Semester 2 Week 4: February 4-9th District STEM Research Fair and More!

February 4th – February 9th

Mr. Ray Tornero: SOM Teacher of the Year

CONGRATULATIONS MR. TORNERO!!!

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In February we celebrate African-American History Month. While SOM presents multicultural curriculum and perspectives throughout the year, we take time in February to further shine a spotlight on all the many contributions that African-Americans have made throughout history. During morning announcements, students will hear about an African American influential figure who made a positive impact on our world.

This week’s spotlight include:

  • Monday- Mae Jemison: Astronaut, Physician
  • Tuesday-Dr. Audrey Penn – Neurologist
  • Wednesday-George Crum Invention: The Potato Chip
  • Thursday-Michelle Obama, former First Lady, lawyer, spokesperson, writer
  • Friday-

Upcoming Events

  • February 7th SUHSD STEM Research Fair Otay Ranch High School 11:30-7pm
  • February 11th – February 14th: Spirit Week (Love and Friendship)
  • February 13th and 14th- TKF Presentations
  • February 14th – MESA: STEAM Girl Empowerment Field Trip
  • February 14th – Valentine’s Dance
  • February 15th – February 18th (No School)
  • February 21st: Open House for incoming 7th graders
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youtube link to 02.04.19 KSOM Southwest MiddleFebruary 4th

  • Periods 4-6-2
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • Principal’s Round Table during lunch
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • STEM Fair Help in Room 803 @12:20
  • Tutoring: Science @ 3:10 pm (Room 402)
  • Knowledge Bowl @3PM (Room 803)
  • STEM Fair Help @3PM (Room 803)

February 5th

  • Periods 5-1-3
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • TKF Workshop Presentations given to 7th grade PE classes (Ms. Finley, Ms. Lopez, Mr. Garnica-Mendoza, Ms. Gracias)
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • Tutoring: Math @ 3:10 pm (Room 601)

January 6th

  • Periods 6-2-4
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • TKF Workshop Presentations given to 7th grade PE classes (Ms. Finley, Ms. Lopez, Mr. Garnica-Mendoza, Ms. Gracias)
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • Tutoring: English @ 3:10 pm (Room 206)

February 7th

  • Periods 1-3-5
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • Math Cafe @ 12:20- pm
  • Tutoring: Social Science @ 3:10 pm (Room 505)
  • SSC meeting @ 3:10 pm in the parent center
  • STEM Research Fair (Otay Ranch High School) (11:30 am – 7:00 pm) (Ms. Barron)

February 8th

  • Periods 4-5-6-1-2-3 (Pep Assembly Schedule)
  • Dismissal at 1PM
  • Pep Assembly- Valentine’s Court @ 12:00 pm

February 9th

  • Saturday Academy
  • Southwest Middle School Athletic League Events

About Last Week…

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TKF in PE classes – Needs, Feelings, Compassion and Cooperation

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Awards Ceremony –

Congratulations to all of the students who received awards for 1st Semester scholarship, behavior and Buccaneer Achievement! Keep up the Excellent work!

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Congratulating our Teacher of the Year: Mr. Ray Tornero

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