School Screening Association will be visiting our school this year on February 20, 2018 to conduct their clinic. Did you know 7-10 children in every class of 30 have an undetected hearing or vision problem. Could your child be one? Your child’s hearing and vision should be screened every year.
A permission form will be sent home with your child early in February. ... Continue reading "Hearing and Vision Screening ~February 20th"
Benefits of Active Winter Play
- Time in nature can help reduce mental fatigue and improve concentration
- You’ll drink more water
- Boost happiness and decrease stress
- Boost of Vitamin D
- Strengthens our heart muscle and other muscles too!
- Social emotional connections
- Curriculum connections
Sometimes you look out the ... Continue reading "Embrace the Outdoors in the Winter"
Congratulations to Mrs. Puopolo & Mr. Facca’s Gr. 4 classes who participated in York Region’s ’My Healthy Lunch Challenge’ during the week of January 22-26, 2018.
My Healthy Lunch Challenge is a program for students, teachers, and families of elementary school-aged children. Students and families are challenged to pack healthy, litterless lunches that include three or four food ... Continue reading "Gr. 4 ‘My Healthy Lunch Challenge’"
Think of all of the health benefits when we resolve to move more in our day. Our spirit is lifted, blood circulation improves, energy levels increase, academic achievement improves, we have fewer cravings, and benefit from better quality of sleep. ParticipACTION offers some fantastic suggestions to help keep those healthy new year’s resolutions.
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.