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DCSD Releases Adopts Modified School Calendar
DeKalb County School District Board of Education adopts modified school calendar in response to inclement weather.  Click here for modified calendar.  Click here for DCSD Board of Education news release.  
Student ePortal
Parents, please encourage your child to sign up for an ePortal account to monitor their grades. Instructions are provided here.  
Panther News
Attention All DOLA CREDIT RECOVERY STUDENTS - April 18, 2014
DOLA Credit Recovery courses end Friday, April 18th at 11:59PM. Please make sure all quizzes and test are submitted by this date. If you have any questions and/or concerns, please contact Mrs. Hilburn in the media center  
April Character Trait
Self-Respect is the sense of one's own dignity and integrity by demonstrating respect for oneself, one's character and one's conduct.  
SAT Prep Saturday classes to be offered at SWD!
Southwest DeKalb High School will offer classes in SAT Preparation this fall.  The classes will cover test taking strategies in critical reading, writing and math concepts. 
There is a $100 resource fee to take this Kaplan Advantage. Payment may be submitted to Mrs. Hackney  until March 8, 2014.
SWD PTSA Meeting - April 28, 2014
The SWD Parent Teacher Student Association will meet on Monday, April 28, 2014 at 7:00PM in the cafeteria. 
School Council Meeting - May 4, 2014
The SWD School Council will meet on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 7:00AM. The meeting will be held in the front office conference room.  
Senior Class Parent Meeting - April 22, 2014
A senior class parent meeting will be held at 4:30PM in the cafeteria.   
SWD Softball Team Interest Meeting - April 24, 2014
Southwest DeKalb HS Lady Panthers Softball Team welcomes all players with the passion to play the game of softball.
Interest Meeting
Thursday April 24, 2014
SWD Media Center @5:30pm  
SWD Junior/Senior Prom - April 26, 2014
Prom will be held at the Omni Hotel on April 26, 2014 at 7:00 PM.  See Mrs. Reed for payment information.                                                                                                                                                        
Issue 13.5 WEEK PROGRESS REPORTS - April 28, 2014
13.5 week progress reports will be issued to students.   
Parent Teacher Conferences - April 29, 2014
Advanced Placement (AP) Exams - May 5-16, 2014
Advanced Placement (AP) Exams - May 5-16, 2014
Please ensure that your student is prepared for his/her AP Exam(s).
Pre-Commencement & Senior Awards - May 10, 2014
Pre-Commencement Ceremony & Senior Awards - May 10, 2014
Ray of Hope Christian Church at 3:30 PM
Graduation Ceremony | Class of 2014 - May 19, 2014
Graduation Ceremony | Class of 2014 - May 19, 2014
Georgia Dome | 6:00PM
Graduating Seniors Must Arrive By 4:00PM
District Events
CTAE Parent Survey
Wed Apr 2 2014
to Thu May 1 2014
Upcoming Events
Senior Class Parent Meeting
Tue Apr 22 2014
Magnet Seniors Banquet
Thu Apr 24 2014
Junior-Senior Prom
Sat Apr 26 2014
SAT Prep Saturday Class
Sat Apr 26 2014
SWD PTSA Meeting
Mon Apr 28 2014
Parent Teacher Conferences
Tue Apr 29 2014
Advanced Placement (AP) Exams
Mon May 5 2014
to Fri May 16 2014
End of Course Test (EOCT) Exams
Mon May 5 2014
to Mon May 12 2014
Seniors Final Exam
Tue May 13 2014
to Wed May 14 2014
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