Tucson schools to participate in day of service

2013-09-12T13:00:00Z 2013-09-12T13:02:05Z Tucson schools to participate in day of serviceAlexis Huicochea Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Twelve Tucson schools are participating in a day of service on Sept. 28 to make campuses healthy and productive places for students to learn.

The projects, which including planting gardens, installing water harvesting systems and painting murals, are part of the Green Apple Day of Service, a global event. Some schools will also host sustainability workshops. The community is invited to volunteer at any of the following schools:

  • City High School
  • Presidio Schools
  • St. Mark's Preschool
  • Safford K-8 Magnet School
  • Drachman K-6 Montessori Magnet School
  • Borton Magnet School
  • Pueblo Magnet High School
  • Utterback Magnet Middle School
  • Roskruge Bilingual K-8
  • Kellond Elementary
  • Manzo Elementary
  • Holladay Magnet School

Schools can still develop Green Apple projects and register them with the Center for Green Schools, which administers the Green Apple program.

To learn more about the service projects, to sign up to volunteer, or to register a school, go to www.mygreenapple.org

Contact reporter Alexis Huicochea at ahuicochea@azstarnet.com or 573-4175. On Twitter @AlexisHuicochea

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