Principal Update

May 3rd - May 7th

Preview: Asynchronous Assembly, Successful You Career Fair, Teacher Hero Nominations, Progress Reports, Writing Opportunity, etc.

Happy May Beaumont Families!


I am pleased to say, we had another strong week of participation for CDL and Hybrid. We appreciate your support during the various transitions. Students, staff, and parents have shared with us their successes for CDL and Hybrid.


This week our students received Social-Emotional Lessons prior to period one. The theme that we explored was anxiety and how that sometimes might manifest. In addition to learning about what and how anxiety can look, students also learned strategies to begin identifying and coping with some of their feelings. Each week, we will review an SEL lesson with students at the beginning of the Cohort session for the week. We invite you to check in with your students to discuss the Theme for the week.


We also practiced earthquake and fire drills. Students moved through the exercises successfully thanks to the teaching and review of protocol conducted by the teachers.


We invite you to review the Beaumont, Alameda, Rigler Parents for Racial Equity Newsletter. Click on this link.


Have a fabulous weekend!

Beaumont Admin

Asynchronous Assembly

Assembly Information


Join us on Wednesday, May 5 at 9am for an assembly, counselor lesson, and band and choir performance. The assembly is an opportunity to recognize students nominated at Beaumont Middle School who have demonstrated compassion or empathy this school year. Our counselors' lesson is about empathy and perspective taking. We look forward to celebrating with you.


Assembly Link


*Please note: Students are expected to attend the assembly. However, it is an asynchronous assembly, thus, it will not be live streamed, but students will have access to the recording and site until the end of the day. Instead, students are encouraged to click the link and navigate through the assembly, complete the tasks attached on their own. Upon completion of the embedded assembly tasks, students' names will be entered into a raffle to win either gift cards or BMS swag.

Teacher's Appreciation Week May 3rd - May 7th

Teachers Are Superheroes: Nominate a Hero Teacher

Across the United States, teachers have been superheroes. To honor their unwavering service, Corwin will be kicking off Teacher Appreciation Month (yes, we said month!) with one of our best offers of the year!


Help us celebrate the heroes in our community all month long! Nominate a teacher who has gone above and beyond for students this school year.


How to Nominate a Teacher

  1. Follow us on Twitter @corwinpress
  2. Create a new tweet and tell us why your nominee is a hero teacher
  3. Make sure to tag us and your nominee so we can meet your hero teacher!
  4. Include the hashtag #heroteacher in your tweet
  5. Repeat for as many teachers as you'd like to recognize! We have many heroes in our schools.
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Progress Reports

There were a few issues with the Synergy (the system that allows teachers to complete their grading); however, progress reports are on the way. If you receive your child's report and have questions, please connect directly with your child's teacher(s).

PPS's Successful You virtual conference, Wednesday May 5th!

SUCCESSFUL YOU!

A morning spent visioning the future


IMPORTANT: STUDENTS MUST USE PPS LOGIN FOR REGISTRATION AND ACCESS

Who: All PPS middle school students (grades 6,7,8)

What: Sessions will include:

  • Learning about a broad range of career pathways from industry representatives.

  • Talks about preparing for high school and having a successful high school experience from current high school and college students. Middle school students will be able to ask questions of these panels via the pre-event survey.

  • An array of career pathway programs offered in PPS high schools.

  • A chance to hear from current high school and college students

  • An introduction to postsecondary opportunities such as apprenticeships and college.

When: Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Where: Link to Canvas Module

Link to WEBSITE pps.net/successfulyou

Why: To give middle school students a chance to look at opportunities in the future

through the experience of a mini-online conference

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WRITING THEIR WAY

Welcome, Young Writers, incoming grades 6-9! Join us for an exciting time of writing, talking, reading—and more writing! In these online writing workshops, students will turn their digital notebooks to a new page. They will locate the stories they carry, take risks in writing, learn to turn memory into fiction, fiction into poetry. They will write to a wide variety of prompts while honing their writing skills through craft lessons that build both language dexterity and knowledge of genres. Students will join an OWP writing instructor with other students in their age group. After reading and discussing prompts, students will write online. During class time, learners will also use digital video conferencing to share their writing with other students and the instructor to get live feedback and support in their writing. Groups will be separated by incoming grades 6 & 7, and incoming grades 8 & 9. See flyer below.