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12434 N.E. 60th St., Kirkland, WA 98033 | 425 936-2550
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Green Team
Started in 2009.  The Green Team works to make our school more environmentally friendly. 

A message from our Green Team:

It’s Not Cool to Idle at School!


Who:      All Ben Franklin Students and Parents
What:     No Idling Zone
Where:   In front of Ben Franklin Elementary (Student Pick-Up/Drop-Off Lane)
When:    Every day!
Description: The Ben Franklin Green Team has been working hard this year to promote reducing, reusing, and recycling as a way to reduce the amount of waste we produce here at school. Now, they have set their focus on reducing the pollution we cause here, as well! One way parents and other drivers can help is by turning off their cars while they’re in the Student Pick-Up/Drop-Off lane in front of Franklin. By reducing the amount of time each car is idling, we can significantly decrease the amount of pollution that Franklin students breathe in while waiting to be picked up from school. Thank you!
Questions?            Contact Amy Holliday at




2nd – 5th Grade


Thurs 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm

Sept 20, Oct 11, Oct 25, Nov 8, Nov 29, Dec 13
Jan 10, Jan 24, Feb 7, Feb 21, March 7, March 21,
April 4, April 18, May 2, May 16, May 30, June 6, (Party!)


Ms Holliday's class B102




Green Team is a group of students ready to take

action to become environmental stewards at school, at

home, and out in the community. Green Team activities

can focus on reducing waste, improving recycling, and

promoting sustainability.


Amy Holliday


Green Team

• provides hands-on experience with conservation


• turns learning into action.

• lets students see the results of their choices.

• benefits both students and the environment.