PBMS Family Bulletin December 6, 2021

PBMS Family Bulletin

Week of December 6, 2021

IB Student Interview

 

Message from Principal Meng

     6th Grade Camp: 7th & 8th recommend Diamond: Our 6th graders are arriving at 7:00am tomorrow for 6th grade camp. We strongly recommend the Diamond Street gate for 7th & 8th grade drop off. Be prepared for excessive traffic tomorrow. We apologize for the inconvenience.

     Principal’s Coffee: On campus!!! + tour: Schools just received permission from the district to host indoor events. We will host a special Principal’s coffee featuring a tour of the school  on Wednesday, December 15. We will have morning and afternoon times scheduled around drop off and pick up times. More details will be sent out by the next family bulletin.

IB Visit: Last week, a team of IB educators evaluated the program at PBMS. Prior to the visit, we submitted our curriculum in the form of Unit Planners, assessments, student work, videos of the school, school policies, and a self study for review. The team then engaged in Zoom interviews and classroom visits to further examine what we do here. They met with teachers of every department, the student support team, parents, students and district leadership. On Friday, they shared preliminary findings in the form of commendations and matters to be addressed. Overall, they were impressed with our students, teachers, facility, and program. Here is some of the feedback:

  • Commendations: Service, community project,  international mindedness, IB learner profile, language learning, collaborative planning, Teaching & Learning
  • Next steps: Strengthen written curriculum & calibrate assessment

Open Minded: This month, we are focusing on the IB Learner Profile trait - Open Minded: We respect the views, values and traditions of other individuals and cultures, and are accustomed to seeking and considering a range of points of view.

COVID Vaccine clinic: Mission Bay High School will have an on site Vaccine Clinic Day with Sharp Healthcare on Tuesday, December 7th from 10:00 - 2:00 in the auditorium foyer.  The clinic is open to anyone 5 or older (students, parents, staff, community members). Be sure to make an  appointment on myturn.ca.govStudents will  need to be accompanied by a parent.  Anyone age 18 or older can walk in. Mission Bay High School is located at 2475 Grand Avenue in San Diego.  Students also need a signed consent form included below:
English, Spanish,Vietnamese,Somali,Tagalog,Arabic,Swahili

8th grade Community Project:

  •                  Blanket Drive FLYER
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     Date

December

OPEN-MINDED

      Link/Time

Campus Hours

Regular 8:15am-3:30pm

7:15am-3:30pm for Zero Period Students

12/6

6th grade Camp

12/10

12/6

COVID Testing

8-11am

12/8

Modified Day

Out @ 2:05

12/13

COVID Testing

School Site Council

8-11am

3:30pm

12/15

BLOCK DAY

Periods 0,1,3,5

12/16

BLOCK DAY

School Tour - Virtual

Periods 0,2,4,6

9:00am

12/20

Winter Break

12/31

1/3

School Resumes

8-11am

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