On behalf of the staff at St. Brendan Catholic School we would like to thank all of the parents and students who brought gifts and cards over the Christmas season! We appreciate your kind words and generosity and hope that you had a wonderful Christmas and wish you all the joy and happiness a new year can bring.
Thank you to all members ... Continue reading "Merry Christmas and Happy New Year"
We encourage all students to dress appropriately for cold weather. Students are strongly encouraged to come to school wearing the following items: Snow pants, hats, boots, scarves, warm coats, etc.
Extreme Cold Weather Information ... Continue reading "SBN Extreme Weather Information 2018-19"Temperature and/or wind chill of -20 C or colder Indoor routine Temperature with wind chill -17 to -20 C Outdoor routine shortened to 20 minutes (20 minutes indoors,
We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all of the winners of September’s Catholic Virtue, Courage. See the list of students below.
Kindergarten: ... Continue reading "September Catholic “Super Virtue” Winners"Teacher Grade Students Ms.Idzik/Ms.Garde Kindergarten Leila C., Emma L., Jaiden N. Ms. Addorisio/Ms.Ferrara Kindergarten James C., Sanjay S., Aaliyah W Ms. McGinnes/Ms. Del Biondi Kindergarten Viola K., Dominica R., Joshua B. Ms. Spataforo/Ms. Brown Kindergarten
The York Catholic District School Board has a comprehensive policy to help protect students with life threatening allergies. As outlined in the policy, parents are asked to inform the school of such allergies immediately and and are required to complete “Administration of Medication for Anaphylactic Student” forms which are available at the school office. Students for whom an Epipen has been prescribed must carry one ... Continue reading "Anaphylaxis"
In accordance with the Act to Protect Pupils with Asthma (Ryan’s Law: Ensuring Asthma Friendly Schools, 2015) the York Catholic District School Board recognizes that there are some students within the school system who have a diagnosis of asthma which could be life threatening. The York Catholic District School Board also recognizes that asthma management is a shared responsibility among students, parents, caregivers, ... Continue reading "Policy 206: Protection of Students With Asthma"
The York Catholic District School Board recognizes concerns related to pediculosis (head lice) at the school and community level. Pediculosis (head lice) are not a public hazard, as they do not cause illness, but they are a nuisance. To prevent pediculosis (head lice) from becoming a problem at our school we all need to work together. Please check your child’s head on ... Continue reading "Pediculosis (Head Lice)"
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.
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Get the flu shot as early as possible
The first and best step to preventing the flu (or influenza), is to get the flu shot every year. The flu spreads quickly and easily from an infected person to others and anyone can get it. Getting the flu shot can protect you, your family and those around you.