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Reward party on February 23rd

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3rd Quarter Extension Forms

Extension request forms for 3rd quarter went home with students last week. These are due by Friday, December 8th.  Please click here for an extension request form as well as a detailed list of 3rd quarter extension classes. 

SBDM Special Called Meeting on August 30th

SWMS SBDM will have a Special Called Meeting on August 30th at 7:05 am. Click here for meeting agenda.  

Slight change to Afternoon Car Procedures This Year

There will be a slight change to afternoon car rider procedures this year. Please click "read more" for the specifics of this change.  Thank you for helping us ensure the safety of all of our children.

First Day of School is Wednesday, August 9th

We welcome students back to South Warren Middle School on Wednesday, August 9th.  Doors open at 7 am.

2017 Summer Feeding Program WCPS Logo

Free meals for anyone under 18...

Special SBDM Election

There will be special election to select a minority parent representative on the SBDM council for the upcoming school year. Please click here for more information. With the school year quickly coming to an end, the turnaround to submit an application is quick — Monday, May 22, at 3pm.  Voting will take place on May 23 in the school’s office between 7:15am - 3pm.

Fun Day - No Referral Challenge on Friday, May 19

The final “no referral challenge” is underway and will run through May 19. Students who have no write-ups during the next month will get to participate in “Fun Day” on May 19. Click "read more" for additional details.

SW Enrollment 2017-18

If you know of any students moving to the SW feeder system and are not yet registered for the upcoming school year, please encourage them to do so ASAP. They can get started by visiting the website below: http://www.warrencountyschools.org/olc/page.aspx?id=22067&s=2620

Final Exams are May 22 & 23

We will be having final exams on Monday, May 22nd and Tuesday, May 23rd. It’s very important that students are at school for both of these days, arrive on time, receive plenty of rest, and are ready to perform their best.

Biology End of Course Exam is May 17th

Biology students will be taking their End of Course exam this Wednesday, May 17th.  If your child is in Biiology, it’s very important that they are at school for this test, arrive on time, receive plenty of rest, and are ready to perform their best. 

KPREP testing is May 8-12

STATE TESTING FOR M.S. (KPREP) is May 8th through May 12th.  It’s very important that students are at school for each of these days, arrive on time, receive plenty of rest, and are ready to perform their best!  

STAR Reports Mailed Home Last Week

STAR reports were mailed home and should have arrived early this week. Please take the time to carefully review this information with your child as reflection and goal-setting at home has significant, positive impact on student performance. If you did not receive this report in the mail, or have any questions, please contact Ms. Green at Jaclyn.Green@warren.kyschools.us .

PTSO & SBDM Elections

The South Warren Middle School PTSO will again be hosting annual elections for representatives to serve on the PTSO and SBDM Council.  The deadline to submit applications is May 5; elections will be held a week later on May 12.  Please click "read more" for additional information.

March Madness: The Battle of the Books - Round 2

Every year during March Madness, we have a Battle of the Books to see which book title will win.  We're down to the "elite 8" - did your favorites make it?  Round 2 ends Friday, March 25th.  Click here to make sure that your favorites make it to the next round.  

STLP Students going to State on April 12th

If you have a student in STLP that is going to the April 12th State Competition, please click "read more" for lunch information for that day. Deadline for ordering food ahead of time is Wednesday, March 29th. 

SWMS Basketball Open Gym Schedule

Open gym for basketball is now under way.  Girls' team practices every Monday and Thursday until the end of the school year and Boys' team practices every Tuesday and Friday until May 5th.  Click "read more" for schedule and contact information.  

Final Grades Posted Friday, May 26th

Final grades will be ready on Infinite Campus on Friday, May 26th.  If you would like to request a hard copy of the final report card, please contact our Guidance Department.

Digital Citizenship Instruction

From August 14-18, SWMS students will be working during their extended class time to learn about the roles and responsibilities of the digital world.  Parents can be involved in this curriculum by accessing the companion Digital Life Family Tip Sheets. Please click "read more" for additional information on this curriculum. 

7th Grade Orientation Tonight at 6 pm

SWMS  7th grade orientation will be on Thursday, August 3rd at 6 pm.  Click here to download Orientation Packet for tonight. 

Magazine Fundraiser Turn In Extended until Monday, September 18th

There is still time to participate in our magazine fundraiser.  Deadline extended until Monday, September 18th.  Remember that online sales count in your total sales when you use school code #2642940 at www.gaschoolstore.com.  Please make checks payable to SWMS PTSO. Click "read more" for the full information on prizes and incentives. 

School Pictures rescheduled to October 31st

SWMS picture day has been rescheduled to October 31st.  Remember not to wear green. 

