Summit Showcases

2014 Summit, Corvallis

Posted by on Apr 26, 2014 in Summit Showcases

2014 Oregon Green Schools Summit Place: Life Community Church, Corvallis Friday, April 11, 2014 8:30am – 3:00pm   The 18th annual meeting of certified Oregon Green Schools took place at Life Community Church in Corvallis on April 11th. It was an amazing day of learning and networking, well attended and appreciated by all.  This was a new venue for us, after having to switch due to a snow make-up day at the previously-planned public school venue.  But what a great venue it turned out to be, and as always, many excited and eager students and adults were in attendance and enjoyed every...

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2013 Green Schools Summit

Posted by on Nov 25, 2013 in Summit Showcases

2013 Green Schools Summit

2013 Oregon Green Schools Summit Place: Portland Lutheran School Friday, March 1, 2013 8:15am – 3:00pm The 17th annual meeting of certified Oregon Green Schools took place at Portland Lutheran School in Gresham on March 1st. This day of learning and networking was well attended and the weather even cooperated, which gave students and adults even more opportunities to connect in the sunny outdoors. Elementary and middle school activities and presentations spanned across three sessions and included paper making, mock waste audits, and up-cycled jewelry making. Some students even took the...

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2012 Summit: “Climate Change”

Posted by on Nov 12, 2012 in Summit Showcases

2012 Summit: “Climate Change”

Student teams from Oregon Green Schools Association (OGSA) certified schools met on April 9 at the 16th annual OGSA Summit at theEugeneFaithCenter for a full day of learning from school displays, networking, performing arts and hands-on activities. Elementary and middle school students attended three educational sessions on a wide variety of topics and the Green School Showcase, which featured student presentations from three premier level schools, was extremely popular.  Sessions for high school students included an opportunity to meet with University of Oregon students to learn about how...

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2011 Summit

Posted by on Sep 13, 2012 in Summit Showcases

2011 Summit

The 15th annual OGSA Summit was held on Monday, April 25th at Blanchet Catholic HS in Salem. Approximately 400 students and their teachers or adult team leaders shared their latests achievement and learned more about the three R’s, the environment and new ideas for greening their programs. The usual fun hands-on workshops like worm bins and recycled art were popular, and high school students went on a field trip to Easy Orchards, and afterwards dicussed the possibility of a high school summit. Thank you to all our sponsors who made the day possible!

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2010 Summit: “Saving Little Pieces…”

Posted by on Aug 12, 2012 in Summit Showcases

2010 Summit: “Saving Little Pieces…”

Oregon Green Schools Summit, March 5, 2010 “Saving Little Pieces of our Earth…One at a Time”  Teams of representatives from Oregon Green Schools across the state were greeted by a beautiful, sunny day  as they arrived at the 14th annual Oregon Green Schools Summit at Portland Lutheran School inGresham.  TheSummit theme, “Saving Little Pieces of Our Earth…One at a Time,” stressed that one person at a time, doing one thing at a time, making one difference at a time really adds up.  As event organizer Jan Rankin told the crowd of nearly 400 during the opening ceremony, “Taking...

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2009 Summit: “It Starts With a Ripple”

Posted by on Jun 21, 2012 in Summit Showcases

2009 Summit: “It Starts With a Ripple”

2009 Oregon Green Schools Summit “It Starts With a Ripple” Place: Oregon State Fairgrounds in Salem, Oregon March 5, 2009 The 2009 Oregon Green Schools Summit was a resounding success! Thanks to the generosity of supporters such as the Juan Young Trust, Oregon waste haulers and government and corporate sponsors, 362 students and 78 adults from 75 certified Oregon Green Schools converged on the State Fairgrounds in Salem on March 5th to participate this year. In the morning, each student attended three of 19 different sessions presented by volunteers with expertise in the areas of...

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2008 Summit:“I’ve Got the Power!”

Posted by on Jun 20, 2012 in Summit Showcases

2008 Summit:“I’ve Got the Power!”

The 12th annual gathering of Oregon Green Schools took place this year at the State Fairgrounds in Salem, on Thursday, March 13th. About 450 attendees came for the day, including 283 students and 80 teachers. They came from 75 private and public schools, some as far away as Ashland and Bend, to share their recycling and sustainability resources, and to learn more about the many ways to help the environment. The summit is free to all certified Green schools, and is made possible solely by the support of individual, foundation and corporate sponsors, including the generosity of 27 schools’...

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2007 Summit: “Your Choices, Your World”

Posted by on May 19, 2012 in Summit Showcases

2007 Summit: “Your Choices, Your World”

  Seventy-four Oregon Green Schools from across the state sent delegations of students, teachers, and recycling educators to the Green Schools Summit in Eugene on March 2nd. The one-day conference was an opportunity for schools to learn, share and celebrate their waste reduction and resource conservation successes. With more than 400 enthusiastic attendees, this was our largest Summit to date! Each school group brought a school display touting their school program, and regional exhibitors were on...

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2006 Summit,”Follow the Rainbow…”

Posted by on Mar 18, 2012 in Summit Showcases

2006 Summit,”Follow the Rainbow…”

Oregon Green Schools from across the state sent their students, teachers, and recycling educators to the 10th Annual Oregon Green Schools Summit hosted by Willamette High School on March 17th in Eugene. In cars, busses and vans, they “Followed the Rainbow to a Greener World” and learned the many ways to conserve school resources to create a greener school, community and world. The day started with an inspiring presentation by Jo Rodgers, Recycling Educator from BRING Recycling to a full house of nearly...

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2005 Summit: “Learning Today…Acting for Tomorrow”

Posted by on Jun 17, 2011 in Summit Showcases

2005 Summit: “Learning Today…Acting for Tomorrow”

Students and teachers from Oregon Green Schools across the state enjoyed a beautiful sunny day at the 9th annual Oregon Green Schools Summit March 11th at Reynolds High School in Troutdale. Dubbed the “Sustainability Summit,” this year’s event explored ways that today’s decisions and actions will impact tomorrow’s world. The day’s activities were kicked off by David Van’t Hof, Governor Kulongoski’s Sustainability Advisor, who delivered words of support from the Governor to more than 400...

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