Tips & Tricks For A Healthy School Lunch

Starting your kids off right by packing school lunches with nutritious foods that taste good will help them establish healthy eating habits for life. Instead of a sandwich on white bread, bag of chips, and cookies, try some of the following healthy (and more interesting) items for your child’s lunch box: What to Pack Carrots… Continue reading »

7 Back-To School Energy Tips & Resources

Guest Blog Courtesy of Tucson Electric Power In the spirit of children and young adults returning to school, we’ve gathered several tips and resources to help you reduce energy usage and save money. • 1. Turn up the thermostat. With your children back in school, consider raising your thermostat a few degrees during the day…. Continue reading »

Tips & Tricks To Green Up Back To School

Here we go again-it’s back to school time!  That means shopping for new supplies, setting new schedules, and (probably the kids’ favorite) buying new school clothes.  Here are a few ideas on how you can “green-up” your back to school routine this year. Supplies: First, take inventory at your home, find leftovers from last year,… Continue reading »

Say Yes To A Healthy School Lunch!

Starting your kids off right by packing school lunches with nutritious foods that taste good will help them establish healthy eating habits for life. Instead of a sandwich on white bread, bag of chips, and cookies, try some of the following healthy (and more interesting) items for your child’s lunch box: What to Pack Carrots… Continue reading »

Green Apple Day of Service

Courtesy of Green Apple A quarter of all Americans walk through the doors of a school every day. Yet instead of walking into places of opportunity, millions enter buildings where the air they breathe is filled with toxins and mold, where classrooms are poorly lit and overcrowded, and where resources are limited and outdated. Too… Continue reading »

Back To School “Green” Tips & Tricks

Here we go again-it’s back to school time!  That means shopping for new supplies, setting new schedules, and (probably the kids’ favorite) buying new school clothes.  Here are a few ideas on how you can “green-up” your back to school routine this year. Supplies: First, take inventory at your home, find leftovers from last year,… Continue reading »

Whole Kids Foundation Harvests New Crop of Garden Grants

Arizona students are about to take the classroom outdoors this fall and learn a new subject sprouting up in their schools. Thanks to the Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit created by Whole Foods Market in cooperation with FoodCorps, 76 schools in the company’s Southern Pacific Region will each reap a $2,000 grant to build or… Continue reading »

Sky Islands

Sky Islands is a non-profit, tuition-free public high school, grades 9-12.   Studies integrate the natural environment throughout the educational program with a broad focus on place-based teaching and learning. Place-based education emphasizes learning through participation in green service projects in the community.  Local heritage, geography and landscape, and regional issues are used as a foundation… Continue reading »

Want To Green Your School This Year? Here’s 7 Easy Ways

Our kids spend a least 6 hours a day, 180 days a year, at school. Sending them off to a safe, chemical free school is as important as establishing  a clean, toxin free home. Helping your local school with their efforts to go green is worth your time and energy and will set a wonderful… Continue reading »

San Miguel High School

San Miguel High School opened in 2004 in order to create a learning community where students from families of limited financial means have the opportunity to develop to their full potential. San Miguel High School is a private, Catholic, four-year high school located in Tucson, Arizona. San Miguel Provides: Academic preparation for college Preparation for… Continue reading »

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