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SOUTHWESTERN MIDDLE
605 West New Hampshire Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720
(386) 822-6815
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    Student Registration Requirements for Parents

    Registration Requirements 2017-2018

    ​Emergency Situation Guide​​

    During and following an emergency situation, school and district officials must act quickly and follow established emergency protocols to safeguard students and staff, secure schools, and communicate accurate information in a timely manner. Parents can assist greatly by helping with preparation before the emergency.​School Emergenc​y Guide for Parents

    NEW BOX TOPS BONUS APP

    Earn even more cash to help Southwestern Middle get what it needs through the Box Tops for Education® Bonus App. Turn your everyday receipts into cash.  For more information click here
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    Florida KidCare  (low cost health insurance)

    ​​Children with health insurance miss fewer days of school, and applying for Florida KidCare is easy.  Any family can apply, and many pay $20 or less per month to insure their children.  Most pay nothing at all.  Click ​he​​re for additional information.  ​


    KIDCARE Newsletter Flyer

    School Visitation

    Parent Notification

    Upon arriving at the school, visitors must check in at the front office and present a valid state issued ID.​

    ​Seventh grade Immunization requirements:

    1 dose of TDAP for 7th graders.  An updated DH 680 from to include ​TDAP, must be obtained for submissions to the school. The Health Department is offering free physicals until September 1, 2017. For more information, see Immunization and Health Department files below. ​

    Health Department - Free physical flyer (English version)

    Health Department - Free physical flyer (Spanish version)

    2017-2018 Immunizations Requirements - English
    2017-2018 Immunizations Requirements - Spanish

    Student still need to have all required shots for KG – 12th grade immunization requirements.

    Volusia Online Learning

    Families interested in full-time virtual instruction for the 2016-17 school year should visit www.volusiaonlinelearning.com. See the attached letter for full details on enrollment dates and options for students.

    Cell Phone Policy 

    Middle School Cell Phone Policy & Procedures

    Procedure for Release of Your Student's Directory Information

    New Procedure for Directory Information

    Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA)

    Model Notice for Directory Info pdf.pdfModel Notice for Directory Information

    ParentPortal

    This link will assist you in monitoring your child's progress.  This internet tool provides information regarding grades, attendance, discipline, academic history, graduation verification, and standardized test results.  
     
    If you would like your child's authorization form, please contact the school at (386) 822-6700.  You are urged to take advantage of this exciting tool that will greatly improve school to home communication.

    Southwestern Middle School Volunteers  

    WE NEED YOU! Please, please, don’t delay completing your volunteer application. We need School Volunteers, Community and Business Partners, Mentors and Tutors.
     
    All adult and senior volunteer applicants, including fieldtrip chaperones, must complete an application to volunteer and wait for clearance PRIOR to volunteering and chaperoning.
     
    Applications are available on the VCS website and in the front office. Please allow time for processing. Emmy Wilferd, Main Office is our Volunteer, Community/Business Coordinator. VCS Volunteer/Partnership Program

     Emergency Media Relations

     In case of an emergency where administration needs to make a public announcement, the media staging area will be at the Salvation Army located on High St.​

    School Safety and Security

    We are continuing to practice our Security drills. The security drills are as follows:
      CODE RED – Lock Down
      CODE GREEN – Severe Weather
      CODE YELLOW- Hazardous  Material
      CODE BLUE – Bomb Threat
     
    In the event that we would need to evacuate our campus, Deland Middle School will be our primary evacuation site. Woodward Elementary will be our alternate evacuation site.