Stories

Meet Grades of Green Alumni, Kyle P.

gogadmin | November 27, 2023

During his time at Whitney High School in Cerritos, California, Kyle became involved with Grades of Green through the Ecology and Wildlife Club at his school. In his initial year with Grades of Green, he took part in the RISE Climate Solutions Campaign, collaborating with Tree Plenish to replenish the paper used at the school …

We’re Hiring! Grant Manager

gogadmin | November 16, 2023

Grant Manager Grades of Green educates and empowers students to take action and lead environmental change to ensure a clean and sustainable environment for generations to come. We are looking for an experienced, highly organized, and multi-faceted team member to provide grant-funded project management expertise and development to support Grades of Green’s grant and corporate …

Climate Solutions Campaign 2022-2023 Award Winners

gogadmin | June 1, 2023

We’re thrilled to announce the winners of the 2022-2023 Climate Solutions Campaign! Learn more about the student teams who won Eco-Grants for their incredible environmental impact and those honored for their amazing efforts. You can also relive the fun by watching a recording of our live virtual announcement event! LAcarGuy International Changemaker Grand Winner – $1,000 Matungu …

Climate Solutions Campaign 2021-2022 Award Winners

gogadmin | May 27, 2022

We’re thrilled to announce the winners of the 2021-2022 Climate Solutions Campaign! Learn more about the student teams who won Eco-Grants for their incredible environmental impact and those honored for their amazing efforts. You can also relive the fun by watching a recording of our live virtual announcement event! LAcarGuy International Changemaker Grand Winner – $1,000 Malezi …

The Impact of Our Eco-Grants and Stipends

gogadmin | December 14, 2021

This season of giving, help fund our students’ and teachers’ most impactful environmental projects! Last school year, Grades of Green awarded more than $15,000 in Eco-Grants and stipends to students and teachers around the world!  Help us DOUBLE the amount we award in 2022 by donating today! Each dollar you donate goes toward expanding the environmental impacts brought about by these …

Grades of Green & Kathy Kellogg Johnson Rejuvenate Kelso Elementary’s Garden in Inglewood

gogadmin | September 11, 2021

We were so excited to partner with Kathy Kellogg Johnson of Kellogg Garden Products to rejuvenate the school garden at Kelso Elementary School in Inglewood, CA. This amazing event was featured by ABC7 and CBS2 – watch each clip below. It was so much fun to spend the day with the students and staff of …

Climate Solutions Campaign Award Winners

gogadmin | May 28, 2021

We’re so excited to share the winners of the 2020-2021 Climate Solutions Campaign! Please explore the student teams who won Eco-Grants for their incredible environmental impact and those who we honored for their amazing efforts. You can also relive the fun by watching a recording of our live virtual announcement event, here. Grand Prize Winner …

South Bay Students Taking Action for Earth Month

gogadmin | April 9, 2021

This Earth Month, Grades of Green students across the South Bay are taking action to protect our planet and they need your help! Check out these opportunities for you to help our students make the South Bay healthier, cleaner and greener throughout April! Clean Up Litter and Turn Your Trash into Treasured Art – April …

Plastic Pollution Solutions – Discussion Panel

gogadmin | March 4, 2021

We can’t recycle out of the problem…Reduce your use!  Did you know that 8 million metric tons of plastic enters the ocean each year? This equals one trash truck dumping its load of plastic into the ocean every minute of every day. Rylee Goldfarb, a 10th-grade student from Redondo Beach is passionate about creating a …

Students Making the News

gogadmin | February 17, 2021

While the New Year was settling in, our Eco-Leaders were hard at work spreading the word about sustainability and the environment! Everyday Environmentalist – Teen Edition Sam Torres and Rylee Goldfarb joined as guest speakers for South Bay Cares’ “Every Day Environmentalist – Teen Edition” webinar. They inspired us with their passion for the environment …

Students at Granada Hills Charter School Offer Environmental Education Course for Fellow Students from Kindergarten through 8th

gogadmin | February 11, 2021

The students in Generation-E club at Granada Hills Charter School understand the importance of learning about the environment at a young age. That is why they decided to take action and launch a seven-week environmental education course designed to connect elementary and middle school students with the world around them. Any student can join the …

Whitney High School Ecology & Wildlife Club Hosts Tree Sale to Combat Climate Change

gogadmin | February 8, 2021

Did you know that if you stacked 850,000 sheets of paper, the stack would be taller than the Statue of Liberty? The passionate students of the Ecology and Wildlife Club at Whitney High School know this quirky piece of information because that’s exactly how much paper their school used during the 2018-19 school year. Motivated …

Beach Reporter Features Grades of Green Students in New Video

gogadmin | January 12, 2021

Here’s some good news from the last day of 2020! The Beach Reporter featured four of our amazing students, including Rylee who is pictured here winning an award from the South Bay Business Environmental Coalition! 

Our Students Want to Say “Thank You!”

gogadmin | December 29, 2020

Your support empowers Grades of Green’s students to make long-lasting environmental impacts in their communities and develop the skills they need to be the environmental leaders of the future. To say “thank you,” our students recorded a special message for you! Further your support of tomorrow’s Eco-Leaders!

WTS Foundation Awards Los Angeles Student with College Scholarship

gogadmin | December 18, 2020

Recent college freshman, Beatrice Ongawan, was awarded a $5,500 undergraduate scholarship from the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Orange County chapter at a virtual ceremony on Thursday night. The WTS Foundation provides scholarships to women who demonstrate leadership and interest in the transportation and sustainability industries, ensuring that essential skills and perspectives of women are included …