We are a blended learning school focused on teaching through face-to-face, virtual, and independent learning. Many of our students are on their computers for at least 15-20 hours a week. We feel that a void that we have is a lack of focus on physical and mental well being through exercise, health education, and mindfulness exercises.
We hope to have Scouts and their families help prepare our Outdoor Classroom for the winter, but we also plan to schedule University of Nebraska-Lincoln students to help provide nature enrichment activities for younger children.
Forest Oak Middle School (FOMS) is a public school in Montgomery County, MD that serves nearly 900 students, the majority of which are Hispanic and African-American. The FOMS campus is unique in that it contains a variety of ecosystem types, including forest, stream, and meadow areas.
Campus wide mapping of recycling bins, composting bins, bike racks, and mapping of other parts of campus that contribute to the overall Sustainability of Northeastern.
Finney Elementary School needs help to complete construction of our school garden. Once the garden build is complete, our school can begin various programs. We will develop a garden club which our after-school program students will participate in as a volunteer service club.
Haskell is partnering with LaVilla School of the Arts, which is celebrating their 20th anniversary, to provide an improved experience when entering the school. The project will include the addition of native landscaping to include a pollinator garden and rain garden, educational signage, new seating and additional art-related improvements.
Please help me give my students a picnic table for our outdoor classroom so they can learn about our environment and their part in protecting and loving our planet.
The mission is to create an outdoor facility for education in mindfulness and environmental conservation. We want to accomplish this by restoring outdoor learning areas, provide opportunities to exponentially teach the science and economics of healthy farming and eating, and improve the sustainability of the Forest Oak Middle School campus.
Help me give my students hand towels and the materials needed to wash and dry them naturally.
My first, second, and third graders will learn both practical life, environmental, science, and citizenship lessons as they work together in my Montessori classroom using, washing, drying, and caring for their new hand towels.
Help me give my students actual dishes and silverware instead of paper, plastic, and styrofoam as we learn to reduce, reuse, and recycle while preparing and sharing our lunchtime as a family.
Help me give my students a composter and rain barrel to use in their vegetable garden so they can help make the planet healthier as they learn to be healthier themselves.
My Montessori classroom integrates practical life into the daily curriculum which includes an outdoor learning environment and vegetable garden.
Getting Dirty to Get Cleaner Eating Habits! Potting Soil, Please!
Help me give my students organic potting soil and water-conserving coconut coir to plant their vegetable garden as they learn, grow, harvest, and EAT more nutritious snacks in our environmentally focused outdoor learning environment.
We Want to Welcome Our Fine Feathered Friends
Help me give my students a solar powered bird bath, bird feeder, and bird seed to observe, study, and help wild birds as we become better environmental citizens and make the world better for people and animals.
We Cannot Make a Tree, but We Really Need Three
Help me give my students three live trees for our outdoor learning environment which is currently surrounded by concrete and brick walls so they learn about and experience the benefits we all get from trees, while becoming environmentalists.
Go into any elementary school cafeteria at lunch and you will see a trash can overflowing with food waste. Despite our small school size, three to four large trash cans are filled every day with food waste and trash.
William S. Baer School is a public school in Baltimore City for children with severe disabilities. We would like to work with the school to create an outdoor track for the students to use for outdoor activities and physical training exercises.