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Aug. 8, 2018
Eastside Catholic earns level two green school recognition from King County external link
From the Issaquah-Sammamish Reporter

July 2, 2018
Tahoma School District is one of only two school districts to receive recognition by the King County Green Schools Program for environmental sustainability external link
From the Voice of the Valley

Jun 15, 2018
County Green Schools program recognizes MI schools external link
From the Mercer Island Reporter

Jun 13, 2018
Five Federal Way schools recognized for conservation efforts external link
From the Federal Way Mirror

Jun 8, 2018
Enumclaw student working to increase sustainability external link
From the Enumclaw Courier-Herald

June 7, 2018
California Casualty supports Washington Schools Honorees external link
From the Snoqualmie Valley Record

June 7, 2018
Issaquah's 'Green' Schools Recognized By King County external link
From the Sammamish Patch

June 6, 2018
King County Green Schools Program recognizes 83 schools, two districts for resource conservation
King County news release

March 8, 2018
Rainier Middle School recognized for resource conservation efforts
From the Auburn Reporter

March 6, 2018
King County Green Schools Program recognizes eight schools for resource conservation
King County news release

July 12, 2017
Issaquah School District honored by county for commitment to environment external link
From the Issaquah Reporter

July 6, 2017
Three Enumclaw schools lauded for ‘green’ effort external link
From the Courier-Herald

July 4, 2017
Kirkland schools recognized as King County Green Schools external link
From the Kirkland Reporter

June 29, 2017
6 Federal Way schools recognized for conservation efforts external link
From the Federal Way Mirror

June 28, 2017
Auburn School District comes up golden by going green external link
From the Auburn Reporter

June 20, 2017
King County Green Schools Program recognizes 77 schools, 2 districts for resource conservation
King County news release

July 7, 2016
Four Valley schools receive King County Green Schools Program honors for conserving resources external link
From the Snoqualmie Valley Record

June 17, 2016
King County Green Schools Program recognizes 70 schools for conserving resources external link
From the Maple Valley Reporter

June 13, 2016
Kent schools honored for conserving resources external link
From the Kent Reporter

June 8, 2016
King County Green Schools Program recognizes Kirkland school for conserving resources external link
From the Kirkland Reporter

June 8, 2016
King County Green Schools Program recognizes seven Northshore schools external link
From the Bothell/Kenmore Reporter

Nov. 7, 2015
Sammamish elementary school participates in national recycling program external link
From the Issaquah Reporter.

Federal Way Public Schools receives Certificate of Recognition
Federal Way Public Schools receives Certificate of Recognition from the Green Schools Program and City of Federal Way at its school board meeting. From left: Jeff Gaisford, Manager of the Recycling and Environmental Services Section, King County Solid Waste Division; Dale Alekel, Program Manager of the King County Green Schools Program; Ed Novak, Resource Conservation Manager, Federal Way Public Schools; and Rob van Orsow, Solid Waste and Recycling Coordinator, City of Federal Way.

June 3, 2015
King County Green Schools Program honors 55 schools as they help cut waste, save resources
King County news release

May 1, 2015
Tahoma School District goes green for Earth Day with awards external link
From the Maple Valley Reporter

Feb. 28, 2015
Northshore’s Secondary Academy for Success recognized for water conservation and pollution prevention external link
From the Bothell-Kenmore Reporter

Feb. 27, 2014
King County Green Schools Program recognizes six schools, helps schools achieve results
King County news release

July 17, 2014
Eight Issaquah schools honored for conservation external link
From the Issaquah Reporter

June 19, 2014
Enumclaw schools recognized for 'green' efforts external link
From the Enumclaw Courier-Herald

June 3, 2014
Rock Creek Elementary recognized in King County Green Schools program external link
From the Maple Valley Reporter

June 2, 2014
King County Green Schools Program honors two schools from Kirkland for resource conservation external link
From the Kirkland Reporter

June 2, 2014
King County Green Schools Program honors 34 schools for resource conservation
King County news release

April 28, 2014
Sandburg Elementary/Discovery Community School in Kirkland named Green School Leader external link
From the Kirkland Reporter

Feb. 20, 2014
King County Green Schools Program honors Auburn schools for resource conservation external link
From the Auburn Reporter

Feb. 20, 2014
King County Green Schools Program honors seven schools for resource conservation
King County news release

July 24, 2013
County honors Auburn schools for ‘green’ efforts external link
From the Auburn Reporter

