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For updated information regarding school closings, late starts, or early releases, please familiarize yourself with the SWMetro home page. Weather updates will be posted in this section as well as the Recent News section of the home page. Announcements will also be posted on the District Facebook and Twitter Pages as soon as possible after a decision is made.

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Your Donation will Support an Accessible Playground for RVEC Students
SWMetro recently received a $15,000 donation from the Dr. Pepper Snapple group to start us on our way toward building an accessible playground at our Jordan location. Please consider making a donation.
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2 Hour Delay Jan. 17
Two Hour Delay, Jan. 17
All SWMetro programs will be delayed two hours on Tuesday, Jan. 17
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Substitutes, Apply through Kelly Educational Staffing
Apply Today to Become an On-Call Sub for SWMetro
SouthWest Metro has partnered with Kelly Educational Staffing (KES) to hire substitute teachers and paraprofessionals to continue providing quality education in the absence of our full-time educators. Click to learn more and apply today.
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Early Release | Dec. 16
Early Release | Friday, Dec. 16
All SWMetro programs and buildings will close at 1:30 today due to the incoming winter weather.
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SWMetro Blue Jacket Recipients
Blue Jackets Bright Futures
Cheylub Schmitt of Jordan and Madison Armstrong of Waconia will receive their own jackets thanks to the Blue Jackets Bright Futures program.
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