At WIC we place an emphasis on student wellness, well-being, and the application of health and wellness in the planning and delivery of life skills. This week our Student Wellness Team organized a series of grade-level specific workshops on a variety of topics including:
healthy relationships; and
On Thursday, February 17th, Leslie Potts, Community Relations Officer for the SPVM came to speak to two groups of Secondary 1 students about anti-bullying awareness; the other two Sec. 1 groups will have her visit next week. Secondary 3 students will get their turn the week of March 14th.
There will also be a kiosk on site on Wednesday, February 23rd in line with Pink shirt day – anti-bullying day – let’s wear pink!
Mental health basics workshop
Healthy and equitable relationships workshop
All sec 4 and 5 students had a workshop offered by Tel-Jeunes to learn and understand what it means to have healthy and equitable relationships in friendships like in love.
Some of our students also attended a virtual conference hosted by Laurent Duvernay-Tardif on school perseverance. We know that the pandemic has had an impact on school perseverance and motivation among our youth. This well-known Quebecer is a fine example of what perseverance is and he shared useful tips, in addition to motivating young people to persevere even in the face of difficulty.