Rosemont Elementary hosted an Earth Day assembly, where Class 5’s contribution was only part of the celebration. That said, it was amazing what they did – they had taken their Stuff and Waste EcoChallenge really seriously, and considered what they really wanted to do with it. The class decided that educating the school about playground … Continued
Teams were prepared and the debate was fierce as to which energy source was best at generating electricity for us. Our representatives from the non-renewable energy sources took a back seat for most of the debate as the renewables tried to out-argue each other. Near the end, fossil fuels was in the hot seat but … Continued
Rosemont’s Grade 5’s were asked that this week, when visited by “world-renowned” Garbologist Dr. LePew. She came to help them learn about their class’s “garbaging habits” by looking at what all goes into their class garbage bin and what should go elsewhere (like the recycling bin, for instance). When asked at the beginning of her … Continued
Grade 4/5 students in Mr. Schnare’s class hosted a ‘Trash to Treasure’ exhibit on April 17th that demonstrated innovation, creativity and inspiration. The Rosemont students, as well as their counterparts in Grade 4/5 in Mrs. Schmidt’s class at Redfish Elementary School had a great time sharing their trash creations and voting for ‘peoples’ choice’ awards. … Continued
This week, the students at Rosemont stepped up their Eco-Challenge actions and earned a total of 6756 points. Thirteen students brought in their booklets and received prizes. Well done!
And they’re off! Students in Mr. Schnare’s class have begun to incorporate their EcoFootprint-shrinking actions into their day-to-day lives. This week, students were rewarded for their commitments and challenged to shortening their showers and saving energy and water. FortisBC donated some great shower timers that will be used for the next few weeks! Week 1 … Continued
Mr. Schnare’s class is excited to be participating in the EcoChallege. After completing our Investigations last week, we are choosing actions this week to commit to, in order to shrink our Ecological Footprints! We are especially excited about timing our showers and making them shorter, as well as cutting down on waste. Another popular action … Continued
The students in Mr. Schnare’s class learned a lot from Betty Lovestrash, the visiting garbologist who visited their classroom. Even more eye-opening than investigating their own class garbage was seeing where it all actually goes. The field trip to the Nelson Transfer Station, the Ootischenia Landfill, and the Brilliant Recycling Centre helped everyone understand that … Continued