As we begin our a new year, we invite you to take a moment to read the AST January Newsletter on ways we can actively work at keeping healthy.
It is important for the safety of all children to follow the safety routines that are established for all parents during morning and afternoon drop-off and pick-up times. The school buses need to have safe access to the school at all times so if you see a bus in the driveway, please take the time to use the pick-up/drop-off loop available at the side of ... Continue reading "No Parking/Idling During Bus Drop-off and Pick-up Times."
Thank you to all of our Catholic School Council volunteers who have organized another hot lunch program for this year. Please have forms sent back to the school by the due date and cheques only please!
We welcome the new year at St. Francis Xavier with goodwill and kindness for all the students who are here and are about to register for Kindergarten. It is an exciting time for families as they prepare for the beginning of their child’s school life. Kindergarten registrations for the 2020 – 2021 year are ready to be downloaded from the board website or picked up ... Continue reading "Happy New Year! Kindergarten registrations"
St. Francis Xavier encourages students to actively walk and ride the bus to promote physical wellbeing and mental wellness.
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.