Stories

2016-2017 Trash Free Lunch Challenge Report

The results are in, and Grades of Green is thrilled to share the 6th annual Trash Free Lunch Challenge final …

Grades of Green Featured in Green Teacher Magazine

Grades of Green’s No Idle Zone Activity was featured in the summer issue of Green Teacher Magazine, marking our second national …

Elise Y.

Dear Grades of Green, You have taught me so much. I learned about leadership, the earth, and public speaking. You …

Skip the Straw, Make a Difference

Did you know that every day, Americans use over 500 million straws? That’s enough plastic waste to fill a school …

M.E. Drought Tolerant Garden is Officially Revealed

6th graders Maxine and Elise started the 2016-2017 school year with a vision to create a drought tolerant garden at …

Join Gallon Challenge USA

Did you know that the average American uses 80 to 100 gallons of water a day, more than any other …

Santa Monica Students Take the SMMUSD Board Meeting by Storm

Elementary, middle, and high school students from Grades of Green schools in Santa Monica, together with community and environmental activists, …

Register for the 2017-2018 Trash Free Lunch Challenge!

Are you an elementary school, middle school, or K-8 school located in the greater Los Angeles area? Are you interested …

Congratulations 2016-2017 Youth Corps Eco-Leaders!

Grades of Green is proud to congratulate the exceptional students who participated in the 2016-2017 Youth Corps Eco-Leadership program! Over …

Leftover School Supplies Webinar Recap

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Leftover School Supplies webinar recently! We’ve uploaded and embedded the full …

Sydney’s Hydration Station dream comes to life

Grades of Green student Sydney H. dreamed of installing water refill stations, also called hydration stations, at Manhattan Beach Middle …