Weekly Warrior

Volume 13 Issue 5 September 10, 2018

Important Dates

Sept 12th-Faculty Meeting @3:30

Sept 15th-Professional Growth Plans due to Evaluating Principals

Sept 17th-Picture Day for Grades 9/10/11

Sept 18th-Rogers Scholar Meeting @1:20 in the Auditorium

Sept 18th-Midterms Posted by 3:30

Sept 19th-PLC Meetings @3:30

Sept 26th-Homecoming Nominations

Sept 26th-Department Meetings @3:30

Sept 27th-A1 Ice Cream Truck (schedule will be sent)

Sept 28th-Growth Day

Oct 1st-5th-Fall Break

Oct 17th-Faculty Meeting @3:30

Oct 24th-PLC Meetings@3:30

Oct 31st-Department Meetings @3:30

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Professional Growth Plan

Your Professional Growth Plan for the 2018-19 school year needs to be completed by September 15th. Please first ensure that you are enrolled in your evaluating principal's classroom, then work to complete your growth goal for this school year. See your evaluating principal if you have questions.

Anthem Essay Winners

5 Southwestern Students were recognized for their writing in an international writing contest for the novel, Anthem out of over 14000 submissions from all over the world. GREAT JOB!


Students Pictured: Damond Vance-finalist, Chase Eastham-3rd place $100 winner, Kaitlynn Gover-semifinalist, Jaden Dishman-semifinalist, and Lillie Turpin-semifinalist.

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Search for Questions in Albert

You can search for questions across our content by:


  1. Question text (prompt, answer options, and explanation)
  2. Content tag
  3. Learning standard (Common Core, NGSS, ACT, and College Board)


Albert's Universal Search tool can be accessed from any subject guide or within your Classroom assignments tab by clicking "Find Questions."


Note: All Albert searches are based on exact matches. The means that the broader your search term, the more likely you are to find results. For example, if you search for the term "evolve" in the question text, you will find questions with "evolves" and "evolved" in their text. To start a new search, navigate to the subject you are interested in and type your search term into the search bar located at the top right of the screen and click enter.


Written by Luke Liu

View the how-to video here:

When Students Have Access to Answers in Assignments

Teachers have the following options with feedback when setting up an assignment


  • Show the answer and explanation as students answer questions.
  • Hide answers and explanations until after the entire assignment is complete.
  • Hide answers and explanations until after the due date passes.


Written by Luke Liu

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Success With Higher Standards

Southwestern High School will strive to graduate every student college/career ready and prepared for the 21st century.