What do you do, when you arrive at school early and need to pass the time until the doors open?
You involve your friends in playing a stacking game, using the resources that are at hand. We love your creativity!
And the numbers are in…..
On September 10 a total of 120 H.I.S students and staff self-powered to school. We walked and cycled about 236 kilometers, and, assuming everyone self-powered home, 472 kilometers during the day.
For our estimate, we assumed a 1km commute for those not quite sure how far they travelled.
Traveling this distance individually, each in an average-sized auto, emits an estimated 114 kg of carbon dioxide into the earth’s atmosphere, according to greentripper.org.
The calculator on ecotree.green put this estimate at 128 kg CO2, and estimates this is equivalent to lighting the Eiffel Tower for two days!
Thank you again for all who helped to reduce our carbon footprint!
H.I.S. students and staff walked, biked, jogged, or found other ways to self-power to school this morning.
We had lovely weather and conversations about nature. Some arrived together, others explored new ways to journey in on their own.
We hope this event motivates us to continue to think of ways we can conserve and protect nature throughout the year.
Thank you for making a difference!
H.I.S. staff members joined forces today to raise a new H.I.S. flag for the School Year 2021-22.
We thank our Co-operation Partner, Reckitt Benckiser, for donating golden “FATBOYS” to our school. The students were thrilled to receive the beanbags and immediately turned one part of the school into a Lounge Area.