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Future plans for Roots and Shoots

Future plans for Roots and Shoots

Isabelle Becker and Nietzsche Deuel

May 25, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

As senior Zosha Skinner reflects on leaving Roots and Shoots, she said she thinks the club will be successful next year. “I think that Roots and Shoots will last beyond just next year, and I think that even if there are just three people next year, they’re a great three people,” Skinner sai...

Gardening internship available for students

Gardening internship available for students

Nietzsche Deuel and Isabelle Becker

May 3, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

Every year of his high school career, senior Roots and Shoots member Owen Geier said he has participated in internships working in gardens. “(Working in the garden was) actually really nice. I think gardening is very essential to a person’s health and it makes them happy,” Geier said. The ...

Art displayed in community

Art displayed in community

Nietzsche Deuel and Isabelle Becker

May 2, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

After holding a contest where Park students submit art or photographs to be displayed on a utility box in St. Louis Park, members of Roots and Shoots, City Council and a neighborhood representative selected senior Nathaniel Sturzl’s photograph for the winner. According to senior Roots and Shoots mem...

Roots and Shoots brings awareness to climate change

Roots and Shoots brings awareness to climate change

Nietzsche Deuel and Isabelle Becker

April 4, 2017


Filed under Galleries, School clubs and activities, Showcase

Roots and Shoots worked with St. Louis Park City Council to hold a contest to raise awareness for the environment by decorating a utility box with the winners art/photo submission. These are the art/photo submissions, used with permission from the photographers.

Roots and Shoots repurposes utility boxes

Roots and Shoots repurposes utility boxes

Isabelle Becker and Nietzsche Deuel

February 24, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

Updated Feb. 28: This story has been updated to reflect a change in the due date for art submissions. Roots and Shoots members are working to decorate plain utility boxes on street corners, all while promoting issues about climate change. St. Louis Park community liaison Breanna Freedman said art in...

Roots and Shoots meets with other school districts

Roots and Shoots meets with other school districts

Isabelle Becker and Nietzsche Deuel

February 16, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

According to club mentor and iMatter executive director Larry Kraft, Roots and Shoots has been working on a climate action plan for St. Louis Park, and recently met with representatives from the city and students from other schools. “The Roots and Shoots club has done a phenomenal job on the ta...

Club helps city with environmental improvements

Club helps city with environmental improvements

Sydney Hall

December 14, 2015


Filed under School clubs and activities

Roots and Shoots works to get St. Louis Park an environmental report card through an organization called iMatter, according to junior Roots and Shoots club member Anna Roethler. “What we’re trying to do is work with this program, create a report card and bring it to the city council and show ...

Water bottle filler reaches milestone

Water bottle filler reaches milestone

Noah Betz-Richman, Staff Writer

March 5, 2013


Filed under News

Student group to consider adding more stations   According to the estimate of the water bottle filling station, over 16,000 water bottles have been saved in the three months since the station’s installation Dec. 4, averaging over 175 bottles saved every day, as of March 6. The station was i...

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