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School Liaison Officer (SLO)
Bldg 1317 Rm 7
 Corner of Inner Loop and Normandy Drive 
Office information:
Hours: 07:30 am to 4:00 pm
760-380-6880  Email

Welcome to Fort Irwin!

We would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to the School Liaison Officer here on post. My job is to ensure that information is provided to you, the parents regarding school information such as academics, activities etc. I am also here to assist you with any questions, comments or concerns you might have about our schools. If I don’t know the answer, I will find it for you! Scholarship information is also available through my office for undergraduate, graduate, continuing and adult education. The School Liaison Officer also writes a weekly column in Fort Irwin’s newspaper, The High Desert Warrior, which provides parents and students with valuable academic information to assist them during the school year. 

Fort Irwin’s main school district is the Silver Valley Unified School District (SVUSD) which currently has three schools, Lewis Elementary, Tiefort View Intermediate and Fort Irwin Middle School located on post, and the Silver Valley High School located 35 miles off post in Yermo. The website for SVUSD is . The Barstow Unified School District is also associated with Fort Irwin, but there is no bus transportation to their schools.  

The 5 Key Functions of the SLO. Regardless of the school district your child attends, on or off post, we provide services for you. Functions of our office include, but are not limited to;

-Represent, inform, and assist command.

 -Assist families with school issues by providing information, making referrals, educating families, and offering personal support.

-Interface, educate, and coordinate with local school districts.

-Forge Partnerships in Education to create linkages between the military and schools.

-Support family transitions upon arrival to and departure from Fort Irwin.

Again, welcome to Fort Irwin and the National Training Center!

2014-2015 SVUSD District Calendar of Events

2014-2015 SVUSD Bell Schedule

On & Off Post Bus Schedule for SVUSD

Lewis, Tiefort and FIMS Bus Schedules 

Silver Valley High School Bus Schedule

Look at the overall Silver Valley Unified School District website
Silver Valley High School (Grades 9-12)
35484 Daggett-Yermo Rd
Yermo, CA 92398
760-254-2916 ext 2
Principal: Cameron Smart
School Hours: 7:20am-2:25pm
Minimum Days: every Wed: Time 12:10pm
Web site 
Fort Irwin Middle School (Grades: 6-8)
1700 Pork Chop Hill Rd
Fort Irwin, CA 92310
Principal: Mike Sullivan
School Hours: 8:00am-3:13pm
Early Out Wed. & Minimum Days: 1:17pm
Web site
Tiefort View Intermediate School (Grades: 3-5)
8700 Anzio
Fort Irwin, CA 92310
Principal: Dr. Edward Thompson
School Hours: 8:40am-3:05pm
Early out Wed and Minimum Days:1:10pm
Web site
 Lewis Elementary (Grades: K-2)
1800 hawk
Fort Irwin, CA 92310
Principal: Ms. Patti Baer
School Hours: 8:00am
Dismissal: K:2:00pm, 1st and 2nd:  2:25pm
Early Out Wed. and Minimum Days:
Dismissal: K: 12:00pm, 1st and 2nd:12:25pm
Web site
Colin Powell State Preschool
760-386-7940 ext 200
School Hours:  A.M. 7:45-10:45  P.M. 11:30-2:30

Colin Powell Preschool Physical Requirements:
Any child wishing to attend the Colin Powell Preschool will need to have a physical and TB clearance prior to being able to start school. When parents come to register their child, they will need to bring with them a current physical and TB clearance (within 12 months) in addition to the other information.  Their child cannot start school until we have it in hand. Please call 380-3124 to make an appointment
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