News from Green Schools

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
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 ...
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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...
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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...
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Dec
10

February 7th - Clark County Green Schools Educator Training

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Join us for a time of training and encouragement for your green efforts in your school. Hear from Washington Green Schools, local partners and your peers. Enjoy connecting with other Green Team leaders in our networking hour. These trainings are designed for new and  veteran Green Team leaders. There's something to be gained for all and we lov...
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Dec
05

Cart to Compost - new video!

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Contamination is anything that goes into the "wrong" bin, like putting food into the recycling bin or a juice box into the food waste cart. ​ ​One of the things Clark County Green Schools does is help schools reduce waste by providing tools and education for proper recycling and food composting in cafeterias. That sounds simple, but when you have h...
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