by Phyllis Theermann April 9, 2019 Girl Scouts Natural Resources Commisison Trees wellesley middle school
Shout out to the Wellesley Middle School Girl Scouts who worked in partnership with the Wellesley Natural Resources Commission to show how trees improve air quality. The girl scouts calculated the data and then placed informative labels on public trees along Central Street in Wellesley Square. You can use the i-Tree MyTree app to explore the individual benefits provided by the trees near you.
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by Phyllis Theermann August 29, 2017 Evolutions food waste hydroponics inspire lean in Michael Santangelo parents wanted renewable energy STEM EXPO students Town of Wellesley Facilities Wellesley High School wellesley middle school Wellesley School Department
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
by Administrator May 22, 2017 electronics ewaste fundraiser recycling wellesley middle school