One Cool Earth Gives Backyard for Local Schools • Paso Robles Press
PRJUSD and AUSD have entered contracts with the non-profit to offer faculty gardens
Paso Robles— Local Non-Profit One Cool Earth has seen a increase in demand for varsity gardens within the wake of the pandemic. Schools are in want of outside lecture rooms as a secure method to study and spend time as a group. This 12 months alone, One Cool Earth has constructed 5 new “living-laboratories” in San Luis Obispo County, growing their associate colleges to a complete of 23 colleges on the Central Coast.
Key gamers pushing for the adoption of Outdoor Education are Paso Robles Joint Unified and Atascadero Unified School Districts, who’ve entered into district-wide contracts with One Cool Earth, guaranteeing that each one Elementary Students and a few Middle and High Schoolers of their district profit from hands-on science taught of their faculty gardens. One Cool Earth has been working towards a extra sustainable future for our group since 2001 however has seen extra progress within the final 12 months than any 12 months prior.
At a latest ribbon-cutting ceremony at Winifred Pifer Elementary School, PRJUSD Superintendent Curt Dubost, PRJUSD Curriculum Director Erin Haley, and Principal Holly Moore demonstrated their assist and enthusiasm alongside college students who can’t wait to get out within the backyard to study, discover, and join.
About One Cool Earth
One Cool Earth is a SLO County non-profit that companions with 23 native colleges for built-in outside schooling on-campus by their Earth Genius Program. Their mission is to create superior faculty backyard applications that energy wholesome, comfortable, and sensible youth.