Southwest Middle School

Southwest Middle School


2511 Inverness Drive
Lawrence, KS 66047

Phone: (785) 832-5550
Fax: (785) 832-5554

 Mrs. Kristen Ryan
     Kristen Ryan
Assistant Principal:  
     Shaun Hanson

Upcoming Events

Ike, our mascot!  
Daily Announcements 
August 26, 2015

Chess Club will have their first meeting of the year on Thursday, September 10th from 3:15 – 4:15 in room 703. You will receive tournament information during this session

Students who didn’t have their school picture taken at Bulldog Countdown will have it taken this Thursday. Please be prepared to be called down during advisory or 1st hour.

Welcome back, Bulldogs!   The first meeting of our school newspaper, The Bark, will be this Thursday, August 27, after school until 4:00.  It will be in Ms. Troxell's room, which has changed.  It's now room 712.  All grades are welcome!

Please encourage your parents to shop for fresh organic produce grown right here at SW at the Clinton Parkway Nursery’s Farmers Market each Wednesday evening between 4:30 and 6:30pm.  
Join us for a Saturday morning work day in the gardens between 8 and 10am, or just stop by Mr. Kennard’s room after school for Garden Club.  This fall we will meet regularly on Monday’s and Wednesday’s after-school to work in the Gardens.  Check with Mr. Kennard in room 704 if you'd like more information.

If you are trying out for cheer, please remember that the tryout clinic is this Tuesday and Thursday after school. Don't forget that ALL athletic forms must be turned in to the office this week. Letters of recommendation are due to Coach Dillon by Friday.


Hello Bulldogs!  We are ready to start our theater season.  If you like to be creative, enjoy theater, building, art and more, join us on Thursday and Friday afterschool in the auditorium.  The Fall Production will be a play called The Grimm Sisters.  There are tons of roles in this show and lots of behind the scenes opportunities.  The fall production is open to ALL SW students so bring a friend.  On Thursday and Friday we’re going to have our Kick off. Come learn about the play, meet your directors, eat popcorn and play games!  See you Thursday.



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Daily Announcements

  • Kansas regulations require that districts develop and implement written policies to govern the use of Emergency Safety Interventions in all schools.  Emergency Safety Intervention (ESI) is defined as seclusion and restraint that is used when the student presents an immediate danger to self or others.  Lawrence Public School’s Board of Education adopted an ESI policy (GAAF) on October 28, 2013 which is available on the district's website.  The policy will also be available on the building websites and online handbooks as of November 14, 2014. If you need a hard copy of the ESI policy, please contact your building principal. 

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