Mission Statement

To create a safe and kind school environment that strengthens learning.

Dates to Remember

June 4: Grades 3 & 4 Outdoor Variety Concert – 2:00 pm (rain or shine, bring lawn chairs)

June 14: Run, Jump & Throw Day

June 17: Library closes – return all books by June 14

June 19: Assembly for Indigenous People’s Day

June 25: Grade 4 Fun Day at the Grunthal Pool/Park

June 27: South Oaks Community Picnic (rain or shine)

June 27: Last day of classes for students

June 28: ADMIN DAY – No Classes

June 28: Report cards posted on Parent Portal at 4 pm

Latest News

We Did Some Hard Things . . .

I am very grateful to everyone who made it possible for us to do hard things this year. It was about a year ago now that we grappled with the highest staffing cuts in Hanover School Division at that time. The only way we could manage these cuts was to plan for a lean year and tighten our belts. This meant that staff had to be willing to flex in their roles, lean more on our parent volunteers and have a heaping… Read More

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Ready for Some Good News?

A couple of weeks ago, South Oaks received some very good news. Thanks to increased provincial funding for 2024-25, our school will see 1.5 additional teaching positions next year!! This is the best news we have received in a long time and we are excited about it. I want to thank everyone who has worked hard to keep the school functioning in an effective and professional manner this year, despite the lean staffing. Thanks to parents for understanding when changes… Read More

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Together, We Make Great Things Happen

There is a certain spark that happens when we collaborate on a project. Our staff, on their own, could not make big projects a reality. Parents, on their own, would struggle in the same way. The school division also has their own financial limitations. However, when all parties come together for a common goal, amazing things can happen for our kids. For several years, I have wanted to gift our students (and the community) with a special piece of playground equipment called… Read More

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