MESA (Math, Engineering, Science Achievement) competition was held virtually, hosted by UC Irvine. Sophia Catania, Lucero Islas, and Lena Nguyen won 1st in 4 of 5 categories, including overall of the National Engineering Design Competition and Caidlyn Lowry won 1st place for "Creativity and Engineering Design" and "Strength-to-Weight Ratio" sections of the..
Violence against Asian-Americans has been skyrocketing after racist sentiments increased due to COVID-19, with more and more attacks being documented and reported on social media. In order to prevent this, communities are banding together in order to protect their Asian American neighbors, with efforts being made to spread awareness and educate others. ATTACKS Most recently, ..
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..
It was recently announced that CMHS team "Mesa's Angels" won the San Diego Chargers' Stem on the Sidelines challenge for 2020. The team, made up of juniors Sophia Catania, Lizbeth Gama, and Lucero Islas, was tasked with designing and building a football launcher that could throw passes at targets like a quarterback would to his..
The CMHS Instrumental Department has hit the ground running as they are already preparing for their first competitive performances in less than a week. Our CMHS MME (Mixed Marching Ensemble) has their first competition on March 14th, along with the CMHS Drumline team. The CMHS Marching Band is also throwing on a 70's style monster..