Together . . . We Did It!!

As the 2020-21 school year draws to a close, I am reflecting on all the times we have heard, “We can do this . . . if we work together”. In fact, we have heard this so often that we get tired of it sometimes. Well, today I would like to celebrate being on “the other side” of this statement. Today, I can honestly say, “Together . . . .we did it!”. In September, we worked together to rethink how… Read More

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Honouring the 215 children who lost their lives

In honour of the 215 children who never returned home from a residential school in Kamloops, British Colombia, HSD will fly its flags at half mast May 31-June 3. We encourage our school communities to wear orange May 31. The flags at the Manitoba Legislative Building and Memorial Park have also been lowered and the Legislative Building will be lit in orange to honour the 215 children whose lives were lost, and all survivors, their families and all those who… Read More

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South Oaks Talent Sharing Event

We are excited about the South Oaks Virtual Talent Show coming in May! Students can submit their video entries anytime from April 12 – 30, using this link to a Google form. Once we have all your submissions, our Talent Search Panel will choose a variety of talents to “share with the world” in a video presentation (if we have your permission, of course!) We know that there are a lot of talented students at South Oaks! We look forward to seeing your talents and sharing them… Read More

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Chromebook Fundraiser Update

On behalf of all staff and students, we just want to say a great big “Thank-you” for supporting our Chromebook fundraising event last month! The winner of the Asus Chromebook is Haley Stanowski, who sold 8 cases of chocolate! We also have a runner-up prize of a Fitbit fitness tracker, for Kasie Fehr who sold 4 cases! Congratulations to both winners! In total, this fundraiser provided $2880.00 for the South Oaks Chromebook project! This is a great start to the… Read More

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In Memorium – Traudi Guenther

On behalf of all former and present staff and students of South Oaks, we offer our deepest condolences to the family of Traudi Guenther on her passing. Many of us in the school worked “shoulder to shoulder” with Traudi for many years and have a special place in our hearts for her. We also have some of Traudi’s relatives currently working in the school or attending as students, so we also want to keep them in our prayers as well.… Read More

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