BULLY BRAVE is taking place this week on Wednesday and Thursday. Each class from FTK to Grade 8 will have a one on one lesson. BRAVE stands for Bully Resistance Anti-Violence Education and it is a highly acclaimed program. They modify the program to suit the grade level and the school – the teachers gave input on areas of need (for example the ... Continue reading "Bully B.R.A.V.E."
We have been fortunate in that so far we have only had a few days of extreme cold – however the unfortunate part is many students do not come properly dressed for the cold. Parents are reminded to ensure that your child comes to school dressed appropriately. We will be having indoor routines when the temperature (with or without a wind chill) is minus 20 ... Continue reading "WINTER WEATHER"
January marks the beginning of the Forest of Reading Book Clubs at Canadian Martyrs School. The book clubs are broken down as follows: the Blue Spruce Book Club is for Grades 1-3 and is open to all classes who wish to participate, the Silver Birch Express Book Club is for students interested in Gr 4-6, the Silver Birch Book Club is for more ... Continue reading "Forest of Reading Book Clubs"
In recognition of Black History month the Newmarket African Caribbean Canadian Association (NACCA) is inviting Newmarket youth Grades 1 to 12 who self-identify as the people of African descent to submit artwork in any medium responding to the theme Still I Rise: Celebrating stories of strength, courage, and innovation.
The call for submissions closes on January ... Continue reading "Call for Submissions: Newmarket Library"
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.
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Get the flu shot as early as possible
The first and best step to preventing the flu (or influenza), is to get the flu shot every year. The flu spreads quickly and easily from an infected person to others and anyone can get it. Getting the flu shot can protect you, your family and those around you.