Old District News

Southwest Little Spikers Volleyball Camp April 10-11-12

posted Mar 14, 2018, 12:57 PM by SWR5 Web Sites   [ updated Jun 12, 2018, 5:39 AM ]

Southwest High School will hold its annual Little Spikers youth volleyball camp April 10, 11 and 12 at the high school gym in Washburn. The event, which runs from 3:45 to 5:15 p.m. each day in the high school gym, costs $25, and includes a T-shirt and certificate and free admission to a future volleyball game. The event is open to boys and girls from kindergarten to 5th grade. Coaches Steve Voyak and Mandy Henry, and members of the Lady Trojan volleyball team, teach fundamentals and rules of the game. For more information or for a sign-up sheet, contact Coach Voyak at svoyak@swr5.net or 479.422.5395.

You may download the registration form by clicking here.

2018 Southwest Yearbooks Order Forms Available

posted Feb 28, 2018, 11:52 AM by SWR5 Web Sites   [ updated Jun 12, 2018, 5:38 AM ]

Yearbook order forms are available at all three Southwest school facilities, according to Mr. Voyak. The deadline to order is May 1. No extra books will be printed, so order now. The cost of the 2018 yearbook is $25. A student can put his or her name on the publication for $5 extra. A club, senior, or sports icon can also be purchased for $5. The staff is also offering two special deals: 1.) The combo pack: for $30 a student will get the 2018 and 2017 books at a discounted price. Note: there are a limited number of 2017 books still available. 2.) The family pack: two 2018 books for $45. For more information, contact Voyak at 479.422.5395 or 417.826.5413 or svoyak@swr5.net.

You can order online or print off the order forms from these links:

Online Yearbook Order Link     Yearbook Only Order Form     Yearbook with Extras Order Form

Project Graduation Frito Pie/Auction

posted Feb 14, 2018, 12:52 PM by SWR5 Web Sites   [ updated Jun 12, 2018, 5:40 AM ]

Please support Project Graduation by coming to a Frito Pie/Auction on Saturday, February 24, from 6:00-8:00pm. The event will take place in the High School Commons. For more information and/or donate auction items please contact Kayle Leonhardt by phone at 826-5696 or email at kleonhardt@swr5.net.

February 2018 Magazine

posted Feb 13, 2018, 11:30 AM by SWR5 Web Sites   [ updated Jun 12, 2018, 5:42 AM ]

The February 2018 Magazine is now available by clicking here.

Endowment Fund Introduces "The Battle of the Classes"

posted Jan 30, 2018, 7:11 AM by SWR5 Web Sites   [ updated Jun 12, 2018, 5:42 AM ]

The official kick-off for "The Battle of the Classes" will be held at the 2018 SW Homecoming on Friday, February 2nd.

Throughout this event, former and future graduates are being asked to work together with others from their class--competing against other classes-- to raise money for the Endowment Fund. The adjacent electronic tally board will be updated weekly to keep graduates informed of how well their class is fundraising compared to other classes.

The "Battle of the Classes" will conclude at the final Southwest home basketball game on Thursday, February 15th with the class raising the greatest amount of money being recognized.

To donate to this cause, click on the link below (Make a Donation) or mail the donation to:

Southwest R-V School District Attention: Kara Hendrix 529 E. Pineville Road Washburn, MO 65772

(Please make checks payable to the Southwest R-V Education Endowment Fund (SWEF), and be sure to note which graduating class needs to be credited!)

Special Education Director/Process Coordinator Position Open

posted Jan 29, 2018, 7:27 AM by SWR5 Web Sites   [ updated Jun 12, 2018, 5:39 AM ]

Southwest R-V School District is now accepting applications for the position of Special Education Director/Process Coordinator.  This position will be responsible for the oversight of the district’s special education program. Salary will be commensurate with experience. 

Southwest R-V serves approximately 780 students who reside in Barry and McDonald counties, with its campus located at Washburn, Missouri. Application materials should include a letter of intent, a completed “Application for a Certified StaffPosition” (accessed by clicking here), a resume, 3 letters of recommendation, college transcripts and a copy of appropriate Missouri certification. Please e-mail to ttilford@swr5.net or mail to Southwest R-V, Attn: Tosha Tilford, 529 E. Pineville Rd, Washburn MO 65772.  This position will remain open until filled. 

UPDATED - Accepting Bids for Surplus Items

posted Dec 15, 2017, 7:38 AM by SWR5 Web Sites   [ updated Jun 12, 2018, 5:42 AM ]

Southwest R-V School District will be accepting bids in respect to various surplus bid items.  A complete list can be viewed by clicking here; or a hard copy can be obtained from the Central Office. 

UPDATE: In addition to the above list, a "2002, 71 passenger, Freightline Bus, Cat engine, automatic - runs and drives" is also available for bids.

Interested parties should bring bids to the Central Office from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. M-F.  Bids can also be mailed to the Central Office at this address:

Southwest R-V School District
Attn: Central Office Surplus Item Bids
529 E Pineville Road
Washburn, MO  65772

Deadline for submitting bids is 12:00 noon, January 31, 2018. Mail-in bids must arrive by January 31, 2018.

Southwest Project Graduation Sponsors Thanksgiving Dinner

posted Nov 3, 2017, 11:57 AM by SWR5 Web Sites   [ updated Jun 12, 2018, 5:39 AM ]

A Thanksgiving dinner will be held at Southwest High School on Sunday, Nov. 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Commons Area. The event is being sponsored by Project Graduation. The cost is $7 for adults, $6 for senior citizens and $5 for children. The meal will feature turkey, mashed potatoes, corn, green beans, roll, dessert, and drink.

September 2017 Magazine

posted Sep 18, 2017, 6:31 AM by SWR5 Web Sites   [ updated Jun 12, 2018, 5:40 AM ]

The September 2017 Magazine is now available by clicking here.

Southwest Sports Physicals July 26

posted Jun 29, 2017, 7:26 AM by SWR5 Web Sites   [ updated Jun 12, 2018, 5:39 AM ]

Southwest Sports Physicals will take place at 8:30am on Wednesday, July 26, in the High School Gym. Please bring $5 for the physical. This is for all athletes 5-12th grades.

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