News from Sudbury Catholic Schools
 
 
SCS Home > News


PIUS XII Deemed SCDSB School Conservation Challenge Champions

photo
Pius XII Catholic School students and staff are applauded for their efforts in winning the SCDSB’s School Conservation Challenge for 2006-2007 by Board Trustees, Senior Administration, staff and parents. In recognition of this achievement the school was awarded a $500 cheque and a specially designed banner. (Backrow L-R); Pius XII students, Vanessa Roberts, Alessia Pastre, Connor Chezzi, Board Chair, Paula Peroni, Pius XII Catholic School Principal, Louisa Bianchin, Vice-Principal, Carmela Pitman.
(Front row); Pius XII Students, Shane Teddy and Carlee Chezzi (Holding the banner); SCDSB Trustees, Barry MacDonald and George Middleton

June 22, 2007 - Pius XII Catholic School was proclaimed as the winner of the Sudbury Catholic District School Board’s 2006-2007 Conservation Challenge. Board Chair, Paula Peroni presented the Pius XII Catholic School students with a $500 cheque and a specially designed banner which will be displayed at the school for one year as part of the Grand Prize. The presentation was made during the last Board meeting before the summer break.


The School Conservation Challenge was created by the Sudbury Catholic District School Board to increase the participation in the Dearness Conservation Initiative that was introduced into all of the Board’s schools in 2001. Since the inception of the DC program, the Board has been able to achieve substantial utility savings by educating teachers, students and staff and providing them with the necessary resources through this program.


To help revitalize the program in 2006-2007, senior administration decided that a “Conservation Challenge” would be an excellent way to enhance the effectiveness of the program in addition to acknowledging the “Environmental Champions.”


The selection of the 2006-2007 School Conservation Champion involved a point system based on three categories; (i) an unannounced site visit by the SCDSB’s Facility Services Department, during the visit specific items were identified and reported with each school receiving a certain number of points (ii) an interview was conducted with the principal from each participating school. Based on the answers from the school principal, each school received points from the questionnaire (iii) In late May, schools were requested to submit reports dealing with Lifestyle Conservation Campaigns and other relevant materials such as videos/newsletters/announcements and presentations. Schools were awarded points based on their submitted materials. Pius XII Catholic School was chosen as the Grand Prize Winner based on the school that had accumulated highest total points in the three evaluations.

Share


 

More stories in the news...

•  Students at St. Charles College celebrate St. Jean Baptiste Day
•  Sudbury Catholic Schools to participate in Franco-Fun day activities!
•  St. Francis receives visit from Trillium!
•  International Students celebrate with end of year party!
•  Boys’ with Braids event aims to bring cultural awareness and sensitivity training to youth at St. Benedict
•  St. Albert Adult Learning Centre hosts Provincial conference
•  St. Charles College Student Wins Business Plan Challenge!
•  In honour of our employees - 2018 Retirement Dinner!
•  Sudbury Catholic Schools receives visit from Anphat Investment & Consultancy Agency
•  Phoenix is a big deal around St. Benedict’s
•  St. Benedict students are embracing the universal language of coding!
•  St. Benedict heads to Chicago for Business
•  Class helps build community garden!
•  St. Benedict student wins Best Crown Advocate
•  SCC Teacher to be inducted in Greater Sudbury Sports Hall of Fame
•  Bear Necessities campaign for Hospice wraps up
•  Turning points Essay Contest Winners honoured at annual event
•  Families come together to read and learn on Catholic Education Week
•  Students participate in Catholic Youth Day during Catholic Education Week
•  Secondary Students Dominate at Skills Ontario Competition
•  St. Benedict Pow wow educates locals and internationals alike
•  Holy Trinity School Holds Special Mass to Honour Catholic Education Week
•  St. James School Hosts Math Fair for Grade 4 and 5 Students!
•  Students complete DELF Testing for 2018
•  STEM Club at St. Benedict wins 2018 Clean Air Sudbury Contest!
•  St. Charles College completes outstanding production of Aladdin Jr!
•  St. David hosts Children's Mental Health Week Proclamation!
•  Immaculate holds May is for Mary assembly to begin Catholic Education Week!
•  Marymount Academy hosts successful first annual Walk, Bike or Run Fun Day!

 
  © 2018 Sudbury Catholic Schools. All rights reserved