The Tim Walker Memorial Awards for Environmental Stewardship go to…

In a world where global warming, climate change and the reduction of waste is the collective concern of many politicians, activists, and scholars, our staff and students are working hard to do their part to make a difference. To honour the life of secondary school teacher, Tim Walker, and his contributions to education and environmental […]

Stream of Dreams: Eco-educational program raises awareness

In conjunction with the Grand River Conservation Authority, students from J.W. Gerth Public School, have completed their Stream of Dreams project. As a recipient of the Tim Walker Award for Environmental Stewardship, the school received funding to turn their idea into a reality. More than 700 “dreamfish” were custom-designed by each student and mounted on […]

Eighteen WRDSB schools receive Ontario EcoSchools certification

We all want to live in a world where we breath fresh air, create less waste, and have a positive impact on our environment – right? Which is why keeping our schools ‘green’ and helping them make the transition to be more environmentally friendly is a large initiative that our Board takes very seriously. Every year, […]