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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:

‚ÄčApplications 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.

      Southwest Field Day

If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out the form found at the following link:

Field Day Volunteer Form

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

Student Welcome Letter 2018-2019

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

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

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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.