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New Principal Announced for Southwest Primary
Erin Sigmon

Effective July 1, 2019, Erin S. Sigmon will serve as the new principal for Southwest Primary School.  An educator serving North Carolina public schools since 1998, Sigmon's most recent role has been with Southwest Primary, serving as Intervention Support.  Mrs. Sigmon has been instrumental in school operations and building relations with school families.  In addition, her peers at Southwest Primary nominated her as the school's representative for the 2019 Rotary's Wilmer Jenkins Teacher of the Year Award.
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                  Congratulations Mrs. Sigmon!

Southwest Supply Lists for the 2019-2020 School Year
Click on the links below to find school supply lists for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year.

PreK Supply List
Kindergarten Supply List
First Grade Supply List
Second Grade Supply List

New Instructional Hours for the 2019-2020 School Year
For the 2019-2020 school year, Southwest Primary's instructional day will be from 8:30 am to 3:25 pm.

HPS Now Accepting PreK Applications
Hickory Public Schools is now accepting applications for preschool classes for the 2019-2020 school year.  For more information, click on the following link:

Applications are also available for NCPreK.  You can find more information at the following link:  https://catawbakids.com/early-childhood-services/nc-pre-kindergarten-program/

Remember, preschoolers must be four years old on or before August 31, 2019.

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Principal's Weekly Newsletter

What's going on at Southwest?  Read our principal's weekly newsletter to find out.

Become a Southwest Volunteer

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer here at Southwest?  If so, all you have to do is click the link below to find out more information about the Hickory Public Schools Volunteer Tracker.

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                                  Southwest Elementary Facebook

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