Category: Healthy Schools

SJPII Earth News!!!

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!!!"

Hearing and Vision Screening ~February 20th

School Screening Association will be visiting our school this year on February 20, 2018 to conduct their clinic. Did you know 7-10 children in every class of 30 have an undetected hearing or vision problem. Could your child be one? Your child’s hearing and vision should be screened every year.

A permission form will be sent home with your child early in February. ... Continue reading "Hearing and Vision Screening ~February 20th"

Gr. 4 ‘My Healthy Lunch Challenge’

 

Congratulations to Mrs. Puopolo & Mr. Facca’s Gr. 4 classes who participated in York Region’s ’My Healthy Lunch Challenge’ during the week of January 22-26, 2018.

My Healthy Lunch Challenge is a program for students, teachers, and families of elementary school-aged children. Students and families are challenged to pack healthy, litterless lunches that include three or four food ... Continue reading "Gr. 4 ‘My Healthy Lunch Challenge’"

Gr. 4-8 Mental Health Symposium – Oct. 26th

Thank you, to all the participants in our 2nd SJP II Mental Health Symposium which was held on October 26th, 2017. The morning began with Dr. Bucci and Ms. Rodrigues’ presentation for the Grades 4-8 classes, about the importance of mental well-being and it’s connection to the young brain.  The students had an opportunity to participate in various break-out sessions.

Many ... Continue reading "Gr. 4-8 Mental Health Symposium – Oct. 26th"

Keep Our School Nut Safe

Halloween is just around the corner. Help ensure it doesn’t become ‘scarier’ for students with nut allergies. Home-made treats can easily be ’contaminated’ and  become a very real danger for our  anaphylactic students. Consequently, we request that home-made snacks/treats NOT be brought into the school as the risk to student safety is deemed too great. Purchased items that are labeled nut-safe are a good alternative. ... Continue reading "Keep Our School Nut Safe"

Change to the morning drop-off routine- Effective Tuesday, Sept.26th

Map of SJPII Morning Drop-off Areas

York Region Police came in last week to observe and provide recommendations for a safer drop-off routine as students arrive to school between 8:05-8:20 a.m.  There is a much SAFER alternative, but it requires the cooperation of EVERYONE.

Current Situation:

Currently, students are being dropped-off in the ... Continue reading "Change to the morning drop-off routine- Effective Tuesday, Sept.26th"