Survey asked youth about peer relationships, safety, bullying, and physical activity
Two new reports outline the results of the 2015-2016 Tell Them From Me /OurSCHOOL surveys of elementary and secondary students across Halton Region. The results show that most Halton students value what they’re learning in school, have at least one close friend, and are physically active; at the same time, some students are lacking a sense of belonging at school and many are exceeding the recommendations for daily recreational screen time.
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2015-2016 Tell Them From Me / OurSCHOOL Elementary Report
2015-2016 Tell Them From Me / OurSCHOOL Secondary Report
Halton iparent and Information Hub provide online support and valuable information to build parenting skills.
With Family Day (Monday, February 20) approaching, Our Kids Network wants to remind parents, other caregivers, and everyone that strong families are an essential part of a healthy community.
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Premier joins discussion with Our Kids Network on community hubs
Our Kids Network was delighted to host The Hon. Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario, The Hon. Indira Nadoo-Harris, Minister Responsible for Early Years and Child Care, and Karen Pitre, Special Advisor to the Premier on Community Hubs, at the OKN Acton Hub at McKenzie Smith Bennett Public School on November 8. Read the full story.
The OKN Community Hubs, located in Acton,
Milton and Aldershot, bring people and organizations together from
across Halton Region improving the lives of children, youth and
families. Each Hub is located at a school, is managed by a coordinator,
and makes services more accessible to neighbourhoods. They all have
classroom-sized space for community programs provided by OKN members and
other community partners. Learn more