Mission Bay High students raise, release young sea bass

Posted: Thursday, February 4th 2016

Photo courtesy San Diego Community Newspaper Group

IN THE NEWS: Raising white sea bass and releasing the baby fish into nearby Mission Bay has been a project of science students at Mission Bay High since 2012. This year's release was held in January. It's an ongoing partnership between the bayside school and the Hubbs Sea World Research Institute. Read more from the Beach and Bay Press/San Diego Community Newspaper Group.

Mission Bay High School is a magnet school located in the community of Pacific Beach, which is bordered by the Pacific Ocean and Mission Bay. The school sits on a 55-acre site, with extensive athletic fields including a brand new state-of-the-art stadium, 84 classrooms, including 30 permanent bun- galows, a gymnasium, a newly remodeled library, a small theater, a 790-seat auditorium and landscaped green areas. Mission Bay enrollment is approximately 1,100 students, with some 75 percent living outside the resident community borders.

Mission Bay High takes pride in its rigorous curriculum based on the prestigious International Baccalaureate (IB) program. It not only prepares students for college, but gives them the possibility of earning an international diploma. In addition, Mission Bay offers a comprehensive curriculum with a magnet focus on global studies and technology.

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