Weekly Update October 29, 2021

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Thanks for stopping by to check out our weekly update for October 29, 2021! Quarter 2 is off to a great start. This week we will spotlight English classes. Please stop by each week to see different views of Griffin Life! 

General Announcements and Upcoming Dates: 

  • Dual enrollment forms were due this week! Please check with your student about the Oxnard College class they plan to take next semester and remind them to get their forms in if they have not already! Our counselor, Ms. Coria, has been meeting with students to discuss their 4 year plan. Please contact us if you have questions or concerns about upcoming class schedules.  You can review Ms Coria’a classroom presentations, which include the 4 year plan, on her website.
  • School Site Council will meet on November 9th from 6:30-7:30pm to revise our budget and discuss school business. All are welcome to give input in this valuable meeting! 
  • Coffee with the Counselor will be held Thursday, November 18, 2021: English: 5:30-6:30 pm and Spanish 6:45-7:45 pm. Please save the new date! We are grateful for all of the hard work in counseling from Ms. Coria! 

Red Ribbon Week: 

This week, Mrs. Rodriguez-Servin, the OMC student wellness specialist, hosted Red Ribbon week with the Peer to Peer Advocate group. We had a wonderful week. Thank you, Mrs. Rodriguez!  Follow OMCHS Wellness on instagram @omchswellness_theaerie to keep up with mental health and wellness supports offered at OMCHS. 

English 89: 

9th graders are reading March by the late congressman John Lewis. They are participating in weekly collaborative discussions and writing essays about the extent to which they believe the “long moral arc of history is bending toward justice.”

English 99: 

10th graders are reading Animal Farm by George Orwell and analyzing the narrative for propaganda and allegory. They are participating in weekly collaborative discussions and writing essays about the impact of propaganda on society. 

Introduction to Composition: 

11th graders have been reading poems and arguments of the week designed to support them in their English skills for academics and beyond. They have also been focusing on common grammar constructions to aid in clarity of their ideas. 

 

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