Healthy eating and nutrition are connected with mental health and well-being and promote academic success. The York Catholic District School Board supports the Ministry of Education’s Food and Beverage Policy and promotes healthy school nutrition environments.
Stewardship provides positive effects on Mental Health and Well-being. When we give of our time and talents to help others in need, we are doing God’s work. This act of generosity produces oxytocin in our brain causing feel-good endorphins.
Discover the physical, mental, and academic benefits when you choose to walk to school. Visit Ontario Active School Travel for more information on the benefits of active school travel and iWalk Month.
A new school year brings changes in routines, bringing with it moments that can be both exciting or stressful. Remember to include physical activity during the day for positive effects on physical, mental and emotional health.
For more information visit ParticipACTION.
Due to the closure of schools, our Welcome to Kindergarten to looks a little different this year. Our Kindergarten team has prepared a new Welcome to Kindergarten Google Site. The site contains information on our school, the Kindergarten program and visuals of the Kindergarten areas. Please click on the link below to check it out:
Challenge Week: January 20th-24th, 2020. Get your kids involved in packing healthy, litterless lunches based on Canada’s Food Guide. During challenge week, students will be keeping track of their lunches. All Classes that participate in the challenge will be entered into a draw for a healthy lunch party.