Ensign ASB Sticker - Buy Yours Now!

Ensign will not be hosting a magazine/cookie dough drive to raise money for activities or sports on campus. The Ensign ASB sticker is our fundraiser this year. The Ensign ASB Spirit Sticker includes admission to 2 (two) dances, a lanyard, Ensign spirit t-shirt, discounted prices for sweatshirts and yearbook, plus a special ASB spirit sticker event in the spring. A value of $60 - you pay only $40! Please support our school by purchasing your ASB sticker now during the registration process. Or, if you have already registered your child, you can still purchase the ASB sticker on our webstore. The ASB sticker will allow Ensign to continue with the following activities and sports:

  • Renaissance program - shirts, rewards, and prizes for students
  • Assemblies
  • Awards
  • Dances
  • Noontime activities
  • Student recognition
  • Kindness weeks
  • Sports - basketball, volleyball, soccer, track and field, and cross country
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Summer Reading Assignments

All summer reading assignments can be found at the following webpage:

Incoming 7th and 8th grade summer reading assignments



Teacher/Student Zumba Performance

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Ensign Announcements for 6/9/14-6/13/14

Seventh Grade Character Awards Recipients for 2014

Eighth Grade Character Awards Recipients for 2014

May 2014 Students of the Month

  • Jennifer Rosales, Brundage, Science
  • Nyah Ongkingco, Marshall, U.S. History
  • Cesar Alcala, Gunz, Language Arts
  • Emma Morehouse, Reilly, Language Arts
  • Emma Kjaer, Charron, U.S. History
  • Cinthia Gonzalez, Becker, 8th Language Arts
  • Jake Bashore, Rain, TA for Rain
  • Madison Wilkens, Brandes, Math
  • Gabriella Kenney, Tucker, Life Skills
  • Daniel Martinez, Tolles, Language Arts
  • David Rodriguez, Levy, ELD
  • Madison Wilkens, Blankenship, Science
  • Jacob Morgan, Dorian, History
  • Tyler Lowell, Velastegui, Math 7
  • Jordan Williams, Harrell, 7th History
  • Gavin Reese, Rogina, Math 7
  • Kate Egow, Maille, Spanish
  • Haile Reinhardt, Mabry, Geometry
  • Elitzabet Vazquez, Hernandez, History
  • Sara Robinson, Honors Language Arts, Cross

For all former students of the month, please click here.

What Does the Fox Say? - Ensign Edition

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.


Senator Mimi Walters Honors Ensign Staff

Senator Mimi Walters visited Ensign Intermediate School on Friday, May 17, 2013.  In her visit to the teachers and staff of the school, she presented each teacher with a certificate of recognition that thanked them for their educational contributions to the students of the school.

Ensign Harlem Shake

Ensign Staff - "Call Me Maybe"

Ensign School News

Board Approves 2014/15 District Priorities
The N-MUSD Board of Education approved the District's 2014/15 Priorities on Tuesday, August 26, 2014.  The priorities can be accessed via the district's website at: www.nmusd.us or via the attachments. Continue
Posted by: Laura Boss
Published: 8/28/14

Notice of Public Hearing - September 9, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. - Proposed Solar Photovoltaic Project

September 9, 2014 6:00 p.m.
Newport-Mesa Unified School District Office 
2985-A Bear Street, Costa Mesa, Ca 92626

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Government Code section 4217.10 et seq. that the New... Continue
Posted by: Laura Boss
Published: 8/26/14

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Contact Us

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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 May/June 2014 issue of our online school newspaper, the Seabee Buzz!


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Ensign in the News

Pacific Coast Sportfishing Magazine: January/February 2014 Issue


The local Ensign Fishing Club knocked the yellowtail silly with all the live squid available in Pyramid Cove, San Clemente Island.  Chase Jaramillo, an eighth grader, landed this fine homeguard aboard the Fury out of Dana Wharf Sportfishing Landing... Read more.


Examiner.com: Eighth grader recognized for "Words Hurt" anti-bullying video - February 11, 2013

By Lindsey Rowe

The school auditorium is filled to capacity. Kids and teachers alike are clapping and stamping their feet to an infectious hip-hop beat. Onstage, a troupe of attractive young performers are rapping and rhyming, locking and popping, and performing wildly acrobatic dance moves with uncommon grace and precision. Read more.


The Daily Pilot: "Misty May-Treanor digs Ensign" - January 31, 2013

By Steve Virgen

Misty May-Treanor said it was surreal to return to Ensign Intermediate School in Newport Beach on Thursday, where she spoke to students and answered questions.  Read more.


Pacific Coast Sportfishing Magazine: March 2010 Issue

By Maddy Jones

It is three o'clock in the morning, and I am just getting up, along with the majority of the other fishermen.  When everybody starts arriving at the dock, it is 4 a.m.  Even though we're still sleepy, we talk about the fun day ahead of us.  Read more.


Daily Pilot: February 15, 2010

Students in Ensign Intermediate School’s Marine Studies Club have been working on saving local waterways, removing one plastic fork at a time.

Read more...Daily Pilot


Daily Pilot: September 21, 2009

Kids got up close and personal with a tarantula, turtles, an alligator, a python and lots of other creatures at Ensign Intermediate’s Nature Academy after school Monday.

Read more...Daily Pilot


Pacific Coast Sportfishing Magazine: April 2009 Issue

By Kristina Miller

"We were all in line, anxious to see what was in store on this one-of-a-kind fishing experience.  Once we arrived on the docks, each one of us got a number, said our goodbyes (with the occasional tear), and hopped down the ramp to board the Fury...read more.


Daily Pilot: October 21, 2008

...volunteers from Ensign Intermediate School enjoyed decorating the cages and kitties for Halloween. The children earn community service hours while helping animals find homes at Fashion Island to satisfy requirements for their Life Skills class taught by Katie Halperin.

Read more...Daily Pilot

Daily Pilot: September 3, 2008

...Ensign Intermediate School was also in the midst of making changes on its campus for the 2008-09 school year. A new program called CHAMPS was started to help improve communication between students and teachers.

“We draw from five different elementary schools, so we are trying to bring the community together very quickly and ease that transition,” Ensign Principal Steve McLaughlin said. “Campuswide, all students are getting the same message.”

Read More....Daily Pilot