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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Gifts of the Season – Winter Concert

Our Grade 3 and Grade 4 Winter Concert, “Gifts of the Season”, will take place this year at Grace Church at 2:00pm and 6:30pm on December 7th.

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November 23rd Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on November 23rd between 4:30 and 8:30 p.m.  Parents, please book a 10 minute time slot on Parent Portal between these times.  Booking will open on November 15th, Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.  If, for some reason, the time slots are completely booked or you cannot make this evening work, please contact your child’s teacher for an alternative phone conference. The Scholastics Book Fair will be open from 4:30 to 8:00pm on the same night… Read More

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2023 Giving Projects – November 13th-23rd

Southwood School will be participating in the following giving projects: The first is a toy drive which is for all students Kindergarten – Grade Four.  We are  collecting new, unwrapped toys for children newborn to 17 years old (no toy guns please). Our second project is a food drive to help fill Christmas hampers. We have decided to divide the items and ask each grade level to collect specific items. We will be collecting these items for South East Helping Hands from November 13-23.… Read More

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Picture Day This Week

Lifetouch will again be coming to our school to take your child’s annual school photo. Please see the class schedule below for your child’s photo day. Retakes will be taking place on Wednesday, November 8th. Wednesday, October 4th Day 2 K2F, K4G, 1M, 1JH, 2C, 2K, 3B, 3H, 3VB, 3/4KP, 4H, 4J Thursday, October 5th Day 3 K1V, K3G, K5G, 1H, 1C, 2M, 2N, 2S, 3W, 3/4BP, 3/4D, 4N

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Terry Fox School Run – Friday, Sept. 22/23

Southwood is proud to take part in this year’s Terry Fox School Run.  Please help us to continue the legacy of one of Canada’s greatest heroes. Your child will be bringing home pledge sheets for our Annual Terry Fox Run which is being held on Friday, September 22nd.  We are asking our students to start collecting pledges from friends and family members.  Terry set goals everyday.  Our school’s goal this year is to have every classroom fundraise $100 for the… Read More

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