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Message From Our Trustee 210
Message From Our Trustee

 

Message from our Trustee
 
We are now halfway through the school year.  This is a good time to reflect on all that your child has learned and to look at setting goals for the rest of the school year.
 
Our Board believes that student well-being and achievement go hand-in-hand.  One of our goals set out in the Board of Trustees’ Multi-Year Plan is to “continuously increase student achievement and well-being through a culture of caring and learning.” 
 
The Ministry of Education has recently identified four priorities for well-being: positive mental health, safe and accepting schools, healthy schools, and equity and inclusive education.  As a Board of Trustees, we will continue to further work in all of these areas to support student well-being in line with these priorities.
 
There are many resources on the Board website to help support student well-being, including tips for talking about mental health, managing stress, packing healthy lunches and addressing incidents of bullying.
 
Creating a healthy, safe and welcoming learning environment is key to helping our students reach their full potential.  All of us have an important role to play in creating an environment that enables our students to thrive.
 
I wish you all the best for a healthy, happy and successful 2017.
 
Loralea Carruthers - East Gwillimbury and Whitchurch-Stouffville
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 
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