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Schools celebrate Earth Day with Lights Out
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Posted on 04/21/2011 11:28:52 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Schools celebrate Earth Day with Lights Out Published Thursday April 21st, 2011

Events commemorating Earth Day wouldn't be complete without the Lights Out project, which has swept Canada and into other countries.

Canadian schools from coast to coast are participating in the awareness campaign started by Mount Allison University student Keleigh Annau while living in British Columbia.

She founded the Lights Out Canada/World outreach project to switch people's minds onto the environment and the problem of global warming.

Now in its sixth year, the event will be celebrated today since Earth Day is Good Friday. An estimated 122,000 students in 330 schools in four countries participated last year.

It educates all ages about energy conservation by turning down or off the lights in the schools taking part in the challenge.

Many homeowners, companies and organizations support the effort by also practising lights out activities.

Riverview High School plans to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day with a lights out to raise awareness to energy use, climate change, waste and basic stewardship.

Students and staff will also adopt trees to help sequester a little carbon.

(Excerpt) Read more at canadaeast.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: canaduh; earth; lights; schools
They're so much better than us...........

nonsense...........

1 posted on 04/21/2011 11:28:55 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Schools celebrate Earth Day with Lights Out....and brains off.


2 posted on 04/21/2011 11:30:43 AM PDT by WKUHilltopper (Fix bayonets!)
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To: Sub-Driver

There’s nothing like pulling a North Korea on the children to start a New Dark Age for the next generation.


3 posted on 04/21/2011 11:30:54 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Sub-Driver

I would like to see that Lights Out deal happen at the inner city schools in the US. In 9 months the teenage birth rate at these schools would skyrocket.


4 posted on 04/21/2011 11:31:27 AM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Apparently no one in those schools has heard that global warming has been proven to be a hoax. Or, as with most liberals, they simply choose not to believe facts that contradict their cherished beliefs.


5 posted on 04/21/2011 11:31:54 AM PDT by American Quilter (DEFUND OBAMACARE.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Socialism is planned poverty.


6 posted on 04/21/2011 11:32:47 AM PDT by Diamond (He has erected a multitude of new offices, and sent hither swarms of officers to harass our people,)
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To: Sub-Driver

Ugh.... I hate Earth day. If it was a person, I’d punch it in the face.


7 posted on 04/21/2011 11:33:24 AM PDT by justice14 ("stand up defend or lay down and die")
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To: justice14

I’d punch it in the neck and knee it in the groin for good measure.


8 posted on 04/21/2011 11:34:46 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I practice this everyday -— it keeps the electric bill down.

I’m cheap.


9 posted on 04/21/2011 11:37:04 AM PDT by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: Sub-Driver
It's actually a tad chilly here in North Texas today. My tribute to Earth Day is to have EVERY SINGLE light burning in the house. Plus, I have space heaters running countered by the AC to offset the warmth. I'm drinking coffee after heating it in the microwave. And this morning (in the cool drizzle), I fired up both the Lawn Boy and the John Deere riding mower.

There's a libtard who lives across the street who saw me and was oh-so offended at my lack of respect for the so-called "Earth Day". He's originally from Nashua, NH and was similarly offended by my Dixie flags planted in the yard on Martin Marxist Luther King's "big" day.

I'm sure he's also not going to be pleased by the huge Texas flag I plan to fly when the drizzle ends. That's because I have no use for "Earth Day" but instead respectfully honor a far more important celebration on this 21st of April:

Triumphant Texans Topple Tyrant: Victory at San Jacinto!

So, the hippies, beatniks, liberals, greenies, fascists, environ-whackos can "celebrate" the utterly meaningless claptrap of "Earth Day". For me, it's a day to reflect upon the brave patriots of Texas who fought for liberty and freedom at San Jacinto 175 years ago and routed the murderous Mexican minions of the genocidal Santa Anna!


10 posted on 04/21/2011 11:43:07 AM PDT by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: justice14

Only two days each year that I’ll tear a tree out of the ground, Earth day and Arbor day.


11 posted on 04/21/2011 11:44:04 AM PDT by filospinato
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To: re_nortex

I visited there vacationing several years ago.(from MN)

That and the USS Texas are really neat.


12 posted on 04/21/2011 11:46:46 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: Lazlo in PA
In 9 months the teenage birth rate at these [inner city] schools would skyrocket.

You were too quick for me, but that was the same thing I was thinking.

13 posted on 04/21/2011 11:46:58 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (CW II will be the conservatives against the communists and Marxists.)
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To: Diamond

“Socialism is planned poverty.”

Only for those not part of the elite Politburo. For the corrupt and criminal elites in power, it is riches on the scale of Kings.

Weak, loser Commies absolutely hate the empowerment of the common man that is the American ideal, and not coincidentally, that of capitalism as well.


14 posted on 04/21/2011 11:49:16 AM PDT by EyeGuy (Gimme Shelter)
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To: Diamond

“Socialism is planned poverty.”

Only for those not part of the elite Politburo. For the corrupt and criminal elites in power, it is riches on the scale of Kings.

Weak, loser Commies absolutely hate the empowerment of the common man that is the American ideal, and not coincidentally, that of capitalism as well.


15 posted on 04/21/2011 11:49:22 AM PDT by EyeGuy (Gimme Shelter)
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16 posted on 04/21/2011 11:52:18 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: Diamond

Poverty for the masses, control and luxury for the elites.


17 posted on 04/21/2011 11:53:46 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Sub-Driver

Lenin must be happy with this going on - it’s is his birthday after all.


18 posted on 04/21/2011 12:25:01 PM PDT by ASOC (What are you doing now that Mexico has become OUR Chechnya?)
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To: Sub-Driver

This is as stupid as that Earth Hour BS... I know some people who are going to burn tires in “honor” of Earth Day tomorrow.


19 posted on 04/21/2011 12:36:19 PM PDT by Thunder90 (Fighting for truth and the American way... http://citizensfortruthandtheamericanway.blogspot.com/)
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To: Sub-Driver

Hmmm.. For EARTH DAY I’ll be celebrating -— by USING MOTHER EARTH’s RESOURCES!!! Mother Earth will thank you!!!!

Canada’s teachers got hit in the head with a hockey puck more then once!!!! :-)


20 posted on 04/21/2011 1:08:30 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (Wanted a keyboard with a working '\/' key!!)
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To: MrB; EyeGuy
Poverty for the masses, control and luxury for the elites.

Yes, of course. I was just thinking of being deprived of something good such as light as a word-picture for the poverty of socialism. In this case they actually act out their love of darkness rather than light, and try to brainwash children to do the same. There is something seriously wrong with these people.

Cordially,

21 posted on 04/21/2011 6:23:25 PM PDT by Diamond (He has erected a multitude of new offices, and sent hither swarms of officers to harass our people,)
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To: Diamond

they actually act out their love of darkness rather than light


John 3:19 addresses this... for their deeds were evil


22 posted on 04/22/2011 5:33:56 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Guess which side the Greenies prefer.

23 posted on 04/22/2011 5:41:44 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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