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THE GROVE is hosting ...
Time Management and Organization Workshops for Secondary Students
groveOur Student Trustees have arranged interactive workshops with The Grove.This workshop will look at how time management and organization plays a role in our wellbeing.
Session dates are:
  • March 8 at 4 p.m. for St. James and St. John Bosco students
  • March 9 at 4 p.m. for Bishop Mac and OLOL students
To learn more and register, please visit the WCDSB Student Wellness resource
Click HERE to register for THE GROVE sessions.
Bishop Mac WELLNESS Council 
The Umbrella ProjectOur student Wellness Council is committed to improving the everyday and overall well being of our school community. Currently, we are exploring The Umbrella Project as a framework for supporting Mental Health & Wellness.
Wellness Wednesdays are provided by our student Wellness Committee;
airing Wednesdays and Fridays on BM News.
With pick-me-up treats for Valentine's day, playful reminders to practice kindness with others, and suggestions for being kind to ourselves, these students provide Wellness support year-round.
Check out their suggested strategies, music playlists and resource links below.
CHAIR YOGA (starts at 17:45 mins)
BREATH IN A BOX (starts at 16:50 mins)
Music has a number of benefits for the mind, body and soul. Here are some helpful music and meditation app recommendations from fellow students. These apps have a variety of music and guided recordings that focus on changing moods and emotions, or highlight struggles, such as anxiety.
Try these out to focus on the soothing, energizing, harmonizing POWER OF MUSIC :
  • Spotify
  • Calm
  • Head space
  • Insight Timer
  • What's Up
  • Smiling Mind
For additional grief support and resources, please visit School-based supports for Grief