Common Core

Common Core Thinking Skills

Sep 3-Sep 19     Analyze

Sep 22-Oct 10    Evaluate

Oct 13-Oct 31     Problem Solve

Nov 3-Nov 21       Associate

Nov 24-Dec 19     Generate

Jan 5-Jan 29        Hypothesize

Feb 2-Feb 27       Decide

Mar 2-Mar 20       Develop

Mar 23-Apr 17      Explain

Apr 20-May 8      Connect

May 11-May 29    Reason

Jun 1-Jun 18        Represent

District News



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Upcoming Meetings/Events: 

9th Grade Parent Informational Meeting:

April 2, 2015 6:30 p.m. at Estancia High School

District Festival of Learning:
April 1, 2015 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Costa Mesa High School



Masters Meet (Jared Salinas) @ Citizens Bank Arena (Ontario), 10 a.m.

Feb. 27th & 28th



College Knowledge Night

Estancia High School and Costa Mesa High School present the 2nd Annual College Knowledge Night on Wednesday March 11, 2015 from 6pm - 8pm at Estancia High School.  Students and parents at Estancia High School and Costa Mesa High School are invited to attend the evening which will include information on the following:  California State Universities (CSU), Universities of California (UC), private colleges, community colleges, financial aid for college, the Dream Act, NCAA eligibility, and Regional Occupation Program (ROP).  More information to come. 

ETSF Annual Gala

ETSF Annual Gala…Save the Date!

Estancia School News

Newport Mesa Fee-Based Preschool Sites are Now Enrolling for the 2015-2016 School Year!
Newport Mesa offers high quality fee-based preschool to families who reside inside and outside the Newport-Mesa Unified School District attendance zone.  Our fee-based preschool programs are available at the following elementary school sites:... Continue
Posted by: Matthew Jennings
Published: 2/27/15

Senior Parent Meeting
The Estancia High School PTSA would like to invite the parents of students in Grade 12 to an informative meeting on Thursday, March 5 at 7 p.m. in the EHS Choral Room.  The following topics will be discussed at the meeting: graduation require... Continue
Posted by: Jennifer Chamberlin
Published: 2/23/15

Apply Today for NMUSD's Signature Academies!

In the Newport-Mesa Unified School District we are very excited to be launching our Signature Academies to enable students to be fully prepared to make their mark on the world! Your NMUSD diploma is your academic signature that gives you currenc... Continue
Posted by: Laura Boss
Published: 2/22/15

Newport-Mesa Spirit Run is Sunday, March 15, 2015!
Posted by: Matthew Jennings
Published: 2/13/15

Newport-Mesa's Signature Academies are Highlighted in the Latest Issue of School News!
School News is an education publication that highlights articles from each school in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District.  Also in this issue is information on the new Signature Academies launching in 2015/16!

Posted by: Matthew Jennings
Published: 2/4/15

Please Join Us in Congratulating Newport-Mesa Unified School District's 2015 Teachers of the Year!
Posted by: Matthew Jennings
Published: 2/4/15

Attention Parents/Atención padres -Measles Advisory From Orange County Health Care Agency/Alerta de sarampión de la Agencia del Cuidado de la Salud del Condado de Orange
The Orange County Healthcare Agency has provided the attached advisory to families regarding measles.  Based on the advisory, there are confirmed cases within Orange County, however, there are no reported confirmed cases of measles withi... Continue
Posted by: Laura Boss
Published: 1/19/15

Transportation 2nd Semester Bus Passes Now Available!
First semester bus passes expire on January 30th.  Second semester bus passes are available now.

Click here to visit the Transportation website for more details!

Flyers are attached. Continue
Posted by: Matthew Jennings
Published: 1/14/15

Newport-Mesa Unified School District Parent School Choice Transfers for 2015-2016 School Year Now Being Accepted
The Newport-Mesa Unified School District allows Parent School Choice Transfers for residents of the District.

Depending upon availability, the parent or guardian of any school-age resident student may request a school their child may transfer t... Continue
Posted by: Laura Boss
Published: 1/14/15

3rd Annual Newport Mesa Film Fest - Submissions Are Due By Friday, March 13, 2015
From Page to Screen!

Click here to visit the Newport Mesa Film Fest website for more information!

Please see the attached flyers for submission guidelines and volunteer information - volunteers are needed!

For any questions contact:... Continue
Posted by: Matthew Jennings
Published: 1/12/15

Online Flyers

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EHS Calendar

Today: 2/28/15


Coming Back in March 2015!


Stay Connected


Upcoming Events

PTSA Senior Parent Meeting

March 5


Last day to make schedule changes

March 9


College Knowledge Night

March 11


California High School Exit Exam

March 17-18


PTSA Meeting

March 19


Blood Drive

March 25


ELAC Meeting

March 26


Spring Music Concert

March 27


Estancia & TeWinkle Schools Gala

March 28


District Music Festival

March 31


Support Estancia's sports, PTSA and extra-curricular activities! 

CLICK HERE to view all fundraisers.

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