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VISTA's go to Burke County

Earlier this week, we and staff from South Jackson Elementary went to visit Burke County to see their school nutrition program, which has received national recognition. They’re in the second year of a “farm to school” program and most of the food in their cafeterias comes from Georgia farmers. The…
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Compost your brains out!!

8297. From February 2016 to February 2017, Burney-Harris-Lyons, Clarke Middle, Hilsman, and Coile students collected 8297 pounds of compost that would have gone into the cafeteria trashcans and from there to the Athens-Clarke landfill! And we are just getting started. We estimate that in our first full year of collecting…
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Meals in the Middle Vol. 3

Wednesday, February 1st, the Clarke County School District will host their third charity meal at Athens Career Academy to benefit ULEAD Athens. Their staff strives to assist students of immigrant families in their pursuit of higher education. Help us support their ongoing efforts for equal education opportunities by attending this…
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Clarke Middle School Explore's Sustainability

On Monday, December 12th, Clarke students participated in sustainability-minded lesson plans in each class. Topics such as how to lower our consumption and waste producing habits, how composting benefits the earth and our community, and how sustainability applies to our relationships and academic life were discussed in all three grade…
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