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May
16

La Center Earth Day Extravaganza

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On a beautiful April day, La Center High School in north Clark County hosted its Earth Day Extravaganza during the student lunch hours. The event was arranged by Rebecca Morris, her Green Team and environmental studies students. On display were a multitude of projects and programs that the school is currently working on in regard to environmen...
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May
11

Why Re-certify? Camas High School pursues Washington Green Schools Re-certification

Why Re-certify? Camas High School pursues Washington Green Schools Re-certification
Camas High School and other schools have recently chosen to re-certify with Washington Green Schools. We thought we'd take a minute to ask a few questions and find out why they decided to pursue re-certification and find out how that differed from the standard certification process. Becky Bronstein from Washington Green Schools shared her...
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Apr
23

Washington Elementary starts a school garden and brings a community together

Washington Elementary starts a school garden and brings a community together
Vancouver Public School's Washington Elementary held a "green ribbon cutting" for their garden opening last Friday. They enjoyed sunny skies for their community celebration where they unveiled 13 new raised garden beds, heard from principal Kirsten Copeland and several students who helped get this project off the ground.  Melissa Hen...
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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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Dec
19

Clark County Green Schools Student Summit

Clark County Green Schools Student Summit
In early November, Clark County Green Schools and Washington Green Schools hosted the annual Student Summit at Clark College's Gaiser Hall. Twenty-five Green Teams from various public and private schools all over Clark County were in attendance, engaging in various ways they can sustain the projects they have already started, get inspiration for ne...
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