What is Roots & Shoots?

What is Roots & Shoots?

Roots creep underground everywhere and make a firm foundation. Shoots seem very weak, but to reach the light, they can break open brick walls. Imagine that the brick walls are all the problems we have inflicted on our planet. Hundreds of thousands of roots & shoots, hundreds of thousands of young people around the world, can break through these walls. We CAN change the world.

- Dr. Jane

The Roots & Shoots program is about making positive change happen—for our communities, for animals and for the environment. With tens of thousands of young people in almost 100 countries, the Roots & Shoots network connects youth of all ages who share a desire to create a better world. Young people identify problems in their communities and take action. Through service projects, youth-led campaigns and an interactive website, Roots & Shoots members are making a difference across the globe.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

February Meeting Dates

Thursday, February 3rd 2:45 - 4:00 in Mrs. Wood's room.
Marcus Berry will be there to help us launch our composting program.

Thursday, February 17th 2:45-4:00
Please bring a note to stay after school.

Marcus Berry from NEKWM talking to students about recycling.

"After the recycling assembly, I went home and got some boxes from the basement and labeled them all so that we can recycle more" Zach Grade 4

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