Join Southwest and the PTSA in making 2014-15 another year of excellence, connection and growth!

Join the PTSA today with your $25 membership. SIGN UP Here

The PTSA board is seeking members to build depth and maintain a strong presence of support at Southwest in 2014-15.
Become a volunteer to help at informational events for freshmen and their families.

  • Do one special event each year, or mix it up.
  • No experience necessary! Everyone is welcome: new, old, family, alumni, and community members.
  • You CAN find a way to pitch in!
  • Contact and join in the fun.


The PTSA invites you to join us in our mission to:

  • Promote the well-being of Southwest students at school, at home, and in the community.
  • Bring together parents, teachers, and staff to support students and achieve excellence in education.
  • Successfully advocate to serve the best interest of Southwest and all MPS students.
  • Share our strengths to promote Southwest’s community value and attract partnerships and support.


2014-2015 PTSA Speaker Series Nights! 7:00 p.m. each fall and spring in the Media Center, and winter in the Auditorium.
We encourage you to attend, explore our wide variety of volunteer options, and consider joining the PTSA with an annual donation of $25 to support continuing excellence at Southwest.

  • October 28-- Support Student Success: Motivation, Study Skills, & Self Esteem.

  • January 13-- Make Good Choices: Respectful Guidance & Engagement on topics of Substance Use, Sexuality, & Impulse Control.

  • March 10-- Making the Most of Summer: Productive Fun through Volunteerism, Community Engagement, and Service Learning.

Join the PTSA today with your $25 membership. SIGN UP Here Questions or comments? email:

Check out some of our past Speaker content and join today!:

PDF Parent Meetings 2014-15   --  Informational meetings held throughout the year and sponsored by Administration, Counseling, IB and PTSA.
PDF Parent Speaker Series provided by PTSA 2013-14   --  Guest speakers on parenting teen issues supported by PTSA funds. Open to all parents, students and staff.
PDF Dr. Anne Gearity - Developing Self Reliance and Resiliency in Teens   --  Power point of the Jan 14, 2014 presentation made by Dr. Gearity to parents and staff at SWHS PTSA meeting
PDF 14Jan2014SecretaryNotesPresentation   --  Notes of Dr. Anne Gearity's presentation, taken by Mark Peterson, PTSA secretary 2013-2014.