June 26, 2018

Jackman's Vegetable Garden

Have you seen it yet?  Jackman's vegetable garden is looking GREAT!   Drop by and take a peek!   A special thanks to teachers and classes involved in planting and caring for Jackman's garden this year.  The garden has never looked better.  It's watered nearly every day.  Kids love watering.   Kids love weeding too.  Check out these garden pics...

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June 24, 2018

Platinum Eco School Once Again

Jackman’s Eco Team has been working hard all year long.  Our mission?  To inspire teachers, students, parents and the community with our eco ideas and activities.  We're passionate about making a difference in our school and beyond.    

When the Eco School Auditor came to Jackman, she was very impressed with our comprehensive eco program.   She has confirmed that we are, once again, a PLATINUM ECO SCHOOL!    We scored an impressive 93.8 out of 100!   That's our highest score ever!  

Jackman's strengths:
Strong Eco Team leadership - Go JETs! 
Effective communication of our Eco ideas 
Effective communication of our Eco ideas 
Strong commitment to reducing waste 
Comprehensive organic waste program 
Creative programs to confront Eco issues 
Many inspiring events, like Bike to School Week & Bag2School 
And of course, our beautiful, well-maintained school gardens
Jackman's Next Steps:
Reduce paper consumption at school 
Keep recyclables out of the garbage bins 
Keep garbage out of the recycling bins 
Continue to inspire families to pack waste-free lunches and snacks 
Look for new ways to minimize energy use 
Teachers work together to implement Eco lessons and learning 
Promote Eco ideas that support health and wellness 
Partner with local schools, businesses and organizations

We did it!  Congratulations are in order.  Another successful year for Jackman's Eco Team!  Let's do it again next year!  Who's in?