Seniors were given information about ordering Cap & Gown attire for GRADUATION last Thursday.

Jostens will be on campus to take orders during both lunches on

Thursday, November 17, 2016 and Thursday, December 15, 2016.

Orders may also be placed online @

or by calling 1-800-JOSTENS.

Cost for GAP, GOWN, & TASSEL is $54.08 until December 16, 2016.

After December 16, the cost increases to $90.

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 or three programs at school of choice by preference.
  • Non-CCSD student applicants do not forget to submit a copy of your most recent report card to your first choice school as soon as it’s available. The Magnet Office will not be able to process the applications and see if student qualifies for the lottery without the report card. The deadline for all documents is January 10, 2017 by 3:00 PM.

The Application Process

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Lilly Sifuentes at 702-799-5766 ext. 4303.

Tutoring Schedule – 2016-17

Tutoring is offered on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays between 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM. Students are welcome to attend any session. Please see the day and room schedule below.




Monday Science Ms. Sager, Room B207
Tuesday All Math Courses Mr. Wada, Room H207
Thursday Geometry Focus Mr. Suba, Room B214

There will be no tutoring on the following dates.



November 8, 2016 Election Day
November 21 – 25, 2016 Thanksgiving Break
December 19, 2016 – January 2, 2017 Winter Break
January 17 – 20, 2017 Semester Exam Week
January 16, 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 20, 2017 President’s Day
April 10 – 14, 2017 Spring Break

The last day of tutoring is May 25, 2017.


Student Handbook Verification

All Southwest CTA students and parents are required to read and abide by the rules and polices set forth in the SWCTA Student Handbook. You can find the SWCTA Student Handbook here or under the SWCTA RESOURCES tab. Please print and sign the verification document (below) and return to your first/second period teacher by Friday, September 9, 2016.

Student Handbook Verification