Events of the Week: December 5 – 9, 2022

Events Dec. 5 – 9

WRDSB Grade 8-9 ESL/ELD Magnet Program Information

Please visit this link for WRDSB Grade 8-9 ESL/ELD Magnet Program Information in a number of available translations.

Semester 1 Midterm Report Cards Distribution: Tuesday, November 22

Semester 1 Midterm Report cards are being distributed in first period on Tuesday, November 22.

Southwood Silent Auction

Hello Southwood Friends, We are running our annual Silent Auction at the school on Thursday, December 8th. We are looking for donations from the community. If you run a business this is a great way to advertise your products while helping vulnerable families during the holidays. If you are able to help please reach out […]

Remembrance Day at Southwood – Special Schedule

Remembrance Day is a special schedule at Southwood: Period 1: 8:10-9:15 Period 2: 9:20-11:05 (Remembrance Day Assembly from 10:20 to 11:00) Lunch 11:05 -12:05 Period 3: 12:05-1:10 Period 4: 1:10-2:20

Grad Photos are coming! November 14-25

Graduating students are invited to book their appointments at prestigeportraits.ca OR by calling 1-888-850-7780. Payment of the $40 sitting fee may be made a time of booking and includes 14-20 poses, 5-6 backgrounds and 2-3 outfits. Grad photos will take place at the school in Room 214 from Monday, November 14 through Friday, November 25.  More information […]

Mandatory Online Learning Graduation Requirement and Opt-Out Information

Online learning graduation requirement and opt-out process The Ontario Ministry of Education has introduced a new graduation requirement for secondary students to complete two online credits as part of the 30 credits required for the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). The new graduation requirement begins with students who entered grade 9 in the 2020-2021 school […]

November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Today, Friday November 25, is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. It was first designated by the UN General Assembly in 1981. November 25 was chosen to honour the lives of three political activists from the Dominican Republic. The Mirabal sisters were murdered under the order of the country’s ruler in […]

November 20-26 is Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

In the WRDSB, we are committed to fostering a school culture that is safe, respectful and prioritizes the inclusion of all. We remain steadfast in our commitment to the safety and well-being of all of our students. To help us in our work to promote safe schools and positive learning environments, Ontario has designated the […]

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