Southwood Hats, Visors, and Sunglasses
The Southwood PTO is selling Southwood hats, visors, and sunglasses!  Hats and visors may be ordered for $10; an order form is below. Sunglasses of many colors are available for $5.  Items may be purchased during lunch periods.
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 Diversity Awareness Week 
March 23-27 
This week, there will be many classroom activities that promote students' awareness of diversity and our increasingly global society. Parents are welcome to watch a variety of activities.  A complete list of activities and events is below. 



Southwood Academy News

Congratulations, Jordyn!

Jordyn Moorhead is one of the students selected to receive the 2015 Cory White Diversity Award.  For ten years, the Cory White Award has been presented annually to middle and high school students from Anderson County schools who have served as role models in advocating for diversity and acceptance within the school community.  The award is intended to honor individuals who have positively affected peers, teachers, and/or school staff in the areas of human rights, special needs and disabilities, and/or cultural inclusion and acceptance. The award ceremony will be held on Thursday, April 9th at 6:00 PM at the Civic Center of Anderson. 

 Arts News
Several Southwood MS and HS students were accepted into the SC Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities Summer Academy. High school students McCrae Brown (voice) and Rachel Yon (visual art) will attend this summer. Middle school students who are pictured below include Kendra Allen (voice), Raekwon Fuller (drama), Violet Harris (violin), Princess Helvy (viola), Matthew Lemmons (cello), and Anthony Rojas (violin).  
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 Have you read Mr. Smith's Newsletter?
There are several important announcements this week! 


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    Welcome to Southwood
    Academy of the Arts!

    A Professional Development School for the Arts
    1110 Southwood Street, Anderson, South Carolina 29624
    Jamie Smith, Principal
    Eric Chamblee, Associate Principal & Instructional Facilitator
    Jill McClain, Guidance Counselor
    Cheri Gilbert, Secretary

    Office Hours:
    M-F  7:30-3:30 
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