News from Green Schools

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
Apr
17

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

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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Apr
17

Register today - Virtual Student Summit coming in May

Register today - Virtual Student Summit coming in May
Like most everything else this year, the Clark County Student Summit will look different. We've gone virtual, AND we've created two Summits to have an age specific experience for everyone.  We're excited to bring a career focus to this year's Summit. Explore different tracks and hear from people working in various fields related to sustainabil...
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Mar
15

Virtual Student Summit announced - Save the date!

Virtual Student Summit announced - Save the date!
Clark County Green Schools and EarthGen, formerly Washington Green Schools, have  partnered for over a decade to bring the Student Summit to the students of Clark County. This year it will look at little different, as everything does right now. We've put our heads together to come up with an exciting Summit for elementary and&nb...
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Mar
14

Green Apple Awarded to Lacamas Lake Elementary’s Nancy Stoy

Green Apple Awarded to Lacamas Lake Elementary’s Nancy Stoy
Nancy Stoy is the 2021 Clark County Green Apple Award recipient. Nancy is the Green Team leader and day custodian at Lacamas Lake Elementary. She has been a leader and champion for students and the environment, growing a Green Team to over 50 students and helping students find a place to belong.  The Clark County Green Awards are a celebration...
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Mar
03

Green classroom cleaning guidance and kits available!

Looking for ways to reduce chemicals in schools? We are too! Using guidance from the CDC, EPA and the Washington State Department of Health, we've collaborated with the Clark County Public Health Schools Health and Safety team to come up with a healthier alternative to classroom cleaning. While this is not a substitute for custodial practices,...
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