05.28.19

Week 18 May 27-June 1st 8th grade Final Exams and Appreciating SOM Support Staff

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Memorial Day

On this Memorial Day we thank the courageous members of our armed forces; those who are serving and those who made the ultimate sacrifice to secure our freedom. To their families, we join you in honoring their service and their contributions to our world.

Thank you!

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Word of the month: Excellence

  • Definition: the quality of being outstanding or extremely good
  • Sentence: Committed to excellence, our basketball team refused to give up when we were behind in the first round. (From Words in a sentence.com )

The Week Ahead

May 27th

  • Memorial Day- no School

May 28th

  • Periods: 5-6-1-2-3-4
  • Dismissal at 1PM
  • Textbook Collection (all day in the library)
  • Science SBAC make-up day in room 1301 (Mr. Guerrero)
  • Board Meeting @ 6:00 pm

May 29th

  • 8th Grade Final Exams: periods 1 and 2
  • Dismissal at 1PM
  • Incoming 7th grade parent meeting @ 5:00 pm (Cafeteria)

May 30th

  • 8th Grade Final Exams: periods 3 and 4
  • Dismissal at 1PM
  • ELAC Parent Meeting @ 8:30 am (Cafeteria)

May 31st

  • 8th Grade Final Exams: periods 5 and 6
  • Dismissal at 1PM
  • 8th Grade Grades are due at 3:00 pm
  • Farewell Dance @ 4:00 pm
June 1st

June 1st

  • Saturday Academies

A Preview of Next Week…

June 3rd

  • Last week of school
  • periods 1 and 2
  • Dismissal at 1PM
  • 7th grade finals
  • 8th grade check-out (day one)

June 4th

  • Last week of school
  • periods 3 and 4
  • Dismissal at 1PM
  • 7th grade finals
  • 8th grade check-out (day two)
  • 8th Grade Awards Ceremony @ 5:00 pm (cafeteria)

June 5th

  • Last week of school
  • periods 5 and 6
  • Dismissal at 1PM
  • 7th grade finals
  • 8th grade field day
  • 7th Grades Due @ 3:00 pm
  • 7th Grade Awards Ceremony @ 5:00 pm (cafeteria)

June 6th

  • Last week of school
  • periods 6-1-2-3-4-5
  • Dismissal at 1PM
  • 8th grade promotion practice @ SOHS
  • 7th Grade iPad Collection (library)

June 7th

June 7th

  • Last day of school
  • periods 1-2-3-4-5-6
  • Dismissal at 1PM
  • 8th grade promotion @ SOHS (9:00 am)
  • 7th Grade iPad Collection (library)

 

8th Grade Promotion

Friday, June 7th, 9am

1685 Hollister Street

San Diego, CA

LAST WEEK TOLD THROUGH PICTURES

Spirit Week – Students and Staff showed Buccy spirit last week as they donned the garb of decades past…

Dr. Barker and Mrs. Uriarte-Perez smile in their 50's garb.

Dr. Barker and Mrs. Uriarte-Perez smile in their 50’s garb.

Admin and counselors don leather jackets, chucks, and smiles, as they pose with ASB coordinator, Ms. Parrenas, clad in an Audrey Hepburn mod aesthetic.

Admin and counselors don leather jackets, chucks, and smiles, as they pose with ASB coordinator, Ms. Parrenas, clad in an Audrey Hepburn mod aesthetic.

Students showing pride at lunch during 50s/60's spirit day, dressed in red bandanas, leather jackets, jeans and chucks.

Students showing pride at lunch during 50s/60’s spirit day, dressed in red bandanas, leather jackets, jeans and chucks.

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Ms. Gross and Ms. Ruiz looking groovy dressed in 70s boho.

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4 students smiling in the ASB, giving off some serious flower power vibes dressed in flower crowns and tie-dye on 70s spirit day.

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Ms. Parrenas shows her spirit on 70’s day dressed in a brown polyester vest and jean bellbottoms.

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Remember the 80’s? Two students smile outside school dressed in their best 80s aesthetic.

Incoming 7th grade parent meeting (morning)

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Music Concert

Mariachi and Steeldrum band performed last Wednesday at Southwest High School.
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Mr. Ballard and students demonstrate their percussive prowess as they play drums during the spring concert.

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Mariachi students smile after receiving music excellence awards.

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Mariachi students smile after receiving music excellence awards.

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Advanced Mariachi students smile after receiving music excellence awards.

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Advanced Mariachi students smile after receiving music excellence awards.

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Advanced Mariachi students smile after receiving music excellence awards.

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The SOM Steel drum band poses following the concert.

Dual Language Awards

Congratulations to all of our Dual Immersion students and your hardwork throughout the year to become biliterate and bilingual in English and Spanish!

