Students from Ms. Pollard’s 7th grade ELA classes at Ebenezer MS inspire to us all to make good environmental choices with their recent YouTube skit.
Green Step Teacher at J.B Edwards ES, Nancy Platt, has been selected as a Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators winner by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Environmental Education.
Come congratulate her and learn more about her projects at the EEASC Conference June 8,9, 10. http://eeasc.org/conference
Lexington County’s John Oxner teaches Irmo High School students about the value of trees. Redbud saplings were provided by Dominion Energy.
DNR’s Sarah Chabaane helps Irmo High School students celebrate their successful trout release this spring.
Students at Walhalla High School are upcycling aluminum cans into beautiful flowers for Mother’s Day gifts.
Richland County Green Step Mentors are thrilled with their personalized upcycled “brief-cases” from the H.E. Corley ES Green Step Team!
Kudos to H. E. Corley ES’s art teacher, Khaldoune Bencheikh, for organizing this fantastic “Natural Community Art Project” for District Five Families at the Irmo International Festival in April.
Students at St. John Neumann School are learning, doing and teaching others about composting and recycling.
Dutch Fork HS Job Skills students made and donated eight finished bedrolls to Operation Bedroll for Columbia’s chronically homeless population. Each bedroll requires about 700 plastic grocery bags and 80 hours of labor (40 hours to make the plastic bag yarn and 40 hours to crochet.) Now these students are learning to weave plastic bags on pizza box looms.
Kindergarten students at Catawba Trail ES were learning and singing about recycling this Earth Day.