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Community celebrates the joy of reading

readingevent.jpgThe love of reading was in the air Monday as schools around the country celebrated Read Across America Day, a national reading holiday coinciding with the birth week of beloved author and illustrator Dr. Seuss.

It was an opportunity to read and be read to – here, there and everywhere.

At TeWinkle Middle School in Costa Mesa, buses full of young students from nearby elementary schools rolled up, delivering eager readers to each classroom of the school. Seventh- and eighth-graders paired up ...

Orange County Register - March 3, 2014

Outstanding Contributions to Education

noid1y01022.jpgWe are so proud to announce Janine Frendo’s award as an  “Outstanding Contributions to Education” recipient this Wednesday January 15, 2014 at the Orange County Department of Education.  Janine was among only four honorees to be presented to the board. Janine was nominated by Brian Ristow.

The Daily Pilot - January 15, 2014

 

Teacher of the Month!

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Congrats to NMUSD’s Secondary Math
November 2013 teacher of the Month:

Denise McKenzie

 

 

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The accolades for TeWinkle’s math team keeps getting better and better!

Keep up the great work:)

Teacher of the Year!

Ms. TOY4_fix.jpgMotamed was honored Friday October 25, 2013 at Disneyland with all the nominees from Orange County. Principal Hurst and Ms. Motamed's family were there to celebrate her achievement as she was given her Teacher of the Year Award. 

 

Congratulations from all of us at TeWinkle!

Mrs. Wood's students learn at home and do at school

WOODS.jpgYou won’t get in trouble in Mrs. Woods’ class for using your smartphone or tablet – as long as you’re using it to get caught up on the latest math lesson. Mrs. Wood's class is using the Flipped Learning method (Flipped learning is when direct instruction happens outside of the classroom, so that class time can be used for more hands-on interactive group work.) for her math classes.

Orange County Register - November 11, 2013               

Parents offer input about new TeWinkle principal

Newport-Mesa district holds forum to get community's ideas for what they'd like to see in school's leader. Many don't want so many kids transfer to Huntington Beach.

The Daily Pilot - August 8, 2013

TEWINKLE REMEMBERS 9/11

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Please click the link below to see how TeWinkle honored the victims, families and survivors of September 11, 2001.

The Daily Pilot - September 10, 2011

FAMILIES RETURN TO NEIGHBORHOOD SCHOOLS

THE DAILY PILOT - SEPTEMBER 6, 2011

ABBY DUNHAM RETURNS LOST $$$

OC REGISTER - AUGUST 26, 2011

TEWINKLE HELPS STRUGGLING STUDENTS

TEWINKLE'S LEARNING MODEL

THE DAILY PILOT - APRIL 4, 2011

STUDENTS PAIRED FOR READING EVENT

THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER - MARCH 31, 2010

SPECIAL OLYMPIC SCHOOL GAMES

Orange County Register - March 19, 2010

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TEEN CENTER and AFTER-SCHOOL HOMEWORK PROGRAM

TeWinkle principal got his wish for a teen center on campus to give students somewhere to go after school. 

Daily Pilot Article - January 27, 2009

Kids These Days: Giving Credit Where Credit is Due

Daily Pilot – October 28, 2008  

Almost two months ago, the Adequate Yearly Progress Report was issued by the state. Long story short, TeWinkle Middle School, of which I have been particularly critical over the past few years, met its targets for AYP and had double-digit increases in Academic Performance Index scores.


Tewinkle Middle School gym makes big debut  

OC Register - Sunday, 9/7/2008

The gym at TeWinkle Middle School in Costa Mesa opened with a ribbon cutting on Friday.


District Schools Ahead of O.C.

Daily Pilot Article - Thursday, 9/4/2008

When the report on federal targets was released for California schools Thursday, TeWinkle Middle School Principal Kirk Bauermeister wasn’t ready to call the fact that his school met all federal targets and vastly improved scores across all categories vindication, but he did acknowledge it made a statement.  ...More