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Apr
12

Congratulations, York Elementary!

Congratulations, York Elementary!
There are a total of eight platinum certified schools in Washington State, and five of them are in Clark County! ​York Elementary (Evergreen Public Schools) has become a Washington Green Schools Platinum Certified school!  Washington Green Schools facilitates a framework for students to investigate environmental issues at schools, create an ac...
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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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