Dear SAA Families
As we approach the March Break we would like to take time to share with parents the attached information from York Region Public Health pertaining to the Flu and Norovirus. If your children have the symptoms outlined in the attached they should stay home from school for their own safety and that of their peers.
A child who ... Continue reading "Norovirus / Flu"
February marks the halfway mark of this academic year. These past few months have truly gone by quickly. The staff, students, parents, and volunteers of SAA continue to awe and inspire us with their excellence in both the classroom and in extra-curricular activities. This edition of The SAA Star, (posted to our website under the parent link), highlights many of those awe-inspiring events. Our hope ... Continue reading "Welcome February!!"
National Sweater Day is on Thursday, February 1, 2018.
National Sweater Day has traditionally fallen on the first Thursday of February. Since 2010, over a million Canadians have participated in National Sweater Day at their schools, workplaces and homes.
We will be celebrating National Sweater Day at SAA February 1st by wearing a sweater that is cozy, colourful or even wacky ... Continue reading "National Sweater Day"
SAA has added an additional lunch program beginning January2018. Rose Reisman’s Kids Lunch Program will be available Thursdays beginning January 11. Parents can register at @kidslunch.ca School Password: SAA64
St.Agnes of Assisi and St. Michael the Archangel are proud to jointly host a presentation focusing on helping children cope with stress and anxiety to our parent communities. On Thursday February 1st 2018 at 7pm in the St. Michael the Archangel CES gymnasium, YCDSB Psychologist and Mental Health Lead Dr. Geoff Sorge will share his expertise, providing information as how how we can work collaboratively ... Continue reading "Raising Resilient Children Presentation"
- 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
Sometimes you look out the ... Continue reading "Embrace the Outdoors in the Winter"
Think of all of the health benefits when we resolve to move more in our day. Our spirit is lifted, blood circulation improves, energy levels increase, academic achievement improves, we have fewer cravings, and benefit from better quality of sleep. ParticipACTION offers some fantastic suggestions to help keep those healthy new year’s resolutions.