Earth Day Groceries Reports, 2000

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Kay Halloran
City of Newburyport
Newburyport, MAUSA

We decorated 1000 bags!

About our project: Elementary students from the Bresnahan, Kelley, Brown, Immaculate Conception, and River Valley Charter Schools decorated 1000 bags with recycling and earthday messages. The bags were delivered on a rainy Earth Day but customers at Market Basket and Shaw's Supermarkets enjoyed getting this great artwork!

Look at our pictures!  

submitted on 5/13/2000

Leigh Hoadley
Summer St. School
Lynnfield, MAUSA

We decorated 150 bags!

About our project: We worked with reading buddies to complete this earth day activity.

submitted on 5/5/2000

Tracie Siegel
Station Avenue Elementary School
South Yarmouth, MAUSA

We decorated 322 bags!

About our project: Kindergarten through grade 5 students in Station Avenue Elementary School worked in Mrs. Knowland's art classes to decorate 322 bags for the local A&P. The children used crayons and permanent markers to create colorful waterproof designs. Mrs. Siegel's second grade students worked together to research Earth Day facts and slogans for the school to use on the bags.

submitted on 5/4/2000

Susan McGregor
Dracut High School
Dracut, MAUSA

We decorated 200 bags!

About our project: Dracut High School participated in the Earth Day Grocery Bag Project for the second year. This is a wonderful environmental awareness project. This year three teachers participated, Kathy Downing, Science, Karen Taylor, Science, and Susan McGregor, Computer Science. In all, the students decorated approximately 200 bags which were delivered to Will McGinnis from Market Basket in Lowell, Massachusetts. Fun was had by all who participated! Thank you for the wonderful experience. We will participate again next year.

submitted on 4/28/2000

Kathleen Harrity
Hudson Public Schools
Hudson, MAUSA

We decorated 800 bags!

About our project: The students and teachers love this project. Bags are displayed in the store and everyone tries to find his/her bag. Victory supermarket is a local company and they are very eager to participate with us on this project. Thanks for a great idea!!

submitted on 4/27/2000