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Lightso.GreenonEnergyProjectUpdateTheLightso.Greenonenergysavingsprojectwillreachthehalfwaypointofthefour-yearcampaignattheendofMarch.Weareseeingdramaticreductionsinwaterusageinschoolswhereplumbingupgradeshavebeenmade.SpringvaleElementaryandTallahasseeCommunitySchoolbothreceivedplumbingupgradesinMarch2014.Generallytheworkconsistedofreplacingtoiletsfaucetaeratorsandurinalushvalvesifpresentwithnewmoreecientlow-owxtures.Urinalushtankcontrollerswerealsoadded.Traditionallyurinaltanksoperatebyconstantlyllinganelevatedtankandoncethattankisfullitushes.Thisprocessrepeats24hoursaday7daysaweek365daysayear.Withcontrollersthetanksonlyushonoccupancyorataminimumdenedinterval.Ofalltheplumbingupgradesthesecontrollerssavethegreatestamountofwater.Theseupgradessavedatotalof1140permonthatSpringvaleElementaryand767permonthatTallahasseeCommunitySchool.DidyouknowItcostsapproximately1adaytofeedachildahealthybreakfast.NourishNovaScotiaisthelargestfunderofHRSBbreakfastprograms.Findouthowyoucanhelp.Accordingtothe2013-14GettingtoGreatsurvey52-62ofHRSBstudentswouldliketohavemorehealthyfoodchoicesavailableattheirschool.Ittakesmorethan1000volunteerstorunbreakfastprogramsintheHalifaxRegionalSchoolBoardStudentsadministratorsstaparentsguardiansgrandparentscommunitygroupsandreligiousorganizationsareresponsibleforservingupmorethan1.2millionbreakfastmealsatour98andgrowingbreakfastprogramseachschoolyear.Herearejustafewoftheseamazingvolunteers.ThankyouforallthatyoudoCongratulationsto22aspiringleaderswhocompletedtheLeadershipDevelopmentProgramLDPthisspringFindthisreportontheSuperintendentspageonwww.hrsb.ca4FacesofHRSB