This Saturday, March 28th at 8:30pm, we are encouraged to power down (lights, electronics, appliances), for one hour to support the Earth Hour 2020 campaign. Here at STA we will be supporting this event on Friday, March 27th from 11am till noon. All classes will turn off their lights, computers, iPads, and any other appliances that use energy. Our Eco Team will be ... Continue reading "Earth Hour at STA"
As a culminating activity for Black history month, we have invited HOZA to come to our school on Monday, March 2nd, for a Heart Wisdom performance. Hoza is an African word that we take to mean STOP, START or CHANGE! HOZA! provides schools with experiences that help participants to better love themselves, others, and our environment. Their programs rely on Creative Mediation and introduce ... Continue reading "HOZA! Heart Wisdom School Performance – Monday March 2, 2020"
The St. Thomas Aquinas winter carnaval is coming soon! During our Carnaval d’hiver there will be many exciting activities, including themed spirit wear days! Students will earn spirit points for their class by dressing according to theme. The class with the most points at the end of the week will win a prize! Other activities include: X Dance Movement, X Dance Community Night, special visits ... Continue reading "STA Carnaval D’Hiver: Feb. 10 – 14, 2020"
Registration for the Grade 1 French Immersion Program remains open. Please call the school for further information.
Bundle up, walk and roll to school, and enjoy the winter season! Winter Walk Day is celebrated by schools across Canada on the first Wednesday of February each year, and this year STA will join in on the fun. Walking/ wheeling to school is healthy, environmentally friendly, and great for getting to know the neighbourhood and creating community connections. This year, Winter Walk Day is ... Continue reading "Winter Walk Day February 5, 2020"
Active School Travel January Newsletter
Embrace nature and resolve to move more in your day. Outdoor exercise is good for your physical, emotional, and mental health.
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.