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The Three Faiths Dinner

We admit it. Most of the time, our Meals in the Middle suppers usually come and go before we think about photos. There is a valid reason for this. We’ve learned when working with students, time goes by extra fast. One moment, you’re thinking about taking a photo of the…
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UGA student support

Middle school garden programs here in Athens are not just a product of the middle school community–many stakeholders have invested a lot of time, energy, and financial support in these efforts to grow for the benefit of these students and the larger community. One essential component to the success of…
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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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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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Dawgs Who Give Back

At Clarke Middle School, AmeriCorps School Garden VISTA, Julia Calder has been able to obtain a handful of volunteers who¬†participate simply for the enjoyment that it brings them and others. Their weekly, bi-weekly, monthly commitment to our school garden program has been consistent, and a much appreciated, assistance. Their flexibility…
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