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.