Southwest Middle School

Daily Bulletin


Monday, March 5, 2012     Bulletin #126




 Today’s Schedule

A – 3:00 Dismissal







Word of the Week:  Critique / Crítica







Definition: an article or book that expresses judgments about the good and bad qualities of someone or something / un artículo o libro que expresa juicios acerca de las cualidades buenas o malas de algo o de alguien









Sentence: The article is a critique of J.K. Rowling’s latest novel. / El artículo es una crítica de la última novela de J.K. Rowlings.



Student Section


Interested in experiencing the medieval times?  There will be a Medieval Times field trip coming up on March 13th.  For only $42, you could enjoy a delicious Medieval Times meal and a trip to Safari Park in Los Angeles.  If you are interested in attending the Medieval Times field trip, please contact Ms. Uriarte in Relo 8 for more information.


Students: Do you plan to go to college?  Do you know what steps you need to take in order to get there?  College Making It Happen is coming!  On Wednesday, March 13th at 6:00 p.m., we will have college representatives with valuable information on how to prepare you and your parents for college.  We will have raffles and you will also receive a free dress day coupon if your parents attend.  Don’t miss out! For more information, stop by the counseling center.


Cheer & Dance girls, if you plan in ordering a uniform please see Ms. Nunez for a payment form. All uniforms forms and payments are due this Friday, March 9th.

Attention all students,  if you are interested in going to Big Bear for some skiing and snowboarding, please see Ms. Nunez for a permission slip. The Big Bear trip will be on Thursday, March 29th during spring break. This would be a good time to have some fun and hang out with your friends!


SOM Ladies, if you are interested in playing softball please stop by the computer lab in room 803 and see Ms. Barba. 


Students: College Week is next week!  This week we will begin 2 contests.  The first one is a 1-page essay contest.  There will be 3 winners from each grade.  Winners will receive college related prizes and a free dress day.  Essays are due this Friday to room 801 and the winners will be chosen next week during College Week.  You can pick up the essay prompt from room 801or the library.  Listen tomorrow for contest #2 details.