Weekly Warrior

Volume 4 Issue 5 August 31st, 2015

Important Dates

August 31st-SWHS Gifted GSSP Signing for teachers during planning time in room 249
Aug 31st-MAP Testing for 9th grade through Math classes
Sept 1st-Professional Growth Plans due to principals
Sept 1st-MAP Testing for 10th grade through English classes
Sept 2nd-8:30 Homeroom to vote for Class Officers and Football Homecoming
Sept 2nd-Keith Ritchie presentation in Auditorium through Senior English classes
Sept 2nd-PLCS and Arts & Humanities PLC at 3:30 in the library
Sept 9th-Blood Drive
Sept 16th-Midterm Grades Posted
Sept 18th-Midterms given to Students in 5th block classes
Sept 24th-Parent Teacher Conferences 4:00-6:00 pm

New in CIITS

Visual and Performing Arts College and Career Ready Pathways
The CIITS Google Training site has documents that will provide teachers and students with the detailed Program of Studies and guidelines for presenting the student’s Capstone Assessment Portfolios via the Student Workspace in CIITS. To access these documents click here and look in the far right column titled as above.

AP Results

Congratulations SWHS AP students and instructors! The Pulaski County School District has a total of 72 AP Scholars from the 2014-15 school year, 49 of which are SWHS students!

  • AP Scholar: Granted to students who receive scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams.
  • AP Scholar with Honor: Granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams.
  • AP Scholar with Distinction: Granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.
  • National AP Scholar: Granted to students in the United States who receive an average score of at least 4 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams.
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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.