Weekly Update November 15, 2019

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AVID Update: By Dr. Kim Marra Stephenson, AVID Teacher Students continue to move forward with their service learning projects, tutorials, guest speakers, and focused note taking.  A few have already started doing work in the community, like Heidi, who helped legal residents fill out their paperwork for citizenship at the Oxnard College Swap Meet in […]

Weekly Update November 8, 2019

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What’s New in the OMC Family:  In English 89– Freshmen students have been working on their new unit, which emphasizes literary analysis through careful study of the graphic novel March and the surrounding context of the American Civil Rights Movement. Students will also be practicing critical thinking, collaboration, and communication skills through regular Socratic Seminar-style discussions.  In […]

Weekly Update October 25, 2019

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Hello Griffin Families! The weeks are adding up! (pun intended) We are now past the first quarter mark! Math 1 has just wrapped up Unit 2, concentrating on Graphing and Writing Linear Functions.  They presented a project using the distance formula and converting units.  They created travel advertisements to a location outside of the solar […]

Weekly Update October 18, 2019

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AVID Update By Dr. Kim Marra Stephenson, AVID Teacher Students have been practicing focused note taking and supporting each other in group tutorials.  They have also been working on service learning project proposals. Groups have chosen many important issues for their projects, such as body positivity, shelter animals, homelessness, farmworker rights, composting, and many others. […]

Weekly Update October 11, 2019

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Thanks for stopping by the Oxnard Middle College website! Be sure to check in every week for news from around campus. This week’s Friday update comes from Mrs. Guthrie! We are wrapping up the first quarter here at Oxnard Middle College. Our first quarter ends on October 16th and grades will be mailed home on […]

Weekly Update October 4, 2019

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Hello Griffin Families! We have had a very busy three weeks in both math classes! Since our last update Math 1 has taken their first test, and they presented their first project, Dead Reckoning. We are now halfway through our unit on Linear Functions. In Math 2 we are prepping for our first unit test, […]

Weekly Update September 27, 2019

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AVID Update: By Kim Marra Stephenson, PhD It was nice meeting you all at Back to School Night!  I wish we would have had more time to visit.  Since Back to School Night, we have been working on tutorials, PSAT preparation through Khan Academy, and thinking about social issues in our community: We have studied […]

Weekly Update September 20, 2019

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This week’s update is from Mrs. Guthrie, English and Academic Enrichment teacher.  Back to School Night:  Oxnard Middle College had a fantastic turn out for Back to School Night. Parents were welcomed with a warm greeting from all faculty and staff as well as a brief address from Dr. DeLeon, our Superintendent. Dr. McCoy, the […]

Weekly Update September 13, 2019

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Hello Griffin Families! We are one month into the school year and we are working hard!  In Math I we have been learning to solve different kinds of equations, working on our first project, and we are getting ready for our first test.  It has been a wonderful month getting to know our new students and […]

Weekly Update September 6, 2019

AVID: We have had an excellent start in AVID. I am very impressed with your students and love working with them!  AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination. It is a class where students learn organizational and study skills, develop critical thinking by asking probing questions, get academic help from peers, and participate in activities […]