Virtual Indigenous Students Circle – May 19, 2021, 2:30 pm

Calling any Indigenous Student who would like to: meet other Indigenous students learn more about the school experiences of other Indigenous students help brainstorm ideas about how this education system can move forward in a more supportive and meaningful way Sign up by completing the Google form (see the attached poster) for the link/QR code:

Southwood Graduates (Distanced) Celebration!

Planning for an in-person, distanced celebration of Southwood graduates in June is underway! All plans will adhere to Public Health advice for distancing. If you’re interested in helping and/or having your voice heard, please join us for a Google Meet planning meeting:  All families and caregivers are welcome to attend this grad-focused School Council meeting […]

Diversity and Inclusion ApplytoEducation Virtual Job Fair on May 13

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is excited to be taking part in an upcoming ApplytoEducation virtual Job Fair on Thursday, May 13, with a focus on diversity and inclusion. The WRDSB is dedicated to supporting our students by working to ensure that each of them feels represented in the staff who are working […]

WRDSB Student Census Extension

Thank you to all our students and families who completed the WRDSB 2021 Student Census. The information you provided will help guide us to strengthen programs and learning environments to meet the diverse needs of all students and families. For parents/guardians of a child who is in Junior Kindergarten to Grade 3 who still have […]

Former Student wins 2021 Women of the Year Award

Some good news to share! Congratulations to former SSS student Fatima Awan for being awarded the 2021 Oktoberfest Rogers Women of the Year Award for the category of Young Adult (14-25). During her acceptance speech she specifically mentioned Southwood and the role the staff here played in her life. This is significant honour for Fatima […]

Speech and Hearing Month Learning Opportunity for Caregivers

Each May, Speech and Hearing Month provides an opportunity to raise awareness about communication disorders and the work of WRDSB Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) and Communicative Disorders Assistants (CDAs) do in helping our students to communicate and engage in learning. These staff address a broad range of communication challenges impacting everyday life for our students, and […]

Supporting Dental Health for Students

In partnership with Region of Waterloo Public Health, we want to help highlight the benefits of flossing, brushing, and routine dentist check-ups for our students and their families. Below, you’ll find a selection of resources to help you prioritize oral health in your family. Information for Families Brush-Off Challenge Challenge your children and other family […]

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