to Jun 15

Cartooning and Comics Summer Camp

Camp Description:

In this camp students will learn the art of sequential storytelling or to the public, comics books and comic strips! All genres of comics are included from humor to heroes. Students will learn the tools, terms and technical standards of comic industry pros including penciling, inking, anatomy, lettering, digital coloring and more. Also included, will be the basics of script writing and of course character design. This class will stretch students’ creativity and teach them to conceive their own comic characters’ universe.

Submit an interest form here -- this camp is limited to 8 students

Camp Sessions June 12-15 (M-TH), 10:00 to 11:30 am

Cost: $150 per camper

Open to students ages 12-18


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7:30pm 7:30pm

"Not" Prom: Student/Staff Beach bonfire and luau!


Our "Not Prom" event will be take place Twin Lakes Beach on Friday, May 26 at 7:30 pm. The luau will be catered by Aloha Island Grille and the bonfire will go until 9:45 pm. MCP students of all ages are invited to participate.

Students should bring glow sticks, musical instruments, sand castle making toys, and warm clothes, including a change of clothes. It IS the beach after all! 

This year's cost will be $20 per student. Please bring in your checks or money to the front desk -- 100% of the proceeds goes to this event.

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6:00pm 6:00pm

PTSEA meeting and Game Night

It's the last PTSEA meeting (starting at 6) and Game Night (starting at 4PM) of the year!

This is an important meeting you won't want to miss. We'll be discussing "Not" Prom on 5/26 and Graduation/8th grade promotion on 6/9.

Students who wish to participate in Game Night should bring $5 by noon on Game Night to Luisa at the front desk.

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7:00pm 7:00pm

PTSEA's 3rd Annual Casino Night Fundraiser for MCP!

New Date!



Enjoy an elegant evening at MCP's 3rd Annual Casino Night fundraiser! Games, great food and fabulous grand prizes make this an event not to be missed! Last year's prizes included 49ers tickets, a week-long Caribbean vacation with airfare included, a weekend beach house retreat, and numerous gift certificates from spas, restaurants and local businesses.

Event held by PTSEA to benefit Monterey Coast Preparatory. MCP is an accredited non-profit middle and high school for grades 6-12 located in Scotts Valley. MCP's college preparatory curriculum is designed to address students' individual learning differences.


Partner with us in sponsoring this event. Sponsors receive tickets and other benefits, and we'll help people learn about your organization. Contact Alicia Green, Sponsorship Chair at (702) 374-2849 or aliciagreen@gmail.com

Purchase tickets to the fundraiser. Purchase directly from the school or online at mcp2017.brownpapertickets.org. Contact Angela Thalls, Ticket Sales at angela@exploremcp.org.

Donate a tax-deductible gift certificate or prize for our fundraiser auction. MCP Middle and High School (Monterey Coast Preparatory) is a non-profit independent middle & high school. Your donation is fully tax-deductible as allowed by law. Contact Casino Night Donations Chair Tia Beckman at (831) 818-7111 or tia.beckmann@gmail.com with questions or for a pick up.

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Private Schools Fair

You are invited to join us for a private school fair. Our collective goal is to help you learn more about different school options in your community that may be a good fit for your child. Explore a variety of schools, including schools for students who learn differently,  schools that provide a smaller learning environment, and/or schools that offer a flexible schedule.

Thursday, March 23rd  11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Children’s Health Council, 650 Clark Way, Palo Alto, CA 94304


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6:00pm 6:00pm

MCP Presents "Screenagers"

We are pleased to offer a second showing of this important documentary! 

Are you watching kids scroll through life, with their rapid-fire thumbs and a six-second attention span? Physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston saw that happening with her own kids and began a quest to uncover how it might affect their development. As with her other two award-winning documentaries on mental health, Ruston takes a deeply personal approach as she probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including her own, to explore struggles over social media, video games, academics, and internet addiction. Through poignant and unexpectedly funny stories, along with surprising insights from authors, psychologists, and brain scientists, "SCREENAGERS" reveals how tech time impacts kids’ development and also offers solutions on how adults can empower their kids to best navigate the digital world to find balance.

This is an intimate screening of this movie, and space is limited. Please RSVP here.

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