Bakersfield has had a proud history of environmentally-oriented initiatives for a number of years, pursuing certification through Ontario EcoSchools. The certification process involves a demonstration of the school’s environmental stewardship across a number of areas including teamwork and leadership, energy conservation, waste minimization, school grounds greening, and curriculum. Over the years the school has achieved bronze certification, and more recently over the past two years, silver certification.
We are very proud to share with our community that for the first time ever, Bakersfield has achieved Gold Certification from Ontario EcoSchools. Gold level status indicates a superior effort to implement the EcoSchools program with significant results in each area of the certification process. We’re grateful that we’ve managed to reduce the school’s carbon footprint.
We wish to thank each and every staff member, student and parent that contributed to these efforts, and we look forward to continuing this work together in the coming year, promoting environmental responsibility amongst our students and an appreciation for caring for our planet.
And as our Eco-Team likes to remind us on the morning announcements …
Stay Eco Friendly!