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Principal's Corner

Welcome to Southwest Middle School

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BELIEVE, ACHIEVE, SUCCEED

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Greetings,

My name is Jerome Gidrey and I am the principal of Southwest Middle School.  We are committed to student success and academic excellence.  Thank you for taking the time to learn about our school.  

Southwest Middle School is dedicated to its mission of providing all students with challenging academics so that they realize their potential for college readiness and improve their quality of life in a global society.  We are excited to move forward in the continuous improvement of our school and purpose of preparing our students for success.

As an AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) National Demonstration School, we engage our students with active learning strategies and organizational skills that will prepare them for success.  When you walk on our campus, you will recognize that we are truly saturated with a college atmosphere This atmosphere allows our students the opportunity to dream about attending college and to make those dreams a reality.  Through AVID, Globalization Activities, Guidelines for Success, and a Positive Behavioral and Supports program, we provide meaningful real-world experiences for our students.

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