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Rockwell Elementary Earth Day

On Earth Day, fourth graders at Norman Rockwell Elementary School learned how soil and water are connected during a virtual presentation that introduces students to creatures that live in the soil.

Rosa Parks Elementary Earth Day 2021

Make that Friday-night pizza delicious and nutritious with fresh, home-grown vegetables. As part of Earth Week, the Rosa Parks Elementary PTSA distributed seeds and soil for students to plant at home.

Audubon Elementary Earth Day 2021

The Green Team at John James Audubon Elementary shared videos on FlipGrid about how they celebrate Earth Day. Some of their ideas included using sunlight instead of electricity, planting trees, recycling, drawing pictures and picking up litter.

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    School of fish – students head to hatchery to learn about the life cycles of salmon


    Frost fish hatchery visit

    Fourth grade students at Robert Frost Elementary School are learning about the life cycles of salmon. The students saw Coho and Chinook salmon up close during a visit to the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery on November 8. During a tour, they learned about salmon habitat and how the hatchery operates. They also learned how to tell the difference between Coho and Chinook, and whether a fish was male or female. The salmon complete their grueling journey from the sea to spawn in Issaquah Creek in the fall. Teachers at Frost hope to use this experience to talk about the impact of the salmon on the state economy as well as Native American culture.