The PTA is seeking additional members!! We are also looking for parents willing to serve on the PTA Board. If you are interested, please contact the school for more information.

Southwest is actively recruiting volunteers! We would love to have you come be a lunch buddy with our students or be a reading buddy in a classroom or assist a teacher with things at your home. Please contact Stephanie Dischiavi at for more information or call the school at 828.324.8884.


The Viking staff welcomes you to Southwest Primary! 

Start and Dismissal Times for 2017 - 2018 School Year

With the upcoming changes to both Southwest Primary and Longview Elementary for the 2017-2018 school year, start and end times for student days have been announced.  Southwest students will start their day at 8:30 am and will dismiss at 3:05 pm.  Classes for Longview students will begin at 8:15 am and finish at 2:50 pm.

School Calendar for 2017 - 2018

On Monday, January 23, 2017, the Hickory Board of Education voted to adopt the calendar for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year.  You can view that calendar by clicking on the link below.

2017-2018 HPS Calendar.pdf

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Southwest Primary Newsletter

Keep up to date with some of the things happening here at Southwest by reading our monthly newsletter.  You can have a look at the newsletter by clicking on the link below.

Southwest Primary Newsletter - Sept. 18-22, 2017

Headlines and Features

School Improvement Team 

Minutes from our School Improvement Team meetings will be posted on our website below.

Rainbow of Possibilities