A LOUISVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IS REWARDED FOR GOING GREEN.
AS WLKY’S COLIN MAYFIELD REPORTS, KENTUCKY FIRST LADY JANE BESHEAR HELPED CELEBRATE WITH THE STUDENTS AT VIRGINIA CHANCE SCHOOL.
this elaborate greenhouse and fish farm are just 2 of the reasons why Virginia Chance School have received prestigious environmental awards been working for last 3 year to become a green and healthy school through the program EARLIER THIS MONTH AT AN EARTH DAY CEREMONY, VIRGINIA CHANCE SCHOOL WAS NAMED A KENTUCKY GREEN AND HEALTHY SCHOOL.
just completed over 9th projects, we did 9 projects in 9 different environmental categories to reach that level SO STUDENTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL TEACHER SARAH CUMMINS WANTED A CHANCE TO SHOW OFF WHY THEY WON BOTH NATIONAL AND LOCAL AWAYRDS they are very passionate about what they do for the environment and the sustainability of our school BOTH THE FIRST LADY AND THE VIRGINIA CHANCE SCHOOL ARE COMMITTED TO PROMOTING SUSTAINABILITY, ENERGY EFFIENCY, AND ENVIORNMENTAL PRESERVATION.
start a child at this age, understands importance of vegetables, fresh grown veggies then create a habit that will continue on thoroughout adult life STUDENTS FROM KINDERGARTEN THROUGH FIFTH GRADE AT THE SCHOOL LEARN VALUABLE LESSONS ON THE ENVIORNEMTN AND FLEX THEIR KNOWLEDGE BY TAKING CARE OF A GREEN HOUSE – EQUIPPED WITH A FISH FARM AND RAIN BARRELL.
the importance of growing your own food is invaluable, the kids are learning about foods, they never used to try and they are trying them and learning about them and health and nutrition THE FIRST LADY EVEN GOT HER HANDS DIRTY AND STRESSED THE IMPORTANCE OF STARTING ENVIORNMENTAL LESSONS YOUNG.
a way to teach them about the foods we need for the grown on our bodies and our minds can continue to be healthy adults CM, WLKY NEWS.
A NUMBER OF GRANTS FROM THE STATE OF KENTUCKY AND THE NATIONAL ENERGY EDUCATION DEVELEOPMENT PROGRAM SUPPORT THE CHANCE SCHOOL BEING A.