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New 9-8-8 Mental Health Crisis and Suicide Prevention Helpline
New 9-8-8 Mental Health Crisis and Suicide Prevention Helpline The 9-8-8 Suicide Crisis...
Jan 11, 2024
Design unveiled for new Cedar Hill Middle School; energy-efficient and earthquake-resistant
The design of a “low-carbon,” earthquake-proof replacement for Cedar Hill Middle...
Dec 12, 2022
Who should be teaching kids what not to do on social media? Coaches, teachers, parents
A youth hockey player posted images of undressed teammates on Snapchat,...

May Snapshot Topic: Connection to Self

It’s crucial for children and youth to develop a strong connection to themselves as it forms the foundation of their identity, self-esteem, and mental well-being. A strong self-connection enables children to develop a deeper understanding of their thoughts, emotions, and values. This empowers them to make decisions more aligned with… Read more

New addition – Employee Wellness Resources

We have recently expanded the Healthy Schools website to include a dedicated section on employee wellness, recognizing the importance of prioritizing the health and well-being of our staff members. Understanding that the vitality of our workforce directly impacts the overall success of our educational environment, we’ve taken proactive steps to… Read more

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May 6 -12  is Mental Health Week in Canada. This year the Canadian Mental Health Association theme is “A call to be kind, compassion connects us all”.  Everyone can learn and practice compassion, and doing so can make a big difference in our lives as well as others. Having compassion for… Read more

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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