Annual School Picnic – June 27th, 2024

Southwood Family Picnic June 27th, Day 6 at 11:45 a.m. until 12:50 p.m We are very excited to welcome you all to the Family Picnic Event for lunch on Thursday, June 27th at 11:45 a.m. until 12:50 p.m. Please continue reading for all the important details. > Bring a picnic lunch, lawn chairs or a blanket to eat on. Weather permitting, everyone will eat outside on the playground. > Please note that if you are buying restaurant food locally, we… Read More

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Kindergarten Welcome Evening

Our Kindergarten Welcome Evening will be held on May 7th from 5:30-7:00. We will start in the gym for a quick welcome. After a quick presentation, we will separate into multiple groups. These groups will tour the school, visit the kindergarten classes, play on the play structure, ride a school bus and receive a present! On May 8th and 9th, we have our Kindergarten Orientation. You should have already received an email with your allotted appointment time. If you did… Read More

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Get Ready for Jump Rope for Heart!

Hey everyone, get ready to get your hearts pumping and have fun because this Thursday and Friday (April 18 & 19) is our Jump Rope Even Day! Here are a few things we want you to remember: 1. Wear RED in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation. 2. Make sure to get a good night’s sleep and eat breakfast so you’ll have lot of energy for your Jump Day! 3. We have until the end of the week to… Read More

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Jump Rope for Heart

Our school is excited to participate in Jump Rope for Heart this month! Our students will discover fun ways to get active, practice healthy habits and learn about helping others while raising money to beat heart disease and stroke. Our Event Day is set for April 18 & 19 during each classroom’s phys ed time. Consider dressing your child in red to show support for Heart & Stroke and to make it fun for the class! Our event day will… Read More

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2024 Learning Expo – Thursday March 21st

Kindergarten Kindergarten students will be performing a short concert in the gym for all their parents at 5:30pm. Grades 1-4 Our Grade 1-4 students will be showcasing this term’s work in their classrooms, selecting work that fits into one of our Southwood characteristics of CARE.LEARN.GROW. Parents will be invited to attend with their child to visit their classroom during a 30 minute time slot to learn from the student and teacher about what they have been working on these past… Read More

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2023 Winter Fun Day!

Wednesday, February 21st, is Southwood’s Winter Fun Day, weather permitting. (Alternate date is: Thursday, Feb. 29th.) The Kindergarten and grade 1 classes will be sledding on the nature hill in the school playground during their scheduled phys. ed. time, while Grades 2-4 will be taking the bus to Abe’s Hill to go sledding. Students going to Abe’s Hill will need permission forms signed and an email will be sent out letting you know when this will be available on the… Read More

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February is Literacy Month!

At Southwood School we focus on literacy every month. However, the month of February is known as “Literacy Month”, so we want to take time during February to do some extra literacy activities to help show the joys of reading, writing and playing games that promote literacy. On February 5 we are excited to welcome Corny Rempel to our school for the Literacy month kick-off assembly! The assembly will be held in the gym at 9:08 am. During Literacy month,… Read More

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January is Numeracy Month!

Happy Numeracy Month Southwood School! During the month of January your child will have an opportunity to practice their math skills with fun at-home scavenger hunts and be entered in some draws for $5 Dairy Queen gift cards! Every Friday in January your child will bring home a math scavenger hunt. They can complete it independently or with the help of an adult/older sibling. Once completed, please have your child bring it back to school and hand it in to their… Read More

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