Cougars Connect

“Unity is Strength; Together We Are Better”

Welcome to the 2022-2023 School Year!

Cougar Family,

My name is Curtis Gladden, and I have the honor of being the new principal at Southwest Junior High. I hope that you have had a wonderful summer break, and I look forward to meeting you and your students this upcoming year. The faculty and staff are excited about the beginning of a new school year. Your student is in for a tremendous experience, from extracurricular activities, to Advanced classes, SWJH has a tradition of excellence established by great faculty, staff, students, and parents.

Please take a moment to review the information and links provided in this newsletter. They are intended to provide you useful information as we start the year.

We look forward to connecting with our students and families. Please reach out to us with any questions, concerns or celebrations!!

Important: Please Update Registration before Aug. 8th

We plan to hand chromebooks out during the first few days of school. We need Acceptable Use Policies (AUA) signed prior to giving a chromebook to your child. This form is included in the Registration Gateway.

Click Here to Sign up for Free/Reduced Lunches

Lunches will not be free for all students this year. It is important to complete this form to receive free or reduced lunches.

Back to School Bash!

Southwest Junior High’s Back 2 School BASH

(8th-graders and new 9th-graders)

August 10th

4:00, 5:00 OR 6:00 (choose one time to attend)

Information Meeting

Pick up your schedule

Meet your teachers

Tour the building

Sign up for PTSO/buy Cougar gear

**9th-graders may pick up their schedule from 9:00-10:30 on August 10th

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events:

First Day of School: August 15th

New School Times:

    • Regular: 8:40 - 4:05

    • Wednesday: 8:40 - 2:45

Labor Day Holiday (no school): September 5th

SWJH 2022-2023 School Supply List

Backpack (with a padding for a Chromebook is recommended)




hand sanitizer-optional

Water bottle-optional

*Some classes will require additional supplies, and they will provide that information on the first day of school.

Additional ways to connect with SWJH

Like us on Facebook @swjhcougars (Southwest Junior High School)

Follow us on Instagram @swjhcougars67

Download the app “Springdale Public Schools.” Click on Southwest Junior High to follow our Live Feed, News and Events.

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Meet the Admin Team!