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Welcome to the Home of the Mighty Panthers !
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♦ PARENT TALK FOR DUAL ENROLLMENT -- Rising 11th and 12th Grades & Their Parents Are Invited!♦

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♦ PARENTS: SWD Now Offering SAT Prep Classes ♦
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♦ CALLING ALL DADS!! ♦
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"Everyone has a right to learn...and no one has the right to keep anyone else from learning." --Mrs. C. Williams


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UPCOMING EVENTS @ Southwest DeKalb H. S.

♦ Mon.-Fri., Dec. 9-16, 2013 | EOCT End of Course Test Winter Administration |

CLICK HERE EOCT TESTING SCHEDULE


♦ Thu., Dec. 12, 2013 | A CONCERT FOR THE HOLIDAYS | 6:00 PM | GYM
Featuring Band, Chorus & Orchestra Performances

♦ Thu.-Fri., Dec. 19-20, 2013 | FINAL EXAMS |

♦ Fri., Dec. 20, 2013 | LAST DAY OF FIRST SEMESTER |

VARSITY BASKETBALL


♦Tues., Dec. 17, 2013 | SWD @ Tucker | 7:00 PM | THS

♦Fri-Mon., Dec. 20-23, 2013 | SWD @ DeKalb Holiday Classic | TBA | TBA

♦Thu-Mon., Dec. 26-30, 2013 | SWD @ DeKalb Invitational Classic | Tucker | TBA



VARSITY SWIMMING


♦Tues., Dec. 10, 2013 | SWD @ Lithonia vs. Stone Mtn | 5:30 PM | Columbia

♦Thur., Dec. 12, 2013 | SWD @ McNair vs. Redan | 5:30 PM | Columbia


VARSITY WRESTLING


♦Fri., Dec. 28, 2013 | SWD @ Rockdale Duals | 9:00 AM | Rockdale

♦Fri & Sat., Jan. 3 & 4, 2014 | SWD @ Area Duals | TBA | North Atlanta

♦Tues., Jan. 7, 2014 | SWD vs. Heritage vs. Chamblee | 5:00 PM | SWD


♦ ATTENTION ALL PARENTS & STUDENTS! ♦
Please click on the YEARBOOK ICON for Yearbook, AD & Picture information and dates!
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GREAT NEWS IN THE PANTHER COMMUNITY!


♦ Congrats to our Panther on the Big Screen! ♦

Watch for our very own Kyanna Simone as Raynesha in “A Christmas Blessing” film to be aired on TVOne (TV-1) this weekend beginning Saturday, December 7th @ 8pm.

♦ Congrats to William "Buck" Godfrey ♦

Congratulations goes out to former SWD Coach Buck Godfrey who will be inducted into the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association (GACA) High School Hall of Fame in May. He will be the first coach from DCSD inducted into the GACA Hall of Fame.
-273 wins, best ever in DCSD
-30 yrs Head Coach at one school
-38 playoff appearances w/27 wins
-No. 14 All-Time in GA in wins
-No. 7 in all time winning PCT, 75.67
-1995 State Champs

♦ Congrats to our FAMU President's Tour Scholarship Recipients!♦

~FAMU president gave out over 1.5 million dollars to very deserving students in the Atlanta area.   SWD's seniors Olayemi Oladapo received $71,176 and Aria Gabriel received $20,000.00!

♦ YEARBOOK ACCOLADES ♦

~Congratulations to our Award Winning Panther Yearbook Staff~
The SWD yearbook staff received Walsworth Yearbooks’ Gallery of Excellence Award. This is the third consecutive year in a row that the SWD Yearbook has received this award.

♦ DUAL & ACCEL Program @ Georgia Piedmont Technical College ♦

SWD is pleased to have offered students the opportunity to enroll in the ACCEL & DUAL programs at Georgia Piedmont Technical College. Students enrolled in these programs are eligible to earn ten (10) hours of college credit from GPTC. These credits will transfer to any four-year college in Georgia. Classes offered include College Algebra, Psychology, & Criminal Justice. Enrollment for first semester is closed. Please contact your counselor if you are interested in enrolling for second semester.

♦ READING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM ♦

SWD has implemented Reading Across the Curriculum this academic school year. Every student, in every classroom, in every subject will participate in sustained reading for 15 minutes each day.


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♦ PARENTS, PLEASE JOIN THE SWD PTSA ASAP!! ♦

CLICK HERE FOR PTSA CONTACT INFO


♦ ATTN: Georgia Natural Gas Customers ♦
Earn money for SWD PTSA by signing up for:

♦ GNG TRUE BLUE SCHOOLS ♦



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♦ Congratulations to SWD Teacher of the Year 2013 ♦
Ms. Carla Jordan


♦ Congratulations to SWD Auxiliary Staff Member of the Year 2013 ♦
Mr. Jonathan Jones



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Ms. Carolyn D. Williams, Principal
2863 Kelley Chapel Road
Decatur, GA 30034
(678) 874-1902 Main Number
(678) 874-1900 Information
(678) 874-1910 Fax Number
(678) 874-1932 Counseling