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AVID Field Trip to USD and Boomers

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AVID students smile in front of USD.

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USD student leads a group of AVID students on a campus tour.

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Students ride gocarts at Boomers following the campus trip to USD.

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Students enjoy the large swing at Boomers.

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AVID teachers (from left to right) Ms. Lopez, Ms. Ruiz, Ms. Perez and Mr. Medranoenjoying the shade at Boomers.

05.20.19

Week 17 May 20th – May 24th Spirit Week – Through the Decades; A Walk Down Memory Lane

Looking Ahead: Important Upcoming Events

  • May 27th – Memorial Day (No School)
  • May 28th- Start of Textbook Collection (minimum day)
  • May 29th- Finals periods 1 and 2 (Minimum Day)
  • May 29th- Incoming 7th grade parent meeting @ 5:00 pm (cafeteria)
  • May 30th – Finals periods 3 and 4 (Minimum Day)
  • May 31st – Finals periods 5 and 6 (Minimum Day)
  • May 31st- 8th Grades due at 3:00 pm/ Definite F list Due
  • May 31st: Farewell Dance @ 4:00 pm

Week at a Glance

May 20th

  • Social Skill: Excellence
  • Spirit Week: Decades Week (50s and 60s)
  • ASB Fundraiser: Snap Raise
  • Periods 6-2-4
  • Dismissal 3PM
  • Science SBAC make-ups in rooms 1301
  • Achieve 3000 Post Test (ELA classes)
  • DiabloFest Presentations in PE classes (weight room)
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • Tutoring: Science @ 3:10 pm (Room 402)
  • Knowledge Bowl Final Practice @ 3:10 PM (Room 803)

May 21st

  • Social Skill: Excellence
  • Spirit Week: Decades Week (70s)
  • ASB Fundraiser: Snap Raise
  • Periods 1-3-5
  • Dismissal 3PM
  • Science SBAC make-ups in rooms 1301
  • Achieve 3000 Post Test (ELA classes)
  • DiabloFest Presentations in PE classes (weight room)
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • Tutoring: Math @ 3:10 pm (Room 602)

May 22nd

  • Social Skill: Excellence
  • Spirit Week: Decades Week (80s)
  • ASB Fundraiser: Snap Raise
  • Periods 2-4-6
  • Dismissal 3PM
  • Incoming 7th grade parent meeting @ 8:30 am (cafeteria)
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • Tutoring: English @ 3:10 pm
  • Hippocrates Meeting @ 5:00 pm (Mission Valley)
  • Spring Music Concert @ 6:00 pm (SOHS)

May 23rd

  • Social Skill: Excellence
  • Spirit Week: Decades Week (90s)
  • ASB Fundraiser: Snap Raise
  • Periods 3-5-1
  • Dismissal 3PM
  • Library Closed: Textbook Collection
  • Fire and Evacuation Drill @ 9:50 am
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • Tutoring: Social Science @ 3:10 pm

May 24th

  • Social Skill: Excellence
  • Spirit Week: Decades Week (2000s)
  • ASB Fundraiser: Snap Raise
  • Periods 4-5-6-1-2-3
  • Dismissal 1PM
  • Library Closed: Textbook Collection
  • AVID Field Trip to USD
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • Color Fest Fundraiser (1:30 pm – 4:00 pm) Canceled 

May 25th

  • Saturday Academies Canceled This weekend

May 27th

May 27th

  • Memorial Day- No School

About Last Week…

DPAC and DELAC End of the Year Awards @ Mar Vista High School

Congratulations Ms. Perez, Ms. Wines, Richelle, and Roxanna!

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Cristina Perez, Teacher recognition award for teaching excellence with EL students
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Blanca Wines, Parent volunteer –ELAC, DELAC award
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Richelle Ordonez,  8th grade student recognition for academic excellence and achievement for EL student
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ASB Fundraiser

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Cheer Performs at CVM

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Medieval Times and SDZ Safari Park Field Trip

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Student Conference and Showcase on Issues of Personal, Local and Global Significance

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05.13.19

Week 16 May 12-18 CAST and SBAC Make-up Exams

Word of the Month for May: Excellence

Definition: the quality of being outstanding or extremely good
Sentence: Committed to excellence, our basketball team refused to give up when we were behind in the first round. (From Words in a sentence.com )

Looking Ahead: Important Upcoming Events

  • May 20-24th Spirit Week
  • May 22nd: 7th Grade Orientation @ 8:30 am
  • May 22nd: Farewell Dance
  • May 22nd: Mariachi Performance at SOHS
  • May 24th- AVID Field Trip
  • May 27th – Memorial Day (No School)

