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Aug
04

2020-2021 EarthGen Certifications

2020-2021 EarthGen Certifications
We are blown away by all the Clark County schools that were able to complete EarthGen certifications this year! Eight schools certified in various categories, with many completing the new At-Home Action category. Check out all the amazing projects they accomplished below. Camas High School  Camas High School certified in the At-Home ...
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Apr
29

Washougal High School changes to real dishware and ditches the disposables

Washougal High School changes to real dishware and ditches the disposables
What if more students enjoyed their school lunch on a washable plate instead of paper boat or plastic clamshell and with an actual fork instead of plastic fork? What would the dining experience be like? How much waste could be reduced? Would money be saved by investing in durable dishware? What about more scratch cooking instead of p...
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Apr
17

Gaiser Middle School earns the county's first At-Home certification

Gaiser Middle School earns the county's first At-Home certification
Earlier this year we worked with Earth Gen, formerly Washington Green Schools, to come up with a way schools could still work on environmental projects as a group and even receive state-wide certification while learning at home. Early in the school year the At-Home certification category was announced and it became the seventh certificati...
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Mar
14

Green Apple Awarded to Lacamas Lake Elementary’s Nancy Stoy

Green Apple Awarded to Lacamas Lake Elementary’s Nancy Stoy
Nancy Stoy is the 2021 Clark County Green Apple Award recipient. Nancy is the Green Team leader and day custodian at Lacamas Lake Elementary. She has been a leader and champion for students and the environment, growing a Green Team to over 50 students and helping students find a place to belong.  The Clark County Green Awards are a celebration...
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Mar
20

Recap: elementary and middle school Student Summit

Recap: elementary and middle school Student Summit
On Tuesday, March 10, 83 students from 18 schools, staff from seven partner organizations, Washington Green Schools and Clark County Green Schools came together for the annual Student Summit. In the past the Summit has been held in the fall in the form of a kickoff for Green Teams to start the school year with knowledge and resources to help w...
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