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  • Buccaneer Trait of the Month - Respect Quote of the week: "If the words you spoke appeared on your skin, would you still be beautiful?"
  • It is that time of year to continue contributing and showing support for those in need. The students and staff of Southwest Middle School would like to raise funds to provide Thanksgiving Dinner Baskets to 40 students and their families of Southwest Middle School. By putting our contributions together, we can provide a traditional Thanksgiving dinner to SOM students in need. Click on the image above to learn more!
  • Please come and join the Dual Language Club on their first fundraiser of the year! Please spread the word! When: Thursday November 16th Where: Chipotle at 801 Palm Ave in Imperial Beach From: 5:00 to 9:00 pm Hope to see you there! SCHOOL SPIRIT TASTES GREAT
  • Check out what's happening around SOM with our weekly newsletter!
  • 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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