October is Safety Awareness Month

The month of October targets a number of safety awareness areas. Southwood School will be recognizing International Walk-to-School Month with three morning walks. The morning walks will take place on October 3rd, 10th, 17th. Each day we will be starting from a new location and walking to school. Students are invited to join staff as they”walk to school”. These morning walks are intended to promote traffic safety, physical activity, and promoting environmental issues. We will also be selling “walk-a-thon” t-shirts… Read More

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Picture Day

Don’t forget picture day is happening on Tuesday, October 1st and Wednesday, October 2nd here at Southwood School!  Please make sure you return your order forms to your child’s homeroom teacher.

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Terry Fox Run

Our annual Southwood School Terry Fox Run is scheduled for this Thursday, September 26th at 3pm following the same route we have taken in previous years.   Parents are welcome to join in with their children.  For more information about Terry Fox please see the official Terry Fox Foundation website .

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iWalk 2019

October is walk to school month and walking is a great way to promote physical activity, reduce harmful emissions, and FUN! Southwood School is recognizing iWALK Month with a few special events! We will have three walk to school events with a different starting location for each date! For more information on walk to school times and locations click here!    *PLEASE NOTE THAT THE WALK-a-THON HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR OCTOBER 24TH*

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Parent Advisory Council

You’ll want to mark Tuesday October 1st on your calendar for the PAC Annual General Meeting that will take place at 7pm in the Southwood School Gym. Please also be sure to click here to visit our updated Parent Advisory Council page.  You’ll find everything you need to know about the 2019-2020 PAC including who your PAC members are, when meetings will be held, volunteer opportunities, hot lunch information and more!

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Strong Connections

Strong Connections will be held on September 13th and 16th. Parents can view your student’s Strong Connection date on the Parent Portal or email the teacher; if you have more than one child, all of your children will attend on the same day.

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Southwood School Staff for 2019-2020

In September 2019 we will welcome the following staff members to Southwood K-4 School: Teaching Staff: Principal – Rod Kehler Vice Principal – Chantal Johnson Learning Support – Melissa Heinrichs Learning Support – Nicole Billiald Learning Support – Jordan Hurton Guidance – Chantal Johnson Guidance – Courtney Baudry Literacy Support – Donna Neufeldt Numeracy Support – Charissa Martin K1KF – Kendra Friesen K2KF – Kendra Friesen K3CB – Cheri Boschman K4CD – Christie Durston K5HV – Helga Vogt 1R –… Read More

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Southwood School Picnic Day

On June 26th, Southwood School will be hosting the annual school picnic. Students will spend half of their day enjoying the picnic games led by their classroom teachers. Please note that all kindergarten classes will be attending on this day. Kindergarten classes are cancelled for June 25th. Parents are encouraged to bring a lunch and enjoy a family meal on the school grounds from 11:45 am to 12:50 pm. Students will return to their classes after the lunch period and… Read More

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This collection of online books, etc. can be accessed from the following links: K-6 ebooks K-6 Math ebooks Grade 7-12 ebooks Audio Books The Southwood literacy team has subscribed to Tumblebooks. What are Tumblebooks? “Tumblebooks is a collection of books (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Math Stories, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), Videos (from National Geographics), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books, Tumble Puzzles & Games, and TumbleResources for teachers and students. TumbleBooks… Read More

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Southwood School Cookbook

The “Southwood School’s Favourite Recipes: Celebrating Our Stories” books have arrived!  They will be available to purchase for $10.00 at the school office.  Proceeds will go toward our activity clubs.  Thank you once again to all those who have contributed.

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