Students Celebrating Earth Day

Students Celebrating Earth Day
Posted on 04/23/2021
This week our schools participated in a variety of activities to celebrate Earth Day.


group clean up in park  pile of garbage

Pictured above, Glenfield students donned gloves and masks and wore comfortable shoes on April 17 to participate in a clean-up of Glenfield Park.

earth day poster  earth day poster

Earth Day posters from Glenfield students in Mr. Dubose's art class.

school sign with painted rocks  painted rocks
painted rocks  school sign with painted rocks
On April 22, Hillside students brought in painted rocks (above) to decorate the front of the school by the sign, just to bring a little more to beauty to the world.

Even our young learners are conscious of the importance of saving the planet.

student in earth shirt
This Kindergarten student came to school on Earth Day wearing a t-shirt with facts about the planet.

The North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority recently held a contest for children to share ideas for the future of transportation, thinking of how to make it better for the environment. Both the winner and the runner up in the Under 8 Age Group are from Ms. D'Allegro's second grade class at Nishuane School. “We are so proud of Noah Akinymi and Milo Shneider who had such wonderful, innovative ideas for taking care of the Earth,” said Principal Jill McLaughlin.

Buzz Aldrin Middle School students celebrated in their science classes. They worked on an Earth Day choice board where they picked different activities such as going on a scavenger hunt, learning about all the plastic in the ocean, or doing a big clean up on their street or a local park! Students were also invited to participate in the Spring Earth Day Montclair Parks Clean Ups on Saturday and Sunday, April 24 and 25.

seed packet
Additionally, 6th graders were invited to tour the school where they received seed packets. (see above)
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