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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.  

SWD Dress Code Review

Parents, as we prepare for the new school year, please review the DCSD Dress Code Policy with your students.  A student’s appearance can positively or negatively impact the climate of a school. Students must adhere to DeKalb County School District dress code requirements.  

District Events
Upcoming Events
Varsity Softball
Thu Aug 28 2014
Varsity Football
Fri Aug 29 2014
Varsity Softball
Fri Aug 29 2014
to Sat Aug 30 2014
JV Football
Thu Sep 4 2014
Varsity Football
Sat Sep 6 2014
JV Football
Thu Sep 18 2014
Varsity Football
Sat Sep 20 2014
JV Football
Thu Sep 25 2014
JV Football
Thu Oct 2 2014
Varsity Football
Fri Oct 3 2014
JV Football
Thu Oct 9 2014
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