GreenNotes

Announcing the Winners of Best of Green Schools 2016!

Announcing the Winners of Best of Green Schools 2016!

This year’s Green Schools Conference and Expo was memorable for many reasons.  One highlight in particular, for me, was the presentation of the Best of Green Schools 2016 awards during the conference’s opening and closing plenaries .  This is the first year that the...

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GSNN’s New Membership Program

The success of the green schools movement is due in large part to the relationships formed through formal and informal networks of schools, districts, advocates, and thought leaders, all dedicated to a common vision: that all schools and school districts are green,...

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Project Hero: Empowering Student Action in the Classroom

Project Hero: Empowering Student Action in the Classroom

By. Leesa Carter-Jones, Executive Director, Captain Planet Foundation   When kids first learn about the idea of endangered species they have an immediate, empathetic response. Hands shoot into the air and they say, “Animals are in danger of dying and going...

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Going Green is Easy with Friends like These

Going Green is Easy with Friends like These

By. Atasha James, Principal of Leckie Elementary School, District of Columbia Public Schools   We’re ready to play outside more than ever with warmer air and longer days on the horizon in Washington, D.C. As we spring ahead, the teachers and staff here at Leckie...

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