Welcome to Southwest DeKalb High School
Tips on Navigating the SWD Website
Can't find what you are looking for from the home screen? Most items are located under the "About Us" tab on the left. Click there to see a list of topics.  
Infinite Campus' Campus Portal -- NOW LIVE!  
Infinite Campus, the new online gradebook, is now live for students & parents. Please see the DCSD Infinite Campus webpage for information on signing up for Campus Portal.  The links below will help you managing Infinite Campus.
Panther News
SWD is recruiting students for Governor's Honors Program
For more information regarding the Governor's Honors Program, please see Ms. McDonald in the Counseling Center and/or use the links below. 
Governor's Honors Program
Governor's Honors Program Timeline
Welcome to Southwest DeKalb High School Dr. Glanton!
Southwest Dekalb High School faculty/staff, the SWD PTSA, the SWD School Council and the students would like to welcome our new principal, Dr. Glanton!   
Rockdale/S. Dekalb Probe Fair -- September 22, 2014
Georgia Probe -- Rockdale/S. Dekalb College Fair
Mon, September 22, 6pm – 9pm
The Mall at Stonecrest, Lithonia, GA, United States
Host: Romina Torres-Aranda, Admissions
Georgia State University
(404) 413-2500
Senior & Junior Class Parent Meetings -- September 25, 2014
The counseling department will host two meeting for the Junior and Senior classes at SWD.  The meetings will begin at 6:00PM.  The Junior Meeting will be held in the cafeteria and the Senior Meeting will be held in the auditorium.   
SWD vs. Mays @ the Georgia Dome -- September, 20, 2014
SWD will compete against Mays High School at the Georgia Dome on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 3:00PM.  Tickets prices are $15.00 at the door and $12.00 in advance.  Please see Coach Walton for information on advance ticket purchases.   
Infinite Campus for Student - Log In Instructions
Use the following directions to set up your Infinite Campus account.  Don't forget to download the CAMPUS PORTAL App for up-to-date access and notifications.   
Issue 13.5 WEEK PROGRESS REPORTS - November 17, 2014
Parent Teacher Conferences - November 19, 2014
Parent Conference Night will be held on November 19, 2014 at 4:00PM - 6:00PM. 
Issue 9 WEEK PROGRESS REPORTS - October 16, 2014
SWD Curriculum Night - September 17, 2014
SWD Curriculum Night will be held on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 4:00PM.  
DeKalb Online Academy (DOLA)
DeKalb Online Academy (DOLA) is ready for enrollment!  
Georgia High School Graduation Test (GHSGT) RE-TEST Information
Who is eligible to take a re-test of the GHSGT or GHSWT? Any applicable student currently enrolled in the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) who has previously failed to meet standard in at least one area of the GHSGT or GHSWT is eligible to take a re-test. Students who have exited the DSCD with a Certificate of Performance or a Special Education Diploma are also eligible to take re-test of the GHSGT or GHSWT.
****Please note that any student who entered grade nine for the first time after July 1, 1991 through June 30, 2011, must pass the GHSGT in order to earn a high school diploma.  
THANK YOU! Mr. Gregory White, photographer and Voice of Panther Basketball
The SWD Webmaster would like to thank Mr. Gregory White for his dedication to capturing sights and scenes of Southwest DeKalb High School.  Your contributions are priceless and your dedication is inspiring!  
Congrats to the Varsity Volleyball Team
Our varsity volleyball ball team finished 2nd place in the Silver Bracket in the DeKalb Spikefest! Congrats to the hard-working young ladies of SWD Volleyball! 
Georgia High School Writing Test TUTORIALS
Tutorials for the Georgia High School Writing Test (GHSWT) will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Tutorial information is as follows:
Tuesday | Dr. Rice | Rm. 2112  
Thursday | Ms. C. Johnson | Rm. 2121

Interested students please join the EdModo Writing test tutorial class for more information and practice writing activities.  The EdModo class code is ds8u7e.
Georgia High School Writing Test - September 24, 2014
The GHS Writing Test will be administered to all students in Grade 11 on Wednesday, September 24, 2014.

Infinite Campus Replaces eSIS -- August 25, 2014

On August 25, 2014 Infinite Campus will be launched to replace eSIS.  You will be able to track of your student's progress and view their schedules.  


Microsoft Office 365
Thanks to Microsoft’s Student Advantage Program, all students currently enrolled in the DeKalb County School District are eligible to download and use Microsoft Office for free. Click here for more information.                      
SWD Electronic Device/Cell Phone Policy


Students may possess and use electronic communication devices in accordance with procedures promulgated by the Superintendent. Such procedures shall provide that electronic communication devices may not be used during instructional time and must not interfere with the educational mission of the schools or pose a safety hazard.  

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