Peter Lauzon received the SC Secondary Conservation Teacher of the Year Award from the SC Association of Conservation Districts. Lauzon was recognized for creating conservation opportunities for his students at Irmo High School International School for the Arts and his effort in conservation.
Job Training students at Irmo High School have planted nine blueberry bushes with the help of Green Steps mentor, Linda Byars. The fruit will be used in the Stinger Deli where they are learning from teacher, Joyce Moran, to prepare delicious foods to serve at school events.
JB Edwards ES has been selected as a pilot school for cafeteria plates made from sugar cane. Students and staff will send the compostable plates along with their other organic waste to be processed at Charleston County’s Bees Ferry commercial compost facility
Students learn from Tameria Warren how to weave plastic bags on a pizza box loom during STEAM night at Gadsden ES.
Students at Irmo High School are learning to propagate poinsettias under the leadership of volunteer Linda Byars.
JB Edwards ES was honored this week as a “Cool School” for their outstanding horticulture program.
During the months of January and February Springdale Elementary Beta Club members are making plarn.
How many monarch butterflies can you see in the milkweed planted in front of the campus hives at Sneed Middle School?
These dormant Milkweed plants have been acting as pollinators for two years in the JB Edwards ES’s pollinator garden. And the Milkweed plants in the pots are ready for Spring plant sales.
In September students at Oakview ES found both Monarch and Fritillary caterpillars in the very active Milkweed section of their habitat garden.