Awards

Curiosity Quest Wins Telly Award

gogadmin | May 4, 2014

Curiosity Quest Goes Green, a Grades of Green program partner headed by Grades of Green Board Member Joel Green, recently won a Telly Award for their video “Kids and Recycling.”

Aspen Elementary Wins NWF’s Green Flag Award

gogadmin | May 4, 2014

Grades of Green school, Aspen Elementary, recently won the National Wildlife Federation’s Green Flag Award, only the 17th school in the nation to receive this honor!

Oak Park Unified School District Nominated for Green Ribbon Schools Program

gogadmin | May 4, 2014

California State Superintendent
Tom Torlakson announced earlier this month thatOak Park Unified School District,
which includes five Grades of Green schools, has been selected as the
California District Nominee forGreen Ribbon Schools.

Oak Park Unified School District Wins First Ever Green Ribbon District Award

gogadmin | May 4, 2014

This past Earth Day, the US Department of Education awarded Oak Park Unified School District its first ever Green Ribbon District Award for California.

Youth Corps Student, Grace Cortese, stars in Cutting our Carbon Intensity Verizon ad!

gogadmin | May 4, 2014

Grades of Green has always known second term Youth Corps student, Grace
Cortese, was a rising green star.

Key to City Bestowed to Grades of Green and its VERTE Honoree

gogadmin | May 4, 2014

To celebrate 10 years of environmental service in the City of Manhattan Beach, the City awarded Grades of Green with an honorary “Key to the City.”

Redondo Beach City Council Recognizes Schools for Environmental Stewardship

gogadmin | May 4, 2014

Redondo Beach Elementary Schools have made such a difference
in the community that Mayor Gin and the City Council took notice! Mayor Gin recognized
and thanked Jefferson Elementary, Coast Christian Elementary, Madison
Elementary, Lincoln Elementary and Alta Vista Elementary publicly at the
Redondo Beach City Council Meeting on June 5, 2012.

Grand View Elementary Receives Green Ribbon Award

gogadmin | May 4, 2014

Grand View Elementary’s principal, Rhonda Steinberg, and Manhattan Beach Unified School District’s Superintendent Dr. Mike Mathews, accepted Grand View’s Green Ribbon Award from the Department of Education on June 4, 2012 in Washington D.C.

Grades of Green’s Richardsville Elementary School Named National Green Ribbon School

gogadmin | May 4, 2014

Grades of Green’s 50th school from Kentucky was named a National Green Ribbon School. According to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, “Green Ribbon Schools demonstrate compelling examples of the ways schools can expand their coursework while also helping children build real world skill sets, cut school costs and provide healthy learning environments.”

Grades of Green’s Pilot School, Grand View, Finalist for Green Ribbon Schools National Award

gogadmin | May 4, 2014

The U.S. Department of Education has launched a national award program called Green Ribbon Schools, which will award one school from each state who are exceptional in the fields of the environment, health and education.

Mayor Recognizes Grades of Green Youth Corps Student and her Green Team’s Composting Efforts at St. Margaret’s Lower School

gogadmin | May 4, 2014

One of Grades of Green’s Youth Corps student, Maddie
Barkate and her school’s Green Team received a Certificate of Recognition
from San Juan Capistrano Mayor Larry Kramer for their composting efforts.

Recycle Rex Recycle Contest

gogadmin | May 4, 2014

In commemoration of
America Recycles Day, registration is now open for the 2012 Recycle Rex Recycle
Challenge.

Oak Park wins Golden Bell Award For Environmental Stewardship

gogadmin | May 4, 2014

The California School Boards Association has awarded the Oak Park Unified School District the prestigious Golden Bell Award for their programs in Environmental Education, Awareness, and Accountability. Congratulations!!!

Grades of Green Rolls Out It’s First Contest!

gogadmin | May 4, 2014

Grades of Green is having our first ever contest and we hope you will want to join in the fun!

$500 BCBG Gift Certificate Winner Announced!

gogadmin | May 4, 2014

And the winner is……………..