Less plastic waste, healthier oceans

After students at Mann Elementary learned how much plastic ends up in the ocean, and the harmful effects it has on marine life, they tried not to use single-use plastic for 30 days. In culmination of the school’s efforts, students attended an assembly by “Ocean” Annie Crawly on June 8, World Oceans Day.



    Muir families travel abroad at Heritage Night

    Student wears traditional clothing from Colombia in front of display about the countryJohn Muir Elementary School families shared their cultures and traditions at Heritage Night on October 12. Informational displays represented each country. Students received a stamp in their Heritage Night passport for every country they “visited”.

    Family wears traditional clothing from Russia in front of display about the countryFamilies enjoyed food, traditional clothing, and special performances by the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, Capoeria Brazilian Martial Arts Troupe, and the Seattle Kokon Taiko Japanese Drummers.

    Countries represented at Muir’s Heritage Night included: Argentina, Armenia, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Finland, India, Ireland, Japan, Jordan, Mexico, Pakistan, Peru, Russia, Sweden, Thailand, Vietnam and Zambia.