Semester 2, Week 3 February 3rd – February 8th

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OF THE MONTH: COMPASSION

  • February 6th: Semester 1 Awards Ceremony
  • February 7th: High Tech Fair Field Trip at Balboa Park Activity Center
  • February 7th: PEP Assembly: Valentine’s Court & Winter Sports

  • February 12th: Incoming 7th Grade Open House @ 5:30 pm
  • February 14th and 17th: No School: Holiday
  • February 19th: Valentine’s Dance
  • February 22nd: SDSU MESA Competition
  • February 25th: Panoramic Pictures
  • February 25th: Grades Due
  • February 28th: Progress Report Day/ STEAM Challenge Day/Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • March 2nd- March 20th: ELPAC Testing
  • March 2nd- Read Across America
  • March 4th and 5th- SOHS Counselor Visit
  • March 5th: Dual Language Diagnostic Testing (3:30 pm)
  • March 6th: PEP Talks
  • March 7th: Dual Language Diagnostic Testing (10:00 am)
  • March 11th and March 12th: UCLA and USC Dual Language Field Trip
  • March 20th: STEAM Challenge Day
  • March 20th: Last Day of third quarter
  • March 22nd – April 3rd: Spring Break

ARTICLES/USEFUL SITES

Story Time with Bizzy Book Club: The Day You Begin!

Just wanted to share this fun and wise book. Let’s celebrate diversity, individuality, kindness, and compassion!

National School Counseling Week

National School Counseling Week 2020, “School Counselors: Helping Build Better Humans,” will be celebrated from Feb. 3-7, 2020, to focus public attention on the unique contribution of school counselors within U.S. school systems. National School Counseling Week, sponsored by ASCA, highlights the tremendous impact school counselors can have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career.

Black History Month

Elon Musk Says Adopting These 3 Simple Steps Has Helped Produce His Success

Elon Musk hasn’t become a household name by chance. The founder and CEO of SpaceX, CEO of Tesla, and co-founder of Neuralink (to name just a few of his ventures) is clearly unafraid of hard work, and he knows what it takes to go from innovative idea to undeniable success.

School’s Got You Stressed out? Here Are Some Tips For Teens, Parents And Schools

Problem: Teens who feel like they’re under constant academic pressure are at greater risk of developing depression or anxiety. Pushing teens to excel also can hurt self-esteem and increase sleep deprivation.

These are things that teens and parents can do right away to make the stress of school better come from a talk by Lisa Damour, a psychologist, educator and author of Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions Into Adulthood” and “Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls.” She writes a monthly column on adolescence for the New York Times.

Why Parents Need a Little Self-Compassion

Here are three practices to bring a little mindfulness and calm to your busy day.

After Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment and Early College High School programs are gaining ground in the Northeast, having already established themselves as popular choices in much of the Midwest and South. They come in a variety of flavors, but the general idea is that students in high school can take college classes for transcripted credit. Frequently, the college classes also meet high school requirements, so a student taking a college-level math class is simultaneously fulfilling her high school math requirement.

WEEK AT A GLANCE

February 3rd

February 3rd

  • Word of the Month: Compassion
  • Celebrating our Counselors: Take a picture/video with the new National School Counseling Week sign
  • Periods: 2-4-6
  • High Tech Fair Field trip info meeting room 403 – miss the meeting? Check out more info here
  • Principal’s Round Table during lunch (room 107)
  • Science and Math Tutoring: Rooms 70 and 75 (3:15 pm – 4:30 pm)

February 4th

February 4th

  • Word of the Month: Compassion
  • Celebrating our Counselors: Lend a Helping Hand
  • Periods: 3-5-1
  • Math Cafe during lunch (room 303)
  • Math Tutoring: Rooms 70 and 75 (3:15 pm – 4:30 pm)
  • FAC meeting @ 3:10 pm in room 107

February 5th

February 5th

  • Word of the Month: Compassion
  • Celebrating our Counselors: Offer Encouragement
  • Periods: 4-6-2
  • Math Cafe during lunch (room 303)
  • Social Science and Math Tutoring: Rooms 70 and 75 (3:15 pm – 4:30 pm)

February 6th

February 6th

  • Word of the Month: Compassion
  • Celebrating our Counselors: Show Appreciation
  • Periods: 5-1-3
  • Semester 1 Awards @ 8:00 am (auditorium)
  • Math Cafe during lunch (room 303)
  • SUHSD STEM Fair at Sweetwater High School 12-7PM
  • English and Math Tutoring: Rooms 70 and 75 (3:15 pm – 4:30 pm)

February 7th

February 7th

  • Word of the Month: Compassion
  • Celebrating our Counselors: Be the Change in the World
  • Periods 5-6-1-2-3-4
  • Field Trip to High Tech Fair Balboa Park Activity Center (9:20 am – 2:00 pm)
  • PEP Assembly: Valentine’s Court and Winter Sports @ 12:15 pm

February 8th

February 8th

  • MS Athletic League
  • Saturday Academies

MEMORIES FROM LAST WEEK

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