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Senior graduation

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A senior leaps with anticipation of graduation!

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Senior Graduation

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At senior graduation, some of the staff pose on our "red carpet"

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5th and 8th grade Promotion Ceremony and Luncheon

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5th and 8th grade Promotion Ceremony and Luncheon

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Kindergarten Promotion

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Kindergarten Promotion

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The end-of-year Family Picnic

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This art project took on a life of it's own, as one student started it and then other students joined in the creation.

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At the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, science students learn about conservation biology for California condors


History Co-op: MEA parents co-teach and make history FUN for grades K-3 in this extracurricular activity.

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In preparation for the Heritage Festival, students make paper doll "look-a-likes" dressed in clothing of their ethnic heritage

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At the Heritage Festival, Mrs. Becerra's students presented displays of their ethnic background to parents and younger students

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Flash mob!

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Mr. Negus, physics teacher, starts volleyball at Mt. Everest to share his love of the game with students

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During lunch, a 7th grader practices violin for Honors Orchestra (with help from her friend playing the kazoo!)

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Students in the Chess/Checkers club challenge Principal Browne to a game.

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Mrs. Becerra's mother and her 2 friends brought in craft supplies to help students make Mother's Day cards (grade 3)

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Making Mother's Day cards (grade 4)

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Elementary recess

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Biology students pair up in teams to practice their biotechnology techniques

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Talent show

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Talent show

Environmental Club students got together and put on an Earth Day Festival

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We got to pet and hold chickens at the Earth Day Festival!

Ms. Patterson's 5th graders studied monarch butterflies, and then released them into the MEA garden

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Mr. Antti's history students work together in teams to create presentations in Google Slides

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Speaking only in French, students present to their classmates what they like (j'aime) and what they don't like (je n'aime pas)

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In the MathCounts Club, students work together to figure out details of math problems

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Student art

Holocaust survivor speakers, Rose & Max Schindler, came to MEA to share their memories and message of hope

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Milkweed in the MEA garden attracts Monarch butterflies and caterpillars

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Elementary students take a tour of the local fire station

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Making some "cool calculations," our MATHCOUNTS students are at UCSD for the San Diego MATHCOUNTS competition.

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Mrs. Becerra's 4th graders design an investigation to determine Isopod's and beetle's preferred environments

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Juniors debate the author's meaning in English class

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These MEA students have joined the John Muir Archery team, practicing and competing together

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Parent Joey Carano presents his Blues n the Greens students who are presenting him!

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The "wild things" in room 10 are learning about Dr. Seuss characters

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This experienceship at Qualcomm's Thinkabit Lab introduced students to Qualcomm's world of work and robocrafting.

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Building together at Qualcomm's Thinkabit Lab

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The Mt. Everest Academic League vs. Point Loma High

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Elementary students get an early morning workout at different P.E. exercise stations

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Secondary Awards Ceremony for 1st semester

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Secondary Awards Ceremony for 1st semester

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Some of our straight A students, honored at the awards ceremony


Taking care of the MEA garden

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Grades 3-6 explored tidepools at Cabrillo National Monument, learning about the variety of life in the rocky intertidal zones.

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Tidepools at Cabrillo National Monument

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Students came up with plans on how to separate three dry substances; diatomaceous earth, sodium chloride, and gravel.

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Come harvest swiss chard and herbs from the MEA garden!

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Students created Valentine art with "crafty" facilitators Ms. Flo, Ms. Suzie, Ms. Vivian, and Ms. Gail

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Working in teams, Mrs. Finney's 1st graders brainstormed ideas, drafted blueprints, & built structurally sound tall towers.

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The MEA Environmental Club invited students to take used paper and make new recycled paper.


Seniors "gather" with literary greats in AP English with Dr. Rodenberg.

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A collage of just a few of the amazing science fair displays!

