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Welcome to Southwest Primary
Click on the link below to find a welcome letter from our principal, Mrs. Dischiavi.

Student Welcome Letter 2018-2019

Southwest Primary Sneak Peek
Come join us for our back to school Sneak Peak on Thursday, August 23, 2018.  PreK and Kindergarten students are welcome to visit between 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm.  Our first and second grade students can attend between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm.  We look forward to seeing you then.

Southwest Supply Lists for the 2018-2019 School Year
Click on the links below to find school supply lists for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year.

Pre-K Supply List 2018-2019
Kindergarten Supply List 2018-2019
First Grade Supply List 2018-2019
Second Grade Supply List 2018-2019
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Southwest Primary Student Handbook
Click on the link below to access our student handbook for the 2018-2019 school year.

Southwest Primary Student Handbook 2018-2019

School Hours and Dismissal Times
School Day Hours
8:30 – 3:05
Pre-K Pick Up
2:50 (at bus loading)
Car Rider Tag required
K-2 Pick Up
3:05 – 3:20
Car Rider Tag required

Welcome Rising Kindergarten Students!
It's time to register for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year.  Please call or stop by the school office for a registration packet.  Children must be 5 years of age by August 31, 2018 to enroll.  Click here to see what you missed at Beginners' Day which was held at the school on April 19.

Dual Language Immersion Program

Enroll now for the 2018-2019 school year!
If you would like to know more about the program, click the photo below to see a video with more information.

DLI Video

We invite you to join us on either April 26th at 6:00 pm or May 3rd at 9:00 am for an informational meeting.  To print an application for the program, you can click

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Southwest Primary is now on Facebook! Search for the "Southwest Primary School" Facebook page or click the Facebook logo above.

Southwest Mission Statement:

Southwest will create lifelong learners and productive citizens who are respectful, responsible, and safe.

Southwest Vision Statement:

Southwest empowers all students to pursue excellence through valuing diversity, collaboration and service to the community and world.


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 dischiavist@hickoryschools.net for more information or call the school at 828.324.8884.