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Torquay Elementary wins new $100,000 playground
Read more here!   http://www.cheknews.ca/torquay-elementary-hoping-win-voting-contest-new-100000-playground-193756/  ...
Sep 9, 2016
Colquitz , Vic High and Reynolds receive grant from Whole Kids Foundation
Colquitz Middle, Victoria High and Reynolds Secondary each received $10,000 grants...
Jun 22, 2016
Island Sexual Health Seeking High Schools for Pilot Project
Island Sexual Health is looking for youth that identify as male...
Jun 8, 2016

Are Canadian Kids too Tired to Move?

Canadian Kids are Inactive and They May be Losing Sleep Over it. If you think kids can get a little physical activity and then play video games into the wee hours, yet remain healthy, you’re in for a rude awakening. Emerging research, which spurred Canada to develop the world’s first… Read more

Fostering Connectedness in a School Environment

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To understand the benefits of fostering caring environments, it’s helpful to take an ecological view. Dan Reist of CARBC uses a simple analogy of frogs in a pond to help us understand a whole school approach, or what we term comprehensive school health. As he says, “If some of the frogs… Read more

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Picture12 An inseparable relationship exists between a student’s wellbeing and their learning and development. Wellbeing includes physical, mental, social and emotional aspects and is an important learning need for all students. If compromised, it can negatively interfere with learning, academic and lifelong success.
-Dr. Rose Azuike

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