At St. Patrick we all share a responsibility in working together to ensure that all students feel welcome and safe. This week is Bullying Awareness Week (November 19 – 23, 2018), and we will be focusing on how to recognize bullying, how to refuse to be bullied, how to report bullying, as well as other related information.
Bullying happens when someone keeps hurting, ... Continue reading "Anti-Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week"
The YCDSB has an anaphylactic policy to help protect students affected by life threatening allergies. As outlined in the Board’s policy, parents are asked to inform the school of such allergies and are required to fill in S15 and S15a forms, which are available in the office. For students whose allergies were previously known to the school, please ensure that updated forms are completed and ... Continue reading "St. Patrick’s Allergy Awareness Plan"
Students and staff at St. Patrick Catholic School will be participating in a Terry Fox Walk on Thursday, September 27th, 2018. The rain date for this event is on Monday, October 1st, 2018. Our walk will take place around the school community between 10:45 am – 11:30 am. Thank you to our parent council for providing a healthy snack for each student after ... Continue reading "Terry Fox Walk"
The York Catholic District School Board has a primary responsibility and goal to ensure a safe learning environment for all of our students and staff in our school community.
As part of our safety initiative, St. Patrick, along with all other schools in the York Catholic District School Board, will be practicing a variety of safety procedures with students and staff.
This evening the school will be hosting its Curriculum Night from 6:30 – 7:30 pm. The evening will be an open house format and will provide an opportunity for you to meet your child’s teacher and address any curriculum questions you may have. As well, our Catholic School Council will once again offer a Corn Roast, beginning at 6:00 pm, ... Continue reading "Curriculum Night"
Get the flu shot as early as possible
The first and best step to preventing the flu (or influenza), is to get the flu shot every year. The flu spreads quickly and easily from an infected person to others and anyone can get it. Getting the flu shot can protect you, your family and those around you.
You may have heard the terms Active Travel, Active School Travel, Active Transportation or Sustainable Transportation before. What do these terms mean?
Active School Travel is the use of any form of human-powered travel, such as walking or wheeling (including cycling, rollerblading, skateboarding, or using a wheelchair) to get to and from school or to the ... Continue reading "Active School Travel. Move more, move better."
Health & Physical Education: Start the new school year with healthy habits