Harrison Junior School News

Blog Entries - August 2020


Meet Your Teachers!

Posted on: August 31, 2020

Harrison Junior School students, your teachers cannot wait to meet you and kick off the 2020-2021 school year!  Please click on the teacher's name below to view a brief welcome video.   Miss Anna Adams (Chorus)  - No video provided Mrs.

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Transportation Update

Posted on: August 28, 2020

On August 28, our district pushed out preliminary bus routes, times, and pick-up locations to our families via Final Forms.  Please log into your Final Forms account via the Online Forms portion of the Abre Parent/Student Portal.  You will click on

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Food Service

Cafeteria Account & Free/Reduced Information

Posted on: August 27, 2020

Southwest Local Schools has switched programs for our lunchtime software this coming school year as a part of the upgrades to our existing buildings and in preparation for a move to new buildings next summer.  As a result of this move, the district will

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Important Information

HJS Safety Protocol Information

Posted on: August 25, 2020

Dear Harrison Junior School Families, We are so excited to have all of our students back with us on September 8th. Below is a video that will help to explain our daily procedures, from temperature stations in the morning to afternoon dismissal. Students and

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SLSD Parent Update

Posted on: August 21, 2020

Southwest Local School District Superintendent John Hamstra and Assistant Superintendent Corinne Hayes provide updates to stakeholders as students prepare to return for the 2020-2021 school year. Mr. Hamstra speaks to the safety and protocols in place, and

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Virtual Learning Model FAQs

Posted on: August 20, 2020

For students and families who have selected the Virtual Learning Model for the first semester of the 2020-2021 school year, we have compiled the following list of FAQs based on parent feedback.  Please click HERE for the list.

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Help Wanted

Cooks Needed!

Posted on: August 19, 2020

If you are looking for a part-time job that aligns with your SLSD child's school calendar, we have an opportunity for you!  SLSD Food Service is looking for part time cooks to assist with serving lunch in our kitchens.  Shifts are generally about 3

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Back to School

Harrison Junior School Back-to-School Information

Posted on: August 18, 2020

Welcome to the most unique school year any of us have ever seen! Our staff is beyond excited to welcome your children back on September 8th.  Regardless of whether your family chose to go online or face to face, we believe that we have the opportunity to

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Responsible Restart Ohio

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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"Highlighter" Returns on Aug. 7!

Posted on: August 1, 2020

Please see the following from our friends at Church on Fire!   Highlighter is coming! "What's Highlighter", you ask?Highlighter is a back-to-school event, hosted at Church on Fire for students that have a need for school supplies. It's on Friday,

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