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.
Our Remembrance Celebration was held on Monday, November 11th. We began with a special announcement, special prayers, and poems. Each class brought a wreath to the front foyer. Then this was followed by two minute of silence. Teachers then had the students watch Terry Kelly’s video called, ‘Pittance of Time’ and deconstructed the meaning behind the video and the day itself. It was a beautiful ... Continue reading "St. John XXIII School Community Remembers…."
Thank you to all the generous families who donated money to our CSC for our students. They raised $8595. For every $25 donation a student brought in, their name was placed in the draw to win a 15inch chromebook. We are very excited to share that Dimitri won the Chromebook and was very happy. Mrs. Notarfonzo’s class won the movie and popcorn as the class ... Continue reading "Winner of the Chromebook"
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.
Many students participated in various activities throughout the day. These two boys were great at guessing the number of candies in the jar! They won and got to take the candy home!
Thank you so very much for your generous contribution to our food drive. St. Vincent de Paul came to pick up our food on Friday. They were impressed with all the food our little school was able to donate.