Dear St. Francis of Assisi students and families,
Dear Lord, thank You for inviting me to follow You And for the times You wait for me to catch up. Learning from You, may I be patient with others, A visible sign of the love You envelop. Amen.
Cold and Flu Season
For several years, pandemic restrictions and social distancing helped keep a variety of bugs away. As you know, cold and flu season is upon us again, and we have many students who have been ill lately. Please follow the traffic light poster to determine if your child can come to school: https://yukon.ca/sites/yukon.ca/files/hss/hss-can-your-child-go-to-school-regular-activities.pdf
Students may wear a mask if they feel comfortable doing so and there are some at the front office. In addition, we still have rapid antigen tests here at the school. If you would like some for your family, please let us know.
Information Session - NME
Ready-to-Learn (R2L) Schools is a universal support initiative for all Yukon students. The initiative is based on the understanding that students can only be ready to learn when they feel calm and safe. Before students can learn, we need to support their basic needs. A key part of the initiative is educator training in a model called the Neurosequential Model in Education, or NME. This model was developed by brain development and trauma expert Dr. Bruce Perry and is informed by more than 30 years of research. This year, St Francis of Assisi Catholic Secondary School is receiving specific training in this approach. If you are interested in learning more about the initiative, you are invited to attend an information session on Thursday November 23, from our R2L consultants Jan Ference and Andrew McKenzie at Jack Hulland Elementary School from 6:30-7:30 pm.
A reminder that there is no school for students this Friday, November 24th. Staff will be engaged in professional development activities.
Please do not hesitate to call the school at 667-5901 if you have any questions or concerns.
The St. Francis of Assisi Admin Team,
Alethea Wallace, Principal and Mia Ouellette, Vice-Principal
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