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Going Green

Environmental Initiatives at Our School

We believe that students and staff should contribute to taking care of our environment. We have many features that help lower our school's environmental footprint.

  • Printing Policy
  • Waste Reduction Program
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Our School is LEED Certified

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design® (LEED) is an evaluation tool and a rating system that is recognized in over 160 countries as the international mark of excellence for green buildings.

Why is LEED important?

  • Green buildings contribute to a healthier indoor environment for students, staff, and visitors.
  • Schools that meet LEED requirements are designed and built with natural daylight, better ventilation and are furnished with materials that enhance indoor air quality.
  • They are engineered to conserve energy, decrease water consumption, minimize indoor noise and create better thermal comfort through increased insulation and improved temperature control.
  • Staff and students who live, learn and work in these buildings have been found to be more productive, higher performing and healthier.

The physical environment where students learn plays an important role in influencing students and helping them prepare to become citizens in a complex and ever-changing world. By meeting the requirements of LEED certification, our newer schools both provide a healthy learning environment and a real life model of sustainable development.

Since 2006, all new CBE schools have been designed and built to a minimum LEED Silver rating. For more information, including a list of all CBE LEED certified schools, visit the Sustainability page on the CBE website. Also visit the Canada Green Building Council website.​​

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What is our LEED rating?

  • As of April 2019 our LEED Certification in PENDING however we expect a rating of Silver or Gold.
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We now have all of our teachers set up on Instagram and are also moving this account over to an instagram platform. Come follow us on Instagram!

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RT @yyCBEdu: Friday, Sept 25 is a system-wide non-instructional day. There are no in-person or online classes for students. Students in the hub can still access their course materials but teachers are not available to respond to questions. #WeAreCBE #yycbe https://t.co/sVPT78XTW8

Thank you @ABschoolFS for the breakaway lanyards for all of the students to use with their masks! Greatly appreciated by teachers and students! 👏 https://t.co/dqcsPvrbkP

RT @UsihChristopher: We work closely with AHS when dealing with positive COVID cases in our schools. Consistent with their direction, “if a student comes to school while infectious with COVID, our current approach is typically to require that all student’s classmates stay home for 14 days.”#WeAreCBE

RT @UsihChristopher: Important: Parents/guardians are required to assess students daily for symptoms of COVID-19 before the start of the school day using the daily screening questionnaire (checklist), available here: https://t.co/8Ma0f3SY62 Anyone who is experiencing symptoms cannot enter a school. https://t.co/YLWf6mf1iz

RT @albertateachers: Will you be wearing orange on September 30? #OrangeShirtDay #abed https://t.co/pfPftZ5XiT

RT @YourAlberta: To help keep students and school staff safe, public health measures include a screening questionnaire. Parents should go through this questionnaire every morning before class to determine if the child can go to school or needs to stay home: https://t.co/VqOYyq0f04 https://t.co/0WLbkygPOu

RT @yyCBEdu: Students registered for hub online will receive an email by end of day Wednesday with a teacher introduction, info about how and where to log in and more. Check https://t.co/ee2XFbs1qB for more details. #cbehub #yycbe https://t.co/7MiZG7UAE0