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.
Wednesday, March 22nd is World Water Day! Here at Prince of Peace, we celebrated by participating in a coordinated toast to tap water at 2:30 p.m., “The Great Gulp”. Healthy Kids Georgina has generously donated a brand new reusable water bottle to each of our students. We are encouraging the students to use their new water bottles to drink healthy and refreshing tap water rather ... Continue reading "The Great Gulp"