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This week in CLASS Energy & Environment News

2016 Warmest Year on Record Globally The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA on Jan. 18 both announced that the Earth reached its highest temperature on record in 2016. It marked the third consecutive year the warmest global temperature was achieved. In 2016, the average global land surface temperature was the highest on record,…

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Union Gas “Runsmart” Program in Our Schools

The purpose of Runsmart is to implement low-cost or no-cost energy saving measures to optimize a building’s energy use. The incentive is as follows: For a gas consumption reduction of 5% to 10% of historical consumption, an incentive of $0.20/m³  is provided. If 10% savings is exceeded, then a reduction between 10% to 15% will…

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Global Lighting Retrofits at the SCCDSB

The St. Clair Catholic District School Board is in the process of retrofitting the current lighting in their schools to Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs). This Global Lighting Initiative is set to occur over three phases; we are currently in phase two of the project. Phase one of the project occurred over summer 2016, retrofitting 8…

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Inclement Weather during Examination Period

The Lambton Kent District School Board and the St. Clair Catholic District School Board have developed the following plan, which is to be followed in the event of disruptions to the examination schedule, due to inclement weather: Exams In the event that inclement weather forces the cancellation of buses in any of Zones 1 through…

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Thank you Northern Collegiate!

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Sarnia Lambton recently held their 44th annual Show & Sale at Northern Collegiate in Sarnia.  The weekend long event saw over 4,000 shoppers coming through the schools doors and 125 vendors showcasing their goods and services. Show & Sale event coordinator Jackie Vandenbroek, said the success of this year’s event…

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Winter is Coming!

The winter season is just around the corner and it is important that our riders and families are aware of our inclement weather procedures.  Inclement weather and adverse road conditions may lead to cancellation of your school bus.  CLASS utilizes weather forecasting, radar, Environment Canada weather warnings, feedback from local Municipalities and a network of…

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Indoor Hall Walking Programs!

As the cooler weather approaches, indoor hall walking programs are a great way to be social and stay active throughout the colder, darker winter months.  Local Municipal programs are currently running in high schools in Sarnia, Wallaceburg, Ridgetown, Blenheim and Dresden. Contact us for more information.

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February 2017 kinderSTARt Kindergarten Registration

kinderSTARt Kindergarten Registration Includes: a one day registration event in each school for parents and children who are beginning Junior Kindergarten in September 2017. a school visit to meet the staff and engage in activities in preparation for Full Day Kindergarten in the Fall of 2017. a chance to bring younger siblings (18 months to…