Mar Vista High School

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Mar Vista High School
Main entrance of Mar Vista High School
505 Elm Avenue
Imperial Beach, California, 91932-2099
United States
Coordinates 32°34′48″N 117°7′20″W / 32.58000°N 117.12222°W / 32.58000; -117.12222Coordinates: 32°34′48″N 117°7′20″W / 32.58000°N 117.12222°W / 32.58000; -117.12222
Established 1951
School district Sweetwater Union High School District
Superintendent Dr. Karen Janney
President Edwin Hearn
Principal Juan I. Gonzalez
Asst. Principal Monica Raczkowski;
Rueben Baeza;
David Mitrovich
Teaching staff 90
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,550 (2015)
Color(s) Green, gold and white             
Athletics 16 sports
Mascot Marty the Mariner, Poseidon
Team name Mariners
Rival Southwest High School
Accreditation Western Association of Schools and Colleges[1]
Newspaper Sea Breeze; Mar Vista Times
Yearbook The Log

Mar Vista Senior High (MVH), in Imperial Beach, California, United States, is a high school established in 1951. Part of the Sweetwater Union High School District, the school serves students living in Imperial Beach, and San Diego, California. The enrollment of the school is approximately 2,300 students.

Mar Vista has an award-winning Marine Science Academy called the Poseidon Academy. Students spend grades 9-12 in the academy. It is frequently called "a school within a school." A NJROTC program is also located on campus.

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Alma mater[edit]

Hail, Hail Mar Vista High!
All Hail To Our Green and Gold!
Hail, Hail Mar Vista High!
Thy Spirit's a Legend Bold.
Ever Faithful, Ever True,
Thus We Raise Our Song To you;
Courage That Will Never Die,
All Hail Mar Vista High!


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    Steve Liewer (1 July 2008). "James Treber; Green Beret from South Bay remembered for athleticism". San Diego Union Tribune. Retrieved 24 March 2013. 
    Christopher Goffard (14 September 2008). "Army Sgt. James M. Treber, 24, Imperial Beach". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 22 March 2013. 
    "Sgt. James M. Treber" (PDF). Memorial Wall. Special Operations Command. 18 May 2010. Retrieved 24 March 2013. 
    Kevin Maurer (15 July 2009). "Fallen Green Beret awarded for saving life". Army Times. Associated Press. Retrieved 24 March 2013. 

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