SEA-Students for Environmental Action

SEA at the 2014 Activities Fair

 

Weston Public Schools celebrate Earth Week

April 9 - 13, 2012

 

Earth Day is observed nationally on April 22.   Founded in 1970 by Gaylord Nelson, a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, Earth Day was proposed as the first nationwide environmental protest “to shake up the political establishment.” 

 

Learn more about the history of Earth Day

 

Weston High School Events

Thursday, April 12, 2013

 Ben Bezark from Plastic Pollution Coalition in California

A slide/video presentation and discussion about Plastic Free Campuses. Discussion will include environmental and economic issues around the reduction of plastics; what Weston uses for plastics and what we could do to lessen it; and what other campuses are doing.  Learn more

 

Friday, April 1,:  Global Climate Change

  Weston seniors Brendan Eappen and Nicole Poritzy will present evidence and proposals for a solution based on their learning from the Colloquium on Global Climate Change. Students present will discuss the proposed options and different alternatives.

 

Friday, April 13, 2013

Save the Ocean Mural painting
CityYear representatives will help students paint panels for a mural to be displayed at a Boston elementary school and Weston

as part of the "Give back to the Earth" theme. 

 

Friday, April 13, 2013

Beautifying the Courtyard
Students will be raking and planting daffodils.

 

Friday, April 13, 2013

 Campus clean Up
 The class that does the best job of cleaning up gets pizza!

Weston High School Earth Week
April 9-13, 2012

Monday: Wear a green t-shirt  There is no Planet B
Tuesday: Everything ReUsable Pack snacks, lunches, water… in reusable containers. In 2008, the average amount of waste generated by each person in America per day was 4.5 pounds
Wednesday: Day of Low Energy
Turn off your lights, unplug your phone. The per capita energy use in the US dropped between 2009 and 2010. KEEP IT UP
Thursday: Lower your carbon footprint
The US leads the world in per capita emissions of CO2
Friday:

Give back to the planet  Pick up litter, plant a tree, etc. Litter is estimated to cost the US 11.5 billion dollars per year.

 

See the posters students have created for this week

 Remember

 

It is illegal in Massachusetts to idle in front of schools.

 

Save gas, money and lives by turning off your engine when waiting.

 Students for Environmental Action

 

             

 
Students for Environmental Action  
Club Advisor Mrs. Janet Kresl-Moffat
Club Chairs:
Mission/Goals SEA focuses on improving environmental awareness within the high school. We help coordinate recycling of paper and cans, remove invasive plants from the school, and encourage all who care about the future of their environment to join.
Schedule: See HC Club Meetings and Activities Listing  

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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