School Yard Cleanup

Springhill Lake Elementary School Cleanup.  Photo: Cindy Murray, 2008A Schoolyard Cleanup can be an excellent tool to engage students in making a difference in their community directly. The education possibilities not only target environmental issues, but math and reading skills as well. Conducting this event in conjunction with the Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup can be a powerful way to involve your school on a larger scale, and can help enforce lessons learned by students.

How to Organize Your Own Schoolyard Cleanup and Curriculum