Green Schools National Conference By: Melissa Cowell, Grade 11, Ursuline Academy, National Green Schools Society Student Officer, Green Schools National Network Student Advisory Board This past week I had the amazing opportunity to travel to Virginia Beach for the Green Schools National Conference with Green Schools, a MA-based, leading, national nonprofit organization, organized for innovative […]
White House Hosts Green Schools and National Green Schools Society Students for Climate Education and Literacy Student Round Table Pictured L to R: Robin Organ, Executive Director and Founder of Green Schools; Back Row: Charles Orgbon III, Avalon Theisen, Jillian Rizzitano, Samuel Koufman, Green Schools Director of Schools and Students, Maureen Aylward; Front Row: Lynnea Shuck, Jamison […]
More on this amazing experience soon.
2014 Green Schools National Conference Student Reflection from Green Schools Co-President Sam Koufman Last March I had the privilege of traveling to Sacramento, California to attend the Green School’s National Conference during which I had the pleasure of meeting many influential, diverse, and prominent environmental stewards who work in the environmental realm. Throughout my high school […]
Green Schools Initiative and the Green Schools National Network are launching the 2nd Annual Nature’s Voices Student Story Contest to amplify the stories of young people creating a sustainable future. We invite students grades 6-12 to submit 500-1,000 word essays about how their green schools and environmental education experiences have inspired them, changed their thinking, […]
By Sam Koufman, Manchester Essex Regional High School I often field questions about my environmental advocacy. My response has developed from a simple “we must treat the Earth with respect as we are its inhabitants” to a more interconnected one that discusses the openness and compatibility of environmentalism with the student life. Environmentalism does not […]
My name is Jamison, and I am a 6th grader. On Sunday, September 21, 2014 I attended the People’s Climate March in New York City with my mom and brother. We stayed with my brother in Brooklyn where he has an apartment. Walking to the subway that morning we passed many people carrying signs and […]
My name is Alyssa Fraser, and I am a Green Scholar at Manchester Essex Regional High School in Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA. I am fortunate enough to have access to many sustainable attributes that make Manchester Essex High School a steward in sustainability and one of the greenest schools in our state. Learning in a green school […]