News from Green Schools

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
Apr
06

Recess Before Lunch

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In order to reduce waste, improve child nutrition, and stabilize classroom performance, some schools have chosen alternative routes in scheduling for positive changes. By putting recess before lunch: ​Students tend to eat more food and throw away less Students can solve conflicts at lunch before becoming a distraction in the classroom. Student...
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Mar
05

School Gardens - Making a dream into a reality!

School Gardens - Making a dream into a reality!
Does spring have you dreaming of gardening? Or getting students outside? While the idea of a school garden sounds appealing to many of us, the process of starting and maintaining a school garden can seem daunting. Luckily, we have lots of great resources locally to help make the process easier and support you every step of the way! There are also s...
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Feb
23

Green Gala: Green Apple Award Recipient- Ali Coker

Green Gala: Green Apple Award Recipient- Ali Coker
Last night we celebrated Clark County's community sustainability efforts at the Green Gala, held at Vancouver's historic Kiggins Theater. Ali Coker, Green Team leader for Camas High School was presented with the Green Apple award which recognizes an individual instilling environmental leadership in their school community.  Clark County Co...
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Feb
12

Green Apple Award recipient announced at the Clark County Green Gala February 22

Green Apple Award recipient announced at the Clark County Green Gala February 22
Join us for Clark County's Green Gala , a free community event celebrating sustainability efforts in Clark County and inspiring change, February 22nd from 5:30pm-7:30pm at Kiggins Theater.  The Green Apple Award will be presented, which recognizes an individual who inspires environmental change in schools. We'll also hear from Waste Not Food T...
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Feb
01

Top 5 reasons to attend the Educator Session, next week!

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1. Get support and resources to help you in your efforts to make your school more "green", no matter where you're at in the process ​Want to help your school reduce its eco-footprint while teaching students to be good citizens of their school community? Unsure about where to start, or how to keep the momentum going? Feeling like you have limited ti...
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