Haliburton Highlands SS has won the 16th Great Grain Challenge with a total of almost 3 points per student (2.94). Schools received one point for each grain product package, and 2 points for each whole grain product package.
The Great Grain Challenge is organized by the G7 Student Senate – a group of students made up of one representative from each secondary school elected by their peers to help communication between students and bring student issues to the Board of Trustees.
All food items collected during the Great Grain Challenge at TLDSB will be donated to food banks throughout the City of Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, and Muskoka.
School # of Students Points Collected Points per Student
BMLSS 803 131 0.16
Fenelon Falls SS 629 5821 0.93
Gravenhurst HS 335 1411 0.42
Haliburton Highlands SS 454 13371 2..94
Huntsville HS 833 9701 1.16
IE Weldon SS 1024 781 0.08
LCVI 601 6551 1.09
TOTAL 4,679 3,894 0.969
During the G7 Student Senate Meetings a wide range of topics are discussed. The students discuss concerns and current issues within their schools and the district as a whole. The students also share ideas regarding their own school parliament or student activity council. The Student Trustee brings a report from G7 Student Senate meetings to Committee of the Whole and Regular meetings of the Board.