Southview PS Weekly Update

Week of January 28th, 2019

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We are Celebrating Literacy Week at Southview!

Family Literacy Day is January 27th and it kicks off our literacy focus this week at Southiview. Below are some fun home activity ideas and some ways to participate in Southview's Literacy Week. Our school has planned several additional activities to celebrate Literacy Week 2019: Monday, January 28th to Thursday, January 31st.

How can you participate from home?

#GetCaughtReading ~ Snap a picture of your family reading and post to Twitter using this hashtag. Be sure to tag @Southview_LDSB, or send to our email ( and you will be entered into a draw for prizes

Students begin their home literacy connection check sheet. Students choose one activity each night to do with a family member. On Monday, February 4th students return their sheets to be entered into draw for a prize! Prizes will be drawn Wednesday, February 6th! A sample of the home connection check sheet is below. A hard copy sheet was sent home Jan. 23rd & 24th.

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Southview Public School's fundraiser is Little Caesar's Pizza Kits! Here is all you have to do to suppport your school (and get some quick& easy meals):

1) Place your order online at

2) Click on Products, then Shop

3) Select the green button "Ship my order to the Group"

4) Enter Fundraiser ID "358814"

5) Select "Seller" to pay for your entire order.

The order deadline date is Wednesday, February 13th.

Pizza pick up will be at Southview on Wednesday February 27th from 3:30-6:00pm

*Note: all pizza kits must be picked up on this day. We do not have room to store them.

Order your Pizza Kits Here

Use Code 358814 for Southview

This Week at Southview

Monday, January 28 (Day 1)

  • Begin home connection literacy week activities! Be sure to check the Literacy Week Link for full details
  • After school basketball game (Southview vs. Bath - Intermediate girls) Let's Go Southview!

Tuesday, January 29 (Day 2)

  • Bring your favourite book from home Day!
  • Parent Council Meeting @6:30 All Welcome!

Wednesday, January 30 (Day 3)
  • Whole school Buddy Reading "campout" in the library & PJ Day!
  • Grade 8 YGAP Program
  • Bell Let's Talk Day

Thursday, January 31 (Day 4)

  • Literacy Week Spirit Assembly 10:00am & Read My Shirt Day!
  • Grade 7 skating trip
  • Grade 5-8 dance in the gym 2:15-3:30pm

Friday, February 1

  • PA DAY - no classes for students
  • Global Read Aloud Day!

Upcoming Events

January 28-31~Literacy Week - See our Literacy week newsletter

January 29 ~ Parent Council meeting @6:30

January 30~PJ Day!

January 31 ~ Whole school spirit assembly 10:00am & Read My Shirt Day

January 31 ~ Grade 7’s skating @10:40am

January 31 ~ Grade 5-8 Dance 2:15-3:30pm

February 1 ~ PA Day - NO SCHOOL

February 6 ~ Gould Lake (LaRochelle/Kent)

February 7 ~ Leon's Centre trip (hockey game) Grade 5-8

February 8 ~ Grade 5 to Grand Theatre - Rumble performance

February 13 ~ NDSS Grade 8 open house at 6:30

February 13 ~ Pizza Fundraiser orders due by noon (online orders only)

February 18 ~ Family Day - NO SCHOOL

February 20 ~ Term 1 Report Cards go home

February 22 ~ No Tomorrow presentation (Intermediate)

February 25~ Smartwheels presentation (junior)

February 27 ~ Pizza Order Fundraiser pick up 3:30-6:00pm All orders must be picked up today

School Year Calendar 2018-19 Parent Survey

The Limestone District School Board is requesting feedback about the 2018-19 school year calendar and possible options for the 2019-20 school year. It would be appreciated if you would please take a moment to respond to several questions on an on-line survey. If you would like a paper version of the survey, please contact the school and we can send a copy home with your child, or you could come into the school to fill it out. The survey is open for responses until Friday, Feb. 9th. Your input is important to us and we appreciate your time in submitting your feedback and comments. For more information, please visit the LDSB website which also provides a link to the Ministry of Education website.

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