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.
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.
On Thursday, March 9th, at 2:30 pm, St. Cecilia will be participating in the Great Big Crunch. This year on March 9th, marks the 10th anniversary of the Great Big Crunch, where everyone gets together and bites into a crunchy fruit or vegetable to celebrate and enjoy healthy snacking! Since 2008, over 900,000 people have joined the Great Big Crunch for an annual moment of ... Continue reading "The Great Big Crunch Challenge"