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December 2015

2016 Oregon Green Schools Summit

2015 OGS SummitSave the date! The 2016 Oregon Green Schools Summit will return to the Western Mennonite School in Salem on Friday, April 1. The Summit is an opportunity for students from across the state to convene for a day of celebration and learning. At the summit, we celebrate the accomplishments of each school and to provide […]
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OGSA Board Members

RachelThis year Oregon Green Schools welcomed four new members to the Board of Directors: Rachel Snyder of Republic Services – Corvallis, Adam Gorske of Republic Services – Wilsonville, Michelle Castro of Kate Brown from Governor, and Darwin Eustaquio of Metro. This month we’ll introduce you to Rachel Snyder, who serves as the Board Treasurer and […]
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Green School Spotlight: Sunstone Montessori

Sunstone_MontSunstone Montessori School in Portland has recently certified as a Premier Level Oregon Green School. At Sunstone, their work goes way above and beyond when it comes to implementing green practices and working with the community, including: Working with Willamette Riverkeeper and Portland Parks to maintain their neighborhood park Creating and are maintaining several gardens […]
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Terracycle

astor schoolOregon Green School, Astor School, in Portland was recently featured on KOIN for their participation in TerraCycle’s collection brigade programs. TerraCycle is a company that makes products out of hard to recycle such as chip bags, lunchable containers, corks and more. Check out the video highlighting Astor and learn more about recycling with TerraCycle.
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Gray Family Foundation Environmental Education Grants

Gray Family FoundationThe Gray Family Foundation Invites Proposals for the 2016 Environmental Education Program     Grant Deadlines for Three Project Categories: Environmental Professional Development for K-12 teachers and volunteer mentors Friday, January 15, 2016 – Grants awarded in May Community Field Trips for 5th through 8th grades Friday, January 15, 2016 – Grants awarded in May […]
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Growing Gardens in Gresham and Portland Public Schools

growing_gardensGrowing Gardens is forming a regional Professional Learning Community (PLC) for classroom teachersto support each other in using school gardens to enhance curriculum and increase student engagement. They are recruiting up to twelve public school K-8 classroom teachers to find new ways of working together to use school gardens to meet classroom learning goals and […]
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East Multnomah County Partners in Conservation Grants

PIC-grants_mainThe Partners in Conservation (PIC) program provides funding to support conservation projects and conservation education in the District. In order to be eligible for funding, projects or events must be located within the District service area (all Multnomah County east of the Willamette River) or serve its residents, and fit one or more of the […]
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The Story of Climate Change Free Teaching Resource

ibookEarth Day Network’s The Story of Climate Change is a new, active way of learning through multimedia to connect middle school students beyond pages and vocabulary words into the practical applications of climate science. Students watch glaciers melt, dive into the world’s coral reefs, and explore bike share programs all from their tablet. Each of The […]
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Go Waste Free this Holiday Season

Love Food Hate Waste        Love Food Hate Waste has organized a list of practical tips to avoid food waste this holiday season. Check out their Countdown to Christmas Advent Calendar for ideas to implement in your own holiday celebrations and to share with your green teams. Check out their tips at the Love Food, Hate […]
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Sunstone Montessori, Portland

Sunstone_MontAt Sunstone Montessori Schools, their work goes way above and beyond when it comes to implementing green practices and working with the community, including: -Working with Willamette Riverkeeper and Portland Parks to maintain their neighborhood park - Creating and are maintaining several gardens for student and community learning - Hosting community electronics recycling drives - […]
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