Honoring Black History With Food
FoodCorps from a Principal’s Perspective
Not many principals have experienced their schools from the perspective of a student. But Maria Pace, Boulder Elementary & Middle’s Principal-Superintendent, grew up attending Boulder Elementary & Middle School. Now an administrator, she devotes herself to nurturing the school that nurtured her. A main focus for Maria is fostering a healthy school environment. With the work of passionate staff … Continued
Stunted carrots: A Learning Opportunity?
Anyone who has planted vegetables, including the most experienced farmers and gardeners, knows that sometimes you can’t avoid crop failure, and you have to deal with your losses one way or another. I learned that lesson this year, when two of the root vegetable beds we planted with Cherokee Elementary Garden Club got attacked by worms, … Continued
Peer Pressure and Leafy Greens
I stood behind a long table in the high school cafeteria, small plastic cups lined end to end. Half the cups were overflowing with shiny, curly, green leaves speckled with dried cranberries and pumpkin seeds: Kale Salad. The other half were filled with kale too, but darkened, flat, and crispy: chips. I was standing next … Continued