Harrison Junior School News

Blog Entries - February 2021

Acceptance Week

Annual Acceptance Week Set for March 1-5

Posted on: February 25, 2021

For the third consecutive year, Harrison High School senior Raileigh Legner has spear-headed a district-wide campaign called “Acceptance Week”, taking place March 1-5.  A volunteer with Special Olympics since she was in the 6th grade,

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Linda Peak

Peak Steps Down from Board, Leaves Legacy of Service

Posted on: February 24, 2021

A lifelong friend of education has stepped down from the School Board.  Linda Peak, a 13-year member of the Southwest Local School District Board of Education, submitted her resignation, effective February 18, 2021. Prior to her service on the Board,

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DC 2021

8th Grade Washington, D.C. Trip Update

Posted on: February 24, 2021

Hello All, I wanted to give an update for the 8th grade Washington D.C. trip. Our tour company, Martin Travel, receives 30-60 day outlooks on the status for group travel to Washington D.C. Due to COVID reasons March is still not accessible to tour groups.We

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COVID

SLSD Health Update

Posted on: February 24, 2021

A reminder that students will have a Remote Learning Day on Thursday, March 11 in order for our staff members to receive their second / final COVID-19 vaccination.  Also, there is no school for students on Friday, March 12.  This is the End of Third

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Polar Plunge

Special Olympians Bring Polar Plunge Home

Posted on: February 21, 2021

Traditionally, the Polar Plunge consists of dozens of teams jumping into a pool of cold water in Newport, KY.  Like so many things in the past year, “traditional” went out the window thanks to the pandemic.  The Harrison Special Olympics

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Snow Day

CLOSED

Posted on: February 18, 2021

Thursday, February 18:  Southwest Local Schools are CLOSED.

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COVID

SLSD Health Update

Posted on: February 17, 2021

Thursday, March 11 will be a Remote Learning Day, to allow over 350 staff members to receive the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccination and the accompanying side effects of this phase of the process.  Additionally, students will not have classes on

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Snow Day

CLOSED

Posted on: February 15, 2021

Tuesday, February 16:  Southwest Local Schools are CLOSED.

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COVID

SLSD Health Update

Posted on: February 10, 2021

Remember that we will be having Remote Learning Days, for all grades, TOMORROW (Thursday, February 11) and Thursday, March 11 in order to allow our staff to receive the COVID-19 vaccination.  We are grateful to Mercy Health and the Harrison Fire and

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Snow Day

CLOSED

Posted on: February 9, 2021

Tuesday, February 9, 2021:  Southwest Local Schools are CLOSED.  Stay safe and enjoy the day!  

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COVID

SLSD Health Update

Posted on: February 6, 2021

As previously communicated, we will be having Remote Learning Days, for all grades, on Thursday, February 11 and Thursday, March 11 in order to allow our staff to receive the COVID-19 vaccination.  We are grateful to Mercy Health and the Harrison Fire

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COVID

SLSD Health Update

Posted on: February 3, 2021

We are excited to learn that we have confirmed dates for our staff to receive the COVID-19 vaccination!  Shot 1 will take place on Thursday, February 11 and shot 2 will take place on Thursday, March 11.  We will be having Remote Learning Days, for

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Winter Weather

Monday, February 1: TWO-HOUR DELAY

Posted on: February 1, 2021

Monday, February 1:  Southwest Local Schools are on a TWO-HOUR DELAY, with no morning kindergarten, pre-school, or head start. We will continue to monitor the weather and road conditions throughout the district.  Our district covers 68 square miles

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