SHS - RE - Generation

“Empowering the next generation goes a long way. It goes beyond textbooks and lectures. When we invite students to spearhead climate projects, we not only enhance their learning but also nurture leaders so they’re ready to tackle tomorrow's challenges” 

E - Inspiration:

  • 2040 maps out a pathway for change that can lead us to a more ecologically sustainable. Watch the trailer here or the full documentary. This documentary is relevant for Grade 3 onwards. All will be inspired.


  • Canadians take on average 4 800 steps a day.
  • 62% of Canadians compost kitchen waste. (2019)
  • Carbon emissions from public transportation is almost 50% lower than car travel.
  • Selwyn’s new Opus & Cie program will save employees about $75 per month !

Eco Happenings - Onside & Offside

  • SHS has entered into a three year partnership with a grassroots organization called Climate Action Accelerator Program (CAAP). CAAP is an organization working to create a climate action movement with private schools across Canada. More to come on this.
  • Liam in grade 6 is working on a sequel to the Founder’s Day kindness video. Stay tuned.  

  • Sodexo is monitoring and minimizing pre-consumer food waste. All food scraps are being weighed and recorded. SHS plans to do the same for post consumer waste in 2024
  • Offside: Let’s make sure that our utensils and cutlery do not end up in the compost bins. This contaminates the compost. Ouch!

upcoming events

  • Earth Day - April 22, 2025