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First semester science fair projects

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First semester science fair projects

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First semester science fair projects

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During Jam Sessions, Mr. Antti encourages students to jump right in, feel the rhythm, and make joyful music!

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The MEA Environmental Club set up a scavenger hunt where students followed the clues for eco prizes.

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It's recess time for elementary students

Elementary Library Time with Miss Vivian!

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How high can it go? Ms. Doerner's science students explore force, energy, and chemical reactions by building and launching rockets.

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3rd graders learn about solid, liquid, and gas matter with Mrs. Becerra.

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The kindergartener wearing pink is leading her classmates in the pledge of allegiance

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Elementary students make library cards with Miss Vivian in preparation for Elementary Library Time.

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All grade levels get a chance to help spread mulch in the MEA garden.

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It's "joie de vivre" and standing room only in French class with Mrs. Jacobs!


The MEA Environmental Club hosted a lecture on conserving water, drought, and water pollution

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Orchestra students make an "M" for Mt. Everest Academy with their bows.

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A poster drawn by a 7th grader to advertise for new art club students.

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"Creative Color Wheel" assignment in Mrs. Flo's art class

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2nd graders present their personal narrative at Mrs. Finney's Publishing Party

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Exploring Computers with Mr. Antti

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Mrs. Pachon's biology students model meiosis with clay

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Studying with friends between classes

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"The Snow Queen" directed by 11th grader, Adira Rosen

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"The Snow Queen"

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Principal Browne plays the role of Grandmother Astrid

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The 11th grade director, Adira, in action!

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High schoolers play a friendly game of flag football on the blacktop


An 11th grader teaches ballet moves to Ms. Patterson's 5th graders

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World History students experience early industrial working conditions.

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A few "crafty" staff members offered Winter Crafts to all grades. Fun, festive, and yummy!

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The MEA Garden gets some festive decorations and new plants!

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HOUR OF CODE: Parent volunteers taught coding to elementary & secondary students. Principal Browne couldn't resist teaching a little too!

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Art projects from elementary, middle, and high school students in Ms. Flo's art classes.

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AP Environmental Science Students take a bus tour of Miramar Landfill

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Seniors had lunch and learned about Financial Aid for College with head counselor, Mr. Zappala

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Older students tutor younger students in the PALS Tutoring Center

Mrs. Flo's art class got new easels!

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Mrs. Carbajal's pre-calculus students investigate transformations on exponential functions

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Zydeco music performed at a Lunch Concert by our talented musicians!

Taught by an MEA parent, students learn video game development using the award winning, web-based Gamestar Mechanic.

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"Opening Chess Moves" display created by a 2nd grader during Genius Hour.

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Students vs. Staff in an Academic League Scrimmage!

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6th graders make a presentation to their class on Egyptian history.

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These 3rd graders collected donations of stuffed animals to give to the police for children that are involved in traumatic situations.

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Fall Festival

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Fall Festival

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The Fall Festival Pie Throw - Principal Browne was brave enough to get pie-faced too!

a pie toss

The Mt. Everest Academy Fall Secondary Dance

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The Book Fair comes to Mt. Everest Academy!

bookfair Fall 2015

The GirlUp Club says THANK YOU to Mt. Everest families for donating "pre-loved" clothing to help the Malala fund.


On the Woodbus, elementary students learn to saw, sand, drill, turn screws, and drive nails.


What causes wind? Ms. Patterson's 5th graders measure and record differences in how water and soil heat up and cool down.

what causes wind

AP Environmental Science students collect data in Tecolote Canyon

Elementary Art with Ms. Flo

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Playing guitar with Mr. Antti on Tuesday afternoons


Studying microorgnisms in the Science Lab

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Mrs. Finney's class uses balloons to learn about the principles of static electricity

balloon collage

All grades work together to build new raised garden beds.

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The MEA Environmental Club gives a presentation on "Meatless Mondays"

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Elementary students go on a costume parade around campus

Elem costume parade

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