By order of the Minister of Education, all publicly funded schools in Ontario are closed to students until May 4, 2020, to interrupt the spread of COVID-19. Transportation services, continuing education, permit activities, before and after care programs and daycare are also closed.
Spring is here, which means it’s time to pause to PLAY! The annual pause to PLAY challenge in York Region schools encourages students to put TVs, gaming devices, tablets and computers on “pause” for one full week (Monday, April 20 to Friday, April 24) and become more physically active. The challenge is run annually in partnership with York Region ... Continue reading "Pause to Play Challenge: April 20-24, 2020"
STA will be holding our annual ShareLife Campaign during the week of March 30th to April 3rd. We will have a “spirit” theme each day. Students are asked to donate $1 for the entire week. There will be a raffle draw on Friday, March 29th where students will have the opportunity to win many prizes. Raffle tickets can be purchased throughout the week. All donations ... Continue reading "ShareLife Campaign: March 30th to April 3rd"
On March 11th and March 23rd the kindergarten and primary classes will get a visit from Keswick Kids Dental Clinic. Volunteers from the clinic will be coming in to teach the students about proper oral care, healthy eating and demonstrate the proper way to brush their teeth. The clinic has generously donated their time as well as toothbrushes, toothpaste and floss for the students. Thank ... Continue reading "Oral Hygiene – Keswick Kids Dental Clinic"
March is National Nutrition Month and our school is celebrating crunchy, munchy sensational snacks. During the month, we will be promoting healthy eating through PA announcements and hosting Healthy Snack Workshops on Tuesday, March 24th & Wednesday, March 25th.
Fruits and vegetables are great snacks and Canada’s Food Guide recommends eating plenty of them. Half our plates should be made up of vegetables ... Continue reading "Crunchy Munchy Sensational Snacks"
Join STA and Autism Speaks as we honor more than 70 million people worldwide affected by autism. Help us raise awareness and advocate for the needs of people with autism.
Thursday, April 2nd, 2020 is Autism Awareness Day. Wear Blue to show your support!
What is Autism? Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of ... Continue reading "Light It Up Blue on Thursday, April 2nd for Autism Awareness Day!"
“I will stick to the goals I have set for myself”
By making a small change today and building active living lifestyles, we can create lasting impacts that will benefit the environment, improve our health, school zone and communities!
Active School Travel February Newsletter
Make a commitment this February to journey outside and celebrate winter by walking to and from school or the bus stop.