Mrs. Holly Simmons

Welcome to Southwest Elementary!  My name is Holly Simmons and I am currently the building principal. I am honored and humbled to be in this position at Southwest Elementary!

With my experiences in the Lawson School District as a student, parent, teacher and administrator there are some things I know for sure

  • The dedication and expertise of Lawson teachers is second to none
  • This district has a vision for your child to reach their full learning potential in a safe and positive learning environment
  • We believe that all children are valuable and can learn
  • And finally…It’s great to be a Lawson Cardinal!

At Southwest we believe that a partnership between home and school is one of the most important keys to success therefore we open our doors to you. Communication is vital and we encourage you to contact us if you have any questions or concerns at 580-7272. Our office hours are 7:30am-3:45pm.  


Mrs. Megan Owens

My name is Megan Owens and this is my 4th year as the assistant principal of Southwest Elementary.  I have taught at all levels in the Lawson School District and am currently in my 20th year of education. I have lived in Lawson my entire life and takes great pride in this community and school system. We want all of our students at Southwest to feel safe, respected, and successful.  By working together with students, parents, and community, we can ensure that our students get the best education possible and are prepared for the future. 

Southwest Elementary
Grades K-4

Mrs. Holly Simmons, Principal
Mrs. Megan Owens, Asst. Principal
307 W Moss St. Lawson, MO 64062
(p) 816 580-7272  (f) 816 296-3202
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