Southwest Elementary Newsletter

August/September 2023

A Note from Mr. Hofer

Parents and Students,

We are excited to welcome everyone back for the 23-24 school year. It is going to be a tremendous school year for our students and the Geneseo School Community. We look forward to learning and growing together each and every day!

Please take a few moments to go through the links below in this newsletter. These links contain important information regarding procedures, routines, and schedules.

Classroom assignments will become final on Wednesday, August 9 at 4 p.m. for all students. You can find out your child's teacher by logging into your child's Skyward account.

We look forward to greeting Kindergarten students and parents for orientation on August 8 at 6:00 at Southwest. Our back to school open house is scheduled for August 14 between 4:00-6:00 for all students.

Here are a some important phone numbers.

Main Office - 309-945-0699

Nurse - 309-945-0658

Attendance Line - 309-945-0109

Fax- 309-945-0670

It is going to be a great school year at Southwest Elementary!

Take care,

Brian Hofer

Southwest Principal

August/September Calendar Items

August 8, 6:00: Kindergarten Orientation (Guardians AND their Kindergarten child should attend)

August 14, 4:00-6:00: Back to School Open House

August 16: First Day of Student Attendance (One-Hour Early Dismissal)

August 17-18: One-Hour Early Dismissal

August 21: Full-Day Student Attendance

September 1: PTA School Store (7:30-8:00)

September 4: No School (Labor Day)

September 5-8: MAP Testing (1st-5th)

September 22: 1st Grade to Tanner's Orchard Field Trip

September 24: Harvest Time Music Fest @ City Park

September 27: Half Day In-Service (11:35 Dismissal)

Southwest Elementary School

Southwest Elementary is a K-5 grade school that serves approximately 370 students.