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Southwest FFA, CDE, and LDE Teams Compete at State

posted Jun 7, 2017, 11:58 AM by SWR5 Web Sites

Southwest FFA competed at state from April 19-21. Poultry got 8th in the state, soils got 30th, and creed, extemporaneous speaking, and division 1 speaking got top 5% in the state. The Southwest FFA chapter is proud of all the students that participated in contest teams and leadership events this year. We look forward to another successful year.

Poultry Team left to right: Leland Colf, Maggie Patterson, Shaylin Hendrix, and Aubrey Cornell.

Soils Team left to right: JR Henry, Hannah Outhouse, Caitlin Blevins, and Kendra Hayworth.

Creed, Extemporaneous Speaking, and Division 1 Speaking Team left to right: Hope Robbins, Leland Colf, and Sydney Delossantos 

Southwest FFA Elects 2017-2018 FFA Officer Team

posted Jun 2, 2017, 6:12 AM by SWR5 Web Sites

The 2017-2018 Southwest FFA Officers were installed the 27th of April. The New Officers have many goals to accomplish this year. Their goals are to promote agriculture, teamwork, leadership, and improve our community. They will start the year off by planning the chapter activities for the year and attending leadership conferences.


Left to right: Shaylin Hendrix (Historian), Kayleigh Booher (Sentinel), Ashlenn Robbins (Treasurer), Caitlyn Blevins (Second Vice President), Heather Windes (First Vice President), Maggie Patterson (President), Hailey Benninger (Student Advisor), Jacey Ball (Reporter), Leland Colf (Secretary), and Aubrey Cornell (Parliamentarian)

Southwest FFA Greenhouse is a Success

posted Jun 2, 2017, 6:10 AM by SWR5 Web Sites

Southwest greenhouse class has been working over the past school year to plan and produce spring plants for sale. This includes greenhouse maintenance, seeding schedules, and learning to identify plants and insects that they need to know, along with learning proper watering, fertilizing, and handling techniques. The Southwest FFA and Greenhouse class would like to thank everyone for supporting them in the plant sales. Planning has already begun for next years spring plant sale.

Students listed from left to right (back row):  Levi Moore, Tyler Martin, Josh Stephens, Cameron Corter, Cody Durossette, Payton Clay. Front row listed from left to right: Sydney Delossantos, JR Henry, Bryan Jimenez, Jerica Lawrence, and Kendra Hayworth. Not pictured Devon Resz.

Southwest FFA hold Chapter Banquet

posted Jun 2, 2017, 6:08 AM by SWR5 Web Sites

Southwest FFA Chapter held their banquet April 27, 2017. Chapter banquet recognizes student for their achieves over the year.  The FFA chapter award 61 proficiency awards, Star Discovery was given to Ty Howard, Star Greenhand was given to Leland Colf, and Star Chapter Farmer was given to Jacey Ball. This year Southwest FFA had 14 recipients for the Area Degree. This year recipients are: Paton Clay, Deven Resz, Landon Wright, Hannah Outhouse, Sam Owens, Caity Blevins, Hailey Benninger, Jay Fields, Adam Ramirez, Emmitt Musick, Lane Morgan, Evan Still, Frankie Benton, and Jackayla Bruno. The FFA chapter State Degrees went to: Sydney Delossantos, Michael Banks, Morgan Mitchell, JR Henry, and Kendra Hayworth.

Each year Southwest FFA gives out prestigious senior awards. This year awards are as follows: the FFA Senior Pride awards was given to Sarah Catron. The outstanding achievement award for four year seniors went to Michael Banks, Sarah Catron, Payton Clay, Sydney Delossantos, Cody Durossette, Kendra Hayworth, Morgan Mitchell, Devon Resz, Landon Wright, and JR Henry. The Outstanding Senior award was given to Kendra Hayworth. This year’s Workhorse award was given to Sydney Delossantos. The Dekalb Award went to JR Henry.

back row left to right: Heather Windes, Sarah Catron, JR Henry, State Officer Ashley Spear, Maggie Patterson, Shaylin Hendrix, Jacey Ball, Jackayla Bruno, Hannah Outhouse. Front left to right: Michael Banks, Caitlin Blevins, Kendra Hayworth, Hailey Benninger, Jerica Lawrence, Sydney Delossantos, Aubry Cornell, Hope Robbins, and Kayleigh Booher

Baseball Conference and District Teams Honors

posted May 30, 2017, 5:20 AM by SWR5 Web Sites

Congratulations to the following baseball players:

Jay Fields - Ozark 7 All Conference 1st Team and District 12 All District 1 Team Infield.

