Equity Corner

Welcome Families 2019- 2020

 Welcome back families  

It's my pleasure to welcome everyone for another great year at Plymouth Middle School. We are excited to have students back in our classrooms and hallways, “Filling the building with purpose, energy and enthusiasm for learning it is our mission to assist all students to feel welcomed, and connected.

 What's New At Plymouth Middle School

Group Opportunity  Futures The I AM  Girls Group 6th- 7th grade groups will begin,

September 26, 2019  Every Thursday  

During Advisory  8:10 am to 8:40am  Group members will attend the  

“I AM” group  now futuring the Be Cool Program designed to engage students interested in learning skills to carry  them through school. The Groups opportunity will include Flip Grid  as in optional resource to group projects. The inspiration to call this group the“I AM”group was created  to support students with identifying culture, providing self awareness tools,  creating unity, and inquiring family tree heritage. The “I AM” group will focus on supporting  students’  making every student feel connected to school while building up students confidence and self awareness. These students will be developing their knowledge and increasing their understanding of who they are. It is my mission that our students will learn more about their individual  identity  and other identities that have influenced and inspired them.

Future Boys Group   Opportunity

The” I AM”Boys  Reading group will  also  provide learning tools that will be focused and designed to engage students in questioning their assumptions about cultural differences.The mission of the “I AM boys  group will focus on Be Cool tools that promote engagement activities of goal setting and successful group planning . Assisting each students with becoming more engaged in reading group This group will select from books, articles, and much more.  

Academic Excellence will continue to be Plymouth Middle School  mission.

 The “I AM” groups are not  mandatory  .

Upcoming Group

Grade 7th- 8th Boys” I AM” Group

Groups will begin on September 27, 2019  

Every Friday During Advisory  8:10am- 8:40am 

 

UpComing  8th Grade I AM Group Opportunity  I AM 8th Reading  Group Will begin  every Tuesday   Starting October 14, 2019 During Advisory Hours 8:10 am to 8:40am

New BE Cool Program  

Be Cool is a program that focuses on interacting with students teaching students that it’s cool to stay in school. Students will learn skills that will assist them in reaching higher mountains of success. Students will have the opportunity to set personal goals and maximize their strengths and abilities. Students are expected to be engaged and will work together to create achievement plans.

 Be Cool Program will be included in all groups.

If interested in group opportunity Please do not hesitate to call or email me directly I am available as a resource.  

 Upcoming

History Months  

September/October

Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month

November

Native American Heritage Month

December/January

Asian Heritage Month

February

Black History Month

March

Women of Color Heritage Month

April

International Heritage(s) Month

Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month

 We encourage students to share their thoughts as they joined together and honor of this wonderful heritage month. Students are welcomed to create posters, and together  discovered new inventors, Artists, Advocates, Scientist, Athletes, Musicians, Civil Right Leaders and much more.  

If  you would like to take part in this wonderful project and  you're interested in creating a cultural artifact or wish to display a cultural artifact your  parent partnership is appreciated. Thank you

Hispanic Latino Month

September 15th -October 15th 

*(video) I'm Latino but I'm not...

https://youtu.be/0imzkV15500

Freedom Trotter Schedule

*In Bldg. All Week

*Please refer to my google calendar for potential schedule update

 Freedom Trotter Culture Climate Specialist  

 (763)504-7080 or email direct freedom_trotter@rdale.org 

Thank you