Dress Up Week – March 21st – 25th

Let’s have some fun for the last week of school before spring break! Take a look at the list below and plan what you’re going to wear for our spring dress up week!

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Learning Expo – Parent Night March 24/22

Please book your appointment to visit your child’s classroom to see their learning from this past term on the Parent Portal. There will be three to four appointments every 10 minutes to ensure there is ample room in each classroom as you visit your child’s classroom and teacher. Please come and go on time so that each family has enough time to complete there tour within the time allotted. The music room and the gym will be open for visitors… Read More

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Chocolate Fundraiser

We are excited to be able to do a Chocolate Fundraiser before Spring Break to generate funds for upgrading our Playground and to be able to host special student events such as the Grade 4 Farewell. We are offering complete cases for sale. Similar to last year, parents will need to pre-order and pre-pay for each case of chocolates they want to buy, at a cost of $90.00 per case. If you are interested in participating in our Chocolate Fundraiser,… Read More

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Chocolate Sales Prizes!

Check out all the fabulous prizes available to be won by clicking on the title of this post!

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*Southwood Winter Fun Days* New Date

Due to the cold temperatures and high winds in the upcoming forecast, the Winter Fun Days will be postponed until March 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Please mark the new dates on your calendar!

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SWIS After School Program

SWIS (Settlement Workers in Schools), want to help newcomer kids build good relationships with other kids. One of the ways kids connect best is through play. This is the purpose of the SWIS After-School-Program: a place where kids can play together to make new friends and improve their English. Your child is invited to participate in the SWIS After-School-Program. Starting on February 9, we will meet in the gym of the Southwood Elementary School, Steinbach, Wednesdays from 3:50 PM to… Read More

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2021-2022 Staff Children’s Books Favourites List

Every year to celebrate Literacy Month we compile a list of the current Southwood School Staff favourite children’s books. Check out the list to find out what the favourites are. Maybe you’ll find a new favourite for yourself or maybe you’ll find out that someone else in the school loves the same book as you do. You can see the list by clicking here : 2021-2022 Staff Favourites List

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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 promote the joys of reading, writing and playing games that promote literacy. Starting at the beginning of February, the students will have the opportunity to do a take-home Literacy Challenge. Students are asked to try to complete all of the 25 literacy activities on the… Read More

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What to Do If Your Child or Someone in Your Household is Unwell

Please see the updated important information below for the Manitoba Public Health guidelines for what to do when your child or someone in your household is unwell. If you would like to print off a copy to have on hand at home, please click here . Please note that this is a two page document. Be sure to click through to the second page for information on when to test as well as symptoms. What Should I Do If My Child is Sick 2pages

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