We would like to thank you for your support with Drive Away Hunger in October. We have another caring project that we would like to share with you! We are planning to help out the Steinbach Community Christmas by collecting items to fill their hampers that will be delivered before Christmas. We have two projects planned. The first is a toy drive which is for all students Kindergarten – Grade Four. We will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for children… Read More
From October 4-17th the students of Southwood School collected non-perishable food items for the FCC Drive Away Hunger campaign. All food collected was given to the South East Helping Hands to be distributed to families in need in our community. On the day the food was picked up, Mrs Healey’s grade four class got to work bringing all the food to the Learning Commons where they weighed each bag and recorded the weight to be tallied up. They then took… Read More
Mr. Kehler and Ms. Johnson promised to dye their hair pink during an assembly if the school was able to raise at least $1500.00 for the 2019 Terry Fox Run. Since our grand total raised far exceeded that, bringing in $2212.00 for the cause, first thing on Monday morning the students all gathered in the gym to watch the transformation take place. There was lots of excitement in the air from staff and students alike as our secretary, Mrs. James… Read More
Please note that we will be having a special assembly on Monday, October 7th at 9:00 am to celebrate our school’s Terry Fox Run fundraising efforts. We raised a grand total of $2212.00. Way to go Southwood School!!
The month of October targets a number of safety awareness areas. Southwood School will be recognizing International Walk-to-School Month with three morning walks. The morning walks will take place on October 3rd, 10th, 17th. Each day we will be starting from a new location and walking to school. Students are invited to join staff as they”walk to school”. These morning walks are intended to promote traffic safety, physical activity, and promoting environmental issues. We will also be selling “walk-a-thon” t-shirts… Read More
Our annual Southwood School Terry Fox Run is scheduled for this Thursday, September 26th at 3pm following the same route we have taken in previous years. Parents are welcome to join in with their children. For more information about Terry Fox please see the official Terry Fox Foundation website .
October is walk to school month and walking is a great way to promote physical activity, reduce harmful emissions, and FUN! Southwood School is recognizing iWALK Month with a few special events! We will have three walk to school events with a different starting location for each date! For more information on walk to school times and locations click here! *PLEASE NOTE THAT THE WALK-a-THON HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR OCTOBER 24TH*
You’ll want to mark Tuesday October 1st on your calendar for the PAC Annual General Meeting that will take place at 7pm in the Southwood School Gym. Please also be sure to click here to visit our updated Parent Advisory Council page. You’ll find everything you need to know about the 2019-2020 PAC including who your PAC members are, when meetings will be held, volunteer opportunities, hot lunch information and more!
Strong Connections will be held on September 13th and 16th. Parents can view your student’s Strong Connection date on the Parent Portal or email the teacher; if you have more than one child, all of your children will attend on the same day.