Students in J B Edwards Elementary School’s Low Country Sustainability Program manage a climate victory garden which is registered here:
Put your school garden on the map by building and registering your climate victory garden.
Students at Dent Middle School learned about soil with Green Steps mentor, Karen Jackson, testing infiltration rates and estimating the percent of sand, silt, and clay before building their new rain garden.
The South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA) has named Rhonda Rhodes of Taylors Elementary School the 2019 South Carolina Elementary Principal of the Year. Rhodes is in her fifth year serving as Principal at Taylors. She previously served as Principal at Wren Elementary in Anderson County and Principal at Ravenel Elementary in Oconee County. Both Taylors Elementary and Wren Elementary are Certified SC Green Step Schools.
Students at Dutch Fork ES recently made and sold holiday ornaments to raise money to buy plants to improve air quality in their classrooms. Great Green Purchasing Project!
Students at Walhalla HS participated in an awareness workshop for their “Leave No Trace” project.
Green Steps educator, Barbara Wagner, recently reached far beyond Anderson County when her mission team traveled to Guatemala. The small boy in the front is thrilled with his family’s new house and his “Go Green” reusable bag. Barbara was excited to see recycling posters in some nearby villages and a school mural made from bottle caps. She said, “It was great seeing “green” efforts even in this third world country.”
Primary students at Lake Carolina Elementary Lower Campus recycle in a BIG WAY!
Richenda Baston helps students in the Midway ES Garden Club learn, do and taste on a recent garden day.
Two second grade students did a great job representing Lake Carolina Elementary Lower School at the annual American Recycles Day RETHINK Contest with their upcycled owls.