I Love to Read Month

At Southwood School we focus on literacy every month.  However, the month of February is known as “I Love to Read Month” or “Literacy Month”, so we want to take time during February to do some extra literacy activities in our school to help promote the joys of reading and writing. We are excited to have Corny Rempel as our guest speaker/reader during a special “literacy focused” assembly on February 5.  Throughout the rest of the month, each classroom can… Read More

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Global School Play Day

On February 6th, our school will be participating in Global School Play Day 2019 (GSPD.) This is a day where students will participate in various forms of play throughout the day. Some examples are: ● Legos, blocks, cardboard boxes, etc. ● Dress-Up ● Puppets ● Stuffed Animals ● Board Games ● Puzzles ● Sports equipment You can learn more about the benefits of unstructured play by visiting the official GSPD website: www.globalschoolplayday.com. Though parts of the day will be unstructured,… Read More

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January Makerspace Challenge!

During the month of January, classes will work together on their collaboration skills to create a sculpture or structure using snow!  Classes will be taking pictures of their creations and we will celebrate their designs at the Feb. 8th Assembly.

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Nature Playground Project

To view the Southwood School Nature Playground plan as well as updates on the project, please look under the Features tab at the top menu and select Nature Playground Project. You can also CLICK HERE .

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NEW! Online Registration for Kindergarten

Kindergarten Registration for the 2019-20 school year will open on January 7, 2019. The registration process will take place online at our website. Parents/Guardians are encouraged to register their children as soon as possible upon the opening of registration, or by mid-February at the latest. Registering early will assist our school in preparation and planning for the upcoming school year. Early registration also provides parents/guardians with the opportunity to participate in upcoming 2019-20 orientation activities. Children must be five years of… Read More

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Southern Health Newsletters and Public Health information

The January Southern Health newsletter has been added to our website. This month’s newsletter includes information on Plant Based Eating. A variety of health topics/concerns from Public Health can also be viewed on our school website. To view the current and previous Southern Health newsletters or Public Health memos, go to the Parents drop down menu and then select Public Health.

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Kernels Popcorn for Sale

PAC will be selling Kernels Popcorn after the Christmas program on Thursday. Flavours available are: Butter & Salt, White Cheddar, and Low-fat Caramel – $2 a bag

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QSP Magazine Fundraiser

Southwood School is once again selling magazine subscriptions through QSP. This fundraiser is completely optional and available throughout the entire school year. To place orders for magazine subscriptions, please place your orders online. We will not be sending home catalogues or taking paper orders. For more information please CLICK HERE . This information is also available under the Parents tab on our school website and then under Fundraising. Thank you for supporting our school!

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