Reuse

"Be patient" Art

Grade 4/5 French immersion students have been practicing their patience in Mrs. Fister’s Art class. They have been creating arts from punch holes leftover from the school printers. Great inventive way to recycle something so small!

Project number: 
20
École Gravelbourg school
Gravelbourg
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Celebrating the New year

Mrs. Fournier's literature class has explored how the New Year is celebrated in different countries. Their first stop was China. Grade 1/2 French immersion students made a dragon using a toilet paper roll for the body. They were really happy with the result!

Project number: 
2
École Gravelbourg School
Gravelbourg
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Christmas spirit

Mrs. Fister’s 4/5 Art class created new Christmas ornaments with old Christmas and birthday wish cards. The entire community actually participated in the project since they were asked to send their cards to school.

Project number: 
1
École Gravelbourg School
Gravelbourg
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Vermicomposting

Students in Grade 5 care for red wiggler worms, composting food waste from their snacks and lunches, and using shredded newspaper and Scholastic book order forms to help balance the compost. Students harvest the compost to use in their indoor classroom garden.

Project number: 
1
River Valley School
Calgary

Funders and Sponsors

  • RBC Foundation
  • The Calgary Foundation
  • Kamp Kiwanis
  • Cenovus Energy
  • Alliance Pipeline
  • TD Friends of the Enivornment Foundation
  • Rife Resources Ltd
  • Pirie Foundation