Michelle Sanow is your Clark County Green Schools partner, encouraging green practices and sustainability in all of our schools, public and private. She is passionate about waste reduction and recycling, especially growing and inspiring young environmental leaders to make a difference for future generations.

Michelle has lived in Clark County...

Michelle Sanow is your Clark County Green Schools partner, encouraging green practices and sustainability in all of our schools, public and private. She is passionate about waste reduction and recycling, especially growing and inspiring young environmental leaders to make a difference for future generations.

Michelle has lived in Clark County for 19 years and has four children in local schools. She is amazed by the passion she sees from students, teachers and staff and is excited to be a part of lasting change in the Clark County educational community.

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Apr
16

Master Gardener Open School Garden Event, Saturday May 19th at River HomeLink

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​WSU's Extension's Master Gardener program has been looking for ways to support school garden coordinators and Green Team leaders. This year they began hosting Open School Garden Events at various gardens around Clark County. Last month we got the insider's tour of Illahee Elementary's garden. Teachers, Green Team leaders, parent voluntee...
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Feb
23

Green Gala: Green Apple Award Recipient- Ali Coker

Green Gala: Green Apple Award Recipient- Ali Coker
Last night we celebrated Clark County's community sustainability efforts at the Green Gala, held at Vancouver's historic Kiggins Theater. Ali Coker, Green Team leader for Camas High School was presented with the Green Apple award which recognizes an individual instilling environmental leadership in their school community.  Clark County Co...
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Feb
12

Green Apple Award recipient announced at the Clark County Green Gala February 22

Green Apple Award recipient announced at the Clark County Green Gala February 22
Join us for Clark County's Green Gala, a free community event celebrating sustainability efforts in Clark County and inspiring change, February 22nd from 5:30pm-7:30pm at Kiggins Theater.  The Green Apple Award will be presented, which recognizes an individual who inspires environmental change in schools. We'll also hear from Waste Not Food Ta...
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Jan
09

February 8th - Clark County Green Schools Winter Educator Session

February 8th - Clark County Green Schools Winter Educator Session
Please join us at the Clark County Green Schools Educator Session February 8th. This is a great opportunity for green team leaders, teachers, administrators, building operators/custodians to learn more about starting and developing a green team and more! Washington Green Schools staff will be on hand, in addition to local partners. Register HERE.
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Dec
08

Hockinson Heights Elementary Takes Initiatives to Reduce Waste

Students and teachers at Hockinson Heights Elementary do a waste audit
Hockinson Heights Elementary is one of the newest schools to take the leap towards becoming a Green School. Since late last year, Nathan Tracey, 4th grade teacher, Nancy O'Neill-Bratt, art teacher, and Megan Miles, music teacher, have taken the initiative to form a green team and push for change. At the end of lunch, essentially everything was goin...
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