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 show 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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Book Fair in the Library – November 24th

Mark your calendars! Our annual Scholastics Book Fair is taking place from November 21st – November 24th this year. We will be running a virtual fair as well as an in person fair! Students will have the opportunity to come and browse the book fair with their classes early in the week and then will have a chance the 24th to come make purchases should they so wish. We will also be having our family night that will coincide with the teacher… Read More

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Southwood Fall Giving Projects

Southwood School will be participating in the following giving projects. The first is a toy drive which is for all students Kindergarten – Grade Four. We are collecting new, unwrapped toys for children newborn to 17 years old (no toy guns please ). As well, we are having a food drive to help fill Christmas hampers. We have decided to divide the items and ask each grade level to collect specific items. We will be collecting these items from November… Read More

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Terry Fox Run 2022

Southwood School is proud to be participating in this year’s Terry Fox School Run. Our run is scheduled for Thursday, September 22nd. Let’s get our fundraising going and show everyone how we can “try like Terry”! Donate to: https://schools.terryfox.ca/Southwood. Together, we can all make a difference. For more information about Terry Fox or the Terry Fox Organization please visit : https://terryfoxschoolrun.org/

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Strong Connections 2022

Southwood Strong Connection Days — September 16th and 19th Strong Connections is a program where only half of the students in each class attend on either Monday, September 16th or Friday, September 19th. It is an opportunity for teachers to “get-to-know” their students as a learner when there are fewer students to attend to. This is designed to enhance the beginning-of-the-year assessment of each student. Strong Connections activities are not tests, but rather tasks to help teachers get to know… Read More

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