Get ready for the new school year!
Check out our 8th grade end-of-the-year video created by Mr. Hoffmann's media students!
7th graders explore the history of tolerance and intolerance.
Congratulations, Mr. Lubba and Mr. Miramontes!
Join us for an informational seminar on how to get into your dream university!
Parent and Community Meeting - Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
Be sure to follow all guidelines when dropping off and picking up your kids!
For Successful PBIS implementation at the Silver Level
Our Engineers participated in the SeaPerch Competition & in the OC Fair's Imaginology Event!
The Orange County Engineering Council Honors TWO Mendez Programs
Please join us at the RBI Parent Information Night - Wednesday, January 27th - 6:00-7:00pm
Mendez Mustangs are serious about being safe, smart, and responsible online!
Our Mendez RunStrong Athletes have been receiving great awards this year!
If you are a Mendez student, parent, or teacher, please take the survey!
Recycle your old and unused electronics! Saturday, October 3rd from 10am to 2pm at Mendez!
Have you downloaded the SAUSD app? It features articles and photographs highlighting the programs, events, staff members, and students of our district. The app is offered in the Apple and Google Play Store. Simply type SAUSD or Santa Ana Unified.
Applause broke out in Ms. Romeo’s classroom as County Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Al Mijares, presented her with the next Golden Apple shortly before 9:30 this morning. This time the pack of well-wishers included Santa Ana Unified Superintendent Dr. Rick Miller and Mendez Principal Dennis Cole, who announced the good news over the school’s PA.
They will compete in the Team America Rocketry Challenge. Click here to read the article in the Orange County Register.
The Mendez Hot Shots, from Mendez Fundamental Intermediate School in Santa Ana, California have scored in the top 100 teams in the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC), earning them a trip to the Finals in Washington D.C. on May 9th 2015.
On Saturday, Jan. 24th, Mendez showcased our wonderful programs at the SAUSD School Fair. Click here to read Mr. Cole's comments.
Click here to watch the video
Mrs. Earl's student are creating math videos to explain their thinking and challenge their peers. Cleci here for the full article.
Century High School engineering students built and electric car and brought it to Mendez. Click here to check out their videos.
Mendez 8th Grader visit with Superior Court Judge Linda Marks in her chambers. Students were given a tour of various court rooms and participated in a mock trial. The group was led by Ms Salas and Mr Miraglia.
Congratulations and a big THANK YOU to Mrs. Juanita Zambrano!
Congratulations to our 2014 Teacher of the Year, Mr. Harold Garrett and to our 2014 Certificated Support Staff of the year, Mrs. Kristan Green. Both were honored at a distict ceremony and reception.
Once again, the Mendez Pentathlon Team places high. Click here to see a list of the winners and photos from the event.
The 2014-2015 School Calendar is now available on the District website at www.sausd.us. Some key dates are as follows: The first day of school for students is Tuesday, September 2, 2014, the winter break recess is December 22, 2014 – January 2, 2015 with students returning to school on Monday, January 5, 2015, and the last day of school is June 18, 2015.
Congratulations to Mendez Fundamental Intermediate School and Greenville, Thorpe, and Muir fundamental elementary schools have been selected for the 2013 California Business for Education Excellence Honor Roll. These schools were selected by the business community because of their success in raising student academic achievement. After an extensive analysis of student achievement data for every public school in California, the California Business for Education Excellence selected these schools for raising their students to grade-level proficiency and beyond. The Honor Roll is published annually. Since 2005, the Honor Roll increased from 261 high performing schools to 2,099 high performing schools in 2013. Through the Honor Roll our schools will be recognized in local and state media as well as at events across the state. Each school will also receive a free, full-sized banner that can be proudly displayed to announce their accomplishment.
Maria Cervantes, Diversity Partnerships Manager at the neuroscience and education nonprofit MIND Research Institute, has been named to OC Register Metro magazine’s 10 Women to Watch for 2014.
The Mendez morning Fitness Club did not take a break during winter vacation. On December 21st these students & staff ran from Mendez to the Angels Stadium and Honda Center. Check out the photos.
Arts-X-press is a summer arts immersion program for 7th and 8th grade students, created by the Pacific Symphony in 2001 in celebration of Cole Carsan St.Clair. 150 students are nominated by teachers throughout Orange County to come together for 5 days of creative exploration each summer. Clcik here to read more.
Click here to read about our students & see some of their amazing projects
Sign-Up for text reminders from Mendez Fundamental. Click here for more information
Our own Sylvia Mendez was awarded the Medal of Freedom by President Obama on Tuesday! This is the highest civilian honor in the country. Click here to read more.
On Friday September 14, 2007, the US Postal Service came to Mendez to announce the official release of the Mendez vs Westminster Stamp.