On October 4, students from Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute’s CELP joined grade 8 students from Rickson Ridge Public School and members of the Kortright Hills Public School Green Team to plant 1,500 trees.
Students and staff from across the Upper Grand District School Board put on their raincoats and boots and walked, biked or rolled to school on October 2.
Elementary and secondary students in the Upper Grand District School Board are joining together to take part in a tree planting initiative.
In October, we celebrate “active travel” by encouraging students to walk, bike or roll between home and school, or to actively travel as much as they can in their local environments.
This year, all 76 elementary and secondary schools in the Upper Grand District School Board achieved certification with the Ontario EcoSchools program, joining a growing movement of 1,900 schools across the province.
Students and staff were dressed for the sunshine on May 31 and eager to participate in a school-wide planting project.
June 5 is World Environment Day where we learn that protecting the planet is everyone’s responsibility.
Science buddies at F.A. Hamilton Public School are learning about soil health and conservation through a cheeky project from the Soil Conservation Council of Canada.
Cathy Dykstra, a grade 5 teacher at Kortright Hills Public School, has been named the 2019 Classroom Energy Diet Challenge Energy Educator of the Year.
Students at Centre Dufferin District High School are finding creative ways to encourage proper waste sorting and recycling at school.