Daily Physical Activity

Daily Physical Activity

Research has shown that physical activity contributes to overall well being and improved academic performance of students. At North Star Elementary School, all our students participate in 30 minutes of daily physical activity with an emphasis on participation. Movement, fitness , yoga, lead-up sports activities, dance - just to name a few - are all included in our Daily Physical Activity program. Students also have the opportunity to go down hill skiing, skating , swimming and participate in the Winter Walk, Terry Fox Run, Play Day and lunch time intramurals.

North Star Elementary partners with APPLE Schools to create a sustainable healthy school community. APPLE Schools is an innovative school-focused health promotion initiative proven to make a difference in schools. It impacts the lives of more than 20,000 students annually in schools across Western Canada by improving their healthy eating, physical activity, and mental health habits. Visit appleschools.ca to learn more.