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Tahoma School District

Maple Valley, WA

Tahoma School District serves approximately 8,200 students in grades pre-K-12 in and around Maple Valley, WA, a suburban community (23,000 population) in Southeast King County, about 30 miles southeast of Seattle.Tahoma School District is recognized as innovative in its development and use of curriculum, including the focus on sustainability through all grade levels. Test scores indicate that Tahoma students are among the state’s top 5 percent, on average.

Dawn Wakeley
Executive Director Teaching & Learning

DWakeley@TahomaSD.US
(425) 413-3430
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Progress Snapshot

Power Points

0%

earned by taking action

Energy Savings

30%

saved in your district
Carbon Savings

2,226

metric tons of carbon saved in your district
Total Pledges

62

people pledged this year
(29,185 total) to cut energy and waste

Announcements View All

Earth Week Celebration! Check In

04/22/21 Shadow Lake Elementary

Wow! We we really got the community working 😁. Students, teachers, and families are sharing such wonderful ideas of how to be greener. From using reusable water bottles, planting trees, and composting everyone is taking action! Let’s keep it up and make every day Earth Day!

Its Earth Week

04/21/21 Maple View Middle

We have been working hard on our Earth Week Campaign. Each student has a day of the week to create a slideshow with a specific theme or activity. Monday is Earth Quiz and what is your Earth Week Goal, Tuesday is take a nature walk and send us a picture, Wednesday is watch three environmentally educational videos, Thursday is the history or Earth Week and wear your Green or Flowers spirit day, Friday is upcycling- reusing material life hacks

Earth Week Celebration!

04/16/21 Shadow Lake Elementary

All right Shadow Lake Tigers get ready for an Earth Week filled with challenges and fun! Follow this link to for the daily challenges. Remember to add photos of your green efforts on the Padlet link located on the presentation. https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/e/2PACX-1vQv5_XTYzLcZTYTMMrljHO7MbJhegzu8ImPm7TiYuINJ-rYoyECVOHpD86MZ_x2TryTXRF3gcN-AN_Z/pub?start=false&loop=false&delayms=3000

March

04/12/21 Maple View Middle

Throughout March we worked on a presentation about conserving energy and the different types of energy that we harvest- nuclear, wind, water, solar, etc. We then discussed the pros and cons for each. Our presentation taught our students about the benefits of clean energy, how to conserve energy, and be thoughtful of our planet.

April

04/12/21 Maple View Middle

We are working hard on Earth Week. Each day we will post something on our school wide google classroom page. On Monday we will post a survey and ask students to submit pictures of them doing environmentally friends task (nature walks, picking up litter, turning down the power, etc.), on Tuesday will we encourage students to take a nature walk (Its supposed to be 65 degrees and sunny!), on Tuesday we will post a video for students to watch (it is our asynchronous day), on Thursday we are partnering with ASB for spirit week and asking students to dress in green for Earth Day, on Friday we are collecting pledges/take action points.

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Shadow Lake Earth Day Celebration
Shadow Lake Earth Day Celebration

04/28/21 Shadow Lake Elementary

Check it out! Still tons more on our Padlet. Way to go Tigers 🙌

Earth Week Celebration Padlet Photos
Earth Week Celebration Padlet Photos

04/22/21 Shadow Lake Elementary

Wow! Look at everyone taking action!

Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Great Pacific Garbage Patch

04/21/21 Maple View Middle

The students were really excited about this presentation. They worked really hard on it and we are very proud of the take action pledges we received from this presentation.

Videos View All

Romy explains why Green Team is important

06/04/21 Maple View Middle

Romy is helping recruit Green Teamers for next year!

How to make a bag out of a T Shirt

06/02/21 Maple View Middle

Upcycling project two- after showing the school the life cycle of a T shirt, Romy decided to show them how to reuse a T Shirt to enhance the life cycle

Water Bottle Paddle Boat

06/02/21 Maple View Middle

Owen made a water bottle paddle boat for his upcyclin project