News from Green Schools

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
Sep
11

We're now on Facebook!

We're now on Facebook!
While we've often shared Green Schools news, updates, and school stories on the social media pages for Clark County Public Health (the department Green Schools is in) and Clark County Green (Clark County Green Neighbors), we've decided that your work as Clark County Green Schools is too great not have it's own page! So we created a Facebook page wh...
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Aug
22

Top tips for getting recycling off to a great start!

Top tips for getting recycling off to a great start!
You have probably heard of some of the recycling changes happening with the stricter standards from foreign markets.  An explanation of how it can effect local recycling can also be found here .  As a result, we've had to adapt our practices to clean up the stream of materials sent to be recycled. Here is more from waste reducti...
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Aug
16

Register now for the Clark County Green Schools Student Summit 10/4 and Educator Training 10/25!

Register now for the Clark County Green Schools Student Summit 10/4 and Educator Training 10/25!
It was a big puzzle to try to find a date for the Student Summit that worked with all district's conference schedules, so we settled on an EARLY Summit this year. Mark your calendars for October 4th for the Student Summit at Clark College. Check out the info below and REGISTER TODAY! As in the past, Clark County Green Schools will pay for subs...
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Aug
01

Educator Training with Washington Green Schools, October 25th

Save the date for our fall educator training! This year, the training is after the Student Summit . At the Summit, your students will define their goals and ideas for environment and sustainability action projects for the school year. At the Educator Training, get the tips, tools, resources, and support you need to help your students reach their go...
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Jun
22

Farm to Fork: a preview of new standard-aligned lessons

Compost
In early June, Clark County Green Schools and the Master Composter/Recycler program partnered to present during the Farm to Fork field trip at the Heritage Farm. Farm to Fork is a program that allows students to go to the farm on a field trip and spend time at different stations, learning about various aspects of our food system, agriculture, and n...
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