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
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
We are gearing up for a great day tomorrow! The weather looks amazing, with a forecast of minus 4 degrees! The staff have been preparing for a while and we are almost set to go. Just a couple reminders to bring some firewood if you are able. You can drop it at the front doors of the school and we will take it from there. Also, please do not park in the West Wing parking lot as this is where… Read More
As we come to the end of 2016, we just want to say a great big “Thank-you” for your partnership and support this year. We hope that your family enjoys the holidays together and we look forward to seeing everyone back in the New Year. School begins on January 9. Thanks!
We are excited about our Christmas Concerts this week! We have two concerts on Wednesday, Dec. 21 in the gym. We will have a morning concert at 9:30 am and an evening concert at 6:30 pm. Doors open to the public at 6:00 pm for the evening concert. If you are able, we would appreciate some Christmas baking for the evening concert and these items could be dropped off at the office any time on Dec. 21. Please see the… Read More
South Oaks School and Hanover Parent and Child Community Program present: Shake Rattle & Roll! This is a parent and preschool child gym program to promote physical movement and development. Come play games, sing, and have fun while building your child’s co-ordination, body awareness, ability to follow directions and social development. The program will run on the following Mondays from 4:15 – 5:15 in Green Valley School gym: November 7, 21, 28 and December 5 and 12. January 9, 16,… Read More
South Oaks will once again participate in the FCC Drive Away Hunger campaign this year. We will begin collecting on Friday, Sept. 23 and continue until Oct. 6. Please send your items to school with your child, or drop them off in our front lobby. Thanks very much for your generosity and support! For more information on FCC Drive Away Hunger, visit www.fccdriveawayhunger.ca. Below is a list of most needed food items according to Food Banks Canada: pasta products and… Read More
On Friday, September 16th and on Monday, September 19th, our school will be running Strong Connections. Strong Connections is an opportunity for students and teachers to get to know each other early in the year. Strong Connections will involve some informal assessment, in order to best plan for classroom instruction. This event also includes visits to a variety of fun stations, including Art, Music, Phys. Ed. etc. All of the activities are intended to help build a strong foundation for… Read More