10.19.18

Week 11 October 22-26th Celebrate October’s Awareness Days!

WEEK AT A GLANCE

 

Word of the month: Acceptance

OCTOBER 22ND

  • Spirit Week: National Hispanic History Day
  • Periods 1-3-5
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • Principal’s Round Table during lunch
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • Tutoring: Science @ 3:10 pm (Room 402)

OCTOBER 23RD

  • Spirit Week: Filipino American History Day
  • Periods 2-4-6
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • Tutoring: Math @ 3:10 pm (Room 601)

OCTOBER 24TH

  • Spirit Week: Unity Day (wear orange to stand up against bullying)
  • Periods 3-5-1
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • Tutoring: ELA @ 3:10 pm in room
  • Chipotle Fundraiser from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm (Safe Zone and Robotics Fundraiser)

OCTOBER 25TH

  • Spirit Week: Breast Cancer Awareness Day (wear something pink)
  • Periods 4-6-2
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • Tutoring: Social Science @ 3:10 pm (Room 505)

October 26th

OCTOBER 26TH

  • Spirit Week: National LGBTQ History Day
  • STEAM Challenge # 2 (period 2)
  • Dismissal at 1PM
  • Lights on After School Festival from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

STEAM Challenge #2 Is coming tomorrow! How would you pitch your project idea to a group of investors?

October 27th

OCTOBER 27TH

  • Compact for Success Field Trip @ SUHSD (7:00 am to 2:00 pm)
  • Saturday Academies @ SOM (8:00 am to 12:00 pm)

UPCOMING EVENTS

Red Ribbon Week

RED RIBBON WEEK

  • October 29th – November 2nd

Grades Due

GRADES DUE

  • Grades are due on Wednesday, October 31st at 4:00 pm.

Progress Report Distribution Parent Meeting

PROGRESS REPORT DISTRIBUTION PARENT MEETING

  • November 2nd @ 8:30 am in the cafeteria

Daylight Savings Time

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME

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

PICTURES FROM LAST WEEK

ELAC PARENT MEETING

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MANY STUDENTS SEEK MATH TUTORING AFTER SCHOOL

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UCSD STUDENTS COME AND PRESENT IN COMPUTER SCIENCE CLASSES

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OUR FIRST STEAM FRIDAY

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10.15.18

Week 11: October 15-19th

WORD OF THE MONTH: ACCEPTANCE

DEFINITION

Acceptance: the action or process of being received as adequate or suitable.

Sample sentence: The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance. (Sentence.dict.com)

OCTOBER CELEBRATIONS: FILIPINO-AMERICAN, HISPANIC, AND LGBT HISTORY MONTH(S)

OCTOBER: BRINGING AWARENESS

WEEK AT A GLANCE

OCTOBER 15TH

  • Periods 3-5-1
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • Principal’s Round Table during lunch
  • STEAM Fair Workshop during lunch (Room 803)
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • Tutoring: Science @ 3:10 pm (Room 402)

OCTOBER 16TH

  • 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

October 17th

OCTOBER 17TH

  • Periods 5-1-3
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • STEAM Fair Workshop during lunch (Room 803)
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • Faculty Meeting @ 3:10 pm (library)

October 18th

OCTOBER 18TH

  • Periods 6-2-4
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • STEAM Fair Workshop during lunch (Room 803)
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • Tutoring: Social Science @ 3:10 pm (Room 505)

October 19th

OCTOBER 19TH

  • Periods 5-6-1-2-3-4
  • Dismissal at 1PM
  • STEAM Friday
  • STEAM Fair Workshop during lunch (Room 803)

October 20th

OCTOBER 20TH

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

STEAM Challenge # 2

STEAM CHALLENGE # 2

  • October 26th

Lights On After School (Fall Festival)

LIGHTS ON AFTER SCHOOL (FALL FESTIVAL)

  • October 26th (1:15 pm – 3:30 pm)

Compact for Success Field Trip

COMPACT FOR SUCCESS FIELD TRIP

  • October 27th
10.11.18

Welcome Back! Week 10: October 8th-12th

October 10th

  • Periods 1-3-5
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • STEAM Fair Workshop during lunch (Room 803)
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • Tutoring: ELA in room 303

October 11th

  • Periods 2-4-6
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • STEAM Fair Workshop during lunch (Room 803)
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • Tutoring: Social Science @ 3:10 pm (Room 505)

October 12th

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

October 13th

  •  Saturday Academy 8-12PM
09.21.18

Fall Break September 22nd-October 9th

 

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Southwest Middle School will be closed from Saturday, September 22nd-Tuesday, October 9th due to our Fall break.

Take this opportunity to make up missing assignments, improve your grades and recharge! Have a wonderful and restful 2.5 weeks!

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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!