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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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.
The May Newsletter has been posted! Please take the time to read through it as it contains important information highlighting some important events. To view the May Newsletter, click on the link below or under the “Our School” tab, click on “News” and then click on “Newsletters”.
- 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.
Last year, with the proclamation of Bill 178, the Black Mental Health Day Act (2020) helped set the stage for all to learn and understand more about the impact of systemic racism. We need to work together to enact meaningful systemic change that will better support Black children and youth and address the historical impact of bias, discrimination and trauma on their mental health and ... Continue reading "March 1st is Black Mental Health Day"