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Relay for Life

In a world filled with bad guys, it seems as if the one with the greatest impact is cancer. But just like in all stories, there is also a hero who combats the villain. In this case, the hero is the Relay for Life, a worldwide fundraiser event for the …

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MC SUN Staff Compete in San Fran

From April 25-28, SUN staff will be attending the Journalism Education Association in San Francisco. The SUN will be competing for Best of Show along with various individual write-off contests for photography, layout and writing.

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San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Visits MC

On Mar. 7 Mayor Bob Filner visited MC, Black Mountain Middle School, and Sunset Hills Elementary.  According to Principal Dawn Kastner, Filner was unaware that many schools in PUSD are located in San Diego County.  PUSD is the second-largest school district in the county, behind SDUSD. “I received an email …

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Teacher Allison Bolin supplies Valentines for Children’s Hospital patients

As Valentine’s Day approaches, many students are making plans with their significant others. Some plan on going on a romantic trip to the beach, or maybe go to that new movie they’ve been dying to see; however, one teacher is focusing on brightening up the lives of others who may …

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New Common Core Testing

Every year, grades 2-11 take the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) tests. This ultimately measures the students’ academic achievements over the previous years. But in the next few years, the STAR testing will be replaced by another test, called the Common Core. “The STAR testing is more based on concepts …

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