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October 29th


Southwest High School


Attention Winter Sports Athletes:

Athletes are reminded to have a current physical, an emergency card and a MSHSL Eligibility form on file at least 24 hours prior to registering. Physicals are required by the Minnesota State High School League as part of the process to be eligible to participate. (Students may check on their physicals in the athletic office).


Athletes must be making satisfactory academic progress (2.0 GPA) to be eligible to participate.  Students below the required GPA, must see Athletic Director.  Participation fees are listed below.  


Activity                                   Head Coach                                        Email Contact                                                  Start Date       Activity Fees

Dance                                      Whitney Walker                                                     Oct. 22nd          70.00

Girls Hockey                            Sarma Ozmen                                                       Oct. 29th         240.00

  Alpine Ski                              Mark Conway                                               Nov 12th         75.00

Boys Hockey                           Joe Dziedzik                                                                     Nov 12th         240.00

Girls Basketball                       Dan Froelich                                                                     Nov 12th         75.00

Gymnastics                             Skye Horton/Payton Stites                                Nov 12th         75.00


Nordic Ski                                Jon Furlow                                                                   Nov 12th         75.00

Boys Basketball                       Greg Boone                                                               Nov 19th         75.00

Wrestling                                  Ben Cousins                                          Nov 19th         75.00

Boys Swimming                      Chris Aerseth                                       Nov 26th         75.00


Educational Benefits

Families are reminded to complete Educational Benefits Application in order to qualify for reduced athletic participation fees.  The Application for Educational Benefits can be completed at SchoolCafé.com.

  1. Visit SchoolCafé.com and login with your username and password.
  2. Click on Eligibility Benefits, then click on Apply.
  3. Follow the instructions to complete your online application.

An eligibility notice letter will arrive in the mail within 10 business days.

Weds, 10/24 District Coaches In-Service Meeting  at 4:30PM (Davis Center)  
  • SW offers 35 programs for grades 7-12. 
  • Find our office across the Commons from the main entrance. Open M-F 8am-4pm.
  • Middle School Athletics now managed by Community Education. Call 612.668.3939.
  • Registration forms are available online (link here) or at the Athletic Office (in the Commons).
  • Turn in completed forms to the Athletic Office mailbox (in the Commons).
  • Sports are listed online by season (but in alphabetical order): "Fall Sports" "Spring Sports" then "Winter Sports" (links on left).


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Enter West Gym at Door # 7 the athletic entrance, pool is at door #17
Laker Dance Team

Welcome to the Laker Dance Team Home Page!


The 2018 - 2019 Season begins Monday, October 22nd! Please make sure to sign up with the Athletic Office for the 2018-2019 season. 

Captain's Practices:
Come learn about the dance team and see what takes place during our season, learn choreography, and meet the 2018-2019 captains. Please feel free to come to one or all of our captain's practices. 
Wednesday, October 10th 3:30pm - 5pm (Dance Studio) 
Thursday, October 11th 3:30pm - 5pm (Dance Studio)
Monday, October 15th 3:30pm - 5pm (Dance Studio)
Wednesday, October 17th 3:30pm - 5pm (Dance Studio)
Practices begin Monday, October 22nd and run until February. Please see the attached calendar for our practice schedule. Practices will be held Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday (we may be adding Wednesdays or Saturdays - To Be Determined). 
Competitions begin in December and run through February. More information to come. 
Expectations at Practice:
-Arrive in athletic work out gear
-Bring tennis shoes
-Bring dance shoes
-Hair pulled back away from face
-Bring a water bottle
Items Required for Season:
-Athletic work out gear
-Tennis shoes
-Dance shoes (caramel jazz shoes)
-Tights (caramel dance tights)
-Warm Up
-Mark Time Outfit
Dance shoes, leotard, and tights are available at Step N' Stretch in Minnetonka. The store has our team information on file. 
The warm-up and mark time outfit will be available through our online store. These are required for competitions. 
Should you have any questions about the dance team, please contact the coach at



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