Welcome to Southwest DeKalb High School


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SWD on Twitter: @SWDPanthers | @SWDPTSA | @THEPROWLER_BBG
SWD Prowler on Instagram: theprowlerbbg 
 
SWD Class of 2015 Graduation:
May 18, 2015 | Gwinnett Center Arena | 7:00PM
 
Panther News
SWD Counseling Center Presents...Summer Bridge 2015
The goal of the Summer Bridge Program is to provide rising ninth grade students a chance to bridge the gap from middle school to high school with a full “week” of orientation instead of a few hours, as has been the norm.  The focus will be on developing study, social, and literacy skills needed to be successful in ninth grade classes.  
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT SUMMER BRIDGE 2015
 
PANTHER GRADE RECOVERY PROGRAM
Attention SWD Students,
Did you miss the mark and fail Coordinate Algebra Support, Analytic Geometry Support, CCGPS Advanced Algebra, Chemistry, Physical Science, World Literature/Composition, and/or Economics First Semester? 
WHAT CAN YOU DO NOW?  You can participate in the
                      PANTHER GRADE RECOVERY PROGRAM!  
Afterschool Tutorial Bus Routes
Click below for more information:
Afterschool Tutorial Bus Routes
 
Parent Teacher Conference Night - March 19, 2015
Spring Parent Teacher Conference Night
Thursday, March 19, 2015
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
 
Spring Open House - February 5, 2015
SWD Spring Open House
Thursday, February 5, 2015
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM  
School Uniform Parent Listening Session - January 29, 2014
School Uniform Parent Listening Session
Thursday, January 29, 2015
5:00 PM
SWD Auditorium    
MyClassConnection - SAT Prep for SWD Spring 2015
SAT Prep for Sunday Nights.  
Online Live - Spring 2015
To kick off the year with SWD, we are offering our Spring Classes at only $200 for SWD if they register by an early bird date.
 
Open Enrollment for School Choice - February 2 - 20, 2015
Open Enrollment for School Choice begins February 2 - 20, 2015.  Please visit http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/school-choice for more information.   
School Council Meeting - January 14, 2015
The SWD School Council will meet on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 7:15 AM in the Media Center.  
Winter Holidays - December 22, 2014 - January 5, 2015
Winter Holidays:  December 22, 2014 - January 5, 2015
Students Report to school for Second Semester on Tuesday, January 6, 2015.  
 
End of First Semester - Friday, December 19, 2014
End of First Semester 
SWD Community Holiday Toy Drive
SWD Student Activities & Athletics are teaming up for a TOY DRIVE to benefit families in our community.  Throughout the month of December, we will accept toys donated for kids and families in need.  There are collection boxes placed outside the front office for donated toys. 
DeKalb County School System Online Scholarship Guide
Dekalb County Schools students and parents can access information about 959 scholarships that cover a wide range of academic disciplines and eligibility requirements as well as tips to help you get scholarships and links to other resources about scholarships and financial aid.
Georgia High School Writing Test Results
Southwest DeKalb High School is pleased to report that 96% of the juniors passed the test administered in September.  Kudos to the ELA department! 
SWD PTSA Scholarship | *APPLY NOW*
Georgia PTSA Scholarships, the first of which was established in 1963, are funded solely through member, local unit PTSA and council contributions. The number and amount of each scholarship vary from year to year depending upon the donations. Over the last few years, scholarships have ranged from $500-1,500 per student. SWD PTSAs would like for all eligible students to apply for this scholarship.  
Get Your 2014-2015 Yearbook Here!
Click here to get your 2014-2015 SWD Yearbook and Senior Yearbook Ad. 
SWD National Beta Club Officers 2014-2015
Congrats to the National Beta Club Newly Elected Officers
Carmen Jackson - President
Jacqueline Yarbough - Vice President
Tagan Horton - Secretary
Ceora Lesure - Treasurer
 
Congratulations to the Junior Class Officers
Class of 2016 Officers
President - Hannah Huff
Co-Vice Presidents - Mariah Johnson & Ashley Scott
Secretary - Kaylynn Wiltshire
Treasurer - Jordan Benn
Parliamentarian - Kavion Brown
Social Coordinator - Taylor McKinney & Makaela Barnes
Public Relations - Christa Mundy & Addison Robinson
Social Media Coordinator - Jaedah Wheeler
SWD's Prowler Newspaper - We've Got Issues!
Checkout the online edition:  www.theswdprowler.org
Email questions, concerns or suggestions: The ProwlerBBG@yahoo.com
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Congratulations to SWD Navy Junior ROTC
Southwest DeKalb's Navy Junior ROTC has the distinction of being presented with a Distinguished Unit Award for an Outstanding Performance during the school year, 2013-2014.  
SAT & PSAT Prep Options offered by MyClassConnection
College Admissions’ Test Prep Options offered by MyClassConnection, an ONLINE Test Prep Company. MyClassConnection believes that ALL students should have the opportunity to engage in TEST PREP, no matter the income. We offer high-­‐quality, engaging courses priced at a point for ALL to participate. PSAT Prep & SAT Prep Classes Available. MyClassConnection is sponsored by the SWD PTSA. Click READ MORE for dates and pricing information.  
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
 
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! 
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