Our school is shaped by a strong ecological mindset and a commitment to be good stewards of creation. We see gardening and caring for pollinators as a life enriching practice that we are happy to share with our students, their families and the local community. Being a Bee School celebrates the relationship between our community and the natural world.
Over the past few years, St. Louis School has significantly increased its care and attention to environmental stewardship. We have maintained vegetable gardens for four years and planted a Pollinator Garden in the 2018-1019 school year, which was doubled in size this past Spring. We formed the Down to Earth Nature Club two years ago, which involves 60 students (nearly half our school population) from Kindergarten to Grade 6. This club meets twice a week with various members of the Kenora Community to deepen our understanding of important environmental issues. We also have an active Student Social Justice Club who have worked on a variety of initiatives to support those in need in our community. At. St. Louis School, we strive to be leaders in taking action to increase and amplify ecological programming and practices. We believe these actions will lead to greater care for the earth. Our school will be reopening in the fall of 2020 as the St. Louis Living Arts School.