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Jun 2012


School’s Out, Results are In: Springer Reduces Trash

Submitted by Beth Wolff In mid-January, 2012, at Springer Elementary, with the full support and enthusiasm of Principal Wade Spenader, parent volunteer Beth Wolff started a lunchtime recycling and composting program. And it has been a MAJOR MAJOR success! Springer has gone from 13 overflowing trash cans every day to 1 can per ...

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Mar 2012


Family Bike Days and Used Bike Drive

Family Bike Days Remember the feeling of first learning to ride a bicycle on your own—without training wheels and without a parent’s balancing hand? Remember that sudden rush of freedom? Not only is bicycling fun and freeing, it is also a great way to get exercise. But bicycling comes with risks. To address these, the […]

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Aug 2011


Back to the Future: Walk or Wheel Empowers Students

By Peg Champion, GreenTown Los Altos Correspondent It’s a sparkling clear September morning in Los Altos, and children are streaming into school, chattering with their friends. Bikes of every color, size and style fill the bike racks.  No idling cars spew exhaust fumes in the drop-off lane, no stressed-out parents sit behind ...

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