First Quarter Exam Schedule

First Quarter Exams will be Friday, October 13th and Monday, October 17th. 

Red Ribbon This Week

Red Ribbon Week will be October 23rd through 27th.  Exciting events and activities during the week. Click "read more" for additional information or contact Mrs. Powell

SWMS Choir Supper & Concert Tonight and will be Live Streamed

This Thursday, October 19th, the SWMS Choir will have a chili supper & silent auction beginning at 5 pm before the concert.  The choir concert will follow at 6:30.  Click here to watch the live stream of this event in case you cannot attend.  For supper pricing information, click "read more".  For questions, contact Mr. Calvert.  

PENNY WARS until Wednesday, November 15th

It's time for the annual SWMS Penny Wars.  Which home room will be the winner? Pennies, paper money and box tops count as postive points.  All other coins in homeroom buckets count as negative points. Click here for complete information. 

SWMS Winter Dance is Friday, December 8th from 6-8 pm

The SWMS Cheerleaders are hosting a Winter Dance on Friday, December 8th from 6-8 pm.  Admission is $10 and concessions will be available for purchase.  Click "read more" for additional information. 

Math Counts Qualifying Exam on January 16 from 2:30-4:15 mc

Click "read more" for complete information.

Current STAR Reports went home

On December 7th, current STAR reports went home.  Please take the time to review this report to make note of your child's progress in reading and math. 

Random Acts of Kindness Week begins February 12th kind

February 12th-16th

SWMS Yearbooks On Sale until Friday yearbook

Last chance to buy yearbooks

Online Yearbook Sales End on February 28th yearbook

Click "read more" for full information. 

March Madness: The Battle of the Books - Final Round

It's the Final Round of the 2017 March Madness: Battle of the Books.  It has been a great battle and the winner is up to you!  Click here to vote for your favorite book title. Final Round ends Thursday, March 30th. 

SWMS Talent Night - April 18th at 6 pm

The annual talent show will be next Tuesday night (April 18) at 6pm in the auditorium.  This is open to ANY interested SWMS student.  Students who are interested should sign up on the sheet outside of Ms. Lowe’s classroom.  Auditions will take place this Wednesday after school until 3:30pm.   For questions, please contact Ms. Lowe.

Keeping Connected with SWMS over the Summer

Stay connected throughout the summer by checking out our website and following us on Twitter. As we get later into summer, more and more will be added. This will include a “back-to-school website” that will have all information necessary for the upcoming school year (such as supply lists, scheduling information, etc.). 

SWMS welcomes Dr. Laura Hudson as Interim Principal

Message from Interim Principal, Dr. Laura Hudson.  Click here to learn more. 

WCPL Library Card Drive Continues until September 26th

The SWMS Library Advisory Board is hosting their annual WCPL library card drive for National Library Card month. Drive runs from September 5th - 26th (end of the school day).  Winning HR receives Chaneys’ Ice Cream Party after lunch on September 28th.  Click here to download a WCPL Library Card Application. For further information, click “read more”.

Boys Basketball Try Out Schedule

Click here for complete try out information for boy's basketball at South Warren Middle School.  Contact Coach Stevenson for additional details. 

October WCPL Book Talk is This Afternoon in YSC

The WCPL/Book Lover's Club October Book Talk will be this Thursday after school in the YSC.  Please bring your favorite paranormal genre to share. Please have your rides here by 3:30.  For questions or more information; contact Mrs. Howard in the library.  

Thanksgiving Food Drive Ends Today

The YSC Aspire Club is sponsoring a Thanksgiving food drive from October 30th -November 3rd.   Winning classroom earns donuts and juice on November 6th.  Click here to download a flyer or "read more" for additional information. Contact Mrs. Powell for questions. 

Picture Proofs due back Tuesday, November 14th

Picture Proofs for ordering student pictures were sent home Friday, November 3rd.  These are due back to the school by Tuesday, November 14th.

Picture Retakes are November 17th

Picture retakes will be this Friday, November 17th. 

Final Exams on December 14 & 15

Students will be taking final exams on December 14th and 15th.  

2018 SWMS Book Challenge until February 16th form

Log books read by clicking picture above

School-Wide Progress Monitoring Feb. 28 - March 2nd star

STAR Math and STAR Reading

BETA Meeting on Thursday, March 30

The next meeting of the SWMS Jr. Beta Club will be held after school on Thursday, March 30. The meeting will take place in the library and should conclude by 3:15 p.m. There are numerous items to discuss, so students should be making arrangements now to attend the meeting. For questions, contact Mr. Stobaugh or Ms. Green.

8th Grade Math Help

Click here for help with the 4th quarter, KPREP testing, end-of-the-year exams, etc. 

