Welcome to Southwest Middle

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  • Show your Buccaneer Pride and compete in lunch time activities sponsored by the ASB next week during Spirit week!
  • Finals week is coming! Remember to keep calm and study hard! Log-in to Illuminate for most exams. Click on the image to link you to the log-in or check out the post in school news!
  • This week is international computer science week! Southwest Middle will host a school wide coding event in honor of Admiral Grace Hopper's Birthday (Dec 9th) and Computer Science week. Find out more and how you can join the movement!
  • Check out what's happening around SOM with our weekly newsletter!
  • Buccaneer Trait of the Month - Respect Quote of the week: "If the words you spoke appeared on your skin, would you still be beautiful?"
  • 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!
  • 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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