Welcome to the South Western School District’s home on the web! All of us – from our faculty and administrators to our staff members – are dedicated to partnering with parents and helping our students develop into capable, confident lifelong learners. Whether you are a student or a parent/guardian, we encourage you to check back often to stay “in-the-know” with SWSD!

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CareSolace - Calming the Chaos of Mental Health Care

South Western School District is now partnered with Care Solace. Care Solace connects students, families, and staff to available mental health and substance use providers for free and regardless of insurance. If you would like to be referred to Care Solace, feel free to reach out to building or district administration. You may also initiate the process anonymously at caresolace.com/swsd.

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Please visit the link above for information about upcoming kindergarten registration.

School Board Vacancy

 The South Western School District Board of School Directors announce that due to a recent resignation, a Board opening has become available. If you are a resident of the South Western School District and would like to be an active participant on the School Board, you are encouraged to complete a brief application.

Applications are due in the administration office by 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 14, 2023, to be considered by the Board.

Interviews will be conducted by the Board on Wednesday, December 20, 2023 at 7:00 p.m.

Please note this is an appointment to fill an unexpired term and the successful candidate will have to run in the public election in 2025.

Applications are available below or from the Administration Office
South Western School District, 225 Bowman Road, Hanover, PA 17331


School Board Meetings

The South Western School District will hold regular School Board Meetings per the established schedule and the public is welcome to attend. Masking is optional for any face-to-face meetings.

Anyone wishing to address the Board should email their request ten (10) days in advance to: [email protected] (per Policy 903). Please indicate in the email your name, organization, and the topic you would like to present, so that you can be acknowledged. Any comments submitted through this email will be forwarded to the Board for review.

Please note: Comments from the public will always be welcomed at the end of every Board meeting.

Click here to see the list of upcoming meetings and to verify if the meeting will be held in a face-to-face or virtual format.

Recent News

2023-2024 Student Half Days

Please read this letter regarding student half days for the 2023-2024 school year.

School Safety Incident

Pleas read the letter about a recent school safety incident.

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