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May 17, 2018
Green Film: Burned: Are Trees the New Coal?
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May 11, 2018
LSSI looking for new funding to continue educating students
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May 9, 2018
Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative Celebrates 10 Years
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CLK Elementary - Grades K - 5
(Public Schools of C-L-K)
 

Project Description
146 Students / 9 Teachers

Develop a curriculum that helps students and their families make healthier and more sustainable food choices that conserve energy and protect the Lake Superior watershed.
Create and maintain a community garden that models sustainable practices.

Lead Teachers:

  • Barb Kinnunen-Skidmore, Grade K
  • Melissa Schneiderhan, Grade 4

Teacher Team:

  • Jenny Rautio, Grade 1
  • Stacy Lancour, Grade 3
  • Anita Levy, Grade 4
  • Kathy Wetton, Grade 4
  • Julie Fenton, Grade 5
  • Deb Mues, Art
  • Julie Dlubiala, Library

Community Partners

  • Calumet Lions Club, Barb Flannigan
    Promotion of park; brochure; park enhancements; fulfillment of Lions Club mission
  • Calumet Township, Paul Lehto
    Park cleanup assistance; park enhancements and promotion
  • Keweenaw National Historical Park, Katleen Harter, Jo Urion, Steve DeLong
    Collection of oral histories (gardening and use of Calumet Lake area); fulfillment of KNHP mission
  • Strom Farm, Casey Strom
    Educational opportunities for children

Project Photos

   
Garden Box    
     
 
Students Working   Students Working
     
 
Mixing Soil   Dumping Soil
     
 
Planting Trees Lions Park   Eating Healthy Snack at Lions Park
     
 
CLK Elementary at Lions Park   Students Lions Park
     
 
CLK Heritage Garden   CLK Elementary School team holds Community Garden work day on May 16 attended by more than 70 parents and children.
     
 
CLK Elementary School team holds Community Garden work day on May 16 attended by more than 70 parents and children.   CLK Elementary School team holds Community Garden work day on May 16 attended by more than 70 parents and children.
     
 
Students plan, plant, and harvest the Heritage Garden.   Students plan, plant, and harvest the Heritage Garden.
     
   
CLK Heritage Garden.    
 
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