St. Patrick School in Kapuskasing is now certified Gold.  The school was recognized by the Ministry of Education for their completion of Ophea’s Healthy Schools Certification course through the ministry’s Foundations for a Healthy School.

Director of Education at the Ministry Glenn Sheculski says the efforts of the school to promote and improve health and well-being is applauded.

Principle of St. Patrick School Gretchen Morgan says they are excited by their successful work improving physical activity and mental health in students.

St. Patrick’s was one of 174 schools to receive a certification, and one of only 86 to receive a Gold certification.