Achieving certification as an NC Green School is a direct reflection of the passion and commitment of Salisbury Academy’s students, staff, and supporting community. We are grateful to NC Green Schools for guiding us in our path to sustainability and look with enthusiasm to further milestones on this journey.”

-Beverly Fowler, Salisbury Academy


Owen High's 'Green Team' leads way to recycling

Owen High School’s recycling program kept about 60,000 Styrofoam lunch trays out of the landfill last school year – a big part of why it was named an NC Green School of Quality by the NC Green Schools Program.

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NC Green Schools and Lettuce Learn School Gardens Workshop

Monday, July 10, 2017, 10AM - 4PM at Parkway School in Boone, NC. Learn how to maximize volunteer support, involve the community in your school garden, and how to effectively prep materials and schedule garden activities. Plus, tap into the expertise of local cooperative extension agents as they share tips for incorporating container gardens and perennials in the school garden. Participants will also take home quick and easy "back pocket" activities and seed saving techniques that will boost confidence and help ensure school garden success.

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Earth Day Solar Schools Challenge Contest:

The NC Solar Schools Challenge enlivens your classes and empowers your students to explore solar power with engaging activities and prize-winning contests. We invite every teacher in North Carolina to sign up now and start learning more about solar energy with your class! Every teacher who signs up and adds a new class will be entered into a drawing to receive a Voltaic Solar Charger Kit for your classroom. Create a teacher account or log in to your existing account at Contest open until May 20.

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Redesigning Our Future

Four leading organizations - the Center for the Environment at Catawba College, Rocky Mountain Institute, Environmental Working Group, and Yellowstone Forever - are partnering to provide an opportunity for young environmental leaders to learn, create, share, interact, grow, connect, and build relationships. 

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NC Green Schools Hosts Learning Event for Teachers

NC Green Schools offered workshops on school gardens and renewable energy for the classroom at the NC Green Schools Learning Event in Boone on July 18. If you missed it, check out the resources for participants, including garden apps, all power points, and activity ideas.

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