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Congratulations to all of the D75 schools that were chosen for the Grow to Learn and Office of Sustainability grants! This year 14 school gardens were funded through Grow to Learn and another 9 schools received Sustainability funds for projects including water bottle refill stations and environmental education programs. Way to go, D75!

Congratulations to 53K @ Spring Creek for being in the TOP 5 Youth Garden Grant winners over 800 schools that applied! Here is the link to read more about the grant and Kid’s Gardening organization: 2018 Kid’s Gardening Youth Garden Grant winners.  Spring Creek, we can’t wait to see the fruits of your labor.

The NYCDOE and UFT recognized Hometown Hero Michael Masefeld of 754X. See him on the far right side?

hometownP754X teacher Michael Masefield gets recognition as a Hometown Hero for the hard work he does in school on the farm.

Click here for NY Daily News article

As part of the award the school won, the New York Restoration Project built this shady spot for the 721K garden. Now student gardeners can take a break when the sun gets too hot.

Here some other photos of the garden and shed.

Enjoy these photos of Erin Gill and her award-winning student gardeners.

Thanks to Barbara Tremblay, principal of 721K, for submitting.

721K Award Winners

Thank you to Barbara Tremblay, Principal P 721K, for sending this in.