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SGA Election

Article By: Addison Robinson Hear ye, hear ye: Student Government Association officers will finally be revealed soon! The candidates for president are Cori Bostic, senior basketball team member and the Voice of SWD, and Camilla Barrow, the fashion show coordinator,and editor of the school newspaper. Candidates for Vice President are: Addison Robinson, senior tennis team

Senior Class Officers

Article By: Zaria Thornton   Class of 2016 is excited to announce and introduce our new Senior Class officers! This year, class of 2016 set it off with one of the first ever student held elections.Nominees for the Senior Class officers scattered posters everywhere and made creative videos for the senior class to let their

Panther Pals

Article by: Tatiyana Wilson This upcoming fall year gives seniors numerous opportunities to get involved in something at school. Along with numerous extracurricular activities and organizations you have an opportunity to become a Panther Pal. A Panther Pal is a scholarly senior who mentors/tutors a 9th grade student throughout the year.  You meet with them

Varsity Volleyball

Article by: Ravyn Turner “Hey hey kick some A”, is the winning slogan for the powerful varsity Lady Panthers volleyball team. The team’s record in their opening tournament was 7-2. So far during the regular season the team has won 6 games, and have only 2 losses. Also the team’s region record is 5-0. Even

Class of 2016: Year of the Scholars

By Ashley Scott On Wednesday, September 9, 2015 there was a senior meeting at six O’clock, in the auditorium of Southwest DeKalb High school. The senior class sponsors, Mr. White and Ms. Monday informed the senior class parents about dues and upcoming events of the senior class.  Along with the information told to the parents,

Freshmen Tips

Article by Jarrod Flounory Welcome, freshmen. As you embark on a new school year, it can be a bit daunting to walk into a building you’ve probably never been to before.  The newspaper staff would be remiss if we didn’t at least send you a proper welcome on your four year adventure.  In doing so,

Tips to Managing Your Life

The balance between school and extracurricular activities such as playing a sport, volunteering, or even having a job can be very overwhelming. I had to teach myself how to balance between having two jobs and keeping an A average. Most times it can become stressful, but I have learned to manage my time by doing

Junior Takeover!!

       The count down truly begins in your junior year. This year junior dues are 190 dollars. Our dues include the class hoodie which we get to design and the memorable night of your junior and senior prom. If you’re really excited about prom why not join the prom committee to help to decided what

Panthers vs. Bulldogs!!!

The Southwest DeKalb Panthers fell short this past Friday against the Tri-Cities Bulldogs.  The final score was 18-17.  Our Panthers worked hard, but still didn’t get the victory.  It is even claimed that the referees cheated, but it wasn’t proven.  This week is by-week, meaning we won’t have a game.  This will give our team

Lady Panthers Send the Devils Back to the Hills Defeated, 23-11.

Thursday, September 3, 2015 5:30 PM SWD HS 23 Druid Hills 11 On Thursday evening, September 3, the North Druid Hills Lady Devils traveled over to Southwest Dekalb to face off the Lady Panthers Softball team. In the 5 inning game, the Lady Panthers achieved a victory of 23-11, continuing their winning streak.