School Bulletin

           Monday, March 30, 2015

STUDENT LUNCH:  Stop by ASB Office Windows and view the menu, since there is a variety of items.

                     TODAYS’ BREAKFAST:  Stop by ASB Windows and view the menu, since there is a variety of items.      



Baseball @ Lions Tournament vs Layton @ Monte Vista @ 3:00 pm.  Excuse @ 11:30 am.  Leaving @ 12 noon.

Frosh Softball vs Calexico @ Southwest @ 4:00 pm. Excuse @ 2:45 pm.

                                 GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENT

ATTENTION ALL AP STUDENTS:  ASB Office is still taking payment to reserve your AP Exam NOW and waivers are available upon request.  Cost per exam is $91.00.  Deadline to pay and reserve the AP Exam is March 31st.  Questions stop by the ASB Office.     

ATTN ALL JUNIORS/SENIORS:  Prom will be held at the Barbara Worth Resort at Holtville on Saturday, April 25th.  Tickets go on sale Monday, March 30th.  Couple tickets are $100 and a single ticket is $55.  Tickets at the door are $60 per person.  Remember to pick up a “guest pass” if you are inviting a student from another school.  Deadline to purchase the prom ticket is Wednesday, April 22nd.  Questions stop by the ASB Office.

ATTN ALL SENIORS:  A rep from Balfour will be at the ASB room from 11 am to 1 pm on Wednesday, April 1stAgain, this is the last day to place your Cap/Gown order.  This year the District will be paying for the Cap/Gown.  But if you desire to purchase the Cap/Gown you may do so at $35.00.  Stop by the ASB Office to pick up the cap/gown form or if you have any questions.  (30, 31, 1)

ATTENTION MIGRANT STUDENTS:  Do you need to make-up a class or need to improve your GPA?  The Migrant Summer Program can help.  Pick up an application at the Migrant Office.  Application deadline is April 17th.  Space is limited.   (30, 31)

FOOTBALL 15-16:  Football meeting TODAY @ 3:15 pm in Amphitheater, mandatory for all football players. Thank you.  

SHS STUDENTS:  Last day to get your yearbook at $80 is Tuesday, March 31.  Get to the ASB office and order yours today.  Cash, check, and money orders accepted.  Price goes up April 1st.  (30, 31)

SOUTHWEST CHEER TRY-OUTS 2015-2016:  Try-outs begin TODAY.  Don’t forget to get your Clearance Card if you will be trying-out for Cheer for next school.     (30)

SENIOR CAP/GOWN PICTURE DAY:  Cap/Gown pictures will be Friday, April 17th.  Make sure and pick-up picture packets at the ASB Office as of Monday, March 30th.   (30)

ATTENTION SENIORS:  There are still 3 spots left for Grad Day.  Cost is $160 and is to be paid in full at time of signing up.  See ASB Office for any questions.   

ATTENTION STUDENTS:  There will be an Informational meeting concerning try-outs for the 2015-2016 Drill, Tall Flags, & Majorette Team on Wednesday, April 1st in room I-39 at 3:30 pm.   (30, 31, 1)

ATTENTION ALL SENIORS:  Stop by the ASB Office TODAY to pick up the "Senior Picnic" parent permission forms.  Senior Picnic will take place Wednesday, April 29th.  We will start bus sign-ups on Monday, April 13th and deadline to sign-up is Wednesday, April 15th. Remember you must be clear of all fines and be on target to graduate.  Questions see the ASB Office ladies.  (30, 31, 1, 2)

HEY, EAGLES! GOT TALENT:  Do you play an instrument?  Do you sing, dance or act?  You will have a chance to show off your talents and compete in the annual ‘Southwest’s Got Talent’ talent show on April 23rd.  Auditions will be held following Spring Break  on Thursday, April 16th and Friday, April 177th in the orchestra room from 3:15- 4:15.  For more information contact Dr. Busse or any Chamber orchestra student.  All talents are welcome.


INTRA-DISTRICT TRANSFER FORMS:  Any student who does not live with in the Southwest boundaries, that live on Central High  boundaries must pick-up an intra-district form from Mrs. Morales in the front office. This form must be filled out on a yearly basis, so pick-up a form today. The deadline is April 15, 2015.      (31, 1, 2) (13, 14, 15)

REMINDER TO ALL SENIORS:  IVROP Program Community Foundation Scholarship, deadline to apply is April 15th.  Visit your IVROP Guidance Technician for details, your guidance tech is located inside the library or the Counseling Office, also Make sure you also check out all the Senior Scholarships available to you.


