On March29, 2014, Los Nietos Middle School MESA team attended the Regionals at Chapman University. Placing 2nd in the Preliminaries Math Team competition, Alyssa Cayetano, Herson Cruz and Paola Ruiz. Also placing 2nd in the Preliminaries for Prosthetic Arm Competition, Ana Cortez, Miranda Diaz-Infante, Roxanne Flores, and Paola Ruiz.
On February 25, 2014, Los Nietos Middle School had 35 Mathematics Engineering Science Academy (MESA) students participate at MESA day preliminaries at Chapman University. The 35 MESA students built team projects during their MESA classes and competed their projects against other LNMS teams.
The winners of the classroom competitions rebuilt their projects to compete at the MESA Day preliminaries. They competed against students from various middle schools in Orange County. The teams competed in mousetrap cars, manilla bridges, craftstick bridges, eye models, egg drop, windmill, and mathematics concepts. LNMS had teams that placed 2nd in Prosthetic Arm and Math Team competion. These students received medals for their success. The six medal winners rebuilt their projects and competed March 29, 2014 at the regional competition. All students will also take a Solo Math Test. Congratulations to the students for their hard work and for representing Los Nietos Middle School!
The MESA Teachers/Advisors are Mrs. Michelle Sanchez and Mrs. Jacqueline Ramirez.