The weather hasn’t held back the CT Schoolyards Program!
Despite our spotty weather this April, the CT Schoolyards program has been planting and working away!!!
Two kindergardeners plant sunflower seeds at Edgewood School. The sunflowers will grow up to be big and tall, just like the kids!
At Edgewood School, Suzannah Holsenbeck, Schoolyards Program Manager, teaches an excited group of third graders how to plant native plants in their Schoolyard Habitat.
A group of students at Barnard Environmental Studies Magnet prep a garden bed for planting. All students in Kel Young’s class took part in shaping up their garden during Barnard’s Outdoor Day
A group of West Rock students excitedly filled buckets with mulch as part of West Rock STREAM Academy’s sheet mulching project! Students helped extended the outdoor learning area for planting and learning more about ecosystems.
Common Ground Schoolyard Habitat Program Coordinator Melissa Gibbons fills a wheelbarrow with mulch at the same time as a young student at West Rock
In Celentano’s Biotech, Health, and Medical Magnet, students had to bring both soil AND mulch through a hallway for their sheet mulching project. The students managed to bring mulch to their indoor courtyard without any mess. The janitors were happy about that!