October Is Safety Awareness Month

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 7th, 14th, 21st. 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”… Read More

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Food Drive for Southeast Helping Hands

We are happy to once again partner up with the Southeast Helping Hands for a food drive. Things will be done a little differently this year. We are asking each cohort to bring in different needed items. Pink Flamingos- baby food and diapers for toddlers Green Gators- canned vegetables Purple Panthers- canned fruit Yellow Yakity Yaks- breakfast cereal Red Rockets- canned soup and canned stew Blue Coyotes- rice Orange Orangutans- pasta and pasta sauces Students please bring food items to… Read More

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Terry Fox Run

On Thursday, September 24th, 2020, students will be taking part in Southwood School’s annual Terry Fox Run. Our fundraising goal this year is $1500. Rain/alternate date: Friday, September 25th, 2020 Our school is proud to play an important role in supporting cancer research. Through our participation in the Terry Fox School Run, we hope to encourage leadership in our students and create positive agents of change in our wonderful school community. How to donate: Click this link to go to our school’s fundraising… Read More

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Picture Day!

Picture Day is coming Tuesday, October 6 – Wednesday, October 7 Order pictures on mylifetouch.ca using this Picture Day ID QL910455Q0 Please click here for more information from Lifetouch on their new safety protocols for Picture Day.

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Welcome Video From Your Child’s Teacher

Our Southwood School teachers have each made a special welcome video for their students and families. Click on the link below to take you to the page where you can watch the teacher’s welcome videos, as well as watch a video that will talk about how the school day will look this fall! Welcome Videos

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The Kindness Challenge!

Today is the start of our final Southwood School Wide Challenge – The Neighbourhood Kindness Challenge! You can see all of the details by clicking on this link . Don’t forget to get your entry in by June 25th! PS: The winners of the Science Project Challenge have been announced! You can see the list of winners on the Challenges page as well if you missed them in the Wednesday morning announcements!

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