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Contact our principal, Mrs. Sigmon

[email protected]
(828) 324-8884

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NC Digital Children's Reading Initiative
Click on the flyer below to find out more information on how you can support your child's reading skills at home.

Literacy at Home

Pay Schools Central

Click below for lunch payment options for extras your students may want to purchase.

Pay Schools Central - Manage Lunch Account

Southwest Student Handbook

Click on the link below to view the Southwest Primary Student Handbook.

Southwest Student Handbook

Quick Links

Southwest Mission Statement

Students will create lifelong learners and productive citizens who are respectful, responsible, and safe.

Southwest Vision Statement

Southwest empowers all students to pursue excellence through valuing diversity, collaboration, and service to the community and world.

Notes from the School Nurse

School Nurse Website
Click here to visit Nurse Suzie's website.

Become a Southwest Volunteer

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer here at Southwest?  If so, all you have to do is click the link below to find out more information about the Hickory Public Schools Volunteer Tracker.

                     Volunteer Tracker

                     NC School Report Card

                                  Southwest Elementary Facebook

Southwest Primary is now on Facebook! Search for the "Southwest Primary School" Facebook page or click the Facebook logo above.