Full Name: Kara Wickstrom-Street
School/Organization: Miles Macdonell Collegiate
Grades/Ages: 9-12
City: Winnipeg
Province: Manitoba

College Miles Macdonell Collegiate Depave Outdoor Classroom

Posted on: 30 Jun 2022

Action: This project all started back in the fall when a local organization, Climate Change Connection, approached our ESD (Education for Sustainable Development) student group to see if we would be interested in depaving a 100 square metre area of our parki...

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Miles Macdonell Collegiate Sustainability Campaign

Posted on: 01 Jun 2022

Action: Battery and Electronics and Stationary Recycling Initiatives: ESD installed an e-waste and battery recycling depot in the school earlier this year and have now added a spot to recycle stationary in this area. Staff and students can bring these items...

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Code for Climate Hackathon

Posted on: 12 May 2021

Action: Our Hackathon was held in December and our student leaders then presented to other students how they could run and organize a Code for Climate event at their own schools at the LSF Manitoba Conference in February. Students spent the whole day coding ...

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Earth Day: Sustainable Hands-On Workshops

Posted on: 21 May 2019

Action: On April 23rd, 2019 Miles Macdonell Collegiate held it's 4th annual Earth Day event. This student organized event featured 3 keynote speakers in the morning followed by a clothing swap and local food sale at lunch and then in the afternoon there were...

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Miles Macdonell Collegiate Earth Day

Posted on: 04 Jun 2018

Action: The following is an overview of the Earth Day events that our student and staff ESD committees organized to take place for our school wide Earth Day event on April 23rd, 2018. Period 1 - Theatre James Beddome (Leader of the Green Party of Man...

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Miles Mac Sustainability Project

Posted on: 06 Dec 2016

Action: On November 7, 2016 our action team participated in LSF's Youth Leadership Forum in Winnipeg where we attended workshops and learned about sustainable communities, indigenous history, and environmental sustainability. We're excited to explore action ...

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