District News

Two-Hour Delay 01/17/19

Posted on: January 17, 2019

Thursday, January 17:  Southwest Local Schools are on a Two-Hour Delay, with no morning kindergarten, preschool, or head start.

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Miamitown Elementary Lauded with Two Prestigious Honors

Posted on: January 14, 2019

Miamitown Elementary was recently notified that it is the recipient of two significant honors.   2017-18 High Progress School of Honor: The Schools of Honor program recognizes schools that have sustained high achievement and substantial

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Three SLSD Schools Earn "Overall A Award"

Posted on: January 14, 2019

2017-18 Overall A Award: The Overall A Award is presented by the State Board of Education and recognizes schools that earned an Overall A on their report card.  Only 23 schools out of 100 in Hamilton County earned this award, 310 total out of

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Town Hall Meeting to Update School Design Progress

Posted on: January 11, 2019

The Southwest Local School District is pleased to present our second Town Hall Meeting, designed to provide a comprehensive update on the design of our new schools!  Our project includes three new elementary schools, one new middle school, and a

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January "Super Chat" Podcast Now Posted

Posted on: January 9, 2019

The January edition of the "Super Chat" podcast is now online at www.southwestschools.org/podcast. In this episode, Superintendent John Hamstra explains the Momentum Award which SLSD earned from the Ohio Department of Education for the third year in a

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8th Grade Parent Meeting Regarding High School Transition

Posted on: January 8, 2019

Dear 8th Grade Parents,   It seems like just yesterday you’re standing at the bus stop, biting your nails and looking down at your baby.  You’re thinking “I can’t believe they are old enough to go to

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