This year, two schools in the Board have been certified with the Ontario EcoSchools program, joining a growing movement of 1,900 schools across the province.
St. Mary Catholic School in Massey was awarded the bronze certification for their continued efforts to be environmentally aware. St. Francis French Immersion earned its first certificate – a silver.
To read more about how St. Francis accomplished their award click here.
Ontario EcoSchools works with 58 school boards to nurture student leadership and foster environmental learning and action in school communities. Certification is based on a provincial standard of excellence and reaches 1,000,000 students across Ontario.
Ontario EcoSchools is an award-winning environmental education and certification program for grades K-12 that nurtures environmental leaders, reduces the ecological impact of schools, and builds environmentally responsible school communities. All publicly funded schools can access the EcoSchools program free of charge.
Visit www.ontarioecoschools.org for more information.