Whitewater Valley Elementary School News

Blog Entries - November 2020

Food and Clothing Drive

Food & Clothing Drive Coming Up Dec. 7-11

Posted on: November 30, 2020

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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Harrison Chamber

Hamstra, Meibers Recognized by Harrison Chamber

Posted on: November 28, 2020

Southwest Local Schools' Superintendent John Hamstra and Harrison High School Athletic Director / Assistant Principal Mark Meibers have been recognized by the Greater Harrison Chamber of Commerce.  Mr. Hamstra has been awarded the Mary Lou Smith

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Playground

Help Make the New Miami Whitewater Elementary Playground ADA Accessible

Posted on: November 27, 2020

Do you remember what it was like as a child to hear your parents say that you were going to head to the local park or playground on a sunny afternoon to play? There was not a piece of playground equipment you could not enjoy and there were no long lines

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COVID

SLSD Health Update

Posted on: November 25, 2020

Our school community appreciates everyone’s efforts to keep each other safe. Let’s continue this commitment to healthy practices as we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday and weekend. It’s up to all of us to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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COVID

SLSD Health Update

Posted on: November 21, 2020

As we approach the holiday season, vigilance becomes paramount.  It will take everyone doing their part over the holidays by avoiding gatherings outside of immediate family – as challenging as that will be.  A spike in cases could force

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COVID

SLSD Health Update

Posted on: November 18, 2020

As we approach the holiday season, vigilance becomes paramount.  It will take everyone doing their part over the holidays by avoiding gatherings outside of immediate family – as challenging as that will be.  A spike in cases could force

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COVID

SLSD Health Update

Posted on: November 14, 2020

COVID-19 is spreading at an alarming rate in Western Hamilton County.  We are dangerously close to having to close several of our school buildings and shift to remote learning due to community spread and the inability to safely staff our schools. 

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COVID

SLSD Health Update

Posted on: November 11, 2020

COVID-19 is spreading at an alarming rate in Western Hamilton County.  We are dangerously close to having to close several of our school buildings and shift to remote learning due to community spread and the inability to safely staff our schools. 

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COVID Update

SLSD Health Update

Posted on: November 7, 2020

COVID-19 is spreading at an alarming rate in Western Hamilton County.  It is vitally important to limit group gatherings both large and small, and to wear masks and practice social distancing.  Keep the same COVID prevention protocols in place

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Urgent

Second Semester Placement Selection

Posted on: November 6, 2020

Hello, SLSD Families! Below you will find the link to go into Final Forms and enter your preference for your child's or children's Second Semester placement (January 4 - May 28, 2021), either attending school in-person, face-to-face, or participating in the

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Update

Whitewater Valley Happenings

Posted on: November 5, 2020

Whitewater Valley Elementary Parents & Guardians – Welcome to second quarter!  It's amazing that the year is more than 1/4 over. As I review Progress Book, I always notice a couple things that are a strong indication of student success. This

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Testing

Emergency Notification System Test

Posted on: November 4, 2020

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 Good Afternoon, SLSD Parents and Guardians, This afternoon (Wed. Nov. 4) between 4:00-5:00 PM, there will be a test of the School Messenger mass notification system.  School Messenger is used to communicate weather-related

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COVID Update

SLSD Health Update

Posted on: November 4, 2020

Please click HERE for the bi-weekly health update from Hamilton County Public Health and the Southwest Local School

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Breakfast & Lunch

USDA Extends Meal Waiver Program

Posted on: November 2, 2020

The USDA recently received approval from Congress to extend the meal waiver program through the end of this school year.  Originally slated to end on December 31 (or when the money was completely spent), our waiver will now expire in June when our school

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