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Fall Semester, 2022-2023

For the Week of September 26 – 30               Have a ROARing Week!

UNIVERSAL AWARENESS WEEK #1 TO PROMOTE KINDNESS, EMPATHY AND COMPASSION WITH DAILY ACTIVITIES FROM ASB AND PLUS.

 

ROAR Focus – Responsibility

Be responsible for being kind and accepting of others’ backgrounds and beliefs.

 

“We can’t heal the world today but we can begin with a voice of compassion, a heart of love, an act of kindness.” – Mary Davis

 

Monday- Recognize someone’s kindness with a note and place it in the kindness garden.

 

Tuesday- “You matter to me” notes at lunch. Pick up a card and write to a friend how they matter to you; Detention, tutoring, enrichment activities and club meetings before school at 7:30 AM;  After school tutoring and detention, 3-4 PM. See schedules posted in classrooms and office.

 

Wednesday – Return “You matter to me” cards for a prize at lunch; AVID college wear day; PLCs; Game Truck event after school, 1:45-3:45 PM.

 

Thursday – “Be the I in Kindness.” Pose for a picture with the sign for yearbook at lunch; Detention, tutoring, enrichment activities and club meetings before school at 7:30 AM; lockdown drill, 11:15 AM.

 

Friday EMS spirit wear! “Be kind to your backpack and give it the day off.” Anything but a backpack day!  (School appropriate)

 

 

For the Week of September 19 - 23               Have a ROARing Week!

ROAR Focus – Attitude

Attitude makes or breaks your success when faced with challenges. A positive attitude will more than likely produce positive outcomes.

 

 

“Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it” – Lou Holtz

 

 

Monday- Lunch Sports – Soccer out on the field

 

Tuesday- GEMS Family in the MPR at 6:00 pm; Before school tutoring at 7:30 am; After school tutoring and detention at 3:00 – 4:00 pm.

 

Wednesday – AVID college wear day; staff meeting after school with leadership meeting to follow

 

Thursday –  Before school tutoring at 7:30 am

 

Friday EMS spirit wear! Wear your EMS gear or red, black, and white! ASB/PLUS games at lunch

 

 

For the Week of September 12 – 16              Have a ROARing Week!

CLUB RUSH WEEK!

ROAR Focus – Organization

Check your grades for D/F notices and organize priorities for assignments.  You can pick your grades up with hard work!

 

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

 

Monday- Club Rush at lunch!

 

Tuesday- Club Rush at lunch! ELAC meeting, 5 PM in the MPR.

 

Wednesday – AVID college wear day; Club Rush at lunch! PLCs.

 

Thursday – Club Rush at lunch! AVID Family Night, 5:30 PM in MPR.

 

Friday EMS spirit wear! Celebrate the end of summer by wearing Hawaiian designs! Club Rush at lunch! Ballet Folklorico performance during lunches; Otter Pop sale at lunch. 

 

 

For the Week of September 5 – 9          Have a ROARing Week!

ROAR Focus – Respect

Respect others’ personal space and keep your hands off each other to prevent accidents. 

 

“I take the invasion of my personal space very seriously.” – Kid Rock

 

 

Monday- LABOR DAY.  NO SCHOOL!

 

Tuesday-

 

Wednesday – AVID college wear day; staff meeting after school with department meetings to follow.  

 

Thursday –  Board meeting, 5 PM-District Office

 

Friday EMS spirit wear! Wear your EMS gear or red, black, and white! ASB/PLUS games at lunch.

 

Saturday – STEAM Saturday, 8:00 AM – 12:15 PM

 

For the Week of August 29 – September 2            Have a ROARing Week!

ROAR Focus – Responsibility

Be responsible for your schoolwork and turn in all assignments.  Remember, D/F notices are coming up next week.

 

“We get good grades or poor grades according to our attitudes.” – Sterling W. Sill

 

 

Monday-

 

Tuesday- Make up pictures during periods 1-2 in the gym.  Teachers will excuse their students on the list during the appropriate period. 

 

Wednesday – AVID college wear day; PLCs after school.

 

Thursday – Title 1 Parent Meeting in the MPR at 5 PM.  Back to School Night: 5:30-7 PM.  PTSA will be selling tacos at 4:30 PM and AVID will be selling Kona Ice at 4:30 PM.  

 

Friday EMS spirit wear! Wear your favorite sports team gear! ASB/PLUS games at lunch.

 

LABOR DAY WEEKEND!  NO SCHOOL ON MONDAY!

 

 

For the Week of August 22 - 26            Have a ROARing Week!

ROAR Focus – Attitude

 

Have a growth mindset by practicing the power of “yet.”

 

“Nothing is impossible.  The word itself says, ‘I’m possible.’” – Audrey Hepbrun

 

 

Monday-

 

Tuesday-

 

Wednesday – AVID college wear day; Earthquake drill – 9 AM; staff meeting 2 PM in the library with leadership to follow.

 

Thursday – Honor roll assemblies: 7th grade-period 4, 8th grade-period 6.

 

Friday EMS spirit wear! Wear your Tiger gear or Red, Black and White! ASB/PLUS games at lunch.

 

 

For the Week of August 15 - 19           Have a ROARing Week!

ROAR Focus – Organization

Use your new agenda planners to write down due dates, homework and other important information.

 

“Organizing is not a destination but a journey.” - Anonymous

 

 

Monday-

 

Tuesday- Picture Day through PE classes in gym. 

 

Wednesday –AVID college wear day; Behavior expectations assemblies during PE classes in MPR; PLCs after school.   

 

Thursday – ASB fundraiser during lunches.  Giant Otter Pops for $2.

 

Friday EMS spirit wear! Crazy sock day!  ASB/PLUS games during lunch.

 

For the Week of August 8 - 12             Have a ROARing Week!

ROAR Focus – Respect

Show respect to all students and staff by using appropriate language and actions to all to start the year.  Show your positive character to make a great first impression. 

 

“You never get a second chance to make a great first impression.” – Will Rogers

  

Monday- TEACHER WORK DAY. Staff breakfast at 8 AM followed by meeting.

 

Tuesday- TEACHER WORK DAY. Teacher/para meeting 9 AM-staff lounge; GEMS orientation 10 AM – 12 PM-MPR. 

 

Wednesday –FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL! Minimum day with 1:44 PM release.

 

Thursday –

 

Friday EMS spirit wear! Wear your Tiger gear or red, black and white! Field activity day!

 

 

WELCOM BACK TIGERS!  WE’RE SO EXCITED TO HAVE YOU HERE!