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.
In Physical Education classes, York Catholic teachers teach the virtue of Compassion and Inclusion so that all students benefit.
Adaptive Play ideas for parents, coaches and teachers.
You may have heard the terms Active Travel, Active School Travel, Active Transportation or Sustainable Transportation before. What do these terms mean?
Active School Travel is the use of any form of human-powered travel, such as walking or wheeling (including cycling, rollerblading, skateboarding, or using a wheelchair) to get to and from school or to the ... Continue reading "Active School Travel. Move more, move better."
Health & Physical Education: Start the new school year with healthy habits
Join our Junior Division (Gr. 4-6) in putting down those screens and getting active – it’s time to pause to PLAY!
In partnership with York Region Public Health, the annual Pause to PLAY challenge will be running from April 30 to May 4, 2018. It encourages students to put their TVs, gaming devices, tablets and computers on pause for one full week and ... Continue reading "Pause to Play Initiative"
The SJPII Environmental Club has been working very hard to raise awareness about the importance of taking care of the Earth. During the month of March, our club members created posters, presentations and announcements to encourage everyone to participate in the global Earth Hour event on Saturday, March 24th, 2018. Here at SJPII, we celebrated Earth Hour by turning off our lights and electronics on ... Continue reading "SJPII Earth News!!!"