Owen Middle School, Swannanoa, NC
NC Green School of Quality, 2012-13.
Lead Teacher: Teresa Cowan.
The school culture of “green school practices” permeates all areas of the campus. This acts to showcase for the community at-large (students, parents, guests, neighbors, etc.) that OMS strives to maintain and promote environmental awareness in all areas. The school works through lessons, activities, field experiences, campus projects and more to expose school and community stakeholders that OMS is as “green” as “green” as can be. The Green Team (teachers, staff, students, community members and supporting agencies) works as a collaboratively to be a “GREEN SCHOOL” representative for Buncombe County.