Phyllis Theermann

SO many exciting sustainable-minded things happened last year in the Wellesley Public Schools including:

– Impressive senior projects on food waste, bike tours and green building signage at WHS
– 2 state wide food waste awards
– After school ecological program at Bates
– Middle School students grew and served their green house salads
– Lots of sustainable projects at the STEM EXPO
– 4 Wellesley High School Evolutions projects

In addition, Wellesley’s School Department has added another bus to incentivize more public transport, and reduce traffic.

Plus, Wellesley’s Facilities Management Department has moved to a sustainable cleaning initiative for all of the schools (plus, most municipal buildings). They have installed the Tennant Orbio os 3 Generators which uses water, water softener salt pellets, and electricity to create a multi-purpose cleaner and an EPA rated disinfectant. Many thanks to Michael Santangelo, Wellesley’s Custodial Services Manager, who worked on this and other important projects. We wish him luck on his new endeavors.

We are so proud of the students, teachers, administrators and parents involved in these initiatives and many more across the district.

Those interested in learning more about what is happening at the schools, and those with ideas for 2017/2018 school year, please email susan.morris@verizon.net.

 

Phyllis Theermann

WGS_ Logo_3 2Wellesley Green Schools is getting ready for the 2013/2014 year launch.

Interested in jumping in on a few fun, inspiring initiatives?

Email us at info@wellesleygreenschools.com to learn more.

The Wellesley Green Schools Council is a collaborative group of teachers and parents working together with the students and administration to reduce the schools’ ecological footprint and inspire ecologically minded citizens.

Our goal is to inspire students to create a healthy sustainable world. Together, we can help Wellesley school students learn environmental responsibility through various waste and energy reduction, and other earth friendly initiatives. This in turn will help create healthy, sustainable, schools and community.