Principal of the Day! Assistant Principal of the Day! Secretary of the Day! Coach of the Day! Coaches w/Coach of the Day! Principal of the Day with the Principal! Top Readers in front the "Racecar" at the AR Celebration! Top Readers rewarded at the EOY AR Celebration! These boys had over 1200 points combined in the Accelerated Reader Program at SWLE! Top 2 AR Readers in the entire school! Enjoying the AR Celebration! Mr. Dean after a ride on the "Racecar"! The Monster truck is a lot higher than our ladder! WOW! Top Readers enjoying their ride in the Monster Truck at the EOY AR Celebration! It's a long way up! .... Dr. Tippett getting in the Monster truck at our EOY AR Celebration! 3rd-5th Grade Scooter Winner at the EOY AR Celebration! 1st - 2nd Grade Scooter Winner! Top Readers taking a lap around the track in the Monster Truck at the AR Celebration! AR Celebration - The "Racecar" 5th Grade Homerun Derby WInners 2017 4th Grade Homerun Derby Winners 2017 3rd Grade Homerun Derby Winner  2017 These students read at least 20 of the Georgia Book Awards and were recognized and rewarded with a trophy at the 2017 GA Book Award Party! 
Lots of reading lots of great books! SWLE is proud of you! A trip down the slide at the GBA Party 2017! GA Book Award Party 2017! Lots of fun! These students were recently selected to represent SWLE at the district level for the FY17 Georgia National Fair Bear Writing Contest. We are proud to say that Lily won at the District level! (See folder under photos titled "Writing Contest Winners" for more detailed information and names. Heart of GA RESA Writing Contest Participants & Alternates for the 2016-2017 school year. For names see folder titled "Writing Contest Winners" at the bottom of the website. RESA Writing Contest Participants for the 2016-2017 School Year. See folder titled "Writing Contest Winners" at the bottom of the website for names. The WLHS Soccer team joined in on "Read Across America Day" at SWLE! Sheriff & Deputies who came out to read on "Read Across America Day" at SWLE! Sheriff Larry Dean reading to one of our 3rd grade classes on "Read Across America Day" at SWLE! Our Superintendent - Dr. Juli Alligood - reading to one of our PreK Classes! LCSS Instructional Director - Dr. Ronda Hightower - reading to one of our 1st grade classes! Loving "Read Across America Day" at SWLE! Read the Shirt! This is why we do all we do at SWLE! The children really enjoyed our Therapups on "Read Across America Day" The children really enjoyed our Therapups on "Read Across America Day" Therapups enjoying the kids! Some of our wonderful Guest Readers on "Read Across America" Day! Former educator - Mrs. Martha Gaillard - reading to one of our kindergarten classes! Lunchroom Ladies "styling" on SWLE "Read Across America Day" Dr. Alligood with School Coaches Lynn Bowden and Denise Taylor Enjoying the Therapups on "Read Across America Day" at SWLE! In honor of Read America Day &  Dr. Seuss' birthday (March 2nd) SWLE is excited that Guest Readers were here to help celebrate the love of READING! RESA Participants from SWLE! RESA Participants from SWLE! RESA Winners from SWLE!
2017-2018 School Supply Lists

Click on your grade level for the 2017-2018 SWLE Supply List:

Kindergarten School Supply List
1st Grade School Supply List
2nd Grade School Supply List
3rd Grade School Supply List
4th Grade School Supply List
5th Grade School Supply List

LOOK BELOW UNDER "MORE NEWS" for a quick and easy way to order your Supply Lists via EduKit!



Southwest Laurens Elementary offers the EduKit program as a convenient option for busy families to order school supply kits for the 2017/2018 year. Each kit purchased helps us raise funds to buy more supplies for our classrooms.



EduKits are custom made to include the supplies selected and approved by our school.

Order by June 20 for the BEST pricing and FREE shipping. A confirmation will be emailed to you after your order has been placed.

Your child’s EduKit will be in the classroom at Open House.

Extended online ordering is available through EduKit’s Last Chance program from June 21 – July 16. Last Chance orders are subject to an additional fee and will be delivered to your home shortly before school begins.

Summer School 2017

Information is now available about Summer School 2017. Click HERE for information.



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