The Eagle Reader

SWMS Media Center News and Events


Welcome to the inaugural issue of The Eagle Reader. This is an online newsletter showcasing the media center to faculty, staff, and students of Southwest Middle School. This newsletter will include information about media center events, acquisitions, and opportunities that are available to the SWMS community.

October is National Bullying Prevention Month!

Check out this powerful video from the Pacer Center and share it with your students during homeroom. They might be that one person who turns another student's life around. Please contact Mrs. Yarber in the media center for a list of available resources and lesson planning ideas that promote bullying prevention.
Turn a Life Around

National Black Poetry Day

October 17th is National Black Poetry Day! Check out this middle school lesson plan from ReadWriteThink that features the poem "Nikki-Rosa" by Nikki Giovanni. Here's a transcript of the poem and you can click on the video to see Ms. Giovanni reading the poem herself.
Nikki Giovanni — Nikki Rosa on Def Jam Poetry

About Us

Mrs. Aimee Yarber is the media specialist at Southwest Middle School and Mrs. Sharon Frazier is the media clerk. Call Mrs. Yarber at x. 713125 or Mrs. Frazier at x. 713126.