NEWS FOR SPRING 2021
IT HAS BEEN ONE YEAR since our school was impacted by a worldwide pandemic. Each day we are encouraged by the resilience of individuals, families, communities and nations. There is hope on the horizon.
MANY WONDERFUL NIGHTS of student choreographed shows via Zoom are scheduled in the coming months. We’ve already enjoyed EUROPEAN CABARET on November 11th, CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS on December 15th, CHINESE NEW YEAR celebration on February 11th, AFRICAN-AFRICAN AMERICAN show on February 24th, and PACIFIC RIM presentation on March 9th. We hope you can join us remotely for the upcoming International Nights of ST PATRICK IRISH celebration on March 17th and the MEXICAN & CENTRAL AMERICAN show on May 5th.
THIRD QUARTER REVIEW WEEK is March 15 – 19. QUARTER EXAMINATION WEEK begins Monday, March 22, and is completed Friday, March 26. We ask that you not schedule any appointments for your student during these important days of review and testing. FOURTH QUARTER will begin Tuesday, April 6th. REPORT CARDS will be emailed to parents and contacts Friday, APRIL 9th. SPRING BREAK begins after exams on Friday, March 26th. And classes resume Tuesday morning, April 6th. This is the start of the fourth quarter.
EACH YEAR we look forward to other annual events:
ANNIVERSARY ANTICS celebrating Southwestern’s 97th birthday is on Wednesday, APRIL 7th.
ARTSFEST 2021 will be Thursday, April 22nd. ArtsFest is our annual celebration and presentation of all visual and performing art students’ work throughout the year.
And of course, GRADUATION & COMMENCEMENT for the Class of 2021 on Thursday, June 10th. Beforehand, however, are SECOND SEMESTER FINAL EXAMS. They begin Friday, June 4th, and are completed Wednesday, June 9th. We ask that you not schedule any appointments for your student during these important days of review and testing. Again, Last Day of School is Thursday, June 10th.
Next, our SUMMER school sessions begin. Find out more here – SUMMER 2021
Plan ahead for your 2021-22 school year Opening Day on Tuesday, September 7th. Look for the annual calendar for the 2021-22 school year in your email inbox in the Summer.