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Success Stories: 2009–2014

Both individual schools and school districts may participate in the King County Green Schools Program.

Schools

[+] EnlargeTahoma School District superintendent Mike Maryanski receives certificate of recognition from Dale Alekel

Tahoma School District superintendent Mike Maryanski receives certificate of recognition from Dale Alekel, King County Green Schools Program

Schools in 15 school districts and 30 cities in King County have earned recognition as King County Green Schools.

  • 171 schools completed Level One
  • 93 schools completed Level Two
  • 54 schools completed Level Three

The schools are divided below according to their school district. Private schools are listed under “Private Schools.” Click on the school names below to read each school's success story.

Also see the success stories of a few selected 2003–2008 program participants that received assistance from the program before the program levels were started.

Each school received a certificate of recognition, a “We are a King County Green School” banner — or a “Level Two” or “Level Three” sticker to place on their banner — as well as a success story on the program website and mention in a press release issued by King County.

Auburn School District

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Bellevue School District

[+] EnlargeSherwood Forest students with their “We are a Green School” banner

Sherwood Forest students with their “We are a Green School” banner

[+] EnlargeEnatai students use paper from the paper reuse tray, which holds paper that’s only been used on one side.

Enatai students use paper from the paper reuse tray, which holds paper that’s only been used on one side.

[+] EnlargeStudents serve as light monitors to turn off lights in unoccupied classrooms.

Students serve as light monitors to turn off lights in unoccupied classrooms.

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Enumclaw School District

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Federal Way Public Schools

[+] EnlargeNautilus students celebrate conservation successes

Nautilus students celebrate conservation successes

[+] EnlargeStudent leadership team at Gregory Heights

Student leadership team at Gregory Heights

[+] EnlargeLiberty High students take pride in a road clean-up effort near the school

Liberty High students take pride in a road clean-up effort near the school

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Highline School District

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Issaquah School District

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Kent School District

[+] EnlargeSpringbrook’s student Green Team

Springbrook’s student Green Team

[+] EnlargeStudents help educate fellow students about food scrap collection in the Wilder Elementary lunchroom

Students help educate fellow students about food scrap collection in the Wilder Elementary lunchroom

[+] EnlargeStudent Green Club at Lakeridge

Student Green Club at Lakeridge

[+] EnlargeLeota Junior High students and staff kick off their food scrap collection program

Leota Junior High students and staff kick off their food scrap collection program

[+] EnlargeHigh school student at Two Rivers shares recycling information

High school student at Two Rivers shares recycling information

[+] EnlargeStudents recycling with Waste Free lunch boxes

Students at Glacier Park recycle milk cartons and bring durable lunch boxes to school

[+] EnlargeInformation table at Kings School showcasing products made from recyclable materials and the school’s “We are a Green School” banner

Information table at Kings School showcasing products made from recyclable materials and the school’s “We are a Green School” banner

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Lake Washington School District

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Mercer Island School District

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Northshore School District

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Renton School District

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Riverview School District

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Shoreline School District

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Snoqualmie Valley School District

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Tahoma School District

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Private schools

School districts

The following school districts have earned recognition as King County Green School Districts.

Five school districts (Bellevue, Issaquah, Kent, Mercer Island and Tahoma) completed Level One Green School District criteria. To complete Level One school district criteria, at least 75 percent of a district’s schools must be recognized as Level One Green Schools.

Four school districts (Bellevue, Issaquah, Kent and Tahoma) have completed Level Two, and three school districts (Bellevue, Kent and Tahoma) have completed Level Three.

The following school districts participate in the program.

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Updated: Mar. 20, 2014


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