July 23, 2013
Kent School District, other King County districts and schools, get conservation awards
King County news release

July 5, 2013
King County Green Schools program honors Bothell school for conservation external link
From the Bothell Reporter

July 3, 2013
King County Green Schools Program honors 39 schools for conservation
King County news release

March 1, 2013
King County Green Schools Program honors 8 schools, 2 districts for resource conservation
King County news release

March 1, 2013
Issaquah District, Sunset Elementary Recognized for 'Green' Efforts external link
King County's Green Schools Program helps schools and districts reduce waste, cut garbage disposal costs, and lower energy and water consumption and costs.
From the Sammamish-Issaquah Patch

June 13, 2012
King County Green Schools Program honors six Tahoma schools for conservation external link
From the Maple Valley Reporter

Apr. 30, 2012
Bellevue teacher honored by county as Earth Hero external link
From the Bellevue Reporter

Apr. 24, 2012
Issaquah schools recognized for compost, recycling program external link
From the Issaquah Reporter

April 23, 2012
Issaquah School District Recognized for Resource Conservation external link
From the Sammamish-Issaquah Patch

June 18, 2011
Whiz Kids: Sammamish Schools Earn Recognition From King County for Conservation Efforts external link
Sunny Hills Elementary and Creekside Elementary named as Green Schools by King County, thanks to the help of green-minded students
From the Sammamish Patch

June 9, 2011
WHS Earth Club Wins Green School Status external link
King County program offers special recognition for successful energy conservation, waste reduction and recycling
From the Woodinville Patch

April 14, 2011
Islanders Earn ‘Green Schools’ and ‘Earth Heroes’ Honors from County Executive Constantine external link
The school district’s distinction was announced as County Executive Dow Constantine recognized "Earth Heroes at School" at an award ceremony for environmental efforts and stewardship in schools countywide at the Community Center
From the Mercer Island Patch

April 11, 2011
Earth Day Festivities ‘Spring’ to Life with Leap for Green Fair external link
From the Mercer Island Patch

April 6, 2011
King County Honors Three People From the Northshore School District as Earth Heroes at School external link
From the Woodinville Patch

March 30, 2011
County Names Local Resident, Teacher and School as ‘Earth Heroes’ external link
Local resident Nancy Weil, Mercer Island High School science teacher Jamie Cooke and Island Park Elementary were all recognized for their efforts to promote environmentally-friendly practices and stewardship in local schools
From the Mercer Island Patch

September 2010
Trend: Green Education external link
Local schools are bringing green education out of the books and onto the campus
From Seattle magazine

May 25, 2010
Tahoma is first to earn green schools district awardDownload PDF 224 K
Tahoma School District's success in recycling and resource management has earned recognition as the first school district in King County to attain Level One in the Green Schools Program
From the Voice of the Valley

March 9, 2010
Tahoma schools recognized for recycling, resource conservation efforts Download PDF 371 K
Six Tahoma schools are among 11 that King County is honoring for completing the first level of the county's Green Schools Program
From the Voice of the Valley

February 2008
Sierra Heights school lunch leftovers fed to the worms, for the environmentDownload PDF 134 K
From of Renton Magazine

Dec. 12, 2007
Issaquah School District Gets Awards for RecyclingDownload PDF 296 K
From The Issaquah Press

Nov. 15, 2007
Green schools save money and energy external link
Science teacher Mike Town and his students are working to lower Redmond High School's carbon emissions, one classroom at a time
From the The Seattle Times

June 2007
Success story: edible food donation Download PDF 27 K
Five school districts donated more than 5,000 pounds of edible food to charitable organizations with the help of King County's Green Schools program.

Feb. 3, 2007
Feeding "The Big Pig" and saving the planet external link
Students at Covington's Crestwood Elementary School tend to the first Earth Tub composting system in a King County school
From the The Seattle Times

Oct. 18, 2006
Federal Way Public Schools Win Honorable "Green Schools" AwardDownload PDF 452 K
From the Federal Way News

May 4, 2005
Sims Designates Two Locals as Earth HeroesDownload PDF 1.2 MB
Article from the Issaquah Press detailing how a Issaquah Valley Elementary school parent and custodian were named as Earth Heroes at School by King County.

July 1, 2003
Kids Throw Selves Into Recycling external link
Article from the Seattle Post-Intelligencer with information on the Green Schools program and its participants.

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