News from Green Schools

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
Mar
05

Free LED's for schools from Clark Public Utilities

Free LED's for schools from Clark Public Utilities
We have some exciting news from our friends at Clark Public Utilities!  Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, Clark Public Utilities is helping schools be a little greener while helping them save some green at the same time.  The utility is offering free 60 watt-equivalent, dimmable LED bulbs to schools across Clark County. Perfect for a te...
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Feb
22

Washington Green Schools offers Climate Change education training

Th is March, ESD 112 and Washington Green Schools are hosting some educational opportunities for teachers that want to learn more about how to utilize climate change phenomenon in classroom settings. They will explore current research and make connections to local climate change impacts. Both these training have limited openings and provi...
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Feb
19

Milk Dispenser pilot: Columbia Valley Elementary

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​ On January 28 th , Clark County Green Schools launched our third milk dispenser pilot project at Evergreen Public School's Columbia Valley Elementary! Funded through the Washington State Department of Ecology's Local Solid Waste Financial Assistance program, Columbia Valley's new dispenser and washable cups will help reduce their cafeteria waste....
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Feb
14

Winter Educator Training wrap-up and tools

Winter Educator Training wrap-up and tools
Last week, educators and Green Team leaders from all across Clark County came to the Clark County Green Schools Winter Educator Training. This event allows Green Team leaders to learn how to have the greatest impact with environmental education, action projects and certification. Green Team leaders were able to meet others and share their expe...
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Jan
17

La Center High School’s Environmental Legacy

La Center High School’s Environmental Legacy
La Center High School likes to lead the Green Schools charge and has once again achieved something no other school has. They are the only public high school to reach Platinum level with Washington Green Schools and re-certify in all six categories. At the recent recognition ceremony where La Center received their re-certification award, Ms. Morris ...
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