Waste Not! Audit, Education, and Harvest Fest

Waste Not! Audit, Education, and Harvest Fest

The results of the Waste Audit are in! In summary: The amount of recycling (which is waste) dropped almost in half since our last audit!! This is wonderful, however, 11% of the items in the recycle bins were non-recyclable items, which we still need to improve. We are...
First Grade Walks, Harvest Fest Request

First Grade Walks, Harvest Fest Request

Each Monday, first grade takes a nature walk around campus. The first week of school, as an introduction to writing, we looked for straight and curved lines in the nature around the school. This week they planted saffron crocuses, which will provide both flavor and...
Trade Blanket, Waste Audit, Volunteers

Trade Blanket, Waste Audit, Volunteers

Grade 4 participated in a Trade Blanket activity in which each student contributed something hand made (or made by nature) that was meaningful to them. This practice is deeply community oriented, and requires a great amount of respect for each other. The students...
9th Grade Farm Week

9th Grade Farm Week

Every year, PWHS 9th graders spend a week at different farms throughout Oregon. They get the experience of working on the farm alongside a small group of their classmates. ┬áThis year, we caught up with one group at Geercrest Farm– an incredibly beautiful farm...