Have a Great Summer!

Another busy school year has come to an end.  We want to wish all of our families a fantastic summer together.  We thank-you for partnering with us, to keep improving the learning experience for your children.  This year has brought many changes and we appreciate your joining us on these adventures.  Please see the website for the updated Community Report from this year and the Planning Priority report for next year (under the “Community” link).  We have some exciting plans… Read More

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We did it!

We did it!  We had our first indoor picnic event in recent history.  When we saw the forecast for today, we wondered how this would go.  However, with an incredible planning team and strong PTA support, we were able to pull off a great picnic day, even indoors.  Thanks to everyone who joined us today and made this day fun for the kids.  Having two gigantic bouncers in the gym was a blast! We hope that all our kids and families… Read More

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Picnic Food Orders

For the school picnic this year, we are trying to simplify the process of ordering and picking up food.  The food items for all the members of your family are to be ordered by June 15 using one simple form which indicates the total numbers of hot dogs, cookies and drinks for your family.  The order forms are coming home on Monday, June 12 (with your oldest child) and need to be returned by June 15.  This advance deadline is… Read More

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Grade 5 Orientation at GVS

All grade 4 students and their parents are invited to Green Valley School on Wednesday, June 7th to attend the Grade 5 Orientation Evening. The event begins at 6:45 in the GVS gym and students and parents will have an opportunity to meet the gr. 5 teachers, see the classrooms, see various parts of the school and interact with high school volunteers. We feel this orientation is a valuable event in preparing students for their transition to GVS and encourage all gr. 4 students… Read More

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The Final Stretch

As we approach the final stretch of the school year, I would like to remind everyone of how important these last few weeks are.  We are approaching the time of the year when teachers will take a close look at what your child has accomplished as a learner.  This takes hours of observation, conversation and reflection on their work.  It is very important that your child is present each day so that we can do a proper job of the… Read More

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Spring Concert This Week

South Oaks will once again be having a Spring Concert! The theme this year is “All That I Can Be”, a wonderful collection of pieces that promote character education.  All the grade 3 & 4 students will be involved, and we want to especially invite the parents of the students in those grades. Of course all South Oaks families and friends are welcome to attend. The concert will be held at 6:30 pm on Thursday, May 4th in the school… Read More

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Open House – April 20

Our staff is preparing for our Open House event on April 20.  This evening is a chance for you to come and celebrate your child’s learning with them.  During the evening, your child will have the opportunity to show you around the school.  Please come prepared to visit the classroom, Music room and the Gym.  Your child will guide you through a variety of experiences to share what they have been learning at school.  This is a wonderful opportunity for… Read More

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Classes for 2017-18

Placing your child in the right class for next year is a very important decision. That is why our staff carefully and systematically make the classes each year. We consider many factors when we do this, such as your child’s age, friendships, social skills, academic ability, gender, language ability, special needs, etc. There are many factors that are taken into account. We also carefully consider the match between the child and the teacher, since we know this relationship is the… Read More

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New Community Partnership!

South Oaks has struck up a new community partnership with Greendale Estates.  On Feb. 28, 2CF visited Greendale Estates for our very first time.  It was a very enjoyable and historic moment!  We were thrilled by the warm welcome and the excellent turnout.  Students brought books to read and a game to play.  We also enjoyed a delicious snack together.  It was a pleasure to meet many of the residents at Greendale. For the remainder of the year, we will… Read More

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Classroom of the Month with Corny Rempel

Congratulations to 4AP, for winning the Mix 96.7 classroom of the month!  The students enjoyed sub sandwiches, cookies, games and prizes. It was a lot of fun for everyone. See the video below;        

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