On April 12th, the staff and students showed their support and solidarity with the community of Humboldt by wearing jerseys. Our thoughts and prayers continue for all of those who have been affected by this tragedy.
On April 11th, the staff and students of St. Justin, Martyr participated in the International Day of Pink. This was a visible sign of our willingness to stand up and speak out on behalf of others.
We are proud to present Sara Westbrook from Up Power Presentations who will be joining us on the evening of April 12 to discuss the importance of supporting children in making character based choices that develop skills of resilience, confidence and mental well-being.
All parents are invited to join us for this informative evening made possible by an Ontario Ministry of Education “Parent ... Continue reading "3 Habits of Resilient Families"
During the week of April 3rd to the 6th. We will be honouring Autism Awareness Week. Daily announcements, a flag raising and wearing blue on Friday, April 6 are helping all of us to increase our knowledge and understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder.
During the week of April 3rd to the 6th, we will be celebrating ShareLife Week here at school. Students can purchase tickets for a chance to win many great prizes that have been donated by the staff of St. Justin, Martyr. This is an annual event that both the staff and students look forward to each year.
Healthy eating habits contribute to academic success and well-being. Visit York Region Public Health to find out more about nutrition and healthy eating.
- Time in nature can help reduce mental fatigue and improve concentration
- You’ll drink more water
- Boost happiness and decrease stress
- Boost of Vitamin D
- Strengthens our heart muscle and other muscles too!
- Social emotional connections
- Curriculum connections
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