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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Huron Centennial Receives Health School Certification

Huron-Perth | by Fadi Didi  

Huron Centennial among three schools in AMDSB to be certified for focus on health issues.

Three schools in the Avon Maitland District School Board have received Healthy School Certification from the Ontario Physical Health and Education Association (OPHEA).

OPHEA's Healthy Schools Certification recognizes and celebrates school communities for promoting and enhancing the health and well-being of students, school staff, and the broader community.

North Easthope Public School is one of 148 school to achieve gold certification, while Huron Centennial Public School and St. Marys DCVI are among 83 schools to receive silver.

The Healthy School Certification asks schools to examine issues such as physical activity, healthy eating, mental health, growth and development, personal safety, and substance issues and addiction.

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