Week at a Glance

May 13th

  • Periods 2-4-6
  • Dismissal 3PM
  • SBAC make-ups in rooms 1301
  • Last Principal Roundtable Meeting during lunch
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • Tutoring: Science @ 3:10 pm (Room 402)
  • Knowledge Bowl @ 3:10PM (Room 803)
  • AVID Site Team Meeting @ 3:15 pm
  • Board Meeting @ 6:00 pm (Board Room)

May 14th

  • ASB Fundraiser: Snap Raise
  • SBAC make-ups in rooms 1301
  • Periods 3-5-1
  • Dismissal 3PM
  • 8th grade CAST (California State Science Test) In all 8th grade Science classes
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • Tutoring: Math@ 3:10 pm (Room 602)
  • Student Council Meeting @ 3:15 pm

May 15th

  • Social Skill: Excellence
  • ASB Fundraiser: Snap Raise
  • SBAC make-ups in room 1301
  • Periods 4-6-2
  • Dismissal 3PM
  • 8th grade CAST (California State Science Test) In all 8th grade Science classes
  • Fundraiser: Little Cesar’s/Robeks Smoothie Sale (Lunch)
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • Tutoring: English @ 3:10 pm
  • Awards Ceremony: ELAC/DELAC @ 4:30 pm (PDC)

May 16th

  • Social Skill: Excellence
  • SBAC make-ups in room 1301
  • Periods 5-1-3
  • Dismissal 3PM
  • ASB Fundraiser: Snap Raise
  • Dr. Carberry Visit @ 9:15 am
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • Tutoring: English @ 3:10 pm

May 17th

  • Social Skill: Excellence
  • ASB Fundraiser: Snap Raise
  • Periods: 3-4-5-6-1-2
  • Dismissal 1PM
  • Due: Preliminary F List for 8th grade
  • Dual Language Club Field Trip: Medieval Times (7:00 am – 8:00 pm)

May 18th

  • Saturday Academies
  • Dual Language Sustainable Communities Conference @ SYHS

Pictures from previous week

2019 SUHSD Employee Recognition Ceremony @ ELHS

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Wearing our school colors with pride

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Our Staff helping out during 7th grade registriations

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Teacher and Nurse’s Appreciation Week

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Nicoloff Visit: sharing STEAM and HYPE activities

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Math Field Day

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05.09.19

Snap-Raise Fundraiser – SOM ASB Needs Your Support!

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Southwest Middle ASB 2018-2019

About this Fundraiser

How are my donations used?

Donations will go towards supplies, fees, and travel costs for our end of year student activities. Thank you for your support!

Why are donations necessary?

Donations will allow us to provide funding necessary for our End of Year activities such as 8th Grade Field Trip, Awards Ceremonies and promotion.

Make a Donation to Southwest Middle ASB 2018-2019

05.06.19

Week 15 May 6-10 SBAC Testing and Teacher Appreciation Week

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May Calendar

Week at a Glance

May 6th

  • Social Skill: Excellence
  • Modified Schedule: SBAC Testing (Period 3) ELA CAT
  • Dismissal at 1PM

May 7th

  • Social Skill: Excellence
  • Modified Schedule: SBAC Testing (period 3) ELA PT
  • Dismissal at 1PM
  • Incoming 7th grade and current 7th grade registrations from 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm (library)
  • Dual Language Testing in room 201 (3:00 pm – 5:00 pm)

May 8th

  • Social Skill: Excellence
  • Modified Schedule: SBAC Testing (Period 3) Math CAT
  • Dismissal at 1PM
  • CTA Day of the Teacher
  • Nurses Day
  • SUHSD Spring Mariachi Concert @ 5:00 pm (Otay Ranch High School)

May 9th

  • Social Skill: Excellence
  • Modified Schedule: SBAC Testing (Period 3) Math PT
  • Dismissal at 1PM
  • Incoming 7th grade and current 7th grade registrations from 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm (library)
  • Dual Language Testing in room 201 (3:00 pm – 5:00 pm)

May 10th

  • Social Skill: Excellence
  • SBAC make-ups
  • Periods: 2-3-4-5-6-1
  • Dismissal at 1PM
  • MSAL Track and Field @ 3:30PM

May 12th

  • Saturday Academies

Pictures from the previous week

Appreciating Mrs. Gracias – Thank You for all you do!

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LCAP COMMUNITY MEETING @ SOHS

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STAFF VS. STUDENT BASKETBALL GAME

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ALL SCHOOL MUSIC ASSEMBLY

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04.29.19

Parents, we want to hear from you!

Parents! We would love to hear from you!

In preparation for next year, we would like to receive your input on how we can better serve you
and your student so that they are successful in school. Please take time to complete this

survey 18.19 SOM-SOH Survey