  1. Calcot-Seitz Foundation, Deadline is March 31, 2015.  Award Maximum: $3,000 payable over three yearsWho should apply?

·       Students who major in agriculture at a four-year school that offers a degree in agriculture. The application is available online:


  1. El Centro Rotary Club Scholarship: Deadline is April 3, 2015, Award Maximum: Up to $1,000 , Who should apply?

               Students must have been accepted to a university or other four-year college. The application is available in the counseling office.


  1.  Imperial Valley Regional Occupational Program Community Foundation Fund: Deadline is April 15, 2015

               Award Maximum: Range from $1,000, $750, and $500.  Who should apply? See Counseling for details.


  1. Imperial Valley Kennel Club Scholarship;  Deadline: Must Be Post Marked by April 15, 2015. Award Maximum: Range from $200, to $1,000.  Who should apply?  Any graduating senior.  Application available in the Counseling Office.


  1. Dr. Patricia Shreves Saracco Lang Educational Arts Scholarship.  Deadline it must be postmarked by 5:00 pm, April 15th.  Award maximum Varies.  This is a merit based scholarship awarded to deserving Imperial Valley high school senior planning on continuing his or her career and/ or education in the field of visual or performing arts.  For questions and application see Counseling Office.


  1. Imperial County Uniserv Scholarship.  Deadline it must be at the Uniserv Office by 5:00 pm April 17th.  Award Maximum Varies.  For questions and application see Counseling Office.


  1. Stockmen’s Club Scholarship.  Deadline must be received in Office be April 17th.  For questions/application see Counseling office. 


  1. Imperial Valley Produce Scholarship:  Deadline: April 20, 2015, Award Maximum: (Generally one $1,000.00 scholarship with additional ones awards from $250.00 to $750.00).  Who should apply? Seniors who will be attending a four year college in Fall 2015. Applications are due April 20, 2015.  The application is available in the counseling office.


  1. Farm Credit Services S.T.A.R.T. Scholarship:  Deadline: April 20, 2015, Award Maximum: One $1,500.00.  Who should apply? Seniors who will be attending a four year college in Fall 2015. Applications are due April 20, 2015. The application is available in the counseling office.


  1. Ed McGrew Scholarship:  Deadline: April 20, 2015Award Maximum: Generally between $100 to $2,500.00.   Who should apply?  Seniors who will enroll at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in Fall 2015. Applications are due April 20, 2015.  The application is available in the counseling office.


  1. 2015 Student-view Scholarship Progam, Deadline is April 22, 2015Award Maximum: One $4,000, two $1,000 and ten $500.

              Who should apply? 1) No minimum SAT/ACT score or grade point average 2) No essay required 3) No lengthy application forms

               No application fees. 

              Simply log on to and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area.


  1. Anthony Garcia Foundation, Deadline, must be received by Friday, April 24, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. Award Maximum: Approximately $200.  Application and questions at the Counseling Office.


  1. A.W. Bodine- Sunkist Growers Scholarship, Deadline is April 30, 2015Eligibility requirements include financial need and a family or personal involvement in California or Arizona agriculture.  You can find application online at


  1. Imperial Valley Gem and Mineral Society Scholarship, Prerequisites: All senior students who reside in Imperial Valley or attend an Imperial Valley school. Plan a career in earth sciences: agriculture, archeology, environmental science, geology, physical geology, physical anthropology, physical geography, soil science, and space science. Official transcripts, extra curricular activities, 3 letters of recommendation, 500 word essay. Must be mailed and postmarked by April 30th.  Application available in the counseling office.


  1. Jimmie Cannon Visual and Performing Arts Memorial Scholarship, deadline must be received by May 1st.  Award Maximum is $1,000.  Questions and application available at Counseling Office.


  1.  El Centro Educational Foundation, University Scholarship and Community/Vocational School Scholarship.  Deadline must be received by May 1st.  Award Maximum- $350 Minimum for Community College/Vocational and $750 minimum for four year University/College.  For questions and application see Counseling Office.  


  1. Steve Cole Memorial Scholarship 2015; Must be graduating senior and will attend IVC or IVUP. Deadline May 4, 2015. Must prepare an application. Pick up application and more information at Counselling Office.




  1. Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1559 College and University Merit Award, Deadline noon Friday, May 8, 2015 to the Counselor. Award Maximum: $250 for 2-year attendee and $500 for 4-year attendee.  Application available in Counseling Office.


  1. UC Berkley Chicana/ Latino Alumni Association of San Diego, Deadline it must be EMAILED to: by 11:59 pm June 1stFor more information and application see the Counseling Office.