Wellness@Mac has created a list of activities that can help students de-stress in the classroom.
Please visit the following link for more information:
Jennifer Kolari M.S.W. R. S. W., child and family therapist, and author will be at Mackenzie on April 25th. Jennifer will be to speaking on the topic of Connecting with your Teen. Jennifer’s insightful strategies, shared with warmth and humour make her a highly sought after speaker throughout North America. Jennifer worked with our staff earlier in the fall on the topic of student anxiety and we welcome her back to Mackenzie for this School Council sponsored parent presentation.
Please see attached PDF for March news and events from the Student Services department.
Follow the link https://youtu.be/LxLiJKDqNMo to view a short video by Dr. Ian Manion on how to talk to your child about Mental Health.
Learn more about what’s happening at MAC. Click the following link to access Mackenzie’s February Newsletter.
Please see attached PDF for February news and events from the Student Services department.
We would like to welcome Child and Youth Worker (CYW) Latoya Clarke to Mackenzie. All secondary schools have received this additional support for students for the 2017-18 school year. Latoya comes to Mackenzie with a wealth of experience supporting students. She will be working with students one-on-one and in group settings. She will be focusing on social skills, life skills, well-being, career pathways and other areas to meet student needs. Latoya works in collaboration with admin, guidance and teachers.
Our guidance counsellors in partnership with TDSB social workers will be in Gr. 12 classrooms next week. They will be providing a workshop on issues particular to Gr. 12 students such as managing stress, and strategies for balance and wellness. The transition to post-secondary and leaving high school will also be a focus. This workshop has been created specifically for Gr. 12 students at Mackenzie for the spring.