January is a wonderful month to implement healthy habits that also benefit your community and the environment.
Attached is the January Active Travel to School newsletter and website article which provides informative resources and information.
In celebration of the Lunar New Year, the Year of the Rat, students who celebrate this event are encouraged to wear traditional Chinese clothing like qipao.
All students at St. Justin, Martyr, in order to show our support and celebration of this important event, are also encouraged to wear the colour red.
Gung Hay Fat Choy!
“The Lord then passed in front of him and called out, “I, the Lord, am a God who is full of compassion and pity, who is not easily angered and who shows great love and faithfulness.” – Exodus 34:6
Congratulations to all the students below who received the virtue award for compassion this month:
All students are expected to go outside for all recesses and lunch breaks. Students need to dress appropriately for the weather. With the uncertainty of weather, it is advisable that our students have extra socks, mitts and pants when coming to school. Young students should also wear snow pants. Children enjoy playing in the snow and they do get wet. All students must have a ... Continue reading "Winter Reminders"
St. Justin, Martyr CES is proud and we want to recognize our staff, students and parent community for making this such a great place to learn, study and grow as a Catholic school community!
On April 12th, the staff and students showed their support and solidarity with the community of Humboldt by wearing jerseys. Our thoughts and prayers continue for all of those who have been affected by this tragedy.
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.