Category Archives: General News

Modified Bell Schedule – Friday, March 24, 2017

There will be an assembly on Friday, March 24, 2017. Below is the modified bell schedule for that day. 7:00—8:15                1ST Period 8:20—9:35                3rd Period 9:40—10:55              5TH Period 10:55—11:30            ONE LUNCH 11:35—12:30            7th Period 12:30—1:25              Assembly

Southwest CTA’s “Southwest Shadow” Gains National Recognition

The Southwest Shadow of Southwest Career & Technical Academy is one of 22 publications nationwide to be chosen as a Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) Crown Awards finalist. The Crown Awards honor top student publications chosen from CSPA’s members. Crowns are selected for overall excellence in a head-to-head comparison. Student publishing in news, magazine, yearbook […]

Class of 2017 Graduation Date

The graduation date and time for the Class of 2017 is June 13, 2017 at 9:00 AM. The graduation ceremony will be held at the Orleans Arena.

15-16 School Accountability Report

The 2015-16 SWCTA School Accountability Report is now available. Please see the links below for the report: 15-16 Accountability Report (English) 15-16 Accountability Report (Spanish)

Free and Reduced Lunch

Parents can access the application for free and reduced lunch at Attached are NSLP applications for two Filipino languages, Tagalog and Ilokano.  There are also printable applications available in several other languages on the USDA’s website

2017-18 Application Information

Applications for the 2017-2018 school year are now available on-line. Click on the link below for full details about the magnet process and to submit an application. Review transportation boundaries to Southwest Career and Technical Academy under CTA Transportation Boundaries. Deadline to submit your application is on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 3:00 PM. Choose up to three schools […]

Bell Schedule

Please see the attachment below for the regular bell schedule. Bell Schedule

Student Drop-Off Map

Student drop-off locations can be found on the following map: Drop-off Map Please drop-off students in the designated locations only.

Early Student Dismissal

Effective on February 1, 2016, no early student check outs will be allowed after 1:00 PM. If you need to check out your child early for an appointment, please complete the check out process before 1:00 PM. This will ensure your child’s safety and proper security during dismissal.

School Zone Law Change

Parents and students, Please be aware that effective October 1st, Senate Bill 144, Section 22, Subsection 3 goes into effect. This bill states the following: “The driver of a vehicle shall not make a U-turn in an area designated as a school zone or school crossing zone except: (a) When there are no children present; […]