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Southern Wells Elementary

“Let’s Ride with Raider Pride”

Wednesday, May 24th, 2023

We will now have a moment of silence…



Tinleigh Guy & many more over the summer


Raider of the Day:

Aaylah Guhl and Avery Durbin ~ Mrs. Haigh ~ for helping a friend before the skating party.



Breaded chicken sandwich


Baked beans

Cooked broccoli


School news:

Mrs. Palmer and Mrs. Whicker are retiring and today is their last day at SWES.  They both have touched so many lives while they have been at our school.  We can’t thank them enough for all they have done!   Happy Retirement!  We will miss you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


SW Youth Football Camp will be held July 24th – 28th from 6 – 7:30pm for incoming 1st – 6th graders.   Come to the office for a form.  Cost is $30.


5th & 6th grade girls Volleyball Open Gym opportunities throughout the summer will begin May 31st.   Informational flyer has been sent home.



The Green Valley Golf Course is offering a Junior League for the weeks of June 5-8 & June 12-15.  Age range from 6-15 and cost is $25.  Flyers are in the office if interested or you may call Jim at 260-824-4510 for more info.


Today is the last day of school!!!  The Kona Ice truck will also be here for those students that received a bracelet for their yearend assessments.


PLEASE check out the Lost & Found table!  It’s overflowing with items!


Thanks for being a part of the Raider family


Please stand for the Pledge



Southern Wells Little Raiders Preschool Applications are now available!  Applications are available in the school offices or on our NEW Southern Wells Little Raiders Preschool Facebook page.


Bluffton NOW 2023 Events have been scheduled.  

Parlor City Market – every Saturday from June 3rd – Sept. 9th from 9am-1pm.  

Music on the Plaza - Live music from 7 – 10pm with food and drink available.   Plaza opens at 6pm.  June 16th: HWY 30 Band, July 21st: Jennie Devoe, August 18th: Whoa Man!, Sept. 15th: The Rylie Lynn Band.  

Chili Walk – October 7th

Small Business Saturday – Nov. 25th  

BRRR Fest 2024 - March 9th.


Sonlight Kids Summer Events

Check out our Summer Events 2023!

Sonlight Kids Day Camp 10 am-5 pm (third-fifth grade only) June 8, 2023. Meet at Sonlight Church at 10 am.

Whicker Park June 7th at 12:30. Bring a sack lunch for a picnic and park fun!

Zoo Day June 14, 2023, at 10:00 am. Meet for a picnic lunch at 12:30

Splash Pad on Washington Street. June 21 at 2:00

Fairmont Church Camp July 10-14, 2023.

Stellar VBS July 24-28 6:15-8:15 at Sonlight Wesleyan Church.

Use this link to register for one event or all Sonlight Kids Summer events. Looking forward to seeing you this summer!


“Sundae” School Summer Celebration @Southern Wells Church 

PreK-outgoing 5th grade on Wednesday, May 24th from 7:00-8:15 pm 

Join us for ice cream sundaes and LIVE Youth Band worship as we celebrate the kid’s last day of school! 

Please register here (so we have enough ice cream


SWCS Summer Board Meetings

June 20th & July 18th in the HS Media Center at 5:30pm



Raider Card Skate Party (2nd & 3rd grade)


Raider Card Skate Party (4th-6th grade)


Last student day


Bus duty ~ Lieurance & Boots

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