Grand Erie Schools Lauded for EcoSchools Efforts
Each year, schools across Grand Erie demonstrate admirable commitment and dedication towards environmental stewardship as they work to gain certification as an EcoSchool, and help make the planet a whole lot better in the process. The recognition through EcoSchools honours these achievements in environmental learning and action as students implement a variety of environmental initiatives within their schools. These efforts include waste-free lunches, implementing recycling programs, energy-conservation initiatives, butterfly gardens, and much more.
“Through ongoing efforts this past year, these schools have promoted environmental leadership and helped reduce their carbon footprints,” says Katie Hashimoto, Grand Erie’s Supervisor of Energy and Environmental Conservation. “We’re proud of students for taking action and fostering these efforts within their school communities.”
This year, all Grand Erie schools registered with the EcoSchools program will receive a special edition 2019-20 EcoSchools Canada seal. The 40 Grand Erie schools being recognized as certified EcoSchools for the 2019-20 school year are:
Port Dover Health & Fitness Centre & Port Dover Chiropractic Centre hosted the third annual community fundraiser "Blood Sweat & Cheers Port Dover" on Saturday, June 17, 2017! This 5 km obstacle fun run resulted in all proceeds donated to Lakewood Elementary and St. Cecilia's for outdoor recreational equipment and refurbishments to the Todd Eaton Memorial track. Lakewood Elementary School staff, parents and students are truly grateful for this support. Thank YOU!
Our focus will be track training for sprints and long distance.
Students should have proper footwear - running shoes not board shoes. A light jacket or sweater is often needed and track pants, capris or soccer style shorts.
The Running Club maintains a supportive, non-competitive atmosphere which allows all levels of runners to develop their running.
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