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Note from the Principal

Open House - May 27

McBride High School is honored to provide families and community members the opportunity to see the great work the students have worked on this past year.  Incoming 9th grade families this is another great opportunity to see the campus as you ready for your transition to high school.  Current McBride families please take the time to come and take stock in what an amazing academic year it has been. We look forward to seeing you on the 27th

Open House Schedule 

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM We will be selling drinks, baked coods as well as tacos and tostadas.  Proceeds support our PTSA and ASB.  

5:00 PM to 5:45 PM General PTSA meeting in the gym with special guest, Superintendent Chris Steinhauser.  

6:15 PM - 6:30 PM General meeting in the gym to update parents on school-wide events and provide some key highlights from2014-15.

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM the campus will be open to tour classrooms.  

School Site Council

McBride is currently accepting nomination applications for three parent/guardian positions on our School Site council for the 2015-16 school year.  interested applicants should complete the application process and submit necessary documents to the main office or email them to Mr. Rockenbach by Friday, May 22.  Voting will take place at Open House right outside the Gym.   We value your input and need it to continue our growth moving forward.  Please refer to the School Site council Section on this page for more details.

Individual Learning Plans (ILPs)

By now most students should have shown their parents their ILPs and asked for their signature.  Students, if you have not done so already,  please return the signed yellow copy of your ILP.  The pink copy is yours to keep.  Mr. Vazquez (our counselor) in beginning the process of entering course requests for the 2015-16 school year.  He is also in the midst of finalizing placement for accelerated, honors and AP courses.  While we have encouraged students to push themselves and take advance classes, we will reach out to families to discuss course placement if we see some concerns arise.  Please feel to reach out to Mr. Vazquez should any questions or concerns arise.

Go Wolves,

Steve Rockenbach


McBride News

Last Chance for HM Tshirt Orders this Monday, June 1st
Last chance for anyone who would like to order a HM TSHIRT is this Monday June 1st. Order form is attached. Get order and cash to me by Monday at lunch in rm f208. 

Ms. Kelly Continue
Posted by: Erica Kelly
Published: 5/28/15

Summer Internships Available
Looking for work experience this summer? There are 120 internships available to high school students in a variety of fields. Although the internships are primarily for 11th grade students (entering 12th grade next year), McBride 10th graders (goin... Continue
Posted by: Beverly Moutet
Published: 5/19/15

Rancho Los Cerritos looking for summer volunteers
Rancho Los Cerritos is looking for enthusiastic and reliable high school volunteers to assist wit "Summer Adventures" day camp. Teens can earn service learning credits while helping with three summer camps sessions. See fl... Continue
Posted by: McBride High School
Published: 5/13/15

FREE Texting Crisis Support Service for Teens
Free Texting Crisis Support Service for Teens! Help for someone in crisis can come in many forms. Crisis Text Line (CTL) can provide immediate support for young people in crisis via a medium they already use and trust. The mobile texting service o... Continue
Posted by: Jennifer Carey
Published: 12/9/14

End of Semester!

Attendance Matters

Good attendance is one of the major factors for student success in school. Maintaining good attendance school wide also helps our district maximize their Average Daily Attendance (ADA) funding. School districts receive the largest portion of their operational funding based on attendance.  If we can meet our attendance rate target of 95.41% our site will receive a check from the district to be used to support school wide activities such as field trips, campus events, etc. Below are a few suggestions on how you can help McBride exceed our targets and help the students succeed in the classroom.

1. Please be sure students clear absences the day they return to school.  Absences are cleared when the student or parent/guardian submit a note to the main office indicating the date(s) and reason for the absence.

2. Understand the state only recognizes illness, doctor’s appointments, court appearances, and death of an immediate family member as excused absences. All other reasons have to be marked as unexcused.

3. Because we do not get funding credit for unexcused absences please avoid missing school for vacations and trips.

4. Students must see their teachers immediately following an absence to obtain make-up work. 

5. Please inform the main office if a student will be out of school for multiple days.  Student’s should also communicate with their teachers via School Loop to get make-up work.

Three Pathways- One Vision

Three Pathways- One Vision 

McBride High School has three pathways, McBride Engineering, McBride Health Medical and McBride Public Services-Forensics. All three pathways engage students around their interests, find relevant connections to real world activities, and gauge student learning through collaborative, hands-on projects. All three pathways prepare students for the demands of college and the workforce. With workplace learning experiences in their 12th grade year, all three pathways empower and inspire students to make their own path and determine their own future.
A Unique Experience 
McBride High School looks and feels different than any other high school you may have seen. With four career labs and other specialized spaces students will demonstrate what they have learned through projects, team collaboration and connections with industry partners. Students will collaborate in open areas designed for each pathway. Teachers will also work as a team to meet the needs of individual students and create a coherent educational experience. Addressing subjects at each grade level and centered on a career-themed course, students will see the natural connections between the theme of their pathway and English, History, Science and Math.
Challenging Academics
All three McBride pathways are focused on completing the UC and CSU Entrance Requirements (a-g) with a sequence of courses that are aligned to college expectations. Each pathway expects to create options for students to earn college credits while in high school.

Summer School Info

Summer-School-blog.jpgClick here for the Summer School registration process

Complete the online application at between April 28 and May 22 (noon to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday).

School Site Council

Nominations for the 2015-16 SSC will be accepted until May 20, 2015. Nomination form (attached)

Next SSC meeting is Wednesday, May 13 at 4:15 PM in G101.  Link to School Site Council Page

2014-2015 Bell Schedule

Block Day Schedule

1/2         8:50 to 10:27 (97)

N           10:27 to 10:37 (10)

3/4         10:44 to 12:24 (100)

L            12:24 to 12:54 (30)

5/6         1:01 to 2:38 (97)

7            2:45 to 3:40 (55)   

Odd and Even Periods on alternating days.

7th Period everyday

McBride High School Accepts Rachel’s Challenge


McBride High School students, parents and staff chose to accept the challenges laid out by Rachel’s Challenge. (click here to continue) 

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Supporting Students Under a New System

A number of efforts are under way to support students under a new and improved accountability system for schools. Learn more in this newsletter for parents:

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