News from Green Schools

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
Jun
07

River HomeLink Garden Tour: Here’s what you missed, and more to come!

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On May 19th, eight teachers were in attendance at the Open School Garden at River HomeLink in Battle Ground. Kris Potter, an educator and garden program coordinator at River HomeLink, gave a tour of the school's outdoor learning space.  Features in the garden site includes a native plant landscape, raised vegetable garden beds, worm bin, ...
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May
31

Congrats on your first certification, Fruit Valley!

Congrats on your first certification, Fruit Valley!
A big take away was knowing that in order to create change, we just needed to get started. Fruit Valley Green Team Fruit Valley Elementary school (Community Learning Center) was awarded with their first Washington Green Schools certification last week, in the area of Water. For their project, the Green Team and Student Leadership Team started by fi...
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May
16

La Center Earth Day Extravaganza

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On a beautiful April day, La Center High School in north Clark County hosted its Earth Day Extravaganza during the student lunch hours. The event was arranged by Rebecca Morris, her Green Team and environmental studies students. On display were a multitude of projects and programs that the school is currently working on in regard to environmen...
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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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