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April 14, 2017
MDE Top 10 in 10 Road Show set for May 2nd in Marquette
See attached flyer from the Michigan Department of Education, providing some of the details for the Departmentís Top 10 ... >>more
April 13, 2017
Come to the Lake Superior Celebration ~ 6-8 pm, Thursday, April 20 !!
Come to the Lake Superior Celebration ~ 6-8 pm, Thursday, April 20 at Michigan Techís Great Lakes Research Center The ... >>more
February 8, 2017
Hancock middle school students dig through 182 pounds of trash
Students got their hands dirty and a bit smelly for a reason. By Aleah Hordges Feb 07, 2017 HANCOCK, Mich. (WLUC ... >>more
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Barkell Elementary School ~ Grades K - 5
(Hancock Public Schools)
 

Project Description
(202 students / 12 Teachers)

Stewardship Garden
Removal of invasive and replacement with native species as part of a school landscaping plan; design and construct rain garden to capture storm-water runoff from school parking; plant vegetable garden as vehicle to instruct students in the benefits of locally grown, pesticide-free food vs. imported foods.

Teachers
(lead teacher in bold)

  • Amanda Andres, Grade K
  • Ashley Barton, Grade K
  • Leona Blessing, Grade K
  • Gladys Dupuis, Grade 1
  • Julie Gades, Grade 3
  • Sally Fortin, Grade 3
  • Cole Klein, Grade 3
  • Lynn Koivisto, Grade 1
  • Scott Mentel, 3-5 Special Education
  • Emily Pearson, Young 5s
  • Alisha Pihlaja, Grade K
  • Melanie Walls, Rainbow Kids

Community Partners

  • BHK - Great Explorations Program
  • City of Hancock
  • Cypress Manor
  • Finlandia University

Project Photos

 
    Rain Garden Sign
     
   
Pollination Garden Sign    
     
     
 
 

809 Hecla Street | Hancock, Michigan 49930 | 906.482.0331 | info@LakeSuperiorStewardship.org

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