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
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 are created from existing picture books which we have licensed from children’s book… Read More
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.
The Hanover School Division Festival of the Arts will be held May 29 – June 1 at the Clearspring Mall. This festival will showcase talent from all over Hanover School Division including some of our Southwood School student’s pieces. Wednesday evening, May 30th, is OPENING NIGHT! Festivities will start at 7:00. There will be performances by SMS and CMS Jazz Bands, and SRSS Dance Crew, as well as snacks and drinks during the evening. All are welcome to come check… Read More
On May 23rd, the grades 3 and 4 students will be taking part in the Safety on Wheels bike rodeo program, provided by MPI. It is a two-part bicycle safety presentation involving both theory and practice. In part 1, the students will learn about rules of the road (signs, signaling and safety tips), helmet fit, bike fit and bike condition. In part 2, the students will practice riding skills, such as turning, braking, use of hand signals and recognizing road… Read More
Let’s take a trip to see Farmer MacDonald! The whole barnyard is singin’….. dogs, cats, turkeys, ducks, chickens, horses, rabbits, pigs, cows, even the scarecrows sing! Come hear the Southwood School grade 1’s and 2’s perform: BARNYARD MOOSIC Thursday, May 30th, 6:30 p.m. At the Southwood Nature Playground *Please bring picnic blankets or lawn chairs for seating.
During the month of April, classes will work together on their collaboration skills to design and create one of a kind outfits that use recycled, reused or re-purposed items. On Monday, May 6th (Global Day of Design) at 2 pm, classes will be modeling their masterpieces during our Recycled Fashion Show with Special Guest Corny Rempel!
Please join us on Thursday, March 21st from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. as we celebrate what students have been learning. This year our theme is “Celebrating Our Stories” and students have been learning about another culture as well as working on their citizenship skills. During this evening, you are welcome to visit each classroom in our building where students will be available to share their learning. Also be sure to stop by the gym to see performances happening there… Read More
This is now FULL – Southwood School is pleased to announce we will once again be hosting the Explore Science after school program. The program is open to Grade 3 and 4 students. Please note students will not be considered registered until payment has been received. For more details please see the attached poster below. 2019 Poster Southwood