of Huron Heights Public School in Kincardine have been doing their part
to help preserve the environment and now they are being recognized with
their artwork on an environmental awareness bookmark, sponsored by the
Municipality of Kincardine. The Kincardine Township Tiverton
Environmental Green School Program has also donated $100 to Huron
Heights for green initiatives, such as the annual Earth Day celebration.
In April, Huron Heights held a poster contest and six of the best have
been featured on this year's bookmark, promoting the KTTPS program and
Among those students were Courtney Surridge and Michael Keeso who, along
with staff advisor Jen McKellar, accepted the cheque from Carol Blake,
co-ordinator of the KTTPS program.
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Going green at Huron Heights Public School, are
Michael Keeso, deputy mayor Laura Haight, Courtney Surridge and teacher
They also welcomed Kincardine deputy mayor Laura
Haight and appreciate the municipality's support of $1,200 to print the
bookmarks each year.
Huron Heights has now created a logo for its "Groovy
Greens" environmental club and joins KTTPS, St. Anthony's, Ripley-Huron
Community School and Kincardine District Secondary School in doing their
part for the environment.
The KTTPS Environmental Green School Program continues it work to
promote bio-bags, with the help of Sobeys, Zehrs, Kincardine Foodland,
Baxter's Row Fashion, MacG's, JBs, and Fine Fettle. Through the sale of
biodegradable plates and cups, the KTTPS program receives a commission
which it uses to help other schools with green initiatives, such as the
Green Cone Digester. One of the biggest supporters of the school
environmental program is Bruce Power.
For more information about the KTTPS program, contact Blake at
519-396-5170 or by E-mail at