Join the National Green Student Leadership Council

APPLY NOW!! Project Green Schools is looking for highly motivated students in Grades 5-12, to represent their state. Students will have opportunities to meet with policy officials, attend policy briefings and events, as well as attend business and stakeholder events. The National Green Student Leadership Council advances the student voice with regard to environmental education and environmental […]

No Waste November: Plastic Innovation

In honor of America Recycles Day on November 15th, our Pathway of the Month is Waste Management. And with Americans, alone, producing ~4.6 lbs of trash per person per day, waste is a HUGE problem! That’s right. The U.S. may be just 5% of the world’s population, but we generate the most pounds of trash […]

November “Operation:viralSTEMChallenge”

I hope everyone’s school year is off to a raging start! So far this year we’ve covered how to make green and healthy improvements to our schools utilizing our Transportation and Food & Agriculture Pathways. Don’t forget to share with us the actions that YOUR school took– we can’t wait to see what you did! […]

A Message from our New Project Green Schools Student Co-Presidents

A Message from our New Project Green Schools Student Co-Presidents, Belle Allmendinger and Harjap Singh I am the 2017/2018 Co-President of Project Green Schools and have been part of the NGSS family for four years. I am a senior at Manchester Essex High School and President of my school’s Green Team. I joined Green Team […]

5 Schools that Make the Grade in Ending Student Poverty

October Challenge:  Food & Agriculture This month, on October 17th, we celebrate International Eradication of Poverty Day.  I think it deserves more than a day’s glance, so let’s focus a whole month on it (at least). Approximately 49 million Americans go to bed hungry every year.  Columbia University’s National Center for Children in Poverty  reports […]

The Pathway to Sustainability

This year at Project Green Schools we celebrate our 10th Anniversary, and we have loads of new excitement and programming for you.  The idea behind this re-work has been to make it more user-friendly, as well as an active, living, breathing engagement piece.  Imagine if you will a true, authentic, and fun STEM challenge that goes completely […]

NGSS Chapter Reminders

NGSS Chapters it’s time to start recruiting members and planning your environmental service projects! September Promote NGSS in your school Recruit students to apply for membership Review applications and make membership decisions Hold first meeting of the year Elect officers Plan induction ceremony

A Project Green Schools Success Story…Inspiring the Next Generation!

Project Green Schools could not be more proud to share this story from one of our former PGS Student Ambassadors, Carol Bowe. Congratulations! “I remember writing a letter to my kindergarten teacher at the end of the year, in which I described how I wanted to be a teacher when I grew up. Many young […]

Avalon Theisen to Carry Flag at National Games

Project Green Schools is excited to continue to partner with and share the amazing work of Avalon Theisen; Founder of Conserve It Forward.  Congratulations Avalon!! Tampa Teen Will Carry Florida Flag at National Games TAMPA, Florida, July 20, 2017 – Dual enrolled homeschooler Avalon Jade Theisen, who studies full time at St. Pete College, will […]