As part of our continued effort to support our local charities and partners, as well as promote healthy active living to our students and community, we will be holding our annual Jump Rope For Heart Event on May 5, 2017 in the afternoon at the school. Please join us.
May is the month of our blessed mother, Mary. Many thanks to our partners, the Rosary Apostolate who will be celebrating with us on May 4. It is a beautiful celebration where we will recite the Rosary in devotion to our Holy Mother as a school and as a community of believers.
On May 5, our students from grade 4 to grade 8 will participate in a wonderful production at the school which celebrates Canadian music. As we will be celebrating the 150th year of the birth of our nation, we will be focussing on the music of Canadian artists from all regions of Canada. We look forward to an outstanding representation and celebration of our nation’s ... Continue reading "Celebration of Music"
Our Luke 4:18 Committee is holding a Spring Food Drive for our local food banks which are depleted. We will hope to collect enough food to last through to Thanksgiving. The generosity of our school community has always been considerable, and we look forward to yet another successful campaign. Thanks to all for your continued support.
The Food Drive will run from May ... Continue reading "Spring Food Drive"
We are excited to have Sara Westbrook present at our school on May 23. Please see the attached information. Our entire community is invited to attend her presentation where information and strategies will be shared about resilient families and how to develop strong, confident, resilient family units. Space is limited, and registration is on a first come, first serve basis.
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.