The Health & Wellness Blog

Welcome to the Barrie School Health & Wellness Blog 

The purpose of this Blog is to provide health and wellness tips and information to Barrie School parents during the Coronavirus Pandemic and subsequent school closure.

Meet Your Contributors!

Dr. Natosha Speight
Director of Student & Family Services

Kirstie Abernathy, R.N.
School Nurse


Topic Categories


Maintaining Nutrition and Healthy Eating

Happy Friday!!! As we like to say at Barrie...it's Pizza Friday. 

That brings me to the Hot topic for today -  the importance of maintaining healthy eating habits for you and your family during this time.

  • Staying Healthy
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What Does Social Distancing Mean?

Social distancing is the practice of reducing close contact between people to slow the spread of infections or diseases like the Coronavirus (COVID-19). 

  • Social Distancing
  • Staying Healthy
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What About Playdates?

It's the Hot topic of the week! Can we have playdates during school closure for Coronavirus? 

  • Social Distancing
  • Staying Healthy
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How Are You Coping?

Though the effects of school closures due to public health concerns can be challenging, there are strategies you can adopt to help you cope.

  • Emotional Wellness
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