National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 2021

Southwood School will celebrate the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, formerly known as Orange Shirt Day – Every Child Matters on September 29th, 2021. Schools will be closed on September 30th, 2021 to recognize the trauma caused to many by residential schools. Students and staff are encouraged to wear orange on September 29, 2021 to show support in the healing journey of the survivors of the residential school experiences. We will have a school zoom assembly to show our… Read More

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Strong Connections

Southwood’s Strong Connections Days are almost here. September 17 and 20th are designated days where only half our students attend each day. This provides an opportunity for teachers to get to know their students as a learner and students to get to know their teachers in smaller groups. This “get to know each other” day is particularly important this fall as students experienced some disruption in the previous school year. We are looking forward to interacting with your child in… Read More

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Terry Fox Run – September 23, 2021

Dear Parents/Guardians: On Thursday, September 23rd, 2021, Southwood School is proud to be taking part in this year’s Terry Fox School Event. (Rain/alternate date: Friday, September 24th, 2021) Run route details: The students will be running the inside perimeter of either the north or south playgrounds during their gym or music class. Please help us to continue the legacy of one of Canada’s greatest heroes, by donating and supporting our school’s fundraising efforts. Through our participation in the Terry Fox… Read More

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Pick Up and Walking Students

Special Note for Pick-ups and Walking students – These students will be dismissed and ready for pick-up at 3:15p.m on September 8th as we organize and train bus students during that time.

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Meet The Teacher September 7th

We are inviting you to meet your child’s teacher on September 7th between 2:30 and 6:15 p.m. We are excited and happy to see you, parents, guardians and students. Please continue reading below for all the details! * Please sign up by Monday, September 6th for a 10 minute slot per student using your parent portal account. During your 10 minute slot you and your child will be ablt to meet your child’s teacher and drop off your child’s school… Read More

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Kindergarten 2021/2022 Welcome “Drive Thru”

Mark your calendars! Kindergarten Welcome Drive Thru on May 25th from 4:30 to 6 pm for all students entering Kindergarten at Southwood School this fall. Students will meet their classroom teacher and some of our support staff. They will also receive a welcome package from Southwood School. Families are asked to drive down our bus lane (entering off of Barkman Ave and exiting on to Kroeker St) We are excited to see you there!

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Learning Expo

Learning Expo As mentioned in our most recent newsletter, our annual Learning Expo will be done virtually this year, and will be focused on digital citizenship. Check back here daily to see each part of our Learning Expo. Here is the schedule for the week: Monday, March 22 – Kindergarten Video & Grade One Video Tuesday, March 23 – Grade Two Video Wednesday, March 24 – Grade Three & Four Video Thursday, March 25 – When you click on a linked image, don’t forget to go back to the tour! Learning Expo School Tour Click here for a chance to win a prize! Friday, March… Read More

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