2019 - 2020 / Parent Handbook and Code of Conduct
Please visit for an electronic version of the handbook and for Spanish or Hmong versions.

Optional Student Accident Insurance Coverage

Information and forms in English
Information and forms in Spanish

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 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 ‚Äč

Early Dismissal Policy

Southwest has adopted a new Early Dismissal Policy.  Click here to find out more information.

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.

School Calendar for 2019-2020

2019-2020 HPS Calendar