DCSD sustainability efforts honored
HIGHLANDS RANCH - This month, two Douglas County schools were honored for their sustainability efforts, including efforts to reduce energy consumption and waste.
Heritage receives Green Flag
Heritage Elementary in Highlands Ranch became the third DCSD school to receive the prestigious Green Flag Award. The award, sponsored by Eco-Schools USA, is the highest recognition it gives to schools around the globe.
“It is wonderful to see the impactful work our students can do,” said DCSD Sustainability Manager. “Paired with great support and leadership from teacher Sue Antonsen and Principal Alisa Pauley, we are proud to highlight the power of our students.”
The official Green Flag ceremony will be later this Spring.
Larkspur Elementary wins Green Ribbon
On Earth Day, the U.S. Department of Education announced that Larkspur Elementary was one of 48 schools across the nation to receive a Green Ribbon Award. Read more about Larkspur's achievement.