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Get ready to celebrate Earth Day at MCS!

MCS Sustainability Committee
 
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Earth Day (April 22nd) is coming up next month, and an exciting program of events is being rolled out at MCS. Get ready to join as there will be something for everyone, caregivers and children alike, whether you’re already a zero-waste star, or just starting to look into ways to reduce your environmental impact! 

Check out below the advanced calendar of events and save those dates!
  • Clothing swap: Wednesday, April 17th, through Friday, April 19th, 2024
    • Start decluttering now: the Sustainability Committee will host a clothing swap at school at morning drop-offs and afternoon pick-ups. You don’t have to bring something to take something! Please only bring clean items suitable for school-age students (age 3 through 15). No rips or stains. 
  • Earth Day Assembly and full day of celebrations: Friday, April 19th, 2024
    • Children and caregivers will gather in the gym for the annual Earth Day Assembly. Lots of activities are in the plans on that day, so stay tuned for more information!
  • Zero Waste Workshop: Wednesday, April 24th at 6 p.m., MCS Library
    • The committee will offer a full evening of activities as part of Earth Day, including a crash course on starting a zero-waste journey, practical demos (e.g. jam-making and yogurt-making) and the clothing swap finale. Participants will also get a say in what topics should be covered next.
  • Parent-Led Forum on Racial, Social and Environmental Justice, Wednesday, May 1st, at 6pm, MCS Library
    • Guest speakers will explore how racial, social and environmental justice intersect. The presentations will put the spotlight on how children of color and of socially disadvantaged backgrounds are disproportionately impacted by environmental challenges. Followed by a Q&A and call to action. 

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Anyone in the MCS community can join the Sustainability Committee!

If you are a parent, guardian, faculty or staff member and are interested in joining us email us at:
mcssustainabilitycommittee@gmail.com
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