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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Jun
08

2018 Clark County Green Schools 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 accommod...
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Jun
08

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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May
11

Why Re-certify? Camas High School pursues Washington Green Schools Re-certification

Why Re-certify? Camas High School pursues Washington Green Schools Re-certification
Camas High School and other schools have recently chosen to re-certify with Washington Green Schools. We thought we'd take a minute to ask a few questions and find out why they decided to pursue re-certification and find out how that differed from the standard certification process. Becky Bronstein from Washington Green Schools shared her...
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Apr
29

Ellen Ives honored with statewide Washington Green Schools Green Medalist award

Ellen Ives honored with statewide Washington Green Schools Green Medalist award
At Washington Green Schools annual fundraising dinner April 26th at Sodo Park in Seattle, Ellen Ives, Waste Connections educator and Clark County Green Schools team member, was honored as one of three Green Medalist award winners. Awards were given to a business partner, an individual and a school. Ellen was the honoree in ...
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Apr
23

Washington Elementary starts a school garden and brings a community together

Washington Elementary starts a school garden and brings a community together
Vancouver Public School's Washington Elementary held a "green ribbon cutting" for their garden opening last Friday. They enjoyed sunny skies for their community celebration where they unveiled 13 new raised garden beds, heard from principal Kirsten Copeland and several students who helped get this project off the ground.  Melissa Hen...
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