Whitewater Valley Elementary School News

Blog Entries - December 2020

COVID

SLSD Health Update

Posted on: December 30, 2020

We are working in close partnership with the Hamilton County Health Department and as a school district, we are excited about the progress being made with vaccine distribution. Our number one priority is student and staff safety - each and every day. As a

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Update

WVE Update

Posted on: December 29, 2020

No matter how you & your family are celebrating the season, the teachers & staff at WVE hope for good health and wellness!  Our teachers and staff members are enjoying a break that is more deserved this year than any other.  Continue to

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Bus Routes

Updated Bus Routes for Second Semester

Posted on: December 23, 2020

Paper copies of transportation information were sent home the week of December 14 with all elementary students who will be receiving transportation services for the 2nd semester.  For Junior School students, we did not have that opportunity as students

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COVID

SLSD Health Update

Posted on: December 19, 2020

How we conduct the first week of 2nd semester (January 4-8, 2021) will depend on the case count in our schools and community. We aim to give our families as much notice as possible, but with the fluidity of the situation, this decision can be tricky. 

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Full Day Kindergarten

Full Day Kindergarten Survey

Posted on: December 18, 2020

Southwest Local Schools will continue to offer the state minimum required 1/2 day Kindergarten programs at each elementary school as we always have. However, with the increased classroom space at the 3 new elementary schools, we are excited to offer a full

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Art Showcase

WHHHS Virtual Art Show

Posted on: December 17, 2020

The Harrison High School Art Department presents a virtual art show, highlighting selected works from first semester art students. All artwork represented includes selected pieces from courses taught by Ms. Keller, Mrs. Kravetz, and Mrs. Cummings. Click

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Winter Weather

Dec. 16: TWO-HOUR DELAY

Posted on: December 16, 2020

Wednesday, December 16:  Southwest Local Schools are on a TWO-HOUR DELAY, with no morning kindergarten, pre-school, or head start. 

Junior School and High School students who are already remote this week, your day will begin at 9:50 AM in your 3rd Period TEAMS page.

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COVID

SLSD Health Update

Posted on: December 16, 2020

As was previously communicated, Harrison High School and Harrison Junior School have moved to Remote Learning this week, due to a spike in positive COVID-19 cases and close contact quarantines amongst both staff and students.  This applies to Harrison

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Unloading

SLSD Service Project Benefits Those in Need This Holiday Season

Posted on: December 15, 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. Collection

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COVID

Harrison Junior School Moves to Remote Learning, Dec. 15-18

Posted on: December 14, 2020

As we have mentioned from the start of this school year, our goal is to educate students face to face (F2F), and with the remote option for those that choose that route, for as long as possible. We have also spoken to the criteria that would put a

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COVID

SLSD Health Update

Posted on: December 12, 2020

As was previously communicated, Harrison High School will be moving to Remote Learning this coming week, December 14-18, due to a spike in positive COVID-19 cases and close contact quarantines amongst both staff and students.  This applies to Harrison

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COVID

SLSD Health Update

Posted on: December 9, 2020

We are seeing a significant spike in COVID+ cases this week at Harrison High School and Harrison Junior School.  At the high school alone, cases have more than tripled in recent days.  Positive cases, as well as the numbers of both students and

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Food and Clothing Drive

Food & Clothing Drive Now Underway!

Posted on: December 7, 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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COVID

SLSD Health Update

Posted on: December 5, 2020

On Friday, December 4, the Ohio Department of Health adopted the updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control regarding the length of quarantines.  The updated information can be found HERE.  For some students currently out on quarantine,

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COVID

SLSD Health Update

Posted on: December 2, 2020

Spikes in both cases and hospitalizations are occurring throughout the State of Ohio and Hamilton County.  Small group gatherings, as well as community events, are major spreader events in our area.  When holiday spikes occur in the community,

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