Every Child, Every Day, Whatever It Takes!
Southwest Junior High District Honor Band - More than 500 kids from all over the area auditioned for spots in the 7th and 8th grade band. That is a lot of competition!
McDonald County (Rocky Comfort and Southwest City Schools" had a total of 9 students make SW Jr. High District Honor Band.
Pictured left to right -
Katie Moore - baritone
Tucker Keith - alto sax
Selvin Villatoro - baritone sax
Madison Burton - baritone sax
Madison Rodriguez (not pictured) - clarinet
Missouri Education Technology Conference Spotlight Educator
Dianna Chamberlain, middle school mathematics teacher at Southwest City Elementary School, has been recognized by the Missouri Education Technology Conference as a Spotlight Educator. She is receiving this award for being a "teacher who uses her voice to help other educators understand the importance of supporting student voice and finding ways to empower students to take ownership of their learning". Dianna along with her husband William Chamberlain, founded EdcampMagic, a technology conference for educators held annually in Orlando. In addition Dianna is a moderator of MOedchat, she is an Apple certified teacher and a Breakout EDU Authorized Trainer. Thank you Dianna, for going above and beyond to serve students and educators!