Healthy eating and nutrition is connected with mental health and well-being and promotes academic success. The York Catholic District School Board supports the Ministry of Education’s Food and Beverage Policy and promotes healthy school nutrition environments.
Daily Physical Activity (DPA) enhances student well-being and academic success. It is the policy of the York Catholic District School Board to promote and sustain a Healthy School environment to encourage an active healthy lifestyle. #DPAEveryday.
Thank you, to all the participants in our 2nd SJP II Mental Health Symposium which was held on October 26th, 2017. The morning began with Dr. Bucci and Ms. Rodrigues’ presentation for the Grades 4-8 classes, about the importance of mental well-being and it’s connection to the young brain. The students had an opportunity to participate in various break-out sessions.
Halloween is just around the corner. Help ensure it doesn’t become ‘scarier’ for students with nut allergies. Home-made treats can easily be ’contaminated’ and become a very real danger for our anaphylactic students. Consequently, we request that home-made snacks/treats NOT be brought into the school as the risk to student safety is deemed too great. Purchased items that are labeled nut-safe are a good alternative. ... Continue reading "Keep Our School Nut Safe"
York Region Police came in last week to observe and provide recommendations for a safer drop-off routine as students arrive to school between 8:05-8:20 a.m. There is a much SAFER alternative, but it requires the cooperation of EVERYONE.
Currently, students are being dropped-off in the ... Continue reading "Change to the morning drop-off routine- Effective Tuesday, Sept.26th"