Remote Learning Parent Guide
Parents, remote learning could not be successful without your help.  We at Southwest would like to thank you for your amazing support during this time.  If you would like more information on how you could help your child at home during remote learning, click on the link below to view the Remote Learning Parent Guide.

Remote Learning Parent Guide

PTA Fall 2020 Newsletter
Please support our school's PTA.  Click on the link below for the Fall 2020 Newsletter to find out about ways you can help.

PTA Fall 2020 Newsletter

Tools to Assist You and Your Student in Virtual Learning
Click on the link below for step-by-step directions on how to sign in to Google Classroom.  There is also a link with tips you can try if you are having trouble getting logged in.

How to Sign in to Google Classroom and Live Instruction on an iPad

Having Trouble Logging in to Virtual Learning at Southwest Primary?

HPS CoolPad Connection Tips
Did you borrow an HPS CoolPad hotspot to use during virtual learning?  Here are some tips to help if you are using one of these wifi devices.

CoolPad Connection Tips for iPads
CoolPad Connection Tips for Chromebooks

Gaston Family Health Services Online Enrollment

Did you know that your child can begin receiving behavioral health services at school?  Southwest is proudly partnering with Gaston Family Health Services to provide school based interventions to any child who may struggle with academics, developmental issues, relationships, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, behavioral concerns, grief, transition, and more.  These services are provided to any child regardless of insurance type or ability to pay.  No service will ever be denied.  Signing up is now easier than ever.  Simply fill out an enrollment packet or click the provided link below and you will be redirected to a secure enrollment form.

Sign Now Links:



Hickory Shared Access

Now students can borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming video free from the Hickory Public Library using your Hickory Shared Access account.  Click on the following link to find out more information:  Hickory Shared Access.

Students can also use their Hickory Shared Access account to check out and read ebooks from the NCKids Digital Library by clicking on the following link:

Southwest Spirit Rock

Don't miss out on your chance to paint the rock!  Click here for details on how to sign up.

Southwest PTA needs you!

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.


Volunteer and make a difference!

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.  If you are interested, you can complete the registration form at:  Volunteer Tracker.