12.10.18

Welcome to the final stretch! Week 17 December 10-15th – Finals Next Week!

December 10th – December 15th

Do your little bits of good where you are; it's those bits of good that ovewhelm the world. - Desmond Tutu
Inclusion - It's more than a set of strategies or practices; it is an educational orientation that embraces differences and values the uniqueness that each learner brings to the classroom.

Word of the Month: Inclusiveness

  • Definition: the quality of including all sections of society.
  • Example: “Southwest Middle School promotes an attitude of kindness and inclusiveness.”

Week at a Glance

December 10th

  • Periods 5-1-3
  • Dismisal at 3PM
  • ELA administering the Achieve 3000 Midterm Level Set Test
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • Principal’s Round Table during lunch (conference room)
  • Tutoring: Science @ 3:10 pm
  • No Knowledge Bowl Practice today!
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)
  • Board Meeting @ PDC (6:00 pm)

December 11th

  • Periods 6-2-4
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • Earthquake Fire Drill @ 12:00 pm
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • STEAM Workshop during lunch Room 803
  • Tutoring: Math @ 3:10 pm (Room 602)
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)

December 12th

  • Periods 1-3-5
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • TKF curriculum in 7th grade PE classes (library)
  • STEAM Workshop during lunch Room 803
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)
  • English Tutoring @ 3:15 pm
  • Faculty Meeting @ 3:15 pm (library)

December 13th

  • Periods 2-4-6
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • TKF curriculum in 7th grade PE classes (library)
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • STEAM Workshop during lunch Room 803
  • Tutoring: Social Science @ 3:10 pm (Room 505)
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)
  • SSC Meeting @ 3:15 pm (parent center)
  • AVID Club Movie Night @ 5:00 pm (cafeteria)

December 14th

  • Periods 6-1-2-3-4-5
  • PEP Assembly: Winter Court @ 12:00 pm
  • ASB Ice Skating Field Trip (6:00 pm – 10:30 pm)

December 15th

  • Saturday Academies
  • Middle School Sports (basketball and soccer)

Upcoming Events

  • Final Exams – December 17th – 19th
  • Spirit week Next week!
  • Grades Due – December 19th @ 4:00 pm
  • Reindeer Run- December 20th (during lunch)
  • SOM Day of Code December 21st
  • Last Day of Fall Semester – December 21st

Pictures from last week

Robotics Club at SYHS on Saturday, December 1st

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Celebrating Inclusiveness during lunch

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TKF Restorative Practices

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Students learn about Chinese Culture in Ms. Uriarte’s Class

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Safe Zone Field Trip to Ice Skating Rink

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12.03.18

Week 16 December 3rd-December 7th CSEd Week and Inclusiveness

Kaleidoscope of Friends Inclusive Schools Week December 3-7
Inclusion is a right, not a privilege for a select few

Word of the Month: Inclusiveness

  • Definition: the quality of including all sections of society.
  • Example: “Southwest Middle School promotes an attitude of kindness and inclusiveness.”

Week at a Glance

KSOM News

December 3rd

    • Periods 1-3-5
    • Dismisssal at 3PM
    • STEAM workshop during lunch Room 803
    • Math Cafe during lunch
  • Knowledge Bowl Practice Room 803 @3PM
  • Tutoring: Science @ 3:10 pm
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)
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December 4th

  • Periods 2-4-6
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • TKF curriculum in 7th grade PE classes
  • STEAM Workshop during lunch room 803
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • Tutoring: Math @ 3:10 pm (Room 602)
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)

 

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  • Periods 3-5-1
  • Dismisal at 3PM
  • TKF curriculum in 7th grade PE classes
  • STEAM Workshop @ lunch Room 803
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)
  • English Tutoring @ 3:15 pm

KSOM News

December 6th

  • Periods 4-6-2
  • Dismisal at 3PM
  • STEAM Workshop @ lunch Room 803
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • Tutoring: Social Science @ 3:10 pm (Room 505)
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)
  • Safety Plan Community Input @ 6:00 pm (cafeteria)

December 7th

  • Periods 5-6-1-2-3-4
  • Dismissal at 1PM
  • STEAM Workshop @ lunch Room 803
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December 9th

  • Saturday Academies
  • Safe Zone Ice Skating Field Trip @ 5:00 pm

Upcoming Events

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  • Final Exams – December 17th – 19th
  • Grades Due – December 14th
  • Reindeer Run- December 20th (during lunch)
  • Last Day of Fall Semester – December 21st
  • CS Edcation Week at SOM Decemeber 20-21st!
11.27.18

