Terry Fox Assembly

On Wednesday, Sept 27 at 1:15 pm,  we will hold our Terry Fox assembly in the gym.  The actual run is the following day, on Thursday, Sept. 28.  Our Phys. Ed. teachers have been busy preparing for this event and it should be a very meaningful and fun experience for our kids.  We have put forth a fundraising challenge to the students, so that the event can generate a donation to the Terry Fox Foundation, which has done a lot… Read More

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Strong Connections Coming Up!

On Friday, Sept. 15 and Monday, Sept 18 we will have our Strong Connections event.  Strong Connections is about connecting students with their teachers.  The primary purpose is relationship building, because we know that students need a healthy connection to their teacher in order to learn at school.  On these two days, your child will attend one of them.  By having half of the students attend each day, we are able to facilitate some quality time for your child and… Read More

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Meet the Teacher Night!

Our annual Meet the Teacher Night is on Tuesday, Sept 5, from 4:30-6:00pm.  This is an evening where you and your child can come to school together to meet the teacher that will be caring for them this year.  Please bring all your class supplies and you can leave them in the classroom.  Talk with your teacher about the new year and ask any questions you may have.  We are excited to see the students again and to get to… Read More

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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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