• Environment Specialist High Skills Major


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  • Living Locally Fair 2017

    St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic High School was once more filled to capacity for the 9th annual living locally fair. St. Thomas Aquinas partnered with the Russell and District Horticultural Society to promote environmental stewardship by highlighting local farmers and food producers, artisans and community groups and services. An estimated crowd of between 5000 and 6000 people were in attendance …

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  • Living Locally Fair Promotes Environmental Stewardship in Russell

    On January 16, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic High School in Russell hosted the very popular Living Locally Fair. Every year on the third Saturday of January, St. Thomas Aquinas partners with the Russell and District Horticultural Society to promote environmental stewardship by highlighting local farmers and food producers, artisans and community groups and services. This fair, with its farmer’s …

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  • Envirothon 2012

    Congratulations to our two Envirothon teams who competed in Larose Forest this month. They were tested in the fields of Aquatics, Soils, Forestry, Wildlife and had to do a presentation on Non Point-Source Pollution. The teams are resounding champions and placed first and second out of 8 teams. Five students will move on to compete at the Provincial Level in St. George Ontario in the first week of …

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  • Tri-Valley Conservation Award Winners

    St. Thomas Aquinas Honoured for Green Efforts The Tri-Valley Conservation Awards Gala in Manotick, was a very special evening for St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic High School from Russell. The school was awarded as the top high school in the Ottawa and Valley area for their Environmental Stewardship efforts. Shown with the paddle that was awarded first place is Ann Jackson, our Environmental Lead …

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  • Send in Your Milk Bags

    St. Thomas Aquinas students continue to collect the outer milk bags in order to make mats for Haiti. The environmental science students have been cutting, tying and learning to crochet milk bags - saving these from the garbage, and turning them into a very useful object. The bags are used to pack fragile equipment on the way to Haiti, and then used as sleeping mats by the people in Haiti.

    Keep …

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  • Living Locally Fair 2012

    The Living Locally Fair 2012 was a huge success. This is a partnership between the Russell and District Horticultural Society and St. Thomas Aquinas CHS. With a host of almost 90 vendors, the fair attracted a record 1425 adults during the show hours of 9:30 to 3 pm. Fair goers were treated to an array of food, produce and services that are all found in our own back yard. This is the fourth year …

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  • Environmental Team Cleans Up!

    On Thursday October 27, six members of the St. Thomas Aquinas Environmental team travelled to Findley Creek which is one of the headwaters of the Castor River that runs through Russell. It is amazing to realize just how big of an area makes up the Castor River watershed. This creek drains from the Leitrim Wetlands which is next to a growing subdivision just off Bank Street. Students met with …

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  • Weather Station at STA


    Don't forget to check out the local weather that is measured from on top of the STA school. Here you can find out the precipitation, humidity, temperatures and wind gusts for any point in time.

    http://www.wunderground.com/weatherstation/WXDailyHistory.asp?ID=IONRUSSE2&wuSelect=PWS

    You can also find super accurate radar for this area by linking to the "view interactive wundermap". You can also …

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  • Jackson, Ann

    Email: ann.jackson@cdsbeo.on.ca
    Lead Teacher for the SHSM