The Ministry of Education has closed schools in Ontario to interrupt the spread of COVID-19. YCDSB students will access remote learning through their virtual classrooms.
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The June Newsletter has been posted! Please take the time to read through it as it contains important information highlighting some important events. To view the June Newsletter, click on the link below or under the “Our School” tab, click on “News” and then click on “Newsletters”
On Tuesday, May 4th gr. 3-5 (9:15 am) and gr. 6-8 (10:45 am) students will participate in YouthSpeak virtual presentations. Presenters will share personal stories to promote mental health, well-being, empathy and hope, and share coping strategies students can use, in times of stress and anxiety.
Every year, the first week of May is Children’s Mental Health Week. It is a week where we draw attention to the mental health issues that children and youth face, raise awareness of these issues, decrease stigma and provide an understanding of the help that is available. This year, through Distance Learning, we continue to focus on the mental health of our students and families. ... Continue reading "Children’s Mental Health Week"
All students, parents and staff are invited to join in the province-wide Catholic Education Week Mass scheduled for Wednesday, May 5 2021 at 11:00 am celebrated by His Eminence Cardinal Collins.
Each year, the Catholic community of Ontario engages in a week-long celebration of the unique identity and distinctive contribution of Catholic education during Catholic Education Week. This year’s celebration entitled “Nurturing Hope” is scheduled for the week of May 3rd to May 7th. We invite all families to participate in the daily activities, take photos and share the photos with your children’s teachers.
“I will be reliable so people can depend on me.” Positive mental health helps you to embrace each day with a renewed focus and the ability to deal with the challenges we face. Remember to actively take care of your mental health and to teach your child strategies to take care of their well-being.
Ophea has put together a collection of health and ... Continue reading "Taking Care of Our Mental Health and Well-being"
- Connect with nature to nurture your inner happiness
- Go for a family walk
- Remain positive, you are resilient
Visit the School Mental Health Ontario site for self-care tips.
Healthy eating looks different for everyone. During this season of Lent, let us remember to share what we have with others and do acts of charity.