Creating a Learning From Home Schedule

For schools and educators trying to design remote learning opportunities for their students, or parents trying to support their children’s learning, it can be tricky to know how to create a structure for the day. Dr. Nina Hood from The Education Hub…

Online Storytime with BC Agriculture in the Classroom

Are you looking for ways to keep your kids occupied while providing valuable learning opportunities? Every Tuesday at 10AM PST for the month of April, BC Agriculture in the Classroom will be hosting a virtual story time where they read aloud some of their…

Earth Day is April 22nd, 2020

You have the power to change the world. This year is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and there are lots of things you can do at home with children and teens to teach them about protecting and restoring the planet. Support them at home through these…

Congratulations to the Winners of our iPad Contest!

We asked BC public and First Nation schools how they would use 10 iPads to promote a healthy school community. Thank you to all who took the time to apply. We loved reading your ideas and wish we could support all of you. We are pleased to announce…

DASH’s Healthy School Communities Certification Pilot Schools Complete Steps 1-3

DASH would like to congratulate our 11 pilot schools for completing Steps 1-3 of our Healthy School Communities Certification Pilot Project. Our schools have been working very hard in partnership with their regional Comprehensive School Health Facilitator.…

March is Nutrition Month

March is Nutrition Month and each year Dietitians of Canada selects a theme based on a scan of the environment and input from their members. The theme of Nutrition Month for March 2020 is “More Than Food.” Health professionals want us to think about…

DASH’s Inaugural Newsletter

Did you miss? Check out the first DASH Newsletter for information on DASH initiatives, a wellness corner and upcoming events and announcements. Check it out. 

Pink Shirt Day – February 26th, 2020

Pink T-Shirt Day is a campaign to spread awareness against bullying. Wearing pink on February 26th symbolizes that bullying won’t be tolerated and shows victims that they are not alone. To find out more about Pink Shirt Day and how your school can get…

Healthy School Community iPad Contest

DASH is offering 4 schools the chance to win a set of 10 iPads to be used towards making your school a healthy school community. Contest Rules The iPads will be used to support your school community in working towards health promotion initiatives…

Canadian Health Groups Take Aim at Flavoured Vapes

The Canadian Lung Association and the Heart and Stroke Foundation have partnered to launch a public awareness campaign taking aim at flavoured vape products.  This pointed advertisement highlights how the products are marketed to children. To watch the…