It is the feeling of belonging that helps all of us navigate through our day to day. Knowing someone has our back, will laugh at our jokes, will listen to us, or pick us up when we falter. As much as a school is a place of academics it is even more a community where our hearts, minds and souls are growing. And the beauty of being a ‘boutique’ school is that we are very tuned in to the whole development of each child. So when I read a recent article in The Toronto Star on a 'new' mental health initiative, it resonated with me how Star Academy has always recognized the importance of social and emotional development (two of our five pillars) and how quickly we can collaborate as a team to focus on the individual needs of each student. (Read more)
Two important community events are occurring this week:.
On Tuesday we will be hosting our Dove, Mother Daughter Night. This is an after school workshop designed with a variety of activities to engage in dialogue about self esteem, self image and the relationship mothers and daughters share.
On Thursday the Junior and JI students will be hosting our first Reading Fair! These students have been exploring books from cover to cover. Dissecting the elements of setting, character, plot and designing their own stories. Join us in celebrating their creativity between 2:30 and 4:30 on Thursday.
Call us to book a tour of our unique community - 905-891-1555.