School Briefs: Right to Play benefit run/walk Saturday
Nine Walled Lake Consolidated School District schools are Michigan Green Schools for 2015.
A school is eligible to receive a Green School, Emerald School, or Evergreen School Environmental Stewardship Designation if the school or students perform the required number of activities, with a minimum of two activities from each of the four categories: Recycling, Energy, Environmental Protection, and Miscellaneous Activates. Examples of activities include: Recycling paper, plastic, metal cans, batteries, cellular phones and cafeteria trays; reusing magazines and newspapers; adopting an endangered species animal; implementing an energy savings program; hosting an ecological representative; building a birdhouse habitat; establishing a natural Michigan garden project with native plants; and observing Earth Day.
These are the Walled Lake schools that have been awarded ‘Michigan Green School’ certification and their level for this school year: Commerce Elementary (Evergreen); Glengary Elementary (Green); Keith Elementary (Evergreen); Pleasant Lake Elementary (Green); Oakley Park Elementary (Green); Walled Lake Elementary (Green); Sarah Banks Middle School (Emerald); Walled Lake Central High School (Evergreen; and Walled Lake Western High School (Evergreen).
Novi Community Education will kick off its Summer C.A.R.E. program registration 4:30-8 p.m. Monday, May 4 , in the Community Education office at 25425 Taft Road in the Meadows Building. This will give parents an opportunity to talk to staff, register and complete the necessary paperwork.
Summer C.A.R.E. will run weekdays from 6:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, June 22, to Friday, Aug. 21. Registration fees are $130 for the first child, $110 for the second child and free for the third child. Daily fees are $40 per child. Lunch is included except for field trip days. All fees are non-refundable.
Students are assigned to the grade level they will be attending in the fall. The staff is well experienced and activities are age appropriate for the development of the students. Activities include field trips, crafts, science experiments, sports, games and more.