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CSPA Supporting Ourselves and Eachother-January 27th

Supporting ourselves and each other!

With COVID-19 affecting every aspect of our lives, our OCSB Community is feeling the impact of the pandemic on their mental health. Small actions from recognizing stressors, to being there for a loved one can help support mental health and strengthen our communities during this difficult time. Join us January 27th for some wonderful sessions supporting our mental health and the mental health of our families.

For more information and to register:

Winter 2022 Virtual Night School Here

Extra-Curricular Activities

Please select this link to view grade 7-8 extra-curricular activities being offered at St. Josephine.

Please select this link to view high school extra-curricular activities being offered at St. Josephine.

Students of the Month

Each month, St. Josephine awards a Student of the Month Certificate and Chapters gift card to a student in each grade based on nominations submitted by teachers. Here are the criteria on which decisions are made:

Community and Citizenship-works on improving our world for the betterment of others

Character-qualities essential for being personally effective in a complex world including: grit, tenacity, perseverance, resilience, reliability, leadership, and honesty.

Communication-the student uses a variety of tools to connect with the right audience

Critical Thinking-the student applies information and knowledge in the real world

Collaboration-the student uses their talents and abilities while accepting, valuing and building upon the strengths that others bring to the table

Creativity-the student thinks outside the box, is resourceful, and takes risks to come up with innovative ideas and solutions to problems

Please select this link to view the winners of September's Student of the Month Awards.

Anxiety Resources for Parents

Please find below some links that you may find useful if you're looking for support from a psychologist in our community along with some tips on how to break the cycle of anxiety. Guidance counsellors are also available to ask/answer questions.

Retraining the Brain to Break the Cycle of Anxiety

What you need to know about cyberbullying

This pamphlet outlines examples of cyberbullying and who students can turn to if being bullied.

Kids Help Phone

Tips for parents to support virtual learning

Virtual learning is a new experience for all of us. Here are some Tips for Parents to help navigate this new learning landscape.

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