REACH Home School Group made this video about their Green Steps projects last year. We are all looking forward to seeing what they do this school year!
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.
What was a top seller at Soda City’s Earth Day Celebration? Natural dyed leaf-print t-shirts made by students at Leapart ES!
Students from Irmo Middle School educated the general public about their “Milkweed & Monarch” project and sold pollinator plants at the Soda City Earth Day Celebration.
Irmo High School job training students planted kale and chard plants that started in coffee pods in their greenhouse. They made sure to carefully cut the bottom of cups before planting, and they also planted a variety of tomatoes, bell peppers, cucumbers, yellow squash, and strawberry plants. Students are excited that the golden peppers and yellow squash are one of their school colors!
Parent, Richenda Batson, helps students learn about vermi composting at Midway ES.
Students at White Knoll HS anxiously await eggs to hatch in their Bluebird Trail nesting boxes.
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.