09.17.18

Week 9: September 17th-21st

Word of the month: Kindness – ACCEPT AND INCLUDE OTHERS

For the week of September 17th – September 21st, we will be modeling and promoting being accepting and inclusive of others.

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Week at a Glance

September 17th

  • National Hispanic Heritage Month
  • Spirit Week: “‘MericaMonday
  • Periods 3-5-1
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • Principal’s Round Table during lunch
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • Tutoring: Science @ 3:10 pm (Room 402)
  • Knowledge Bowl Practice 3-4PM (Room 803)

September 18th

  • Spirit Week: Famous Duo Day
  • Periods 4-6-2
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • ELAC Meeting @ 8:30 am in cafeteria
  • STEAM Fair Workshop during lunch (Room 803)
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • Tutoring: Math @ 3:10 pm (Room 601)
  • Student Council Meeting @ 3:15 pm in ASB

September 19th

September 19th

  • Spirit Week: Kindness Wednesday
  • Periods 5-1-3
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • Counselors conduct Credit Checks through ELA classes
  • Tutoring: ELA in room 303

September 20th

September 20th

  • Spirit Week: Superhero Day
  • Periods 6-2-4
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • Counselors conduct Credit Checks through ELA classes
  • STEAM Fair Workshop during lunch (Room 803)
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • Tutoring: Social Science @ 3:10 pm (Room 505)
  • Superheroes Dance @ 5:30 pm (cafeteria)

September 21st

September 21st

  • Spirit Week: Disney Day
  • Periods 3-4-5-6-1-2
  • Dismissal at 1PM
  • STEAM Fair Workshop during lunch (Room 803)

September 22nd

  • No Saturday School

Upcoming Events

September 22nd - October 7thSeptember 22nd – October 7th

  • Fall Break

About last week…

Ms. Barron’s Solar Car Team present Mrs. Gracias with their first place trophy for Speed Division

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Pep Assembly

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09.13.18

Calling all Superheroes! Superhero Spirit Week starts next Monday!

‘Merica Monday 9/17

  • A salute to our everyday heroes! Wear Red, White, and Blue! Camouflage colors or a shirt to represent San Diego’s armed forces are also allowed.
  • Please, no props, hats, beanies, spaghetti straps, short shorts, cropped shirts, flip flops, etc.

Famous Duo Day 9/18

  • Wear a shirt to represent famous partnerships from your favorite shows or movies.
  • Please, no props, hats, beanies, spaghetti straps, short shorts, cropped shirts, flip flops, etc

Kindness Wednesday 9/19

  • It’s Kindness Month! Let’s promote kindness and compassion by wearing a shirt that represents acts of kindness.
  • Please, no props, hats, beanies, spaghetti straps, short shorts, cropped shirts, flip flops, etc.

Superhero Day 9/20

  • Wear a shirt to represent your favorite comic book hero!
  • And the Superhero Dance is tonight!
  • No violent or offensive items on clothing, no props, hats, beanies, spaghetti straps, short shorts, cropped shirts, flip flops, etc.

Disney Day 9/21

  • Many of us are going to visit the Happiest Place on Earth during the Fall Break! Wear your Disney gear!
  • Please, no props, hats, beanies, spaghetti straps, short shorts, cropped shirts, flip flops, etc.

Spirit Activities during lunch all week! Stop by the ASB Quad area to play and participate! Winners will receive ASB Dollars!

09.13.18

Accessing the internet off-campus

Southwest Middle School

2710 Iris Avenue

San Diego, CA 92154

(619) 628-4000

Just a friendly reminder on how to access the internet off-campus, using your iPad…

iBoss Access

  1. Have your student click on the iBoss app on their iPad at home:

 

  1. If no app appears your student’s iPad, please type in this address:

https://cluster121751-swg.ibosscloud.com/mobileLogin

  1. Have them log in with the following:

Username: iboss1
Password: suhsd1

  1. Students will be able to access internet at home. Please mention to save the link as a shortcuts or bookmark it for future usage.
09.10.18

Week 8 September 10th – 14th

September is Kindness Month

September 10th -14th Kindness Week: Do Kind Deeds

About last weekend…

Saturday, SOM participated in the 3rd annual Sweetwater Solar Sprint Competition at

CVM, and took first place for the fastest car amongst all the middle schools!

