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SWD School Uniforms Information *UPDATED 4/30
Are you ready to get a head start on ordering uniforms for next year?  Do you have a question about the new mandatory school uniforms? Visit the SWD SCHOOL UNIFORM page on the website.  Click here to learn more about the uniform packages & vendors for the 2015-2016 school year.
 
SWD has gone SOCIAL!  Check us out!
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
 
Calculate Your GPA Panthers! 
Click here to access tools that will assist you in calculating your GPA. 
Panther News
Math & Science FINAL Exam Tutorials
Final Exams “ONLINE LIVE- Instruction” Reviews! MyClassConnection, an online academic support company, is once again hosting the popular evening Final Exam Reviews for GA High School Math and Science Courses.  Please read the flyer for more information.
Click Here For Flyer
 
SWD Counseling Center Presents: Summer Academic Opportunities
If you are interested in Summer Academic Programs for your student, please visit the Summer Academic Program page. 
SWD Graduation Ceremony - May 18, 2015
The SWD Graduation Ceremony will be held on May 18, 2015 at the Gwinnett Center Arena.    
SWD Junior/Senior Prom - May 8, 2015
The SWD Class of 2015 presents a "Party At Gatsby's" on May 8, 2015. The prom will be held at the W Hotel in Midtown from 7:00PM-11:30PM. 
Senior Fashion Show - April 17, 2015
The SWD Class of 2015 presents a Senior fashion Show on April 17, 2015.  The show will begin at 7:30PM. 
Congratulations to AP Advance Placement Students & Teachers!
Southwest DeKalb High School was recognized for its achievements as an Advanced Placement (AP) Access and Support School.   
Congrats to the JV SWD Girls Basketball Team
Congrats to the SWD JV Girls Basketball Team who placed second in the DCSD playoffs. We are proud of you!! 
SWD Lacrosse Presents MOVIE NIGHT - February 26, 2015
Join the SWD Lacrosse Team on Thursday, February 26, 2015 for a Lacrosse Black History Moment.  Tickets are $5.00 & food/beverage included with ticket purchase.  Proceeds will benefit the SWD Boys Lacrosse Team.   
Congratulations to Kobie Polk - Poetry Out Loud Winner!
Congratulations to Kobie Polk on being selected as a state finalist in the Poetry Out Loud competition.  Kobie will represented SWD and DCSD as the regional winner.   
Congratulations SWD 2015 Football Signees
The following senior football players signed on National Signing Day.  The honorees are:
Zechariah Bradford - Saint Augustine University
Montavious Coleman - Virginia Union University
Gabriel Richardson - Hutchinson Community College
Jocoby Riley - Grambling State University
Brandon Wiggs - Grambling State University
Abdurrahman "Rock" Ya-Sin - Presbyterian College
 
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
 
School Council Meeting - June 10, 2015
The SWD School Council will meet on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 7:15 AM SWD Media Center.  
School Council Meeting - May 7, 2015
The SWD School Council will meet on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 7:15 AM in the SWD Media Center.  
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.
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
Join the fun & please follow us on IG and Twitter
theprowlerBBG (InstaGram)
theprowler_bbg (Twitter)  
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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