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NC


Lauren Pease
l.pease@ymcanwnc.org
YMCA NWNC
Winston-Salem, NCUSA
ymcanwnc.org/

We decorated 342 bags!

About our project: We decided to work with a local grocery store, and they were very accommodating to our request. One of our 5 sites worked with poster paint and I think those bags turned out the best. Be sure to remind teachers and students that the bag still needs to be functional after decorating. Some forgot how the bags worked and glued paper over the bottom flap rendering the bag useless for groceries. NO GLITTER. We also spent too much time working on plans and not enough decorating.

submitted on 4/26/2016


Lori Matney
lorimatney@aol.com
Norris Childers Elementary
Lincolnton, NCUSA
 

We decorated 80 bags!

About our project: The children were very excited and motivated to decorate the bags and get them out into the community! This was a fantastic learning experience for all of them!

submitted on 4/24/2016


Courtney Ellis
sisterdirector@yahoo.com
A Place to Grow-Comserve
Lincolnton, NCUSA
comserve.org/

We decorated 41 bags!

About our project: Our children enjoyed learning about Earth Day this week. They learned the importance of reusing, recycling, and reducing energy. We discussed saving the polar bears, littering, and ways to recycle. They really enjoyed taking part in decorating and writing on the paper bags, and importantly sharing the message with the community.

submitted on 4/22/2016


Patti Lloyd
patti.lloyd@bcsemail.org
C.D. Owen Middle School
Swannanoa, NCUSA
 

We decorated 100 bags!

About our project: The visual arts students created artwork to promote environmental awareness. Owen Middle School is a green school and we strive to reduce, reuse, recycle, renew and rethink. We believe every day is earth day. This project was a great way to celebrate Earth Day and spread awareness to the community.

submitted on 4/21/2016


Shauna Isenhour
shauna_isenhour@catawbaschools.net
St. Stephens Elementary
Conover, NCUSA
catawbaschools.schoolwires.net/ststephenses

We decorated 477 bags!

About our project: This was our first year participating in the Earth Day Groceries Project. Students from grades K-6 were VERY excited to decorate the bags and send out positive Earth Day messages to our community. They decorated 477 bags!

submitted on 4/21/2016


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