Earth Day Groceries Reports, 2000

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Elizabeth White
J. d. Lever Elementary School
Aiken, SCUSA

We decorated 150 bags!

About our project: We talked about Earth Day, and sharing the earth. students brainstormed about wht kinds of activities we could do on Earth Day. Then, they decorated the bags!

submitted on 4/19/2001

Melissa Smith
Mellichamp Elem
Orangeburg, SCUSA

We decorated 270 bags!

About our project: Each student in our school decorated a bag as one of our Earth Day activities. We also planted flowers that are beneficial to wildlife in our flower beds that comprise part of our Certified Wildlife Habitat.

submitted on 4/15/2001

Renee Price
Granard Jr. High School
Gaffney, SCUSA

We decorated 275 bags!

About our project: All eight grade science classes participated in the project. Teachers participating were: Kathy Estes, Rodger Patterson,Pam Elliot, Anita Jefferies,and Renee Price. The students enjoyed the project and were creative with their decorations. They also looked forward to visiting the grocery store to see their bags being used. Many said they went there for that purpose on Earth Day. Pictures were taken and sent to our local newspapers and to post here. The project was a huge success at our school!

Look at our pictures!  

submitted on 5/7/2000

Mildred Barrineau
Millwood Elem.
Sumter, SCUSA

We decorated 500 bags!

About our project: Millwood has participated for 3 years. Our Ecology Club is always looking for great projects to help educate others about our environment.

submitted on 4/28/2000

Linda Burrell
Jesse S. Bobo Elementary School
Spartanburg, SCUSA

We decorated 500 bags!

About our project: Students at Jesse Bobo participated in decorating the bags as a creative expression of what they had learned in class and through a special recycling themed play presented by high school drama students. Each grade level also planted a tree on the school grounds. The students were excited sbout decorating the bags and eager to see their bags used for groceries on April 22. The store managers were very eager to help our school with the project.

submitted on 4/24/2000