News from Green Schools

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
Aug
01

Educator Training with Washington Green Schools, October 25th

Save the date for our fall educator training! This year, the training is after the Student Summit . At the Summit, your students will define their goals and ideas for environment and sustainability action projects for the school year. At the Educator Training, get the tips, tools, resources, and support you need to help your students reach their go...
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Jun
22

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

Compost
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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Jun
18

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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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 accommo...
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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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