Human Community and Human Condition
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
People Served

What is your wish for this project?

Our wish for the first grade Earth Day project was to help our school community understand the importance of reducing waste in the environment, and improving the planet for everyone by picking up trash.

How did it go?

The first grade theme in social studies class this year is “community”. In the beginning of the year, we studied the Agnes Irwin community by taking a walking tour of the campus. We visited the Upper School and the areas where students study, hang out and eat. The first grade students were appalled by the trash and the various possessions the older students left behind. There were pens, hair ties, plastic wrappers, soda cans, and much more. Every first grader picked up at least two items more