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Students will be dismissed at 1:22pm


BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT - Thursday, September 28

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5:30pm -  UNITED WAY Healthy School Initiative Presentation (MPR)

6:00pm -General Session (Gym)

6:26 - 8:00pm Classroom Visits


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The Newport Mesa Unified School District is currently seeking input from the TeWinkle Middle School community regarding the qualities and attributes you would like to see in the next school principal.  A community forum was held on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the school.


If you were unable to attend you may provide your input online. The link to the survey is a tab on the TeWinkle Middle School website or you can access the survey by clicking the link below:

TeWinkle Middle School Community Input

The Community Forum and online input will be used in the selection process to identify the best candidate to fill the position of Middle School Principal. We look forward to receiving your input/suggestions.


For more information, please call Human Resources at (714) 424-5041.


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The mission of the Newport-Mesa Unified School District, in partnership with the Costa Mesa - Newport Beach communities, is to graduate students who have acquired the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to achieve significant career, educational, civic, and personal goals, which will enrich our society.


The Newport-Mesa Unified School District Governing Board is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs, activities, practices, and employment shall be free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This policy applies to all acts related to school activity or school attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the Superintendent.  Any school employee who witnesses an incident of unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, retaliation, or bullying, shall immediately intervene to stop the incident when it is safe to do so.  Compliance Officer Contact Information: Associate Superintendent, Chief Human Resources Officer, 2985 Bear St. Costa Mesa, CA 92626, 714-424-5041