Great job Solar Sprinters David, John, Alan, Irvin, Saul and Vanessa! Thank you

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Week at a Glance – Fall Break in 2 weeks!!

 

September 10th

  • Periods 5-1-3
  • Dismissal 3PM
  • Principal’s Round Table during lunch
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm

Tutoring: Science @ 3:10 pm (Room 402)

Knowledge Bowl Practice 3-4PM room 803

 

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  • Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance
  • Periods 6-2-4
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm

Tutoring: Math @ 3:10 pm (Room 601)

learn more about the tragic events of September 11, 2001

 

September 12thSeptember 12th

  • Periods 1-3-5
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • No video Announcements due to Earthquake/Evacuation Drill

 

September 13th

  • Periods 2-4-6
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm

Tutoring: Social Science @ 3:10 pm (Room 505)

SSC Meeting @ 3:10 pm (library)

September 14th

  • Periods 2-3-4-5-6-1 Assembly
  • Dismissal at 1PM
  • Fall Sports Assembly @ 12:00 pm

September 15th

  • Saturday Academies @ 8:00 am
  • MSAL Fall Sports @ Olympian High School (8:00 am – 1:00 pm )

 

More Snapshots  from last week

Counselors present to 7th grade classes

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Counselor Rebecca Hernandez presents Compact for Success to Mr. Frank’s 7th grade Science Class.

Dual Language Parent Meeting

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Dual language teachers Mr. Ortiz, Ms. Jaime, Ms. Rivera and Dual language coordinator, Ms. Uriarte-Perez, present to parents the importance of speaking, thinking, reading and celebrating culture in 2 languages. Dual Language Teachers Mr. Medrano, Ms. Rivera, and Dual language Coordinator, Ms. Uriarte-Perez smile for the cameras with students and parents in order to emphasize a biliterate/ bilingual college-going culture.

Progress Report Card Parent Meeting

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Thank you to the more than 225 parents who attended our first parent progress report meeting last Friday! Your participation helps lead to student success!

These students helped our parents log into Jupiter Grades.
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Great job to our Tech Squad for helping parents log-in and learn more about Jupiter grades at Friday’s meeting.

Afterschool…

Students calculate their GPAs and reflect on their first six weeks during HYPE

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09.05.18

Parent Progress Report Meeting Friday, September 7th!

 

Parent Meeting

 

Date: Friday, September 7, 2018

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Location: Cafeteria

Light breakfast will be served

 

Topics that will be discussed:            

  • Welcome in the Cafeteria
  • What Is Academic Success?
  • How to Read Your Child’s Progress Report
  • Academic Support for your Children
  • Jupiter Grades / Infinite Campus Parent Portal
  • Progress Reports

 

 

Please contact for more information–

09.04.18

Week 7 September 3-September 7th

Use Kind Words

Below are a few examples of kind phrases we can be saying more often. These phrases are from the following article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/27/things-we-should-say-more-often_n_4495030.html )

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Week at a Glance

  • Kindness Week: Use Kind Words

September 3thSeptember 3th

  • No School – Labor Day

September 4th

  • Periods 6-1-2-3-4-5
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • Tutoring: Math @ 3:10 pm (Room 601)
  • Student Council Meeting @ 3:10 pm (ASB)

September 5th

  • Periods 3-5-1
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • Looking Ahead Assemblies (through science classes) (all day)
  • Tutoring: English @ 3:10 pm (Room 301)
  • Dual Language Parent Meeting @ 6:00 pm (cafeteria)

 

September 6th

  • Periods 4-6-2
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • Picture Make-up Day (8:00 am – 10:00 am) (Cafeteria)
  • Looking Ahead Assemblies (through science classes) (all day)
  • Tutoring: Social Science @ 3:10 pm (Room 505)
September 7th

September 7th

  • Periods 1-2-3-4-5-6
  • Dismissal at 1PM
  • Progress Report Card Parent Meetings (8:00 am – 10:00 am)

September 8th

September 8th

  • Saturday Academies
  • Solar Sprint Car Races @ Chula Vista Middle
  • MSAL Fall Sports Scrimmages @ Olympian high School (8:00 am – 1:00 pm )

Pictures from last week

First Spirit Week

Neon Day

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Tacky Tourist Day

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Fire Vs. Water (Red vs. Blue Day)

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Hawaiian Day

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School Dance

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