We would like to welcome “Leo” the Leopard Gecko to Southwood School! As you may have heard, we have a new school pet that moved in this week. Early in the week each class was asked to vote on which kind of gecko we would get (out a choice of three) and the results were almost unanimous in favour of the leopard gecko. Classes then submitted their choice of name for our gecko and his name, Leo, was announced by… Read More
Be sure to mark your calendar for next week’s dress up festivities! Monday – House Colour Day! Tuesday – Holiday Hat Day! – Wear your favourite holiday head gear! (Santa hat, reindeer ears, elf hat, etc) Wednesday – Christmas Sweater Day! Thursday – Christmas Colors Day! Friday – The Night Before Christmas Pajama Day!
Student led conferences will be held on Thursday, November 28th. Once again, parents/guardians will be able to sign up for a half hour appointment where your child will lead you through their learning thus far. Appointments can be made using the Parent Portal now or by calling the school at 204-326-3518. We look forward to this exciting time for you and your child. If you have any questions please feel free to email your child’s teacher.
Mark your calendars! Our annual Scholastics Book Fair is taking place from November 25th – November 29th this year. Students will have the opportunity to come and browse the book fair with their classes early in the week and then will have a chance on a different day to come make purchases should they so wish. We will also be having our family night that will coincide with the student led conferences on the evening of November 28th. Join us… Read More
We have started collecting for the Steinbach Community Christmas to fill their hampers that will be delivered before Christmas. Collection of items is taking place until November 30th. You can find out all the details and information by clicking here
On October 31, Southwood students are once again invited to participate in our annual costume parade. On this day, students will be getting dressed during the second learning block (between 11:55 and 1:10 pm) in preparation for the costume parade. The costume parade will begin just after 2 pm starting with the kindergarten students making their way through the various classrooms and through the gym. Parents who would like to observe the parade, are welcome to find a seat in our… Read More
We would like to thank you for your support with Drive Away Hunger in October. We have another caring project that we would like to share with you! We are planning to help out the Steinbach Community Christmas by collecting items to fill their hampers that will be delivered before Christmas. We have two projects planned. The first is a toy drive which is for all students Kindergarten – Grade Four. We will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for children… Read More
From October 4-17th the students of Southwood School collected non-perishable food items for the FCC Drive Away Hunger campaign. All food collected was given to the South East Helping Hands to be distributed to families in need in our community. On the day the food was picked up, Mrs Healey’s grade four class got to work bringing all the food to the Learning Commons where they weighed each bag and recorded the weight to be tallied up. They then took… Read More