Harrison Junior School News

Blog Entries - 2018

Super Chat

December "Super Chat" Podcast Now Posted

Posted on: December 3, 2018

The December edition of the "Super Chat" podcast is now online at www.southwestschools.org/podcast. In this episode, Director of Operations Adam Lohbeck fills in for Superintendent John Hamstra and provides an in-depth update on the current status of

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Coffee

"Coffee With the Assistant Superintendent" Set for Nov. 30

Posted on: November 26, 2018

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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Food and Clothing Drive

Annual Food and Clothing Drive Dec. 3-7

Posted on: November 25, 2018

Again this year, the Southwest Local School District is proud to partner with the Harrison Mayor’s Fund, This City His City, Christ’s Loving Hands, and JTM Food Group to provide for those in need in our community this holiday season. The annual

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Important Information

Important Emergency Notification Information

Posted on: November 16, 2018

Southwest Parents and Guardians, If you did not receive the two-hour delay call on Thursday, November 15, please read the following instructions:   Please check your US Mail for a letter which will include the emergency contact information we have on

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Winter Weather

Two-Hour Delay 11/15/18

Posted on: November 15, 2018

Thursday, November 15:  Southwest Local Schools are on a Two-Hour Delay, with no morning kindergarten, preschool, or head start.

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Parent Meeting

College Credit Plus Information Night

Posted on: November 13, 2018

Any student wanting to participate in college credit for the 2019-20 school year MUST attend a parent meeting with a parent or guardian on November 27th at 6:00 pm in the Auditorium at the Activity Center.  Harrison High School currently offers 5

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Veterans Day

Veterans Invited to Breakfast and Recognition Ceremony

Posted on: October 28, 2018

Veterans and Current U.S. Military Personnel are being sought to attend Harrison High School and Harrison Junior School's annual Veteran’s Breakfast and Assembly.   It will take place on Friday, November 9th starting at 8:00 AM at the Activity

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Important Information

Vaccines Required for 7th Graders

Posted on: October 27, 2018

Meningococcal Vaccine and TDAP booster needed A final reminder to parents of 7th graders:  Ohio State law requires a Meningococcal vaccine and TDAP booster for all students entering 7th grade.  Parents and students were informed of this

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Parent Meeting

AP Parent Night

Posted on: October 22, 2018

The Harrison High School Guidance Department will be hosting a parent night on November 27th at 7:30 pm to discuss AP classes.  This meeting is for any parents who have students interested in signing up for a College Board Advanced Placement (AP) class

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Scam Alert

Beware: Fraudulent Email Circulating

Posted on: October 8, 2018

It has come to our attention that an email is circulating which uses the Southwest Local School District name and logo to insinuate that the school district is promoting a GoFundMe campaign regarding a child's medical needs.  The email appears to come

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Blood Drive

Hoxworth Blood Drive Coming Soon

Posted on: October 6, 2018

The Senior Class of William Henry Harrison High School is sponsoring the first of two Hoxworth Blood Drives this school year.  The first drive is coming up on Thursday, October 11 from 7:45 AM - 1:00 PM at the Activity Center.     This

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Bus Evacuation Drill

Safety Drills in Motion

Posted on: September 26, 2018

Each school year, our buildings run about 16 safety drills that focus on fire, tornado, and intruder scenarios in accordance with state laws.  Similarly, the State of Ohio requires our students to practice bus evacuations.  In September, we

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School Bus

Bus Drivers Needed - Paid Training Available

Posted on: September 24, 2018

Southwest Local Schools is looking for substitute bus drivers.  Substitute drivers are needed to fill in on routes when drivers are ill or unable to work, generally during the hours of 6-9 AM or 2-4:30 PM.  Sub bus drivers are also eligible to take

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Breakfast

Join Us for Breakfast!

Posted on: September 22, 2018

Did you know? All Southwest Schools serve breakfast daily for 30 minutes prior to the start of the school day. Breakfast is served in the Cafeteria and costs $1.20. The free and reduced price of $.30 applies to those who qualify. It’s the most important meal of the day... don't miss it! All are welcome!

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Help Wanted

Calling All Cooks!

Posted on: September 22, 2018

Southwest Local Schools is looking for part-time cafeteria workers.  We have immediate openings at Harrison High School and will be interviewing in the coming weeks.  These positions consist of 15 hours a week, working each school day

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Legner

Harrison Sophomore Spearheads "Acceptance Week"

Posted on: September 20, 2018

Harrison High School sophomore Raileigh Legner has spear-headed a district-wide campaign called “Acceptance Week”.  A volunteer with Special Olympics since she was in the 6th grade, Legner chose this project for an independent study in her

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SLSD

SLSD Releases Annual Quality Profile

Posted on: September 13, 2018

We are pleased to release the SLSD Quality Profile (QP) from the 2017-2018 school year.  The Quality Profile is meant to serve as a companion to the State of Ohio Report Card that is released soon after the Quality Profile. This year's QP again

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Mobile App

Mobile App Now Available!

Posted on: September 10, 2018

Mobile app provides quick access to school information In addition to our updated website, Southwest Local Schools is pleased to roll out a new mobile app. If you visit our school website www.southwestschools.org from a phone or tablet, you

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Yearbook

Purchase Your Yearbook Now!

Posted on: August 26, 2018

Give your student a yearbook of memories to last a lifetime.  Be sure to order now so your student doesn't miss out on the 2018-2019 Harrison Junior School Yearbook! Click this link to place your

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