Embrace nature and resolve to move more in your day. Outdoor exercise is good for your physical, emotional, and mental health.
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.
Our school’s Healthy Schools Committee is running a fundraising campaign called “Fresh from the Farm”.
This campaign allows families to order fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers for a reduced cost. The campaign is organized by the Dietitians of Canada and is growing in popularity across the GTA.
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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.
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