October 24, 2018
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Mira Costa Girls Golf Team claims Bay League title!
The Varsity Girls Golf Team competed in the Bay League Finals at the Harding Golf Course on October 17th. In the Bay League, 26 girls competed and the top 7 advanced to CIF. Senior Klara Nagy shot a 72 and won the Finals as the Individual champion. Junior Gabi Kiger placed 2nd shooting a 73, and Captain Shani Waite tied for 3rd shooting a 75. All three advanced to continue play at the CIF Regional Individual qualifier that will be held on October 22nd at the Los Robles Golf Course. If the three girls place in the top 36, they will advance to the next round at River Ridge Golf Course in Oxnard, CA on November 1st.. The Varsity Team will compete at the Seoule Park Golf Course in Ojai, CA on October 28th. If they place in the top 3 of the Northern Region, they will continue on to the next round of teams in CIF.
Junior Varsity player Sarah Matsuoka placed 3rd and Jenna Wing placed 4th on the JV Championship Tournament that was held on Monday October 15th.

Many thanks to all who played in the Mira Costa Girl/Boy Fundraiser that was held at The Lakes of El Segundo on October 21st. The turnout was fantastic and everyone's support for the Golf Program was greatly appreciated.

Click Here for The Beach Reporter article: Mira Costa girls golf team claims Bay League title
8th Grade Students and Parents
"This is Costa"
Thursday, October 25, 6:00-8:00pm
Mira Costa Auditorium/Outdoor Mustang Mall
For all parents and 8th grade students, entering 9th grade in the Fall 2019, are invited to come experience what Mira Costa has to offer at the annual “This Is Costa” event. 

Join us at 6:00pm in the Auditorium for a short overview of Mira Costa and all of its outstanding extra curricular activities and sports programs, including performances by Mira Costa choir, as well as Mira Costa Dance and Cheer teams. Then stroll to the outdoor Mustang Mall where representatives from all extra curricular and sports will be available to answer all your questions. 

All Mira Costa booster clubs for sports and extra-curricular activities have the opportunity to “show their stuff” to the Class of 2023.
Mustang Salute to Tim Cooper
1964-2018
Mira Costa lost our beloved trainer, colleague, and friend.
Tim trained thousands of athletes over the course of his career and we will gather to honor him at Cooper Field (Waller Stadium) on Saturday, October 27 at 2:00 pm.
A reception will immediately follow in Fisher Gymnasium.
All are welcome.
A scholarship will be set up in Tim’s name. 
Click here  for information

Click Here for Easy Reader article: Mustangs Mourn

Last week on Senior night, Mira Costa beat Palos Verdes 9-8 in the second Bay League match up between the two teams. This was the final home game before CIF playoffs. The Mustangs move to 4-1 in Bay League play and 16-7 overall. Read More
Click Here f or Daily Breeze article: Hudson Carter’s big day helps Mira Costa boys water polo earn share of Bay League title
Model UN updates!
For the past few weeks, Mira Costa Model UN students have been hard at work. Across all three of the advanced MUN periods, students successfully debated and ratified resolutions for two in-class debates. Some topics focused on direct crises such as the current instability throughout Venezuela, while others centered around more broad discrepancies, like the global impact of free trade.
Costa Surf Team shows talent at Kick Off Classic!
The Costa Surf Team had a very busy few weeks. They started the season with the Kick Off Classic held over 3 days with a majority of the athletes making it on to round 3 and beyond. Costa had 4 out of 6 athletes participate in the Mens SB Finals including sophomores Daniel Boos and Jake Rosenberg, and junior Leo Shleyer. Senior Alex Fry won the entire event.
Costa Cross Country has outstanding performance at
First Bay League meeting!
Mira Costa Cross Country had a great showing at the first Bay League meet. Girls JV took first place with strong performances by Piper Newton (1st) and Ally Doyle (2nd). Girls Varsity also took first place honors with freshman Dalia Frias in 1st place followed by senior Brooke Inouye in 2nd place. Read More
Costa Football Updates
Mira Costa vs. Leuzinger
Varsity 42-0
Junior Varsity 41-40
Freshman 33-16

Mira Costa vs. North Torrance Saxons
Junior Varsity 42-7

Mira Costa vs. Inglewood Centennials
Varsity 49-0
Click Here for The Beach Reporter article: Mira Costa football team looks to earn playoff spot
Girls Tennis defeats Redondo!

