Clark County Green News

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
May
10

New Clark County School Grounds and Gardens Map

We are pleased to announce that our new Clark County School Grounds and Gardens Map is now live! Over this past year, we've collected information on various gardens and outdoor features you might find at schools around the county. We hope this map will be used to not only showcase these amazing schoolyards but inspire other scho...

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May
03

Farewell from Michelle Sanow

May 3rd will be my last day at Clark County leading the Green Schools program as I will be moving on to start my own consulting business. One of my projects will be creating more opportunity for youth to access nature, so we may interact again! I am so grateful for the time I've had with so many of you. Your work inspires me. You inspire me. I...

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Apr
29

Washougal High School changes to real dishware and ditches the disposables

What if more students enjoyed their school lunch on a washable plate instead of paper boat or plastic clamshell and with an actual fork instead of plastic fork? What would the dining experience be like? How much waste could be reduced? Would money be saved by investing in durable dishware? What about more scratch cooking instead of p...

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Apr
27

Student Summit Speakers announced - Get registered today!

Clark County students will have an opportunity to hear from some amazing speakers at the upcoming Student Summits in May. The elementary and middle school Summit is May 12 and high school Summit is May 19. With a career focus, this year's Summit will give students an opportunity to get a snapshot of careers in sustainabilit...

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Apr
17

Gaiser Middle School earns the county's first At-Home certification

Earlier this year we worked with Earth Gen, formerly Washington Green Schools, to come up with a way schools could still work on environmental projects as a group and even receive state-wide certification while learning at home. Early in the school year the At-Home certification category was announced and it became the seventh certificati...

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