Dance Team Try-Outs


Dance Team try-outs start August 17th 2:30 – 5:00pm. Please see Ms. Rivers in rm 120 for more information. All applications are due this Friday Aug 12th. You must have a physical to try out.

Cheerleader Try-Outs


All 9th and 10th grade students who would like to try-out for cheer, see Ms. Randolph for an application this week! Try-Outs will be held August 15th – August 18

Pep Club


Do you want to help plan pep rallies? Do you have school spirit? Then the Pep Club is the club for you!! Meet Ms. Ani Williams in Room 151 Monday August 15, 2016 from 2:30 – 3:15 for more information

Junior Night


There will be a parent meeting for all 11th grade students and their parents on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 beginning at 5:30 PM in the school auditorium.  During this event, students and parents will receive important information to prepare for the upcoming senior year.  We will discuss the college application process, financial aid process, and more.  Please make plans to attend this important session.  Please contact Mrs. Tate, college and career counselor, for more details at (901) 416-4192 or tatets@scsk12.org.

Prom


Senior Prom Tickets will go on sell this week in the main office beginning on Thursday, April 7, 2016 during regular school hours.  The prom ticket cost $55 for singles and $100 for a couple.  Students must have a signed parental contract.  If students are accompanied by a non-Southwind High School student, the student must complete an OUTSIDE PROM DATE APPLICATION.  No prom dates over the age of nineteen (19) years old can attend the prom.  The prom is open to ONLY JUNIORS AND SENIORS.  For more information on prom, please contact Mr. Hardiman at (901) 416-4352 or email him at hardimancr@scsk12.org.

Memphis Virtual School Open Lab


If your student is currently taking an online course or credit recovery through the Memphis Virtual School, the school now has a lab open on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday in Room 124 from 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM.  For more information, please contact Dr. Daphne Jones at jonesdl2@scsk12.org.

AP Testing (Advanced Placement)


The week before Spring Break, all students in AP Chemistry and AP Human Geography were given a letter about the date and cost of their AP exams.  All students who are enrolled in an AP course at Southwind High School are required to take the AP exam; THIS INCLUDES ALL SENIORSThe cost of the AP exam is $92.  A list of students who qualified for all vouchers was sent to all AP teachers last week.  If your student does not know his or her status, please call (901) 416-4352.

2016 – 2017 Course Request Registration


All students in grades 9-11 will begin course request registration beginning Wednesday, April 6, 2016 – Friday, April 22, 2016.  The school course catalog will be placed on the school website with course registration cards and guidelines.  All students will register with their guidance counselors in their English classes.  In order to change any information on the course registration card, a parent signature is required; if a student does not obtain a parent signature, the courses selected by the counselor and the student based upon the student’s transcript will be entered into PowerSchool SMS.  If you have any questions, please contact your student’s grade level guidance counselor.

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY – Pickup/ Drop Offs


EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, students can no longer exit the campus to be picked up or dropped off by car by the STUDENT PARKING LOT on Gerland Creek Parkway  OR FROM THE ENTRANCE AT HACKCROSS! THIS IS A BUS LANE ONLY! If students walk home, now, they will exit the back of the school by the cafeteria.  All car riders should be picked up and dropped off in the rear of the school from the main school driveway, which can be accessed from Shelby Drive.   The circle drive in the front of the school is not a pick up or drop off location.  Parents are asked to avoid this drive from 6:45 AM – 7:45 AM and 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM.  We thank all of Jaguar Nation for your cooperation. 

Memphis Virtual School Open Lab


If your student is currently taking an online course or credit recovery through the Memphis Virtual School, the school now has a lab open on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday in Room 124 from 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM.  For more information, please contact Dr. Daphne Jones here.