Clark County Green News

Current Green Schools news, articles and information

Farm to Fork: a preview of new standard-aligned lessons

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In early June, Clark County Green Schools and the Master Composter/Recycler program partnered to present during the Farm to Fork field trip at the Heritage Farm. Farm to Fork is a program that allows students to go to the farm on a field trip and spend time at different stations, learning about various aspects of our food system, agriculture, and n...
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Marshall Elementary accomplishes one-of-a-kind feat

Marshall Elementary accomplishes one-of-a-kind feat
Something pretty remarkable happened at Marshall Elementary (Vancouver Public Schools) this past school year. Sara Rodin's 4th grade class not only set out to become a certified Washington Green School, but to certify in all six categories in one year! We don't think that has ever been done before, and we generally don't encourage schools to take o...
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2018 Clark County Student Summit - SAVE THE DATE - October 4th!

​It's going to be an early  Clark County Student Summit this year! We're brimming with excitement and can't wait to get everyone together again. Yes, that's true, but it's actually quite the logistical challenge to find a week that districts don't have conference schedules in late October or early November, so we've moved it up to accommo...
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Washington Green Schools awards local Green Medalists

Washington Green Schools awards local Green Medalists
Last week Washington Green Schools stopped into town to celebrate their Green Medalist awardees.   Green Medalists are individuals or groups who have shown leadership in sustainability within their school community, inclusion by valuing others and making them feel welcome, and resilience through continual action despite obstacles and setb...
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River HomeLink Garden Tour: Here’s what you missed, and more to come!

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On May 19th, eight teachers were in attendance at the Open School Garden at River HomeLink in Battle Ground. Kris Potter, an educator and garden program coordinator at River HomeLink, gave a tour of the school's outdoor learning space.  Features in the garden site includes a native plant landscape, raised vegetable garden beds, worm bin, ...
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