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.
Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year! Please refer to the September newsletter for details of important school information and upcoming events. St. Monica CES Catholic School Council elections and meeting will take place on Monday, September 16th at 6:45 p.m. Best wishes for a blessed school year.
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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Anniversary event featured Mass, a School Presentation and a Gallery Walk
St. Monica Catholic Elementary School in Markham celebrated its 25th anniversary on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. The milestone celebrations began with morning Mass celebrated at St. Justin Martyr Church by the Most Reverend Wayne Kirkpatrick, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Toronto, Msgr Vis Vlasic and Fr. John Pak. Following ... Continue reading "St. Monica’s 25th Anniversary was a great reunion for former staff and friends of the school"