The French and Italian Departments have organized a fun-filled Carnaval/Carnevale Week, taking place from Tuesday, February 19, to Friday, February 22. The Theme for this year’s Carnaval/Carnevale is “Le Carnaval au Soleil!”
It is Civvies Day…ALL WEEK DURING CARNAVAL/CARNEVALE 2019!!!
Tuesday—Movie Day! Civvies Day Dress Attire: Wear your Favourite cozy Track Pants & Sweatshirt. Wednesday— ... Continue reading "Carnaval/Carnevale Week!"
During the month of February, students in Grades 1, 2 and 3, will participate in the Making Tracks Program during their Physical Education class. This Program is developed by The York Region Health Department. This Program is designed to encourage students/children and their families to: safely use active transportation; to better preserve the environment; to increase people’s physical activity; and to improve traffic safety. The ... Continue reading "Making Tracks Program"
Celebrated annually around the globe, Pink Shirt Day started in Canada in 2007, when two Nova Scotia high school students, David Shepherd and Travis Price, decided to take a stand against homophobic bullying after a grade 10 student was harassed and threatened for wearing pink. David and Travis bought dozens of pink shirts and distributed them to their male classmates to wear the next day. ... Continue reading "Pink Shirt Day in Support of Bullying Prevention"
On Wednesday, February 20, Edge Imaging will be at BT taking Graduation Photos for our Grade 8 students, as well as, our Senior Kindergarten students. To ensure a great photo session, please have your child wear a white collared dress shirt. Our male students may wear a necktie, if they wish. Two weeks after photo day, you will receive your child’s proofs. At this time, ... Continue reading "Graduation Photos"
February is Black History Month. Black History month provides the opportunity to learn, to understand and to celebrate the contributions and achievements of Famous Black People, past and present. In celebration of Black History Month, BT welcomes guest speaker Aubrey Clarke to our school, on the morning of Tuesday, February 5. Clarke will present to our FDK students, Grade 1 English students, Grade 1 French ... Continue reading "Black History Month at BT"
Active School Travel January Newsletter
Resolve to move more in your day and your physical, emotional, and mental health will benefit. Your spirit is lifted, blood circulation improves, energy levels increase, your ability to focus on tasks and cope with challenges will improve, and your overall brain function will improve. ParticipACTION offers some fantastic suggestions to help keep those healthy New Year’s resolutions.
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.