Auburn Riverside High School
Auburn Riverside High School’s Key club is running toward the goal of earning King County Green School Recognition in 2015-16. This year, Riverside’s Culinary Arts Program (lunch program) introduced reusable lunch trays during service times and further supports other recycling efforts in their cafeteria. Riverside’s Key Club also partnered with the City of Auburn and the Auburn School District to host a Sustainability movie night in the Auburn Riverside Theater. The Key Club extended their awareness campaign with posters on the school bulletin board encouraging student participation and providing education.The Auburn School District recognizes Riverside High School’s Green actions and believes they effectively demonstrate best practices to becoming a Greener school. Keeping it going, Riverside!
Student Green Team Academy, Auburn Riverside High School – February 25, 2015
Kelly Jensen, Auburn Riverside High School Teacher and Key Club Advisor, coordinated a student green team training workshop for middle and high school students. Students from both Auburn Riverside High School and Mt. Baker Middle School were invited to attend and learn from local environmental educators including: The Auburn School District Resource Conservation Manager (RCM), Waste Management Outreach Staff, and Auburn Waste & Recycling Department Outreach Staff. Each shared experiences and information with the students. Activities included a comprehensive solid waste sorting game that included garbage, recyclables and compostable items. Teams had to keep sorting until they got each sorting station correct. Educational information was made available for students to take home, including recycling, solid waste, composting and HHW Information.