News from Green Schools

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
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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Oct
03

Climate Change Training from Washington Green Schools

Washington Green Schools continues their statewide effort to educate teachers on climate change. This is a part of the state of Washington's ClimeTime initiative which set aside $4 million to build capacity of science teachers in all regions to help youth understand climate science and promote a thriving and sustainable environm...
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Oct
02

Welcome the new AmeriCorps member to our Green Schools team!

Welcome the new AmeriCorps member to our Green Schools team!
Meet Kara Davis, our newest addition to the Clark County Green Schools team. As an AmeriCorps Washington Service Corps program member, she serves as our Environmental Outreach Coordinator. Her main role is to conduct lunch visits to check in on schools and see how we can assist with waste reduction, composting and recycling. Kara is passionate...
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Sep
09

Fall Green Team Leader Training and Student Summit UPDATE!

Fall Green Team Leader Training and Student Summit UPDATE!
We've been working with Washington Green Schools to provide the best training and support we can for Green Teams and their leaders! Each year we evaluate our plans and sort out how to best meet the needs of schools. This year we are trying something a little different and holding the Summit later than usual. In an effort to...
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Sep
09

Taste Washington Day, October 2nd: La Center School District shares their experience with local farms

Taste Washington Day, October 2nd:   La Center School District shares their experience with local farms
I would like the students of La Center to learn where their food is grown and to try new foods. Fruits and vegetables always taste better when they come right from the farm. Supporting our local farmers is being part of the Clark County community. Kirby Phillips,food service supervisorLa Center School DistrictImagine the fresh crunch of an app...
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