Students and community partners planted two Oak Trees on Arbor Day in fond memory of Rick VanDerGeest, their county recycling coordinator, and Green Steps Mentor.
River Bluff High School students check the Air Quality Index at airnow.gov every morning and usually celebrate good air quality by raising a green flag. However, on December 1st the students raised a red flag as an alert that the air quality was unhealthy for people to be outside for long periods of time. Kudos to students across the state who are monitoring and educating about air quality in their communities.
Catawba Trail ES students and staff are making and selling candles to fund their Green Steps projects. The candles are made from donated and reused materials (except for the wicks). In addition, they are earning credit towards a “Green Purchasing” project and keeping old candles and containers out of landfills.