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SLSD Re-Opening Plan for Fall 2020

Posted on: August 6, 2020

UPDATE:  August 6, 2020 SLSD Parents and Guardians, Thank you for your patience and support as we continue to refine our “Back to School 2020” plan to reflect the latest guidance we continue to receive from the State of Ohio and Hamilton

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SLSD Forced to Begin Year with State Minimum Transportation

Posted on: August 3, 2020

August 3, 2020 Dear Southwest Local School District parents / guardians; At our July 30th Board of Education meeting, we had a deep discussion and ultimately a unanimous vote to reduce our transportation services to Ohio’s state minimums.  After

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Super Chat

August "Super Chat" Podcast Now Posted

Posted on: August 2, 2020

The August edition of the "Super Chat" podcast is now online at www.southwestschools.org/podcast. In this episode, Superintendent John Hamstra explains the thought process behind SLSD's Return to School plan for this fall - from the parent survey

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Help Wanted

Substitute Teachers Needed!

Posted on: July 31, 2020

The Southwest Local School District is hiring an internal substitute teacher for each of their school buildings (Crosby Elem., Miamitown Elem., Harrison Elem., Whitewater Valley Elem., Harrison Junior School and Harrison High School). Substitute teachers

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Help Wanted

Bus and Van Drivers Needed!

Posted on: July 30, 2020

The Southwest Local School District has multiple openings for full-time school bus drivers.  Drivers work a "split shift" of 6 hours per day on days where school is in session for students, plus they receive paid holidays and benefits.  A CDL with

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Important Information

Start of School Year Delayed

Posted on: July 16, 2020

Thank you, parents and guardians, for the phone calls and emails giving input on the 2020-2021 re-opening plan.  In response to several concerns regarding the masking requirements in the heat, our administrative team has made the decision to delay

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