Strong kids begin with strong minds. That's why Jordan McClellion at Juanita Elementary is nurturing her students to see the best in themselves through the "affirmation mirror" station.
Students learn about sustainability through instruction on conservation and natural resources in science, social studies and other areas.
Community partners also provide assistance. For example, the King County Green Schools Program provides assistance, educational resources and recognition for schools. Sustainability Ambassadors inspires students to initiate sustainability goals in their communities and measure performance along the way.
|Sustaining Green School||Level Three Green School||Level Two Green School||Level One Green School||Initial Program Entry|
|Adds at least one new conservation practice or education strategy each year||✔|
|Adds pollution prevention education and actions||✔||✔|
|Adds energy conservation education and practices||✔||✔||✔|
|Meets waste reduction and recycling criteria||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|Working to achieve Level One status||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔|
- Environmental & Adventure School
Initial Program Entry
- Rose Hill
- Rose Hill
- Stella Schola
The LWSD Green Team gave away 60 reusable water bottles to new teachers during laptop pickup on August 10 at Juanita High School.
While King County Green Schools did not hold a formal recognition ceremony for Green Teams during the 2020-21 school year, the program did want to encourage the Green Teams that continued to meet virtually.
Lake Washington School District (LWSD) is receiving $127,531 from the Washington State Department of Commerce. The grant funds will help replace HVAC controls at five elementary schools, retrofit athletic field lighting at LWSD’s four comprehensive high schools and install heat pumps at the LWSD Support Services Center.
The Department of Commerce announced the grants on May 20, 2021 as part of $4 million in awards to make