Week 15 – November 26th-30th

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Week at a Glance

November 26th

  • Welcome Back to School!
  • Periods 3-5-1
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • STEAM workshop during lunch Room 803
  • Tutoring: Science @ 3:10 pm Room 803
  • Knowledge Bowl Room 803
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)

November 27th

  • Periods 4-6-2
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • ELAC Parent Meeting @ 8:30 am (cafeteria)
  • STEAM Workshop during lunch Room 803
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • Tutoring: Math @ 3:10 pm (Room 602)
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)
  • Student Council Meeting @ 3:15 pm (ASB)
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November 28th

  • Periods 5-1-3
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • STEAM Workshop during lunch Room 803
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)
  • English Tutoring @ 3:15 pm
  • School Site Council Meeting @ 3:15 pm (conference room)

November 29th

  • Periods 6-2-4
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • STEAM workshop during lunch Room 803
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • Tutoring: Social Science @ 3:10 pm (Room 505)
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)
November 30th

November 30th

  • Periods 4-5-6-1-2-3
  • Dismissal at 1PM
  • STEAM workshop during lunch Room 803

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  • Credit Recovery
  • Saturday Academies

Upcoming Events

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  • Inclusive Schools Week – December 3rd – 7th
  • Final Exams – December 17th – 19th
  • Grades Due – December 19th
  • Computer Science Education Week – December 20th and 21st (for SOM)
  • Last Day of Fall Semester – December 21st
  • Fall Break – December 24th – January 11th

Pictures from last week

Celebrating our Psychologist

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TKF Assembly

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11.13.18

Week 14: November 12-16th – Happy School Psychology Awareness Week!

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THANK YOU MRS. HERMOSILLO-ALCALA!

Season of Thanksgiving

SEASON OF THANKSGIVING

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WORD OF THE MONTH FOR NOVEMBER: GRATEFUL

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WEEK AT A GLANCE

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NOVEMBER 12TH

  • No School (Veterans Day)

NOVEMBER 13TH

  • Thanksgiving Quarter Drive
  • Periods 2-3-4-5-6-1
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • STEAM Workshop at lunch room 803
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • Tutoring: Math @ 3:10 pm (Room 602)
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)
November 14th

NOVEMBER 14TH

  • Thanksgiving Quarter Drive
  • Periods 1-3-5
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • STEAM Workshop at lunch room 803
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)
November 15th

NOVEMBER 15TH

  • Thanksgiving Quarter Drive
  • Academic Rescue Meetings in Counseling Center
  • Periods 2-4-6
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • STEAM Workshop at lunch room 803
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • Tutoring: Social Science @ 3:10 pm (Room 505)
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)
November 16th

NOVEMBER 16TH

  • Thanksgiving Quarter Drive
  • Periods 3-4-5-6-1-2 TKF assemblies
  • Dismissal at 1PM
  • STEAM Workshop at lunch room 803
November 17th - November 25th

NOVEMBER 17TH – NOVEMBER 25TH

  • Thanksgiving Break: Our school will be closed from November 19th – November 23r

PICTURES FROM LAST WEEK

ELECTIONS AT SOM

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OUR FIRST DONATION FOR OUR THANKSGIVING DRIVE

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DUAL LANGUAGE PARENT MEETING

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MATH PARENT NIGHT

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GLOW DANCE

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STEAM FRIDAY: MS. MARTINA AND MR. QUEZADA HELP OUR STUDENTS WITH RESEARCH

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ROBOTICS COMPETITION

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11.05.18

Week 13 November 5th – November 10th – Don’t miss out on Chipotle, Family Math Night and the Glow dance!

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THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR VETERANS!

This week we honor and thank all Americans who have served in our armed forces, especially those who gave their life for our great country.

 

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WORD OF THE MONTH FOR NOVEMBER: GRATEFUL

DEFINITION

Thankful: warmly or deeply appreciative of kindness or benefits received; thankful (Dictionary.com)

Sample sentence: Monica is grateful for all the help she received during the first quarter. Her teachers really helped her succeed in her academics.

WEEK AT A GLANCE

NOVEMBER 5TH

  • Thanksgiving Quarter Drive Begins
  • Periods 3-5-1
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • Principal’s Round Table during lunch
  • STEAM project workshop at lunch (Room803)
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • Tutoring: Science @ 3:10 pm (Room 402)
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)
  • Knowledge Bowl Practice @3PM (Room 803)

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NOVEMBER 6TH

  • Thanksgiving Quarter Drive
  • Mid Term Elections: Voting Day
  • Periods 4-6-2
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • STEAM project workshop at lunch (Room803)
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • Tutoring: Math @ 3:10 pm (Room 602)
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)
  • Student Council Meeting @ 3:15 pm in ASB

