Milton elementary school one of four schools to represent Georgia in the National Green Ribbon Schools program.
Crabapple Crossing Elementary School was among four Georgia schools commended by Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle Monday morning for their efforts to be green. Crabapple Crossing, which is located in Milton, and three others were nominated to represent Georgia in the National Green Ribbon Schools contest, launched this year by the U.S. Dept. of Education to award conservation-minded schools. The other Georgia schools are Arabia Mountain High School in DeKalb County, Springdale Park Elementary in Atlanta and the Savannah Country Day School. According to a press release from the Georgia Dept. of Education, Crabapple Crossing can win up to $10,000 — pledged by the Turner Foundation — if it is one of the schools recognized with a National Green Ribbon. …
Crabapple Crossing, Birmingham Falls Elementary students will take home a tree to plant thanks to a local business owner.
Monday, February 13, 2012
Arbor Day will be celebrated on Feb. 17 and more than 260 fourth graders in Milton will roll up their sleeves and plant a tree. Fourth graders at Crabapple Crossing and Birmingham Falls Elementary schools in Milton will receive trees to take home and plant. The kids will become members of Fourth Grade Foresters. The project’s goal is to help revitalize a remarkable idea - observation of Arbor Day in America’s schools. State Farm agent W.J. Albertson, ChFC, CLU, has an office opening soon in Crabapple and sponsored the trees for Arbor Day in the community. “Trees are an important part of the Milton community and I felt this is a way for children to begin an appreciation for trees and their many benefits,” he said. “This project is made …