Thanksgiving Break

Thanksgiving break is this week. Tuesday November 24 is a minimum day schedule and school will end at 12:40. There is no school on Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday. Have a great break, Ensign!

Eighth Grade Girls' Basketball Champions!

Congratulations to the eighth grade girls' basketball team for finishing the 2015 season with a record of seven wins and one loss and winning the Coastal Athletic League Tournament championships! Great job, girls!


Bike Safety Reminder


All bikers must WALK their bikes TO the crosswalk and all the way ACROSS the crosswalk.

1  Bikes using the crosswalk to go down Irvine Ave. must exit using the gate on the backside of the back rack.

2  Bikes using the crosswalk to get to  Beacon (side street) must exit the front of the bike rack.

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Inspirational Student of the Month Award Winners for Cooperation

  • Esperanza Hernandez, Mrs. Levy, ELD

  • Kaitlyn Shenouda, Mrs. Johnson, Langugage Arts

  • Joelle Rothbard, Mrs. Wagner, Life Skills for Teens

  • Liam Doyle, Mrs. Tolles, Language Arts 1

  • Alexis Lozano, Ms. Seaton, Electives

  • Kaylee Flores-Cordero, Mrs. Tucker, Math 8

  • Jacob Montiel, Ms. Rush, Science

  • Henry Jeremias, Mr. Becker, Language Arts

  • Flavio Martinez, Biology, Mrs. Blankenship

  • Skylar Sepulveda, Mr. Tucker, Life Skills TA

  • Gabe Johnson, Mrs. Gunz, Language Arts

  • Heidi Johnson, Ms. Dorian, U.S. History

  • Ashton Fegel, Ms. Curtis, World History

  • Addie Stendal (Klarise Stendal), Mrs. Cross, Honors Language Arts,

  • Elizabeth Miner, Mrs. Arrow,  Langugage Arts

  • Jonathan Perez, Mrs. Tupa, Life Science

  • Cameron Fletcher, Mrs. Charron, Student Government

Please click here to see students who have won previous Inspirational Student of the Month awards.

October Student of the Month Winners

  • Paul Jensen, Ms. Prober, Mathematics
  • Madison Golshan, Mr. Nichols, U.S. History
  • Richard Lemmon, Mrs. Johnson, Language Arts
  • Dylan Hedegard, Mrs. Reilly, Language Arts
  • Cassidy Earl, Mrs. Gibbons, All Academics
  • Hannah Morris, Mrs. Rain, Math
  • Allee Rice, Mr. Blackie, Science
  • Kayla Hanna, Mr. Anderson, Physical Education
  • Sasha Hernandez, Mrs. Halperin, Physical Education
  • Tori Robinson, Mrs. Wagner, Life Skills
  • Tori Robinson, Mrs. Dorian, History
  • Kaycee Kontra, Mrs. Arrow, Language Arts 2
  • Stephanie Baltazar Contreras, Mr. Savage, Physical Science
  • Peyton Kassouf, Mrs. Rogina, Math 8
  • Delaney Coyne, Mrs. Tolles, Literature & Composition
  • Ascia Omar, Mrs. Sandberg, PE
  • Slater Hjort, Ms. Brundage, Science
  • Joelle Rothbard, Ms. Velastegui, Math 7
  • Alejandro Berumen, Ms. Curtis, World History
  • Vanessa Koop, Ms. Hirsch, World History
  • Zoey Palmquist, Dr. Vecchiarelli, Office TA
  • Jesus Del Bosque, Ms. Hernandez, World History
  • Brooke Weinheimer, Mr. Tucker, Life Skills
  • Riley Aust, Ms. Rush, Science
  • Leila Zahedi, Mr. Harrell, U.S. History
  • Leila Perez, Ms. Seaton, Electives
  • Angela Gallegos, Mrs. Brandes, Mathematics
  • Lauren Lipkowski, Mrs. Charron, Student Government
  • Brendan Duffy, Mr. Mabry, Math - 1 Enhanced
  • Yasmine Assarah, Mrs. Levy, ELD/A
  • McKenna Kummerfeldt, Mr. Fuschetti, Physical Education
  • Lilly McCarthy, Mr. Becker, 8th grade LA
  • Mikayla Downey, Mr. Kaczynski, Physical Education
  • Miles Marquez,  Mrs. Blankenship, Biology
  • Ellie Crabbe, Mrs. Gunz, Language Arts
  • Benjamin San Luis, Mrs. Cross, Honors English


For all student of the month winners, please click here.


Parent Information Regarding CAASPP/SBAC Testing


  • Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 11 a.m. - CAASPP school and district results publicly released on
  • End of September 2015 to mid-October 2015 - individual student CAASPP reports will be mailed home by N-MUSD.

Resources for Families to Understand Results:

CA Parents’ Factsheet

For Parents:

Para Padres:


PTA Parents’ Guide to Student Success:

GUÍA PARA PADRES PARA Fomentar el Éxito Escolar:


Video Explanations of Student’s Scores:

Understanding Your Child’s Score Report:

Entendiendo el Reporte de Calificaciones Individual de CAASPP del Estudiante:

Ensign School News

8th Grade Girls' Basketball are Tournament Champions
Congratulations to the 8th grade Girls’ Basketball Team for winning the Coastal Athletic League Tournament Championship with an exciting 27 to 26 victory over Dwyer Middle School.  The 8th grade team finished the season with an overall ... Continue

You're Invited to Early College High School's Information Night December 10th!
Why is Early College High School in Costa Mesa such a great option for students?


How are Early College students able to pursue a high school diploma while earning college credit through Coastline Community College... Continue

Girls' Volleyball Tryout Information
Girls' volleyball tryouts will take place the week of November 30th.  Girls interested in trying out for the team need to attend each tryout day and should report to the gym wearing appropriate athletic clothing and shoes.  If you ha... Continue

Early College High School Information Night - December 10
Early College High School Information Night

December 10, 2015

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

ECHS Multi-purpose Room


For more information, please see the attached flyer.


Nominations Are Now Being Accepted for N-MUSD Super-Star Awards! Make Your Nomination Today!
Newport-Mesa Employee “Super-Star” Awards

“Reaching for the Stars”


Going far beyond the call of duty, doing more than others expect…This is what excellence is all about.  It comes from striving, ... Continue

Yearbook Dedications!
8th graders: your family can make a special dedication for you in your yearbook!  Follow the directions that were loopmailed to you on October 22.  A flier was also sent home that day; it is attached here.  Dedications need to be co... Continue

School Webstore

EnsignWebStore.JPGAttention, students and parents!  You can now skip the lines and pay online! 

Visit our WebStore to pay conveniently and securely online by credit card and just bring your confirmation email with you to the ASB window. We have brand new Ensign sweatshirts, and we are always adding new items, so be sure to check back often.

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Today: 11/29/15

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Newport Beach, CA 92663
Phone: (949) 515-6910
Fax: (949) 515-3370

Attendance Line: (949) 515-3342
Absence excuses can be left 24 hours a day

Click here to read the November/December 2015 issue of our online school newspaper, the Seabee Buzz!


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Ensign in the News

OC Register: "Science is serious fun for O.C. tweens picked for TV show" - September 13, 2014

Hyde said science is her favorite class at Ensign Middle School in Newport Beach. Learning science at the beach was “pretty awesome,” she said. The experience has made her more environmentally conscious, she more.