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High School Volleyball Practice June 9, 11, 12

posted Jun 8, 2020, 10:26 AM by SWR5 Web Sites   [ updated Jul 1, 2020, 8:37 AM ]

The high school volleyball team will practice Tuesday (June 9), Thursday (June 11) and Friday (June 12) from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the gym. Players are reminded to enter and exit through the side door and to bring a personal water bottle. Questions? Contact Coach Voyak or Coach Henry.

NHS Practice and Induction

posted Apr 12, 2020, 8:17 AM by SWR5 Web Sites   [ updated Jul 1, 2020, 8:38 AM ]

National Honor Society will hold practices via Zoom April 13 and 14 from 1:30 to 2:00 p.m. 

Adviser Mr. Voyak will send a URL and code to connect around 1:15. 

The same will happen April 15 for the formal ceremony.

National Honor Society Welcomes 9 New Members

posted Apr 1, 2020, 5:56 AM by SWR5 Web Sites   [ updated Jul 1, 2020, 8:38 AM ]

Nine new students have been named to the Southwest High School chapter of the National Honor Society for 2020. They are Sophomores Olivia Ayer, Macy Colf, Andy Cornell, Natalie Johnson, Ryan Lawrence, Christian Long, Danielle Martinez, Amy Reeves, and Elizabeth Ross. They will be inducted in a virtual ceremony on Zoom on Wednesday, April 15 at 1:30 p.m.

Who's Who Voting March 30-31

posted Mar 10, 2020, 9:11 AM by SWR5 Web Sites   [ updated Jul 1, 2020, 8:41 AM ]

Who's Who voting in the high school will be Monday, March 30 and Tuesday, March 31 with the winners announced April 1. Students will complete electronic ballots during lunch or advisory or on their own.

Leland Colf Places Third at State

posted Dec 5, 2019, 12:03 PM by SWR5 Web Sites   [ updated Jul 1, 2020, 8:37 AM ]

Leland Colf was 1 of 87 individuals in the State that competed in Missouri's Soil and Water Fall Speaking contest. At the Area level he placed 3rd and moved onto Districts. There he placed 1st and moved to State.
On Tuesday, December 3,
Leland competed at Tan-Tar-A with 6 other individuals from each of the districts. Here he took 3rd! 

Please make sure to congratulate him on his accomplishments. He has represented Southwest well!

2 Southwest Volleyball Players All-Conference

posted Dec 2, 2019, 9:17 AM by SWR5 Web Sites   [ updated Jul 1, 2020, 8:29 AM ]

Southwest volleyball players Bonnie Robbins and Brylee Wilson were recently named to the SWCL All-Conference team. Robbins, a junior outside hitter, led the team in aces and serve-reception percentage.
Wilson, a junior setter, was tops in assists and second in digs. Both received honorable mention.

FFA SW Districts Fall Speaking Contest

posted Nov 18, 2019, 7:09 AM by SWR5 Web Sites   [ updated Jul 1, 2020, 8:30 AM ]

On Thursday, November 14, three students spoke at the SW Districts Fall Speaking contest:

Elizabeth Ross in Young Farmers
Laney Moore in FB 
Leland Colf in Soils and Water. 

All three did an amazing job! Leland Colf will be competing at State in December in soil and water! Please make sure you congratulate all three students! 

9 Southwest Volleyball Players Make Academic All-State

posted Nov 18, 2019, 7:07 AM by SWR5 Web Sites   [ updated Jul 1, 2020, 8:29 AM ]

Nine Southwest High School volleyball players made the Academic All-State team. They were: Sarah Terry, Khloe Holder, Jackie Quintanilla, Oliva Ayer, Brylee Wilson, Bonnie Robbins, Karma Romine, Harleigh Jester, and Olivia Erwin. Coach Steve Voyak said the varsity team had a grade-point average of 3.88 (56 A's and 10 B's of 66 grades). "Absolutely incredible," Voyak said. "We talk about student-athlete all the time, but these girls really take it seriously. I had one team with a slightly higher GPA, but never 9 varsity players off one team."

Pierce City Downs Southwest in Volleyball District

posted Oct 29, 2019, 5:28 AM by SWR5 Web Sites   [ updated Jul 1, 2020, 8:41 AM ]

Host Pierce City defeated Southwest 25-20, 25-17 Monday in the Class 2 Volleyball District quarterfinal in a highly competitive match. The Lady Trojans finished with the season with 4 wins and 25 losses, but played hard throughout the season, despite only one senior and three varsity starters returning from significant injuries. Thank you to all staff for your support of the girls throughout the season.

Baseball Update

posted Oct 14, 2019, 5:59 AM by SWR5 Web Sites   [ updated Jul 1, 2020, 8:30 AM ]

The baseball team traveled to Billings last Tuesday for a SWCL Conference game and lost a tough game 8 to 6.  We also took a loss in the JV game 3 to 2.  We turned around and hosted Blue Eye in another conference game and won an exciting game after being down 4 runs early to win 9 to 7. We lost the JV game 7 to 3.

We entered the SWCL tournament on Saturday seeded 4th and played the 5th seed Galena Bears who we beat our first game of the year by one run.  We scored early and often and won 15 to 6.  We continue in the Tournament Monday and Tuesday at College of the Ozarks playing Crane on Monday.

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