We Are a Green School

Whispering Pines Elementary is a Green School!
Posted on 04/11/2018

The Green Schools Recognition Program is coordinated by FAU Pine Jog Environmental Education Center and recognizes public, private and charter schools that encourage cultures of sustainability within their school environments. K-12 schools in Palm Beach and Martin Counties are eligible to apply; schools are designated green when they have made strides in:

Making school grounds enhancements that encourage the use of the grounds as a learning environment and enhance the areas ecological integrity.
Enhancing school sustainability through the conservation of energy and water and the reduction of solid wastes.
Integrating curriculum that will prepare students to understand and act on current and future environmental challenges facing South Florida.
Involvement with the community that fosters partnerships within the school building and local organizations in an effort to create an awareness of environmental issues between the school and the community.
Administrative support through active professional development and the creation of a school philosophy and culture that embraces sustainability.