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02/13/19Announcement
Green Team
The Gleason Lake Student Council was hard at work today making videos to share with the school on recycling.
02/11/19Announcement
Trivia
Energy Fact: ISD 728 was awarded a grant from Sherburne County to purchase instructive labels for both waste and recycling...(more)
02/11/19Announcement
Planting of Spring Bulbs
The Green Team planted several hundred flowering bulbs at Lake Wilderness. Look for the beautiful Spring bulbs to be pooing...(more)
02/07/19Announcement
Green Team Newsletter
The after school Green Team members are working a newsletter. This letter will go out on a Friday to all the families at Lake...(more)
02/01/19Announcement
Trivia
Last Day to enter this week... Energy Fact: It’s Energy Week in ISD 728!! Simple tasks such as turning off computers,...(more)
01/17/19Announcement
Caribou Trivia
Energy Fact: The United States throws away $11.4 billion worth of recyclable containers and packaging every year. Energy...(more)
01/16/19Announcement
Human Powered Generator
Gleason Lake students are having a great time using the Human Powered Generator during Wayzata’s Energy Week.
01/09/19Announcement
People Power Planet Video Making
Today the Green Team worked on created videos for Energy Week.
01/07/19Announcement
Caribou Trivia
Energy Fact: January is typically the most energy intensive month of the entire year! Energy Trivia: What are two ways...(more)
12/20/18Announcement
Winter Break Tips
Hi Bears! Reducing your energy use and waste does not end when school is out. Some ways that you can make a difference: turn...(more)
12/19/18Announcement
Reminder
Remember that approximately 30% of energy used in schools occurs when they are unoccupied! It’s the easiest and most...(more)
12/14/18Announcement
Marker Recycling Reminder
Jill Waldron 9:11 AM (18 minutes ago) to ROGERS A quick reminder - we recycle markers at RES! You can drop off your dried...(more)
12/11/18Announcement
Trivia
Energy Fact: An incandescent lightbulb converts just 9-10% of its energy to light while LEDs convert nearly 100 percent of...(more)
12/06/18Announcement
Waste Management Recycling
Our guest speaker today from Waste Management taught us about what we can and what we can’t recycle. We learned about...(more)
12/03/18Announcement
Trivia
Energy Fact: Glass, like aluminum, is infinitely recyclable – without any loss in purity or quality. Energy Trivia: ...(more)
02/13/19Announcement
Marker Collection
Homebase is collecting all used and unwanted markers for recycling. Let’s keep them out of the landfills! Thank you...(more)
02/11/19Announcement
New bins!
Thank you Sherburne County and Recycle Across America! Our new bins will be much more effective in our recycling efforts...(more)
02/11/19Announcement
Making Bird Feeders
Lake Wilderness’ after school Green Team made a variety of bird feeders. The students used oranges, peanut butter,...(more)
02/07/19Announcement
Killowatt Kisses
We gave our teachers "kisses" for saving energy. We tested electronic devices to see how many watts they use. From least to...(more)
02/01/19Announcement
Trivia
Last Day to enter this week... Energy Fact: It’s Energy Week in ISD 728!! Simple tasks such as turning off computers,...(more)
01/17/19Announcement
Caribou Trivia
Energy Fact: The United States throws away $11.4 billion worth of recyclable containers and packaging every year. Energy...(more)
01/14/19Announcement
Classroom Recycling
Students have been working to be sure their classroom recycling is taken care of each week. Mondays and Tuesdays are...(more)
01/09/19Announcement
Human Generator
Stop by the Gleason Lake Media Center and try out the Human Generator! Do you have enough energy to make electricity?
12/21/18Announcement
Unplug This Break
Unplug this break and relax knowing you’re saving energy by unplugging and turning off lights before you leave your...(more)
12/20/18Announcement
Building Operations Tour
Mark and Virgil visited us today to talk about how our school uses and saves energy, how the power and air are controlled,...(more)
12/19/18Announcement
Reminder
Remember that approximately 30% of energy used in schools occurs when they are unoccupied! It’s the easiest and most...(more)
12/13/18Announcement
Take the PPP Pledge!
Let us know what you are willing to do, or have been doing already by taking the PPP pledge!
12/11/18Announcement
Trivia
Energy Fact: An incandescent lightbulb converts just 9-10% of its energy to light while LEDs convert nearly 100 percent of...(more)
12/05/18Announcement
Power Patrol Success
Today the GL Power Patrol celebrated their hard work spreading the message to close blinds, turn off lights, reduce, reuse...(more)
12/03/18Announcement
Trivia
Energy Fact: Glass, like aluminum, is infinitely recyclable – without any loss in purity or quality. Energy Trivia: ...(more)
02/11/19Announcement
Trivia
Energy Fact: ISD 728 was awarded a grant from Sherburne County to purchase instructive labels for both waste and recycling...(more)
02/11/19Announcement
Green Team Newsletter
The Green Team Zero Hour class has finished writing a Newsletter that will be sent out to the families that attend Lake...(more)
02/11/19Announcement
Energy Savings Bulletin Board
The Green Team has spent several weeks looking at the Energy Data for Lake Wilderness and all the other elementary schools....(more)
02/04/19Announcement
Energy Week moves into February!
Due to the cold, energy week is extending into February!
01/18/19Announcement
Please watch morning announcements...
We have a lot of cool activities for energy week....
01/17/19Announcement
Who Grew My Soup?
It’s a rainy day today!! We read a book called Who Grew My Soup? and learned about where our food comes from, all...(more)
01/09/19Announcement
Hot Cocoa & Cookies
Congrats Green Team! We all worked hard and achieved our goal of 40% to receive a hot cocoa & cookie party. So proud of each...(more)
01/07/19Announcement
Trivia
Energy Fact: January is typically the most energy intensive month of the entire year! Energy Trivia: What are two ways...(more)
12/21/18Announcement
Unplug This Break
Unplug this break and relax knowing you’re saving energy by unplugging and turning off lights before you leave your...(more)
12/19/18Announcement
Recycle your items with Green Team
The Green Team is looking for used Oui glass yogurt containers, used k-cup containers, teacups/saucers, and lids to water...(more)
12/19/18Announcement
Winter Break Tips
Hi Bears! Don’t forget, reducing your impact on the planet doesn’t end when you are out of school. Some things...(more)
12/13/18Announcement
Weekly emails
Read the announcements at Oakwood every week! Look for Anne’s trivia questions and answer for your chance to win!
12/10/18Announcement
GREAT JOB RECYCLING!
We are doing an awesome job recycling! Thanks everyone!
12/05/18Announcement
Pledge Success
Over 100 THS students have taken a pledge to reduce their impact on the planet by composting and recycling, reducing waste,...(more)
11/29/18Announcement
Power Patrol
My students are super excited to be part of Power Patrol. We conducted our first on in September and will conduct our next...(more)