Open House and Supply List

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  • Principal's Message September 9-13, 2019 

    Good Afternoon Parents, students, and staff,

    This is Joycelyn Cassidy, Principal of SWMS, with our Colt call for the week of Sept 9 to Sept 13. Any information shared in this message will also be posted on the school website.

    The first announcement is from the Onslow County and Southwest District Transportation Department. There is a bus driver shortage and we need bus drivers. Compensation is $14.41 per hour. Anyone interested can apply online at The next class is scheduled for Sept 23-25. For additional information, please call 910-455-5037.

    Parents, please remember to complete and return all forms that were sent home last week. These forms are important for ensuring accurate contact information, important medical information, and other important information for the start of the year. If you need additional copies of any forms, please contact your child’s teacher.

    We are still collecting school fees. The complete fee list is posted on the SWM website. Parents if you have paid during Open House, please hold on to your receipts and be cognizant of overpaying, this includes any payments online. If you have questions, please email the school for verification. All fees for student athletes must be paid prior to being able to participate. Fess for football and softball players must be paid by 9/13.

    Due to the cancellation of school last week, request for encore changes has been extended to Thursday, Sept 12. Request forms are in the front office. The form must be signed by a parent and returned to the office. All request must have a parent signature and are subject to space availability.

    Students interested in trying out for the Battle of the Books Team can stop by the media center to pick up the 2019-20 BOB List and begin reading.

    Mark Your Calendar:


    · Our first softball game of the season is scheduled for Monday, Sept 9, but the game will be played at the baseball field in Onslow Pines. On Thursday, Sept 12, we travel to SBMS for softball. Game time for both dates if 4:00.

    · We play SBMS in football on Tuesday at Swansboro. Start time for the game is 6:00 PM. Admission is $4.00. The football game from last week will be rescheduled, but no date has been determined yet.

    · The first school dance of the year sponsored by the athletic department is scheduled for Friday, 9/13; 3:30-5:30. Admission to the dance is $4.00 and concessions will be sold. Come out to support the athletic department and attend the dance. Students that have received ISS, OSS or 2 ASD by 9/13 will not be allowed to attend. Permission slips will be sent home on Monday, 9/9. Students will not be allowed to go to the office to call home.


    Finally, please remember to review the student handbook, specifically the areas regarding dress code.


    This ends our Colt Call for this week. Please remember, all information in this message will also be available on the school website.


    Enjoy the rest of your weekend, goodbye!