SWMS Weekly Cowboy Message

Principal's Message for the Week of 9/21/20 - 9/25/20

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

QUOTE OF THE WEEK:

"Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat."

Napoleon Hill

#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

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NEW SWMS PTSA WEBSITE

ATTN SWMS Family! We're excited to announce the launch of our new SWMS PTSA website which can be found directly on your very own SWMS PTSA FB page. This website will allow you to join our PTSA and begin supporting our programs that directly give back to our students and teachers here at Southwest Middle School. You can pay for your membership directly from our website.


Even though things may look a little different this year, know that our PTSA has been working hard throughout the Spring and Summer to make this an incredible year for all. We welcome you to join us in this endeavor. Together we can all make a difference in the lives of one another!


Link to our SWMS PTSA website:

http://swmsptsa.my-ptsa.org

COWBOY WEEK AT A GLANCE

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

AWESOME Virtual Learning! Week 6: SWMS: Virtual Learning Schedule (WEEKS 4-9)

INTERIM REPORTS: Students/Parents are able to view interim reports in PowerSchool. See directions: https://bit.ly/2H0DoP1



TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22


AWESOME Virtual Learning! Week 6: SWMS: Virtual Learning Schedule (WEEKS 4-9)

STAFF MEETING: SWMS virtual staff meeting at 8:00am



WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23


AWESOME Virtual Learning! Week 6: SWMS: Virtual Learning Schedule (WEEKS 4-9)

PAPER ASSIGNMENT PICK-UP (for parents/students who requested materials via the google doc link): Parents are able to pick up paper assignment requests AND drop off assignments from the front office from 9:00-2:00pm. UPDATE-EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY- This week’s pick-up assignments will be for student work from Wed, Sept. 23 - Fri. Oct. 2. Therefore, starting OCT. 5, parents will begin picking up work for students on MONDAYS.



THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24


AWESOME Virtual Learning! Week 6: SWMS: Virtual Learning Schedule (WEEKS 4-9)



FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25


AWESOME Virtual Learning! Week 6: SWMS: Virtual Learning Schedule (WEEKS 4-9)

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