Welcome to Southwest Middle


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  • Next Thursday, October 12 is our next school site council meeting at 3:15 in the library. We look forward to seeing you!
  • The SOM Buccaneer and SOH Raider Steel Drum Band rock the house at the 2017 Cox Salute to Teachers Showcase. Click on the image to see their September 16th high energy performance of "Under the Sea"!
  • Check out what's happening around SOM with our weekly newsletter!
  • Prevent Fatal Cardiac Arrest in Youth FREE Heart Screening For Ages12-25 Sunday, October 15• 9am to 3pm at Southwest High School 1685 Hollister Street, San Diego, CA 92154
  • Download the YumYummi App to check out what's for lunch!
  • Need a place to study? Use the internet or get tech support? Library is now open later on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7AM-4PM!
  • Friday's Pep Rally set the tone for an exciting and STEAMy new year at SOM! Welcome Buccaneers!
  • This is what School-wide STEAM looks like at SOM! Students and Staff participated in our first ever School Wide STEAM Challenge this past Friday!
  • Congratulations SOM ! Gold Ribbon Award Winners Southwest Middle School - Inspiring New Traditions
  • STEAMy happenings at SOM: 8th grade science students work with Dr. Victor Minces and Dr. Alex Khalil from UCSD to study wave forms through the science of music. (lower right) Students in Ms. Uriarte's World Cultures test their Marshmallow Catapults in looking at the engineering advancements made during Medieval times.
  • Buccaneers spent the evening at the San Diego Opera in downtown San Diego!
  • Buccaneers spent their day learning from scientists at Takeda during Friday's fieldtrip.

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