Archive for June, 2012

Sodexo Foundation Lead Organizer Grants

DATE June 22, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

Deadline: July 15 Sodexo Foundation Lead Organizers will work with 10 or more partner organizations to engage at least 600 youth volunteers in learning about and addressing the issue of childhood hunger in their communities, beginning during National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, November 10-17, 2012, and continuing through Global Youth Service Day, April 26-28, […]

Sodexo Foundation School Engagement Grants

DATE June 22, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

Deadline: July 15 Sodexo Foundation School Engagement grantees will engage teachers and students, grades K-12, in learning about and addressing childhood hunger in their community through a service-learning Semester of Service. The Semester of Service™ framework is designed to engage students in a minimum of 70 hours of service and learning over a period of […]

Community Garden Installation

DATE June 16, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

Students from Kelloggsville High School and Discovery Alternative High School spent their last day of school installing the Peace Pole and Paths to Peace in the center of the community garden.  Students worked hard to remove the grass, stake out the paths and set the stones in place.  The garden has been planted with a […]

Siemens We Can Change The World Challenge

DATE June 6, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

Today’s young people will inherit a world that’s very different from the one their parents inherited. Climate change; polluted air, water and soil; endangered species; shrinking coastlines; and a rapidly increasing population are among the many issues that threaten our global environment. The Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge gives students the opportunity, tools […]

Local Middle School is State Winner of Disney Planet Challenge

DATE June 5, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

Northern Hills Middle School has been selected as the Michigan winner of the Disney Planet Challenge which honors schools for their help with the environment and local communities. Blue Goes G.R.E.E.N (Green Initiatives, Recycling Programs, Energy Conservation, Education of Peers at Northern Hills Middle School) consists of a student led recycling program, energy conservation campaign, and […]

Kelloggsville receives Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Award!

DATE June 5, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

Kellogsville has been awarded a $3000.00 Toolbox for Education award to help in the construction of their Community Garden.  Congratulations Mike Zurgable and the team at Kelloggsville!  And Thanks to Lowe’s of Grandville for their support!