Nature does wonders for our overall well-being. Embrace the outdoors for a positive boost.
Join our Junior Division (Gr. 4-6) in putting down those screens and getting active – it’s time to pause to PLAY!
In partnership with York Region Public Health, the annual Pause to PLAY challenge will be running from April 30 to May 4, 2018. It encourages students to put their TVs, gaming devices, tablets and computers on pause for one full week and ... Continue reading "Pause to Play Initiative"
SJPII looks forward to welcoming L.M. Falcone, former children’s television writer and award-winning author of middle-grade spooky fiction and detective mysteries for Grades 1 – 4.
Ms Falcone wrote for children’s television shows such as The Littlest Hobo and Nickelodeon’s Are You Afraid of the Dark? This lead into a career writing spine-tingling novels for children. Her books include The Mysterious Mummer, Walking ... Continue reading "Author’s Visit on May 3rd – L.M. Falcone"
Tips to reduce screen time:
- Embrace spring by heading outdoors to play
- Go for a family walk
- Start a new novel
- Begin a new hobby
- Keep track of your screen time and reduce your time on social media/gaming/programs
- Schedule family game nights (cards, board games)
- Exercise everyday
The SJPII Environmental Club has been working very hard to raise awareness about the importance of taking care of the Earth. During the month of March, our club members created posters, presentations and announcements to encourage everyone to participate in the global Earth Hour event on Saturday, March 24th, 2018. Here at SJPII, we celebrated Earth Hour by turning off our lights and electronics on ... Continue reading "SJPII Earth News!!!"