During the Week of February 11th to 15th, students at St. Patrick will be celebrating Carnaval D’Hiver with various activities and themed days. This year, students will have an opportunity to participate in a popular Carnaval tradition in making frosted maple taffy on snow. This is just one activity that students can look forward to ... Continue reading "St. Patrick’s Carnaval D’Hiver"
On Wednesday, December 19th, we will be hosting our Christmas Concerts from 6:00 – 6:45 pm and 7:15 – 8:00 pm. Classes have been split into two groups to accommodate our gym’s seating capacity and a letter will be sent home shortly indicating the time of the class performances. Tickets will be issued, 2 per family (as per last year), for each performance and the ... Continue reading "St. Patrick Christmas Concerts"
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"
Active School Travel January Newsletter
Resolve to move more in your day and your physical, emotional, and mental health will benefit. Your spirit is lifted, blood circulation improves, energy levels increase, your ability to focus on tasks and cope with challenges will improve, and your overall brain function will improve. ParticipACTION offers some fantastic suggestions to help keep those healthy New Year’s resolutions.
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.