Paton Clay - Ozark 7 All Conference 2nd Team and District 12 All District 2nd Team Infield

Landon Wright - Ozark 7 All Conference 2nd Team and District 12 All District 2nd Team Outfield

Summer High School Volleyball Practice Schedule

posted May 15, 2017, 10:01 AM by SWR5 Web Sites

Wednesday, May 17 - noon to 3 p.m.

Thursday, May 18 - 3 to 5 p.m.

Monday, May 22 - 3 to 5 p.m.

Tuesday, May 23 - 3 to 5 p.m.

Wednesday, May 24 - 3 to 5 p.m.

Thursday, May 25 - 3 to 5 p.m.

Tuesday, May 30 - 3 to 5 p.m.

Wednesday, May 31 - 3 to 5 p.m.

Coach Voyak

Southwest FFA Prepares for State Competition

posted Apr 20, 2017, 6:07 AM by SWR5 Web Sites

The Southwest FFA chapter had 2 contest teams, and 3 speakers qualify for state competition. Poultry placed 7th at districts, Soils placed 10th at districts, Creed placed 3rd at districts, Division 1 speaking placed 1st at districts, and Extemporaneous speaking placed 5th at districts. Southwest FFA also has 5 students receiving their state degrees. The chapter will also be recognized on stage for their silver rating in National Chapter and for winning the Hammon's walnut gathering competition. Students will attend State FFA Convention April 19th-21st.


Poultry: Left to right- Leland Colf, Maggie Patterson, Shaylin Hendrix, and Aubrey Cornell


Soils: Left to right JR Henry, Hannah Outhouse, Caity Blevins, and Kendra Hayworth


Left to right- Ashlenn Robbins- Creed speaking, Leland Colf- Division 1 speaking, Sydney Delossantos- Extemporaneous Speaking


State Degrees: Left to right- JR Henry, Sydney Delossantos, Morgan Mitchell, Kendra Hayworth, and Michael Banks.

Janaya Erwin Wins Silver Medal

posted Mar 21, 2017, 12:43 PM by SWR5 Web Sites

Shayla Bruno and Janaya Erwin attended the FCCLA State Leadership Conference held March 19-21. Shayla was the district voting delegate and Janaya competed in the FCCLA State STAR Events. Janaya received a silver medal for "Chapter Service Project - Display - Junior Division". Congratulations Janaya!

February Students of the Month

posted Mar 10, 2017, 9:49 AM by SWR5 Web Sites

Southwest High School named its students of the month for February. They were: Seniors Landon Wright and Kendra Hayworth, Juniors Hailey Benninger and Adam Ramirez, Sophomores Jacey Ball and Trevor Sneed and Freshmen Mollie Wheeler and Leland Colf.


FBLA District Results

posted Feb 8, 2017, 1:19 PM by SWR5 Web Sites

Below you will find a list of our students who placed within the Top Ten at the FBLA District Competition on February 6.

Josh Clay - 9th - Computer Problem Solving
Lucas Cron - 8th - Cyber Security 
Devon Decker - 6th - FBLA Principles and Procedures 
Lane Cargile - 7th - Introduction to Business Procedures
Amber Cannady - 9th - Introduction to Business Procedures 
Lucas Cron - 4th - Introduction to Information Technology
Amber Cannady - 5th - Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure
Nathan Wallace - 3rd - Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure
Taylor Swindle - 9th - Personal Finance

Performance Events: 

Entrepreneurship - 5th - Sarah Atkinson and Hayley Hendrix
Future Business Leader - 2nd - Hayley Hendrix 
Help Desk - 5th - Hailey Benninger
Hospitality Management - 4th - Taylor Swindle, Brianna Roller, Allison Serrano
Job Interview - 6th - Allison Serrano 
Marketing - 6th - Mariah Long and Brianna Roller (Brianna Roller filled in last minute, the day of, for Kaylea Holder)
Sports and Entertainment Management - 7th - Emily Snyder, Karissa Martinez 
Introduction to Business Presentation - 7th - Shelby Morgan, Karlea Holder, Carley Black
Public Service Announcement - 3rd - Maggie Robbins and Lacey Reeves

 State Qualifiers:

Lucas Cron - Introduction to Information Technology
Amber Cannady - Intro to Parliamentary Procedures
Nathan Wallace - Intro to Parliamentary Procedures

Straight to State Events:

Lucas Cron - Computer Game and Simulation Programming 
Hayley Hendrix - Who's Who in FBLA

If you see one of these students please congratulate them!

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