Welcome to the final stretch! Week 17 December 10-15th – Finals Next Week!

December 10th – December 15th

Do your little bits of good where you are; it's those bits of good that ovewhelm the world. - Desmond Tutu
Inclusion - It's more than a set of strategies or practices; it is an educational orientation that embraces differences and values the uniqueness that each learner brings to the classroom.

Word of the Month: Inclusiveness

  • Definition: the quality of including all sections of society.
  • Example: “Southwest Middle School promotes an attitude of kindness and inclusiveness.”

Week at a Glance

December 10th

  • Periods 5-1-3
  • Dismisal at 3PM
  • ELA administering the Achieve 3000 Midterm Level Set Test
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • Principal’s Round Table during lunch (conference room)
  • Tutoring: Science @ 3:10 pm
  • No Knowledge Bowl Practice today!
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)
  • Board Meeting @ PDC (6:00 pm)

December 11th

  • Periods 6-2-4
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • Earthquake Fire Drill @ 12:00 pm
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • STEAM Workshop during lunch Room 803
  • Tutoring: Math @ 3:10 pm (Room 602)
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)

December 12th

  • Periods 1-3-5
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • TKF curriculum in 7th grade PE classes (library)
  • STEAM Workshop during lunch Room 803
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)
  • English Tutoring @ 3:15 pm
  • Faculty Meeting @ 3:15 pm (library)

December 13th

  • Periods 2-4-6
  • Dismissal at 3PM
  • TKF curriculum in 7th grade PE classes (library)
  • Math Cafe during lunch
  • STEAM Workshop during lunch Room 803
  • Tutoring: Social Science @ 3:10 pm (Room 505)
  • Math Credit Recovery @ 3:05 pm (Room 601)
  • SSC Meeting @ 3:15 pm (parent center)
  • AVID Club Movie Night @ 5:00 pm (cafeteria)

December 14th

  • Periods 6-1-2-3-4-5
  • PEP Assembly: Winter Court @ 12:00 pm
  • ASB Ice Skating Field Trip (6:00 pm – 10:30 pm)

December 15th

  • Saturday Academies
  • Middle School Sports (basketball and soccer)

Upcoming Events

  • Final Exams – December 17th – 19th
  • Spirit week Next week!
  • Grades Due – December 19th @ 4:00 pm
  • Reindeer Run- December 20th (during lunch)
  • SOM Day of Code December 21st
  • Last Day of Fall Semester – December 21st

Pictures from last week

Robotics Club at SYHS on Saturday, December 1st

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Celebrating Inclusiveness during lunch

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TKF Restorative Practices

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Students learn about Chinese Culture in Ms. Uriarte’s Class

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Safe Zone Field Trip to Ice Skating Rink

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