Active School Travel June Newsletter
This summer take some time to go over safe road skills with your children and remember to also practice them with your children.
Congratulations to Elizabeth J. in Grade 8
Elizabeth was awarded the SOYRA (Society of York Region Artists) Award of Excellence for her pastel painting called “Social Sibling” in the Youth Category.
Congratulations to Olivia D. in Grade 5 for winning the Oral Communication Area 1 Finals. Olivia advanced to the Board Finals on Thursday, May 9 at Guardian Angels School in Woodbridge to recite her speech on The Humboldt Broncos. Olivia demonstrated wonderful oratory skills.
On Wednesday, May 8th, the OLA Hackergal’s Hackathon Club participated in a Canada-wide event where they worked together to apply coding skills they’ve learned to create an interactive project and connect with girls across Canada who were doing the same!
“Women are vastly underrepresented in the tech industry all over the world, Hackergal strives to inspire a new wave of Canadian female coders ... Continue reading "Hackergal’s Hackathon"
Students in JK-Grade 8 participated in our first ever Math Bee. Throughout the year, students mastered their math facts at each grade level. The top two math competitors for each class participated in the Math Bee. Congratulations to all of the participants. Their skill set was very impressive!
Active School Travel May Newsletter
Celebrate active modes of transportation like cycling and wheeling along with students and teachers across Ontario during Bike to School Week – May 27 to 31, 2019.
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.
“16 Strategies to Help you Thrive”, from the Canadian Mental Health Association.