Video: Two celebrations for Holy Rosary School

First: A ceremony and assembly this afternoon as Holy Rosary School celebrated its certification as Seattle’s first “Washington Green School” (first reported here earlier this week). Parent volunteer coordinator Nancy Stillger and principal Kris Brown (center) accepted the certificate. The program will be available online in time for other schools to sign on starting this fall; recycling is just part of it, and Nancy posed with HR teacher Matt Seacrest at one of the recycling stations in the hallway on the second floor. Matt will be teaching an elective course next year about recycling and being environmentally sound.

Second celebration: Tonight, Holy Rosary’s 8th graders graduate. And it’s almost “graduation time” for principal Brown, who is moving on to a new job after this school year (as first reported here two months ago). She told us about a message she is sharing tonight, which sounds like it also is personally relevant:

Holy Rosary’s kindergarteners graduate tomorrow morning; then, a week from tonight at 7 pm, a celebration is planned in honor of Kris Brown. More details on the Holy Rosary website. (Brown is leaving to become principal of St. Catherine in Maple Leaf, a smaller school; her replacement at HR has not yet been announced.)

1 Reply to "Video: Two celebrations for Holy Rosary School"

  • Eco Encore June 5, 2009 (2:17 pm)

    It’s exciting to see these kinds of environmental programs getting real traction in the school system. It’s never to early to teach kids the importance of recycling, especially since it’s one of the easiest ways to do good for the environment. At Eco Encore, we sell donated used books, CDs and DVDs online and distribute the proceeds to local environmental organizations. Of course, we wouldn’t have anything to sell if nobody cared about recycling.

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