Thank You SPARK PTO!

Thank you SPARK PTO for out $100 mid-year grant! We were able to purchase supplies for a weather unit for our first grade students focusing on the following standards: S1E1. Students will observe, measure, and communicate weather data to see patterns in weather and climate. a. Identify different types of weather and the characteristics ofContinue reading “Thank You SPARK PTO!”

CINS Grant for Composting Project!

We were so excited to receive the news that we have been awarded $500 by the Council of Intown Neighborhoods and Schools to expand our composting program! Thank you so much to parents, Teresa Groshans and Nadia Aziz, for writing the Excellence in Education Grant for our program! Here is an excerpt from our grantContinue reading “CINS Grant for Composting Project!”

HealthierUS School Challenge – Bronze Award Winners

The USDA, Food and Nutrition Services Department has recognized Springdale Park as a bronze award winner in the HealthierUS School Challenge, part of Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Campaign. We were recognized for creating healthier school environments through our promotion of good nutrition and physical activity and we will receive $500 to continue improving nutrition and physical activityContinue reading “HealthierUS School Challenge – Bronze Award Winners”

National Green Ribbon School Press Conference

This morning we were fortunate enough to have State Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Barge, and Lieutenant Governor, Casey Cagle, at Springdale Park for a press conference announcing the kickoff of the 2013 National Green Ribbons School Program. We were so proud to receive this national recognition in 2012 and we are looking forward to supportingContinue reading “National Green Ribbon School Press Conference”

National Green Ribbon School

We are so honored to be chosen as one of the National Green Ribbon Schools for 2012. Principal Brown and I were able to travel up to Washington, DC for the week to receive the award and collaborate with leaders in Environmental Education from across the country. We were chosen for this award based onContinue reading “National Green Ribbon School”