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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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An Apple A Day…

Students at Clarke Middle School are given a wide variety of fruit choices like grapes, melon, blueberries, bananas, oranges and more. Apples are served as whole fruits, normally, and currently the school is piloting a fruit slicer. The hope is that we can reduce food waste by serving students pre-sliced…
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Bigger Fish to Fry

This week at BHL 8th graders harvested, battered and cooked tilapia that were raised in the BHL greenhouse in our aquaponics system. The project brought home themes discussed this month during Farm to School month in October, and also started conversations about healthy eating and the importance of self sufficiency….
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