Harrison Junior School News

Blog Entries - 2019

Harrison

Help Design "Pride Walls" in New Schools

Posted on: March 10, 2019

The Southwest Local School District invites you to leave your mark on the design of the new school facilities by joining the Pride Wall committee.  Each of the three new elementary schools will have a Pride Wall, along with the new middle school and the

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Super Chat

March "Super Chat" Podcast Now Posted

Posted on: March 9, 2019

The March edition of the "Super Chat" podcast is now online at www.southwestschools.org/podcast. In this episode, Superintendent John Hamstra wraps up the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society fundraiser, the last of the three large-scale, district-wide service

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Track & Field

Youth Track & Field Information

Posted on: March 3, 2019

We are pleased to present information for the 2019 season of Harrison's Youth Track & Field program that is available to the entire community.  The design of this program is to introduce the sport of track & field to kids in our area. 

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Safety

Lockdown Drill at Harrison Junior School

Posted on: February 27, 2019

On February 27, Harrison High School and Harrison Junior School were placed on a soft lockdown to bring multiple K-9 units in to do a sweep of our secondary campus.  A “soft lockdown” means that all exterior doors are double-checked for

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Winter Weather

Two-Hour Delay 02/20/19

Posted on: February 20, 2019

Wednesday, February 20:  Southwest Local Schools are on a Two-Hour Delay, with no morning kindergarten, preschool, or head start.

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Coffee

"Coffee With the Superintendent" Set for Feb. 22

Posted on: February 17, 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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Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

HJS Raising Money to Battle Blood Cancer

Posted on: February 14, 2019

Harrison Junior School is in the midst of our fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Our school is joining over 28,000 other schools across the nation to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  We are encouraging students to bring in

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Box Tops

PTA Needs Box Tops!

Posted on: February 7, 2019

Hello Junior High School parents!  It is time again for a Box Top collection!  Any student who turns in the attached Valentine Box Top Collection Sheet  (does not have to be full just as many as you can!) or a baggie with their name on it by

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Snow Day

CLOSED 02/01/19

Posted on: February 1, 2019

Friday, February 1: Southwest Local Schools are CLOSED.

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Community Update

Community Provided with Update on Progress of New Schools

Posted on: January 27, 2019

On Thursday, January 24 the Southwest Local School District presented the second Town Hall meeting, updating the community on the design process of the new school facilities. The presentations were led by our architecture firm, SHP Leading Design, and our

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The Belairs

"The Belairs" Return to the Martin Marietta Theater

Posted on: January 25, 2019

The Harrison High School Creative Arts Theatre is proud to present the 50's and 60's rock and roll band, "The Belairs" in concert on Saturday, January 26. Formerly known as "Hot Wax", The Belairs Show is dedicated to those who can appreciate the memorable

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SLSD

TONIGHT: Town Hall Meeting to Update School Design Progress

Posted on: January 24, 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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Parent Meeting

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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Class Registration

Registration Information for Upcoming 7th & 8th Graders

Posted on: January 17, 2019

Dear Parents and Guardians of Upcoming 7th & 8th Graders, The Harrison Junior School Counseling Office would like to introduce you to the scheduling process for the 2019-2020 year! We are looking forward to making the transition to the next grade level

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Parent Meeting

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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Mercy Health

SLSD Partners with Mercy Health for School-Based Health Center

Posted on: January 6, 2019

Mercy Health has a long history of partnering with area schools to help students, teachers and staff be well. Today, Mercy Health announces that it has partnered with the Southwest Local School District to promote the health and wellness of the school’s

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Scam Alert

Scam Targets Business Owners, Hurts Student Athletes

Posted on: January 4, 2019

Harrison Wildcats Athletics is warning business owners about a scam where a company calling themselves "Sports Media" purports to be soliciting advertising dollars on behalf of the school.     To verify the legitimacy of any fundraising

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