Welcome to science! At MVA, our science department is a dedicated group of educators who strive to bring engaging and empowering lessons to the classroom, to prepare students for their futures. We are currently teaching the newly adopted Next Generation Science Standards, which have components of engineering design, Common Core reading/writing and content driven by inquiry. Reach out to our science teachers with questions and comments via email or Jupiter. We are looking forward to working with you this year!

Meet your science teacher!

Mr. Ezell has been teaching for 17 years. As a science teacher, his/her favorite part of the day is greeting students at the door. This year, students in Mr. Ezell’s class can expect to Have fun learning, doing labs and practicing their written communication skills. Please feel free to reach out to Mr. Ezell via email Click here to view Mr. Ezell’s science syllabus.

Mr. Tran has been teaching at Mar Vista Academy since 2016. This year, students in Mr. Tran’s class can expect to learn new things, think critically, share experiences, grow personally, and prepare for the future. Please feel free to reach out to Mr. Tran via email Quang.tran@sweetwaterschools.orgClick here to view Mr. Tran’s science syllabus.

Mrs. Trejo enjoys teaching science and likes to share her science knowledge with the new generations. Science is involved in our daily life, understanding science we can create a better world. Please feel free to reach out to Mrs. Trejo via email: guadalupe.trejo@sweetaterschools.orgClick here to view Mrs. Trejo’s science syllabus.

Ms. Venturino has been teaching since 2012. As a science teacher, her favorite part of the day is doing labs and activities outside. This yer, students in Ms. Venturino’s class can expect to work hard, have fun, and grow as both learners and individuals. Please feel free to reach out to Ms. Venturino via email: Click here to view Ms. Venturino’s syllabus.

Ms. Caraulia is a new teacher at Mar Vista Academy who will be taking over two of Ms. Venturino’s classes. As a science teacher, her favorite part of the day is seeing what knowledge and experiences her students bring to the lesson. This year students in Ms. Caraulia’s class can expect to be challenged and grow into better learners. Please feel free to reach out to Ms. Caraulia via her email:

Mx. Ross is a new teacher at Mar Vista Academy. As a science teacher, their favorite part of teaching is seeing students connect science to their lives. They are excited to help students grow and learn about both science and themselves this semester. Please feel free to contact them at:

Check out our science activities at Mar Vista Academy!