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.
A new school year brings changes in routines, bringing with it moments that can be both exciting or stressful. Remember to include physical activity during the day for positive effects on physical, mental and emotional health.
For more information visit ParticipACTION.
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!!!"