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.
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The safety of our children is of paramount importance at St. Emily School. It is important that our parents/guardians/caregivers respect the traffic and parking rules, especially in and around our school property. We are taking preventative measures and working with the City Of Vaughan and York Region Police toward pedestrian safety. We are asking the school community to be mindful of where you park. ... Continue reading "WE NEED TO ENSURE EVERYONE’S SAFETY AT ST. EMILY"
Challenge Week: January 20th-24th, 2020. Get your kids involved in packing healthy, litterless lunches based on Canada’s Food Guide. During challenge week, students will be keeping track of their lunches. All Classes that participate in the challenge will be entered into a draw for a healthy lunch party.