SOUTHWESTERN ACADEMY’S 98th SCHOOL YEAR is off to a refreshing start, with all of our students now learning on campus. Greeted by returning faculty and a few new teachers, our opening weeks went smoothly. Along with academics, boys and girls at both campuses enjoy educational field trips during the week, as well as volunteering, social & hiking trips on the weekends. Check our Instagram or Facebook page for pictures and updates throughout the year.

MANY WONDERFUL NIGHTS of student choreographed shows and dinner menus are scheduled. Students will prepare for EUROPEAN CABARET on November 10th, CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS on December 15th, LUNAR NEW YEAR celebration & dinner on February 1st, AFRICAN DIASPORA show & dinner on February 23rd, SOUTHEAST ASIAN show & dinner on March 23rd, SEDER DINNER on April 20th, LATIN AMERICAN show & dinner on May 5th, culminating with our world-famous CARNIVAL/LUAU on May 18th, hosted by International Club.

FIRST QUARTER EXAMINATION WEEK begins Monday, October 18, through Friday, October 22. We ask that you not schedule any appointments for your student during these important days of testing. REPORT CARDS will be emailed Friday, October 29.

WE HAVE a small holiday break for THANKSGIVING beginning after classes on WEDNESDAY, November 24. Classes resume MONDAY morning, November 29.

FIRST SEMESTER REVIEW & EXAM WEEK is Monday, December 13, through Friday, December 17. We ask that you not schedule any appointments for your student during these important days of review & testing.

WINTER BREAK begins on FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, after semester exams. Classes resume the morning of TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2022.

ALL RESIDENT STUDENTS are asked to send information of their travel plans to the Student Office: Students arriving/departing at LAX are urged to let us know in advance if we can help with transportation from/to the airport.