News from Green Schools

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
Apr
30

Gause Elementary Milk Dispenser launch

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Earlier this spring, Gause Elementary was the first school in the Washougal School District to start using a milk dispenser in the cafeteria. Day custodian Ellen Lancaster played an integral role in building support for the change to the cafeteria. Ellen was driven to change how her school was using single-use items, noting that cartons a...
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Apr
30

The Farm to School Conversation Comes to Clark County May 28th!

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Have you wanted to be a part of the conversation regarding Farm to School? Have you wondered how can your district be more involved in serving local products to students? Chris Iberle from Washington State Farm to School Network will be on hand to facilitate the discussion, Tuesday, May 28th at the CASEE Center. School gardeners, school nutrition s...
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Apr
23

We're Hiring! AmeriCorps 2019-2020

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Clark County Green Schools is hiring! The application for our 2019-2020 AmeriCorps position is now open. We are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking individual to join our team as an outreach coordinator.  As the current AmeriCorps, I help schools all over Clark County with waste reduction and other environmental efforts. Every day...
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Apr
12

Building community around teamwork: Lacamas Lake Elementary's new milk dispenser

Michelle-iphone-photos-2019-769-crop Lacamas Lake Elementary's custodian, Nancy Stoy and members of the Clark County Green Schools team, measuring wasted milk at their preliminary waste audit
Camas School District's Lacamas Lake Elementary began serving milk out of washable cups instead of single use cartons in March.  Passion for this project came from all parts of the school. Nancy Stoy, their custodian, led the charge along with their principal, Mrs. Mueller, and kitchen manager, Lorena Forshee, also advocating for the...
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Apr
08

2019 Green Apple Award Recipient: Rebecca Morris

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​At the end of March, Clark County hosted the 2019 Green Awards. These awards recognize members of the community for their commitment and passion to a variety of environmental outreach programs that operate in Clark County.  The Green Apple Award is presented to someone who goes above and beyond in their capacity to make positiv...
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