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Student Internships

1. What kind of business or organization should I consider for an internship?
A. Your internship should be related to your career goal or a career you're considering. If you thinking about being a vet, for example, you might consider approaching the Humane Society or a pet hospital. Check out the available Internship Opportunities.

2. Are internships paid?
A. No. Though, we encourage students to pursue potential areas of career interest.

3. Can I get an internship with a teacher at MITA?
A. If you're interested in becoming a teacher yourself, you can ask a teacher here if s/he will sponsor you for an internship. Expectations and requirements remain the same.

4. Can I work for my parents or guardians?
A. No, internships cannot be conducted with anyone in your immediate family. The idea is to get a feel of a possible occupation without the "buffer" of family.

5. How do I find a business or organization to approach for an internship?
A. You can start with your own network of family, friends, neighbors, and others you know, like a religious leader, sports coach, dentist, etc.

6. How do I approach the organization or business?
A. The best way is to call or come in person. Write down what you will say and practice it. Some questions to consider answering in your initial approach are the following:

  • What is the purpose of an internship at MIT?
  • How long is an internship?
  • What kind of position are you interested in?
  • Why did you choose the specific business or organization to contact?
  • What in your background, training, education, or experience would indicate that you would do a good job?

You may be asked to come in for an interview. If so, dress professionally and practice ahead of time.

7. What if they have questions I can't answer?
A. First, make sure you have read the contract so you can answer the most obvious questions. Then, if the potential employer has a question you really can't answer, you can refer him or her to the College Advising Office, 552.6482 x 301.

8. What are the requirements for completing an internship?
A. You must complete the Internship Contract, serve at least 35 hours across a 3-12 week period, obtain your employer's Mid-term Evaluation and Final Evaluation of your work, and complete the reflective essay.

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2012 8th Grade Promotion

The 8th-Grade promotion ceremony is Wednesday, June 6th, from 4:00-5:30pm. Students should arrive no later than 3:15 dressed in formal clothes, such as was worn for the portfolio presentations (professional business attire). Students should report to the MPR. Parking will be available in the inner parking lot, on Positive Place, and along Rainer Avenue (behind the school). We have a record number of promoting students so expect parking to fill up early.

Clubs & Committees

Student Clubs

 


List of Student Clubs

  • ColorGuard
  • Asian Pacific Islander
  • Yu-gi-oh!
  • Yearbook
  • Black Student Union
  • Raíces Latinas (Latin Roots)
  • Leadership
  • Prom Committee

How do I join a Club?

Agenda for each committee (per meeting)

 

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Food Services

Food and Nutrition Services

Welcome to the Food and Nutrition Services at Mare Island Technology Academy! Our delightful and nutritious meals are made fresh daily from our vendor Fairfield Unified School District. All food items are prepared to be completely compliant. They provide us with several food options for breakfast and lunch. Our delicious and nutritional menu includes a choice of fresh salad or sandwiches or a choice from 2 of our hot items. For those who do not prefer meat products, we do have specific entrees that is served. Please check our menu for when those items are served. However, since the items are already meal compliant we still provide a salad bar that is made daily with fresh fruits and vegetables, and on certain days, a fresh salad is made. Add anything on the salad bar to your entrée, or make a meal from it and add any of the 3 options of milk; fat free, 1%, or chocolate milk to make it compliant. The salad bar just an addition to the Offer Versus Serve requirement. All meals are prepared to meet all USDA food guidelines.

Breakfast

Breakfast is served daily every morning at 7:30 a.m. before school. We also have a 2nd chance breakfast where students have the opportunity to eat if they missed the first breakfast.

There is no 2nd chance breakfast on Wednesdays due to minimum day schedule.

Lunch

Lunch for Middle School starts at 11:40 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Those students with I.D.’s go first and all others with temporary I.D.’s for the day come at 11:45 a.m. High School lunch starts at 12:36 p.m.-1:16 p.m. Seniors have priority to come in 5 minutes before to get their lunch before all the rest. Students with I.D.’s come first and those without I.D.’s are welcome to come after 12:45 p.m.

Meal Program and Lunch Accounts

If you wish to apply for the Free and Reduced Meal Program please pick up an application from the Main Office H1 ½, or print one out from the Link below and fill it out. You can drop it off in the Main Office or to Ms. Claudine Ayers, Food Service Coordinator, in the MPR. The Free and Reduced Meal Program is available and we encourage for everyone to apply. Qualifications are based on Household income eligibility or through specific County or State services.

All Paid students should put money on their Student Account in H1 with Ms. Amrita before or after school, or at lunch. Parents can check their student’s lunch account balances on-line through PowerSchool.

Snack Cart

We also have a snack cart that sells A la Carte items for those who do not wish to participate in the breakfast or lunch program. It is run through the Food Service Department and they are all Smart Snack products specifically for school compliant regulations. The snack cart only takes cash.

After School Program

Mare Island Technology Academy also provides After School Snacks provided that the students are enrolled in the After School Program. This is also part of the NSLP and is compliant by USDA regulations and meal compliant. Dinners are part of the CACFP (Child and Adult Care Food Program) and also served after school and also through the After School Program. Please contact Ms. Gailyn Birkeland for information on how to enroll in the After School Program.


Links

  • FAQ - LINK
  • Lunch Menu - LINK
  • GTA Wellness Policy - LINK
  • Wellness Policy Assessment - LINK
  • USDA Non-Discrimination Statement - English - LINK | Spanish - LINK
  • USDA - And Justice For All - LINK
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College & Career Office

College Application Process

If you have not taken classes at a Community College before, you will need submit an application:

Additional information can be found on the sidebar. You may also see your Academic Advisor in J1 for available classes and special admissions forms.

To look up classes online:

  • Solano Community College - link
  • SCC Special Admissions Form - link

SCC K12 Registration begins Wednesday, December 18th
SCC classes begin Monday, January 13th

  • Napa Valley College - link
  • NVC Special Admissions Form - link

NVC Walk-In Registration begins Tuesday, January 7th.
NVC classes begin Wednesday, January 22nd.

Community Service

Community Service is a 35-hour, four (4) semester requirement (140 total hours). Students will earn a Pass for each 35 hours that are completed. Students must turn in their tracking logs to the Ms. Amrita Shankar in the Main Office during the school year in order to earn a Pass on their transcript.

Parents and students are reminded to log on to www.collegeboard.com and www.act.org to register for the SAT (Reasoning and Subject Tests) and ACT Tests. When you register for any of these tests, don't forget to include the Mare Island Technology Academy School code: 053833

11th/12th grade students who qualify for free/reduced lunch or participants in the AVID program can receive up to 2 separate fee waivers per test. Students need to see Ms. Q in Room J for waivers, remember the early bird catches the worm.

 

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