Trevor Jones will be leaving the superintendent at position effective January 14th. Jeff Bates will be taking the superintendent position. The phone number for the superintendent will remain 812-866-6255.
Reminder: School will be in session as a snow make-up day on Mon, January 21st.
Congratulations to seniors Bradley Winston and Trevor Smith for representing our school and community so well these past four years. They placed 43 and 150 at the Brown County Cross Country Semi-State to finish their careers.
Coach Nussbaum has informed me that our varsity boys cross country team is presently ranked 5th in the state small school division, which includes almost all of the “A” and “AA”schools. Congratulations and Go Rebels!
New Southwestern app now available. Some have asked about getting the administrative app we use to enter live feeds and athletic events on our phones. While this isn’t available, a great new app is. It can be downloaded from your App Store simply by searching for “Southwestern Schools Indiana”. Check it out and pass the word.
Thanks to Super ATV for donating plexiglass panels for our murals.
A great new communication tool has become available for our school community. Open our web page at http://www.swjcs.us and scroll down to "Athletics". My goal is to have all Middle and High School Sports schedules posted along with scores following their contests. As coaches report their scores to me via e-mail I will post them for all to see. Go Rebels!
6th grade orientation July 30th 6-8 p.m. Elementary Open House August 2nd 5-7 p.m. Middle School Open House August 2nd 6-8 p.m.
For the 2018-2019 school year Southwestern will offer free open enrollment for all students, including out of state students.
Important Announcement Concerning Our Tennis Program... ….Southwestern Rebels tennis will be holding a camp July 9th-12th at the Hanover Park tennis courts. The camp for 5th-8th graders from 9-10 am. Instruction will be provided by the Southwestern coaching staff assisted by current and former Rebels. Cost is $30 and includes a camp T-shirt. For more information call Coach Robert Green at (812) 866-1147 or email email@example.com
Hunter Mefford shot a 73 today at the Providence Golf Regionals. His score placed him into the state finals. He becomes the first Rebels to accomplish this feat. Congratulaions Hunter and good luck at State.
Southwestern Elementary and Middle School report cards are now available in Harmony. Have a great day.
400 M Dash State Finalis Congratulations to Southwestern student-athletes Taylor Cole and Mitchell Cline for advancing to the track state finals. Both boys and girls are held in Bloomington at the Robert C. Haugh Complex - Outdoor Track and Field. Taylor will compete Friday, June 1 at 7:05 PM while Mitchell will compete Saturday, June 2 also at 7:05 PM. Good luck and your school is behind you!
2018-19 All-Sport Pass Special Now through 6/1/18 Student & Over 50 are $25 Family (up to 5 people) is $115 Adults are $60 These prices are good only through 6/1/18. No passes sold over summer. Prices will be higher on August 1st when we open sales again. See Kristin Griffin in the MS/HS Main Office.
SOUTHWESTERN BRINGS HOME THE HARDWARE Southwestern has won the Overall Boys Sports Award and the Overall Girls Sports Award in the ORVC for this year. Southwestern has also won the Overall School Sports Award in the ORVC this year as well. Points are earned for this award by final standings in each ORVC sport throughout the year. The school with the most points get awarded trophies at the end of each year. We will bring home 3 big trophies this year. This is the 2nd year in a row we won the Overall School Sports Award in the ORVC.
Ohio River Valley Conference names all-conference athletes and coaches for spring athletics. Tennis: Emma Foley Sam Suthard Zoe Griffin Alliana Voorhies Softball Abby Ralston Kaitlyn West Kate Sampson Baseball Bailey Elliott Talon Harmon Track Taylor Cole Caleb Ream Bradley Winston Mitchell Cline Ethan Goebel Skylar Hall Jacob Grider Gavyn Mundt Oriol Roca-Kirchner Golf Hunter Mefford Austin Kramer Sam Beverly Dylan Peck Coaches: Zac Nussbaum was named ORVC Coach of the Year in Boys Track David Bright was named ORVC Coach of the Year in Boys Golf
Parents: Please be sure to check your parent portal for any unpaid textbook and curricular material fees.
Children's Play - "The Marriage of Prince Simon" written by SWJCS student Avery Wilson will be performed Saturday, May 19th at 4:30 p.m. in the elementary cafe. Adults - $5, Students/Seniors - $3 and Preschool - $1
Spring Sports Class of 2018 Recognition........................... As the school year comes to an end, we start to say our good-byes to our senior athletes that have participated in our spring sports programs. Come out and support and show your appreciation to each of them. I will post other days for senior nights as their coaches let me know. Boys & Girls Track May 1 at 4:30, Softball May 4 at 4:30.
First place winners in the 16th Student Art Show 2nd grade - Evelyn Marrocco 4th grade - Claire Shaffer 5th James - Koonts 9th grade - Danielle Hutchason 11th grade - Elena Morales 12th grade - Jordan Barr
Our web page's athletic section is being updated. High School spring events beginning May 1 are complete. Coaches please e-mail me (firstname.lastname@example.org) your game results following each contest.
Kindergarten registration will take place today in the elementary gym from 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Full color middle school yearbooks are now on sale for $12! Just follow the link below to purchase online or send money to Mrs. Myers. Online orders can be personalized with a student name. Sales end on April 17th. http://link.entourageyearbooks.com/view_account.asp?l=47AA9057-5756-45C7-A907-99D34F54D4AB
Southwestern will be hosting a blood drive Monday April 9th from 9am till 2pm in the new activity center.
"Elementary Running Club starts today! Please pick your child up from the high school track at 3:45".
We would like to thank everyone who has reached out to school staff and law enforcement officers this evening. A social media post was made concerning a threat directed toward a school with the initials of SHS. Various state and local agencies have been involved in the investigation of this post and now believe it is NOT related to the Southwestern High School in Hanover, Indiana. School staff and law enforcement will continue to investigate this and any other such reports received. Thank you for your continued awareness and reporting of safety issues and concerns.
Schedule Information Meeting & College Selection Workshop Wednesday night 2/21/18 at 6:30 HS Library
College Goal Sunday Free FAFSA help and filing Sunday 2/25/18 at 2:00 p.m. @ Ivy Tech - Madison
Southwestern school's phones are working again. We appreciate your patience as we worked with Frontier to repair a line that was down yesterday.
The Southwestern school's phone system is currently down. If you need to contact the school this afternoon, please use email. Addresses will be posted on our website.
The Southwestern Baseball team will be hosting a Hitting Camp March 5th and 6th. The camp is for students in grades 3-6. Details and sign-up form can be found here: http://5il.co/2sm5
Due to the predicted winter weather for Friday and Saturday, the Middle School Dance will not be held on Friday, January 12th. Thank you. Stay safe!
This message is for all Juniors. Your fundraiser orders and money are due Wednesday January 10th. Please contact Miss Skvara if you have any questions.
Middle/High Conferences will be held on Thursday, October 26th. Conferences begin at 4:15 PM and conclude at 8:00 PM.
Welcome to the new www.swjcs.us Home Page! We will have many improvements in the next few weeks. You can also access our site via the mobile app on iPhone and Android. Search for Southwestern School.