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SCHOOLS TO PARTICIPATE IN POSTER CONTEST TO HELP PROMOTE AND RAISE AWARENESS OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND SAVING THE PLANET

MONTREAL, April 13, 2015 –Six elementary schools have been invited to participate in a contest sponsored by the English Montreal School Board and Montreal-based energy efficiency solutions company Energere to help promote and raise awareness of energy efficiency and protecting the planet. This contest coincides with the recent announcement of an ambitious $24.6 million project, in which 17 EMSB schools and centres were chosen to help bolster energy efficiency by modernizing and renewing their equipment, so that they could significantly reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

Each participating school will receive a drawing of a tree on an eight foot by eight foot piece of coroplast poster board. Each student will then have to cut out a leaf or petal from a piece of paper, write their own  idea on it regarding how to save the planet,  and then paste the leaf or petal on the picture, which will create a unique-looking landscape. Prizes will be awarded for the three best ideas in each school and the winning landscape picture will go on display at the EMSB head office.

The six elementary schools that have been invited to participate in this contest, and are also part of the energy efficiency project, are Pierre Elliott Trudeau School in Rosemount; St. Gabriel School in Pointe St. Charles; Gerald McShane School in Montreal North; Dante School in St. Leonard; and East Hill School, Michelangelo International in Riviere des Prairies.

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Michael J. Cohen
Communications and Marketing Specialist
English Montreal School Board
Tel: (514) 483-7200 ext. 7243
Fax: (514) 483-7213
E-mail: mcohen@emsb.qc.ca