District News

"Coffee With the Superintendent" Set for Jan. 25

Posted on: January 18, 2019

Each month, SLSD Superintendent John Hamstra holds informal “coffee chat” sessions, designed as a way for any parent, guardian or community member to get a better understanding of our school district and get answers to any questions they may

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Important 5th Grade Parent Meeting Regarding Junior School Transition

Posted on: January 18, 2019

Dear Incoming 6th Grade Parents, It is hard to believe, just a few years ago your students were starting their first day of Kindergarten.  Nervous children and nervous parents were watching their children walk into our great Elementary Schools, stomachs

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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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