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.
Halloween Hard Candy Collection
St. Stephen Catholic Elementary School is proud to announce that we will be helping the Dr. Simone organization (Canadian Food for Children) collect hard candy to aide malnourished and dehydrated children in impoverished countries. The sugar in the candy helps stimulate appetite and saliva which is necessary to help them eat again.
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St. Stephen Catholic Elementary School will be collecting milk bags to help the needy in Haiti and other countries facing severe poverty. The collection of the milk bags not only help those in need, but also help our own environment. Every bag collected is one less bag in our landfills which takes anywhere from 40 to 100 years to decompose.
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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.
2019-2020 Approved Calendar.pdf Please click on the link to view the 2019-2020 Calendar