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Your Input Matters

We want to hear from you! The district provides opportunities for stakeholders to provide feedback on parental involvement activities and how you would like to see the district align and prioritize spending of its resources. Take the brief online survey in English or Spanish today!
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2019 MPUSD Open House Schedule

The community is invited to visit any and all MPUSD schools during Open House 2019. Mark your calendar! The dates and times are now available.

Free and Reduced Meal Applications

Have you completed your student's free and reduced meal application? Even if your child does not participate in the program, your child may be eligible for reduced fees on SAT, Advanced Placement, and college admissions. Complete the online form (also available at your school site) today! It can help your child’s school qualify for grants to pay for transportation on field trips, as well as receive extra funding from the state to support academic programs. Click the link below to complete the form online or download a PDF.

A Message of Thanks from the Superintendent

Thanksgiving is the perfect time of the year to celebrate with family and friends, and reflect on the blessings we receive throughout the year. It is also a time to give thanks to our MPUSD team and let you know that every person matters. Read more (click title link)

Safe Routes to School Plan

Over the next two years, members of our community will create a Safe Routes to Schools plan for 15 schools in Marina and Seaside to make it safer and easier for students to walk and bike to school. Join us for a public meeting on August 30th at Crumpton Elementary in Marina to learn more about the planning process and share your concerns. Free dinner, childcare and Spanish translation provided. RSVP at ecoact.org/planningmonterey

2018-19 Parent/Guardian and Student Handbook

The Parent/Guardian and Student Handbook is an important tool that guides families through various policies, protocols and guidelines. This handbook is available upon request in hard copy version at your school site or District Office. You may view the entire booklet in English or Spanish by clicking the headline link above.

REVISED First Day Packet & Schedule Pick Up

The NEW schedule pick up and registration packet drop off is now MOVED to Friday, August 3, from 12 noon to 7 p.m. If you are not available to to come on Friday, August 3, we will offer a limited window on Tuesday, August 7 from 1 - 4 p.m.

Meet & Greet With Principal

Meet and greet with new Principal Reginald Breland: - Wednesday, August 1 from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. - Friday, August 3 from 6 - 7 p.m.

May News from the District

May is a special month. As administrators, teachers and staff are working diligently to wrap up the school year, it is also a month of many special observations. At MPUSD, we annually honor teachers in early May and all classified staff in mid-May. Join us in celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week (May 7 - 11) and Classified School Employee Week (May 21-25). From the classroom to the playground to the cafeteria to the school bus or school grounds or library or school nurse office, every teacher and staff member on our campuses work on behalf of our students. We celebrate and thank you for your service and commitment.
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Marina students begin their career connections in middle school

Los Arboles Middle School teacher Torri McKay, center left, works with Adam Younan as teacher Shannon Lueken, left, works with Alan Cruz in their Linked Learning sixth grade class they share in Marina on Tuesday. McKay’s focus is on math and science while Lueken focuses on English language arts and social studies. (David Royal — Herald Correspondent)

Welcome to Los Arboles Middle School

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Our scholars! Los Arboles Middle School is located in Marina, California and is one of three sixth through eighth grade middle schools in the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District.  Nestled amongst the trees, our school offers many opportunities for scholars, families and residents to gather together as a community.  We are proud of our diverse population and community, which is celebrated and honored throughout our campus.  Go Falcons! School Vision
At Los Arboles Middle School, we promote a growth mindset and foster positive relationships among all scholars and staff. We envision a school culture that embraces diversity, promotes equity, and engages student voice. We empower scholars to be agents of change who are self-aware learners, and thinkers prepared for life within their communities and a global society. We provide an Early College and Career exploration for all scholars through a Linked Learning approach of work-based learning, career-technical education, strong systems of support, and integrated, real-world academics.

19 different languages are spoken by students at our school