"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dear Educators,

Join us this January to celebrate and serve in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. We are hosting a litter clean up at  Squalicum Beach  on MLK Day (see below for more details), and scheduling   service-focused workshops  throughout January.

Workshops and Service Projects available in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day:

  • Waste Prevention workshop & service project:
    • Plan a school litter pick-up
    • Conduct a waste audit
    • Make recycled paper and complete an art project
    • Participate in the Squalicum Beach Cleanup 1/18/16
  • Energy Efficiency and Climate Change workshop & service project:
    • Conduct an energy audit
    • Create "reminder bolts" for students to make a pledge for home energy efficiency
    • Start a biking/walking program or a campaign for parents to take a "no-idle" pledge
    • Participate in the Squalicum Beach Cleanup on 1/18/16
  • Water Conservation workshop & service project:
    • Create "reminder droplets" for students to make one pledge for home conservation
    • Conduct a water audit
    • Create conservation campaign posters for student and staff restrooms and sinks
    • Participate in the Squalicum Beach Cleanup on 1/18/16

In Kindness,
Haley Mountain
Green Classroom Coordinator
360.733.8307 x100

MLK Day Beach Clean Up

Squalicum Beach Cleanup
Monday, January 18th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Squalicum Beach Park, northeast of 2929 Roeder Ave ( map)
Free refreshments;  Open to all

Join the  Sustainable Schools  and  Clean Water teams  at Squalicum Beach Park for a beach cleanup in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. We will begin our cleanup at the park at 10:00 AM and will continue along the shore until noon; light refreshments and tools will be provided  but please dress for the weather. All ages welcome!

Free Family Park Pass For 4th Graders

Have you heard of  everykidinapark.gov? Right now any 4th grade educator can connect their students with a 1-year pass for them and their families to visit hundreds of parks, lands, and waters for free.

Plan a field trip or encourage your students to plan one with their families!  Read more.

Greener Schools = Better Performing Students

Check out this  fantastic new resource   for teachers passionate about environmental education   on how to go green in your classroom.  Studies show  eco-conscious schools lead to higher test scores, increased attendance, improved health , and long-lasting sustainable behavior in their students.  Find out more about the benefits of eco-conscious education.

Need help implementing a lesson or project? Contact us at  schools@re-sources.org or call (360) 733.8307 x100 to schedule a time to meet with one of our education specialists.

Staff meeting Info Session: Green Ed Made Easy 

Gain a better understanding of how you, your students, and your school community can  take the next step in greener education . The Green Classroom Coordinator will give a quick program overview and be ready to answer all of your questions. 

Contact us at  schools@re-sources.org  or call (360) 733-8307 ext 100 to set up a staff presentation today. Read More.

A program to help teachers integrate conservation education into curriculum and initiate positive action in the classroom.    Read more.