Interscholastic activities provide students opportunities to achieve many of the goals established for Southwest High School students. These goals are as follows:
Develop and maintain good physical and emotional health.
Demonstrate the desire and ability to be a good school and community citizen.
Develop the intrinsic desire to learn, to persevere, and to take appropriate risks.
Develop self-confidence and respect for others.
Develop the self-discipline and responsibility necessary to complete tasks.