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.
In September 2019 we will welcome the following staff members to Southwood K-4 School: Teaching Staff: Principal – Rod Kehler Vice Principal – Chantal Johnson Learning Support – Melissa Heinrichs Learning Support – Nicole Billiald Learning Support – Jordan Hurton Guidance – Chantal Johnson Guidance – Courtney Baudry Literacy Support – Donna Neufeldt Numeracy Support – Charissa Martin K1KF – Kendra Friesen K2KF – Kendra Friesen K3CB – Cheri Boschman K4CD – Christie Durston K5HV – Helga Vogt 1R –… Read More
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
This collection of online books, etc. can be accessed from a link on our school website, or at the following web address: http://www.tumblebooklibrary.com To login at the top right, simply enter the following information; Username = southwoodelem Password = reads 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… 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.