News from Green Schools

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
Feb
19

Milk Dispenser pilot: Columbia Valley Elementary

deaskk_20190219-174141_1
​ 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....
Continue reading
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...
Continue reading
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 ...
Continue reading
Jan
14

Schedule an NGSS/CCSS-aligned activity!

Schedule an NGSS/CCSS-aligned activity!
​ Clark County Green Schools has worked to take the in-class and field experiences we offer and align them to formal learning standards: Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in English language arts/literacy and math. Our goal is to help teachers provide students with engaging, interesting learning ex...
Continue reading
Dec
19

"These students inspired us." - Taking action with Camas students

"These students inspired us." - Taking action with Camas students
The students planted 90 trees which will intercept over 5,100 gallons of stormwater and reduce atmospheric carbon by 990 pounds in their first year, while they are still relatively small seedlings! These benefits will only increase as the trees grow. (Find out what benefits you're getting from trees at your school using the calculator here! ) ​ Whi...
Continue reading