SWMS Weekly Cowboy Message

Principal's Message for the Week of 10/5/20 - 10/9/20

This section is our SWMS FOUNDATION- It explains WHO we are, WHAT we do, and WHY we believe in SWMS!

QUOTE OF THE WEEK:

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.”

Walt Disney

#MindsetMatters


THEME for the 2020-21 school year - "BECOMING: Mindset Matters"

#WeAreSouthwest #SWMSStrong #Becoming


SWMS VISION STATEMENT

We believe every student can learn and succeed and successful learning occurs in a positive environment characterized by high expectations and commitment of all involved. We are committed to ensuring respect for diversity, enhanced learning, and high achievement for all students.


SWMS MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of Southwest Middle School is to prepare students for high school and beyond by creating a community of learners working together in a safe environment that encourages academic, social, and personal growth.


CORE VALUES

Teamwork. Respect. Integrity.


COWBOY STANDARDS- At Southwest Middle, we “WALK THE PATH”:


Practice Honesty / Act Responsibly/ Treat others with Respect/ Have Self-Discipline

7TH GRADE IMMUNIZATIONS

We are still in need of documentation for the TDAP and MCV immunizations from our 7th grade students. This is a state requirement. Parents, please reach out to your health care provider or the local health department to get the immunizations for your student. THANK YOU to the families who have already submitted the documentation! This must be completed prior to our students' pending return on Oct. 26.

COWBOY WEEK AT A GLANCE

MONDAY, OCTOBER 5

AWESOME Virtual Learning! Week 8: SWMS: Virtual Learning Schedule (WEEKS 4-9)

PAPER ASSIGNMENT PICK-UPS: We will have paper assignment pick-ups from 9-2pm (in the front office). This time is also for parents/students to submit completed work from previous weeks. 6th grade AIMM students and 7th grade ACC Math students may also pick up workbooks during this time. The paper assignments picked up will be from Monday, 10/5 through 10/9. The Request for Paper Assignments Link is currently OPEN and will close on Tuesday, 10/6 at 11:59pm.


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6

AWESOME Virtual Learning! Week 8: SWMS: Virtual Learning Schedule (WEEKS 4-9)

6TH AIMM/7TH ACC MATH WORKBOOK PICK-UP: There will be 6th grade AIMM and 7th grade ACC Math workbook pick-ups (AIMM: 8-4pm and 7th ACC: 3-4pm)


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7

AWESOME Virtual Learning! Week 8: SWMS: Virtual Learning Schedule (WEEKS 4-9)


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8

AWESOME Virtual Learning! Week 8: SWMS: Virtual Learning Schedule (WEEKS 4-9)


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9

AWESOME Virtual Learning! Week 8: SWMS: Virtual Learning Schedule (WEEKS 4-9)

TEAM NEWSLETTERS: Parents will receive team newsletters from teacher teams.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Oct. 12-16: Spirit Week

Oct. 16: End of grading period 1

Oct. 19: Mandatory Teacher Workday

Oct. 20: Tentative student return (6th grade)

Oct. 26: Tentative student return (7th/8th grades)

Oct. 26-30: Red Ribbon Week