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EMSB is Going to the Bees!

By the end of this school year, eight English Montreal School Board (EMSB) Elementary Schools, including Gerald McShane, Hampstead, Michelangelo International, Nesbitt, and St. Gabriel, and nine High Schools will have beehives installed by Alvéole, The Urban Beekeeping Company. The … Continue reading

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Michelangelo: Soil vs. Dirt

Johanna Donovan, B.A.S.E. Media Advisor Monday, April 10, 2017, B.A.S.E. Daycare Green Club representatives, along with Green Club Animator Van Ferrier, gave a workshop to fellow students on all-things soil. With the better weather finally here, Green Club students are anxious … Continue reading

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Cedarcrest: Food Waste and Ugly Food

Sabrina Steen, B.A.S.E. Green Club Animator Cedarcrest Green Club students took action on food waste this week, making sure each fruit (even ugly fruit) travelled successfully from garden to plate—instead of from garden to landfill! After engaging in a discussion and sharing stories about food waste, each … Continue reading

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Hampstead: Winter Snow Globes

Ryan Oxley, B.A.S.E. Green Initiative Advisor Hampstead’s Green Club students embraced winter by making snow globes to help beautify their school garden. The students shared some great learning experiences while creating their snow globes. They discussed the cold temperatures in winter … Continue reading

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John Caboto Academy: Green Club Takeover!  

Anastasia Markou and Leila Mota, Grade 6 B.A.S.E. Daycare, John Caboto Academy What’s it like to be a teacher? Lots of students have probably asked themselves this question. We got to experience this on March 24th in Green Club at … Continue reading

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Gerald McShane: Guerilla Gardening 101

The Gerald McShane Green Club learned about Guerrilla Gardening this week. They took home their handmade “seed bombs”, which they will throw into in any urban space in need of greening. Wherever they’re planted, wildflowers will grow! You can make your … Continue reading

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