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Bret Harte Elementary School: Green School of the Month

Last fall, Sustainable Jersey for Schools honored the fifty-nine schools that are the first-ever to achieve certification. Among this ambitious group receiving recognition were all nineteen Cherry Hill Public Schools. Building on the foundation of central administration’s commitment to sustainability, each school has embraced sustainability in its own unique way. This month, we’ll tell you about the […]

February 17, 2016   Posted in: News, Uncategorized  No Comments

Residents learn about healthy food action

Residents from all over the tri-county area attended the Sustainable Cherry Hill’s Garden Task Force’s recent event—“Local Food for Thought 3” at the Camden County Environmental Center. The popular free event, in its third year, provided residents with the opportunity to discuss CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture) with the farmers who provide them to see which […]

January 28, 2016   Posted in: Uncategorized  No Comments

Carusi Middle School: Green School of the Month

Last fall, Sustainable Jersey for Schools honored the fifty-nine schools that are the first-ever to achieve certification. Among this ambitious group receiving recognition were all nineteen Cherry Hill Public Schools. Building on the foundation of central administration’s commitment to sustainability, each school has embraced sustainability in its own unique way. This month, we’ll tell you about the […]

January 18, 2016   Posted in: Uncategorized  No Comments

An Enemy of the People: A Lens for Learning over 100 Years Later

“The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.” Henrik Ibsen Last month, I introduced you to the work of several Cherry Hill teachers in the post Educating for the Future: A Classroom Perspective, highlighting their efforts to integrate sustainability into every day learning.  Today, I’d like you to meet Cherry Hill […]

January 12, 2016   Posted in: News, Uncategorized  No Comments

Educating for the Future: A Classroom Perspective

“Education reflects what we value as a society. The industrialization of our nation was facilitated by our system of formal education. If we want a sustainable society, our system of formal education must reflect those values to make it so. Thus, education must embody the values, beliefs and ethics defining a worldview that holds that […]

December 14, 2015   Posted in: Uncategorized  No Comments

Barclay Early Education Center: Green School of the Month

This fall, Sustainable Jersey for Schools honored the fifty-nine schools that are the first-ever to achieve certification. Among this ambitious group receiving recognition were all nineteen Cherry Hill Public Schools. Building on the foundation of central administration’s commitment to sustainability, each school has embraced sustainability in its own unique way. This month, we’ll tell you about the […]

December 7, 2015   Posted in: Uncategorized  No Comments

Environmental Justice Highlighted at Climate and Energy Forum

Last weekend,  dozens of dedicated activists gathered at the Food & Water Watch Climate and Energy Forum, hosted by The Center for Sustainability at Ramapo College in Mahwah, NJ.  The event, “Building a Movement for a Safe, Healthy and Just Future” brought together many diverse partner groups from across the state, including Sustainable Cherry Hill, […]

November 6, 2015   Posted in: News, Uncategorized  No Comments

Cherry Hill Schools Recognized for Progress in Sustainability

This week, Sustainable Jersey for Schools honored the fifty-nine schools that are the first-ever to achieve the Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification. These schools are the trail blazers, having achieved certification in the first year of the program. Among this ambitious group receiving recognition at Tuesday’s ceremony were all nineteen Cherry Hill Public Schools. Bret […]

October 30, 2015   Posted in: Featured, Uncategorized  No Comments

Calling all Gardeners! Join Beck Middle School’s Community Garden

For the last four years, Beck Middle School has installed and maintained an 18 bed organic garden. During the school year, this garden is planted and tended to by Beck students. This year students went “green” on Saint Patrick’s Day by planting seeds in grow labs which will eventually be planted in the garden this […]

April 30, 2015   Posted in: News, Uncategorized  No Comments

Mayor Cahn, Town Council Honor 6th Earth Festival

During this year’s 45th anniversary of Earth Day, our dozens of volunteers, leaders, sponsors and participants in the Sustainable Cherry Hill Earth Festival can be especially proud. This largest Earth Festival celebration to date in our township focuses on engaging everyone in at least one new sustainable idea to take home as we continue to  […]

April 14, 2015   Posted in: Featured, News, Uncategorized  No Comments


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