Washington Elementary partners with Puentes @Boggs Tract Community Farm. Washington students participate in a community garden program after-school every week.
To learn more about Puentes, click on the following link: Puentes
TREE PLANTING EVENT @ WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY
Sunday, April 15th-Healing Herbs
Saturday, April 21st-
Boggs Tract Earth Day
@10 AM to 12 PM
Sunday, May 20th-Pizza/Kitchen Use
On Saturday, October 28th, Washington Elementary in partnership with Puentes Urban Forestry planted 26 trees along the outer areas in the grassy area of the school. Two types of trees were planted: Saratoga Bay Laurels and Chinese Pistache Trees. The trees were planted along the fence line on Fresno Street, the back of the school and the side of the school. WE are very grateful for all of the community support we received to make this day a huge sucess. We would like to acknowledge the many volunteers who came to help plant trees at Washington.
Our volunteers included: SUSD's Board President Maria Mendez, Board Member Cecilia Mendez, Dr. Reyes Gauna, Assistant Superintendent, Educational Support Services, SUSD Facilities Staff, Washington Students, Staff and Parents, Volunteers from our SUSD schools: Edison High School, Franklin High School, Health Careers Academy, Pittman, and Commodore Elementary, the Puentes Staff and the Lanscape Architechts.
Saratoga Bay Laurels Chinese Pistache
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