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Ready, set, back to school!

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The last few weeks of summer is a good time for parents and educators to start practicing back-to-school routines to help reduce stresses that usually occur when the school season rolls around.  Read on for ideas to promote a healthy and successful start to the new school year. Routines for...

A stress-free summer wind down

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
With the summer slowly coming to a close, it’s a good reminder for both adults and children to enjoy and savour the last days of the season. We've created a list of our Top 10 ways to stay healthy, physically active and stress-free as we near the end of summer.  10. Finish your summer reading list...

Health and Physical Education (H&PE) Curriculum Update

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
It’s Happening! At the end of July, the Minister of Education made a public commitment to undertake additional consultations on HDSH (human development and sexual health) and to release the grades 1-12 H&PE curriculum for implementation in schools by September 2015. This will result in better...

One Year to the TORONTO 2015 Parapan Am Games!

Monday, August 11, 2014
August 7th marked the 1 year countdown to the Pan Am Games. The Pan Am Games will take place August 7-15, 2015 and the Pan Am Games will take place July 10-26, 2015. The Parapan Am Games will include the best para-athletes in the Americas and Caribbean — more than 1,600 — who will participate in...