Earth Day with the West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science

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GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (WOOD) – For Western Michigan Academy of Environmental Sciences Every day is Earth Day, but school staff and students have been working hard all week to make sure they take a little more care of the planet.

The West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science is using the day for its service learning project for its high school by participating in various activities from Thursday morning through Friday afternoon. Students and staff will work on planting trees, raking the soil, preparing their garden for harvest and more.

The mission of this school is to foster an environment conducive to creativity, academic success and character development. The school does all of this while simultaneously helping students to be more aware of their surroundings and of society. Throughout the pandemic, the West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science was able to remain open to in-person learners by using their outdoor spaces and taking the time to focus on the importance of environmental education.

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