Southview P.S. Weekly Update

Week of October 22, 2018

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Digital Technology Safety, Privacy and Pedagogy Evening for Parents & Caregivers

On Wednesday, October 24th, a sub group of the Parent Involvement Committee is pleased to provide an evening of information and discussion around Digital Technology Safety, Privacy and Pedagogy. Please see a tentative agenda below. The session will take place from 5:30 – 7:00 in the Maker Space area of École Sir John A Elementary School. If you are interested, please respond to Scot Gillam at

5:30: Welcome – Line up and speakers

5:35: Alastair MacLeod – LDSB, Manager IT – What is currently in place? Privacy, Firewalls, Cloud security, Search engines, Data mining

5:55: Mistene Clapp – LDSB – What is in the curriculum currently? Digital citizenship for all

6:05: Valerie Hurding – Kingston Police, Community Oriented Response and Enforcement School Resource Officer

6:15: David Murakami Wood – Queen’s University, Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Surveillance Studies. Member of the Surveillance Studies Centre

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6:35: Question period for all speakers

We Scare Hunger

Our Me to We Committee at Southview is organizing a “We Scare Hunger” campaign where students bring in canned goods or cash donations to go towards our local food bank. “We Scare Hunger” runs from October 22nd until November 2nd. Let's all do our part to ”Scare Hunger” Southview and support our local community!
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"Joy" Holiday Catalogue Fundraiser

Our first school-wide fundraising campaign will run from October 15 to October 26. Each family will receive a catalogue called "2018 Joy" and instructions on how to order from the catalogue. This is an ONLINE fundraiser only. Please do not send orders forms, cash or cheques to the school. To order online, you will need to register online using the school/group ID code (7134) and the 7-digit number found at the top left corner of the pink order form that comes with the catalogue. You will also be given options to share the link/code with family and friends so they can shop too! You will have the option to ship to the school or directly to you. We will arrange a date for pick up once the shipment date is confirmed.

Go to

Click on the button that says "Click here to register"

Enter the school ID code (7134)

Fill in the required information: create your own username and password and then fill in your name and email address

Check your email Inbox; there will be a link for you to verify your email

Login to your account to shop!

Check us out in the Napanee Beaver!

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Looking for Lego Donations

If you are purging and looking to get rid of old Lego we would be more than happy to take your donation. We are always looking for more Lego for our Maker Space! Please drop off donations in the front foyer in the marked box!

#LearnLaughLean #WeAreOne

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This Week at Southview

Monday, October 22 (Day 3)

  • Holiday "Joy" Fundraising campaign continues **ONLINE ONLY - Orders due October 26th**
  • We Scare Hunger Campaign begins

Tuesday, October 23 (Day 4)

  • Global Maker Day
  • Parent Council Family Halloween Dance, 6:00 to 8:00 **Students MUST be accompanied by their parent(s)**

Wednesday, October 24 (Day 5)

  • Author Visit; Wallace Edwards
  • Zumba

Thursday, October 25 (Day 1)

Friday, October 26

  • PA Day - NO SCHOOL

Upcoming Events

October 29 & 30 ~ Dental Screening, JK, SK & Grade 2s

October 30 ~ DuChene (3s) & Zwiers to Swim to Survive

October 31 ~ Orange & Black Day

October 31 ~ Grade 6s to Steer Clear of Drugs

November 2 ~ Brown & Jones (3s) to Swim to Survive

November 5 ~ DuChene (3s) & Zwiers to Swim to Survive

November 7 ~ Picture Retake Day

November 9 ~ Brown & Jones (3s) to Swim to Survive

November 9 ~ Remembrance Day Assembly, 10:15 am

November 9 ~ Grade 7 & 8 to Financial Literacy

November 12 ~ Bus Safety Presentations (4-8)

November 14 ~ We Day in Ottawa

November 14 ~ Parent Council Meeting, 6:30 pm

November 15 ~ Progress Reports go home

November 19 to 23 ~ Scholastic Book Fair

November 19 ~ Hallford & Dupuis to Gould Lake

November 21 ~ Farren & Hall to Gould Lake

November 27 & 28 ~ Vision Screening for SK & Grade 1

November 30 ~ PA Day - NO SCHOOL

Embracing Differences, Learning Together