Category: Healthy Schools

Gr. 4-8 Mental Health Symposium – Oct. 26th

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.

Many ... Continue reading "Gr. 4-8 Mental Health Symposium – Oct. 26th"

Keep Our School Nut Safe

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"

Change to the morning drop-off routine- Effective Tuesday, Sept.26th

Map of SJPII Morning Drop-off Areas

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.

Current Situation:

Currently, students are being dropped-off in the ... Continue reading "Change to the morning drop-off routine- Effective Tuesday, Sept.26th"