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Union Gas Supports Go Green Initiatives in Rainbow Schools

Union Gas Donation

Union Gas has donated $15,750 to the Rainbow District School Board for natural gas savings achieved over the past 12 months. Rainbow District School Board Director of Education Jean Hanson accepts the donation from Gerry Laforest, left, Commercial/Industrial Account Manager for Union Gas and Eric Foster, Managing Director of the Dearness Environmental Society....>more

Now where is that video clip?

For video clips that were shown to Rainbow Students in the Spring of 2009, go to the new Video Resources page....>more

Green, Greener, Greenest

Rainbow designed and built their first new school in 45 years to be a green school. See the documentary, hear what the students think and learn about what the board is doing now....>more

Unsung Heroes

So who really fixes all those leaky taps and daftly windows found during the Occupant Audits of the schools. Send us an email to tell us who the unsung heroes are in your school.



Wembly and the Butterflies

butterfly girl The Grade 1 class at Wembley Public school recently released 5 Monarch butterflies to begin their 4000 km journey to Mexico where they will overwinter.  The class began studying these monarchs as caterpillars and have watched them advance through their life cycle....>more

Earth Day 2009

Some schools are picking up litter, some are planting trees, some are having an Invention Competition, what is your school doing? How does the Board Office Celebrate EarthDay?...>more

Video of the Month

Our pick for the month is 350.org But if you want to learn about the Pacific Gyre, Sustainability....>more

Times, they are a changin'

Find out what Rainbow teachers are learning about sustainability.....>more


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