NOVEMBER 7TH

  • Thanksgiving Quarter Drive
  • Periods 5-1-3
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • STEAM project workshop at lunch (Room803)
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • Tutoring: ELA @ 3:10 pm in room
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)

NOVEMBER 8TH

  • Thanksgiving Quarter Drive
  • Periods 6-2-4
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • STEAM project workshop at lunch (Room803)
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • Tutoring: Social Science @ 3:10 pm (Room 505)
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)
  • SSC @ 3:15 pm in the parent center
  • Dual Language Fundraiser from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Chipotle in Palm Avenue)
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    Math Parent Night @ 5:00 pm in cafeteria

  • Glow Dance @ 5:30 pm (ASB)

 

NOVEMBER 9THNovember 9th

  • Thanksgiving Quarter Drive
  • Periods 1-2-3-4-5-6
  • Dismissal at 1PM
  • STEAM Friday : Bring all your research and project materials!
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NOVEMBER 10TH

  • No Saturday Academies due to long weekend

NOVEMBER 12TH

  • Veteran’s Day, No School

Buccaneers are Spirited! Thank you for your Spirited Celebration of RED RIBBON WEEK last week!

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BASKETBALL GAME: STAFF VS. STUDENTS

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PARENT PROGRESS REPORT MEETING

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SOCCER AND BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS

We want to congratulate all of our students who participated in sports this Fall Season. Being involved in a sport keeps our students connected to school. We are all proud of each and every student and their coaches, for their hard work, dedication and perseverence throughout the 2018 Fall Sports Season! 

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10.29.18

Week 12 October 29-November 2nd Red Ribbon Week – Just say No to drugs!

WORD OF THE MONTH FOR NOVEMBER: GRATEFUL

DEFINITION

Thankful: warmly or deeply appreciative of kindness or benefits received; thankful (Dictionary.com)

Sample sentence: Monica is grateful for all the help she received during the first quarter. Her teachers really helped her succeed in her academics.

REMINDER THAT THIS WEEK IS RED RIBBON WEEK. BE SURE TO SEE OUR SCHOOL DRESS-UP DAYS BELOW.

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WEEK AT A GLANCE

OCTOBER 29TH

  • Red Ribbon Week: Proud to be Drug Free: Red Day
  • Periods 5-1-3
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • STEAM Fair Workshop during lunch (Room 803)
  • Knowledge Bowl and Tutoring: Science @ 3:10 pm (Room 803)
  • Math Credit Recovery Begins @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)

OCTOBER 30TH

  • Red Ribbon Week: Your Future is a Journey (Wear your college gear)
  • Periods 6-2-4
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • STEAM Fair Workshop during lunch (Room 803)
  • Tutoring: Math @ 3:10 pm (Room 602)
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)

October 31st

OCTOBER 31ST

  • Red Ribbon Week: Scare Away Drugs: Halloween Costume
  • Word of the month: Acceptance
  • Periods 1-3-5
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • STEAM Fair Workshop during lunch (Room 803)
  • Tutoring: ELA @ 3:10 pm in room
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)

November 1st

NOVEMBER 1ST

  • Red Ribbon Week: Team up Against Drugs: Wear your Team Shirt
  • Periods 2-4-6
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • Staff vs. Student Basketball Game during lunch
  • Tutoring: Social Science @ 3:10 pm (Room 505)
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)

November 2nd

NOVEMBER 2ND

  • Red Ribbon Week: Celebrate Life, Be Drug Free (Dia de los Muertos)
  • Periods 6-1-2-3-4-5
  • Word of the month: Grateful
  • Parent Meeting: Progress Report Card Distribution (cafeteria) (8:30 am – 10:00 am)
  • Distribution of Progress Report Cards during 5th period
  • Mariachi Performance (Dia de los Muertos Celebration) @ 4:00 pm (Poway Branch Library)

November 3rd

NOVEMBER 3RD

  • Saturday Academies @ SOM (8:00 am to 12:00 pm)
  • Baseball Championship @ Olympian High School

UPCOMING EVENTS

Daylight Savings Time

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME

  • Daylight Savings Time Ends on Sunday, November 4th (Clocks go back one hour)

Math Parent Night

MATH PARENT NIGHT Coming soon!

veterans day

VETERANS DAY

  • We will be honoring our Veterans on November 12th. We will not have school on this day.

PICTURES FROM LAST WEEK

OUR SPIRIT WEEK

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DUAL LANGUAGE HONORS THE ADMIN TEAM WITH DONUTS

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ROBOTICS AND SAFE ZONE CLUBS FUNDRAISER

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SECOND STEAM CHALLENGE

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LIGHT ON AFTERSCHOOL

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COMPACT FOR SUCCESS 7TH GRADE FIELD TRIP

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