Enrollment at SWMS for 2017-18

If you know of any students moving to the SW feeder system and are not yet registered for the upcoming school year, please encourage them to do so ASAP. They can get started by visiting the website below: http://www.warrencountyschools.org/olc/page.aspx?id=22067&s=2620

Back to School Information

Check out our Back to School Information page to keep connected.  Also follow us on Twitter

William Natcher Parkway Construction

Please be aware that the William Natcher Parkway is under construction and may experience traffic delays in the mornings.  Please consider riding the bus to avoid attendance issues. Click here to access the WCPS Bus Route page. 

SBDM Special Called Meetings for Principal Selection

Click "read more"  for the meeting dates, times and locations of these Special SBDM meetings.

Legislative Page Program Opportunity

If you would like your 8th grade student a first-hand view of how government works, they can apply for the Legislative Page Program by October 10th.  Click "read more" or Contact Mrs. Powell for details.

Veteran's Day Assembly on LiveStream

If you missed our annual Veteran's Day Assembly, you can still watch by clicking here.  South Warren Middle School wants to thank all of our Veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice. 

Band & Strings Concert November 20th

There will be a Band & Strings concert on Monday, November 20th at 6 pm in the SW auditorium. 

Choir Concert on Tuesday, December 12th

The SWMS Choir will have a concert on Tuesday, December 12th at 6 pm in the SW Auditorium.  For questions or additional information, please contact Mr. Calvert. 

Book Lover's Club Meeting is today

The Book Lover's Club Meeting is rescheduled to Thursday, December 14th.  There will not be a meeting on December 7th. 

Volunteer Training in Youth Service Center training

Wednesday, January 10th at 9 am

Purchase SWMS Yearbooks Online yb

Click "read more" for link and pricing.  

SWMS YSC Shoe Drive begins February 12th shoe

Click "read more" for additional information. 

SWMS Baseball Camp is March 10th baseball camp

For Boys and Girls K-8

YSC Babysitting Training March 19th & 20th babysitting

Space is limited. Contact SWMS YSC.

Summer Reading Recommendations

Looking for something interesting to read this summer? Click here for the SWMS Library Advisory Board reading recommendations. 

School Pictures Rescheduled

School pictures will be rescheduled due to school being cancelled on Friday, September 1st. 

Parent Study Skills Workshop on September 11th at Noon

SWMS YSC collaborating with WKU's Educational Talent Search to offer Study Skills Workshop for SWMS Parents.  Luch will be provided for all participants.  Please RSVP by September 7th.  Click "read more" for additional information.

Thanksgiving Need

We're still in need of turkeys for our Thanksgiving food boxes.  If you would like to donate, please contact Mrs. Powell, SWMS YSC, at 270-467-7520.

Car Rider Safety Reminder

Please be sure to pick up students by waiting in line. Drivers should not park in the teacher parking lot and expect students to cross the driveway. We will not allow students to cross trafc into the parking lot until the line has cleared.

State Passes New Immunization Requirements Immunization

Effective July 1, 2018

WCPS Winter Weather Preparation Wcps weather prep

If school is delayed or released early, notification will be sent via WCPS Twitter, Facebook and by an email or text via WCPS Alert Now messaging system. Click "read more" for additional information. 

Solar Eclipse Resources WCPS Logo

Information for parents...

Internet Safety Class for Parents

Michael Lemon will be presenting "No Shadow to Hide" on Thursday, August 31st from 5:30pm-7:00pm in the South Warren Middle School Library.  If you are interested in attending this informative workshop, please RSVP with Gina Powell at 270-467-7520 or regina.powell@warren.kyschools.us. Click "read more" for additional information. 

Magazine Postcard turn in now on Wednesday, September 6th

Postcards for the Magazine Fundraiser may be turned in on Wednesday with the 1st magazine turn in.  

South Warren Middle School Names New Principal WCPS Logo

Doctor Laura Hudson named school's second principal...

State of the District Address WCPS Logo

Superintendent Clayton to host annual forum...

Prepare with WCPS's Inclement Weather Plan therm

Click "read more" to discover more.

Volunteer Training on January 25th ysc pic

In the Youth Service Center at 7:15 am

Volunteers needed for March 29th SWMS Reality Store reality fair

Please contact YSC at 270-467-7520 if interested.

Volunteer at SWMS

Would you like to help out at SWMS?  Parents and community members can help in various ways through volunteering.  Click "read more" for additional information on this valuable program and for our upcoming volunteer training schedule. 

KPREP Scores Released WCPS Logo

WCPS students once again test above the state average...

WCPS Hiring in Transportation Department WCPS Logo

Bus Drivers wanted...

WCPS to Host Google Summit WCPS Logo

Early Registration Open...