News from Green Schools

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
Nov
01

Annual Schedule of Events Announced, Fall Training Recap

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​Washington Green Schools led an excellent training event on October 8th to kick off the year. Over 20 educators gathered at the Vancouver Community Library and accomplished a lot in a few short hours! They heard from veteran leaders on how to create a healthy Green Team, interacted with the new and improved repor...
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Oct
25

Tree Planting Opportunities for Your Class or Green Team!

Tree Planting Opportunities for Your Class or Green Team!
At Clark County Green Schools, our staff are part of the Clark County Nature Network, a group of local organizations that work to get kids and families outdoors and embracing sustainability at school and at home. The information was written by Ashley King, StreamTeam Program Coordinator at Clark Public Utilities where she coordinates volu...
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Oct
16

Change is hard but "you gotta try it": Hockinson Heights' waste reduction journey

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Change is hard, but at Hockinson Heights Elementary they haven't let that stop them from making huge changes to make their school more sustainable. When we started working with them in 2017, all the waste from lunch was being thrown in the garbage, including recyclables. In order for change to happen there needs to be someone to take the first...
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Oct
10

"Growing Green Schools" Seminar October 17th

"Growing Green Schools" Seminar October 17th
The Portland Green Schools Committee and the US Green Building Council are co-hosting an engaging and diverse panel discussion titled Growing Green Schools: Making the Green Schools Movement a District-Wide Initiative on Thursday, October 17th from 5-8 PM. Attendees will hear from staff at Portland Public Schools, the City of Gresham and more....
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Oct
07

Fourth Grade Teachers: Provide Free Outdoor Recreation Passes for Your Fourth Graders and their Families

Fourth Grade Teachers: Provide Free Outdoor Recreation Passes for Your
Fourth Graders and their Families
​At Clark County Green Schools, our staff are part of the Clark County Nature Network, a group of local organizations that work to get kids and families outdoors and embracing sustainability at school and at home. The US Forest Service Gifford Pinchot National Forest staff are also members of this group and recently told us about an exciting opport...
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