Monday, 10/22/18
Bay League @ Mira Costa
Mira Costa 17
Redondo 1
In the final regular-season match of the season, Mira Costa defeated its rival 17-1.
In singles, Bella Buchta (MC), playing in her first match of the season after recovering from injury, won two sets in first position 6-2 and 7-5; Read More
Boys Basketball has successful youth camp!
The Costa Boys Basketball team held two successful youth camp sessions last weekend, with over 80 kids from 3rd grade to 8th grade attending.
Led by Head Coach Neal Perlmutter, and staffed by the coaching staff and the Varsity and JV players, the kids learned new skills, scrimmaged and had a blast prepping for the MBYB and HBYB seasons coming up.

Costa Cheer Team celebrates Homecoming!
The cheerleaders celebrated with the varsity homecoming football team before the game/rain!
The football players presented each varsity cheerleader with a mum, thanking them for cheering them on at every game.
This is a Texas tradition that is making its way west.
Go Costa!
Marching Band and Colorguard celebrate their seniors!
The Marching Band and Colorguard celebrated their seniors at Senior Recognition Night on October 12th. 
Costa Girls Basketball preparing for upcoming season!
The Mira Costa Girls Basketball Team is gearing up for their season in a few weeks. The girls are enjoying team bonding, playing in games and taking photos on picture day!
They are looking forward to the start of the season!
Choir Fall Updates!
Choral Union, the 48-voice advanced SSAA Choir, was chosen by CCDA (California Choral Directors Association) as one of eight choirs out of 40 that auditioned from across the state to perform at the first state CCDA Conference. On October 26-27, they will be in retreat in the choir room preparing music for the winter concert and their performance at the conference.
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Costa Choir Graduates on the move!

Click here to find out where Costa Choir Alumni are:

Dakota Rose Aguilar Wood, Class of 2011

Kellen Kartub and Jack Danylik, Costa Class of 2010

Lydia Hirsch and Katherine Harfouch, Costa Class of 2018
Mira Costa High School Drama/Tech Department presents The Laramie Project

Tickets Now on Sale for Mira Costa Drama/Tech’s The Laramie Project – Opening Soon!
Don’t miss Drama/Tech’s  The Laramie Project, playing Nov. 2-10 in Mira Costa’s Small Theatre, 1401 Artesia Blvd., Manhattan Beach. Click here for d iscount pre-sale tickets.
Sunday October 28 is the annual Skechers Friendship Walk!
The Friendship Circle and Walk were founded right here at Mira Costa and in Manhattan Beach. The walk is from MB to HB Pier and back. The purpose of the walk is to bring awareness to the challenges of non-traditional students. Proceeds from the walk go right back to schools to support student programs. We have received hundreds of thousands from this great event. Now, all South Bay schools attend and share in the experience and it’s benefits. Over the years the walk has gone from being predominately Mira Costa and MB to this year we have 13 people signed up so far.
PLEASE DONT' FORGET TO SUPPORT THESE
BOOSTER CLUB FUNDRAISERS

PLANNING ON DINING OUT?
Here are some good options that support the Booster Clubs:

Support Girls Basketball at CPK all day today, October 24th Click Here

S upport C in ema Arts and Broadcast Journalism at CPK on October 30th Click Here

Support La Vista and purchase from downtown MB Subway on the last Sunday of the month. Just mention La Vista to receive credit.

FUNDRAISERS!

CAMPS FOR KIDS

Ruggers Day Camp on Monday, November 12 Click Here

MCHS Girls Basketball Mini Mustangs Camp on Monday, November 12th Click Here


SEASONAL ITEMS

Christmas Trees from Baseball Click Here

Wreaths and Holiday Garlands from Dance Team Click Here

Choir Mattress Sale on November 10th Click Here


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