Beautification
Landscapes, Trees, and Plants
Peace
Participants
30
Hours
25
People Served
650

What is your wish for this project?

Our Kids Action Team focused on recycling and decreasing litter in our school community and the community surrounding our school. in addition, we have been working toward kindness all year. We celebrated Respect for All week, had a huge Kindness campaign where students had checklists for a week to promote kindness. We participated in an Earth Day celebration to promote recycling and littering. We now want to create a Path of Kindness outside our school using rocks....read more

How did it go?

The community mapping activity gave us the opportunity to research needs in our area. We limited the needs to animal, people and environment. Once the team realized that our school borders a very important pond, the team decided to focus on littering and recycling. The team learned that Porzio Pond, located next to our school, empties into Lemon Creek. Lemon Creek then empties into the Atlantic Ocean. Therefore, the team concluded that littering in our small pond could actually have a negat...read more