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Earth Month 2022

The Audubon Committee, Media Innovation Team, and Upper School Sustainability Club are excited to present the inaugural All-School Earth Day Celebration the week of April 19, 2022. This week will be filled with opportunities to focus on sustainability, stewardship, and place-based learning at Sacred Heart Greenwich. On Friday 4/22, from 10:00 AM -11:00 AM, the entire student body will gather on the front lawn to celebrate Earth Day. Students will be invited to participate in over twenty student, staff, and faculty led interactive workshops. Students will welcome our honeybees, learn about our weather station, get their hands dirty in the garden, and much more!

Sacred Heart

Goals and Criteria

Our Earth Month 2022 celebrations exemplify all five of the Sacred Heart Goals and Criteria.

  • Faith and Stewardship (Goal 1)

  • Innovation and Interdisciplinary Learning (Goal 2)

  • Place-based Learning (Goal 3)

  • Mission and Sustainability (Goal 4)

  • Art and Resilient Ecosystems (Goal 5)

Woodblock Print by Upper School Art Teachers
Paula Westcott and Marnie McLaughlin

Earth Week Schedule

Thursday, April 21st

10:20 - 10:50 AM

Maka Black Elk Talk on Indigenous Environmentalism  - Regina Finn ‘22

 

11:30 AM- 12:00 PM

Maka Black Elk Prayer Circle - Outside- Interfaith Chapel

 

1:20 - 2:05 PM

Environmental Science Research Presentation - Annie O’Connor ‘22

 

3:30 - 4:45 PM

Professional Learning Session on Stewardship and Sustainability

Friday, April 22nd

10:00 - 11:00 AM

 

All-School Earth Day Celebration 

10:00 - 10:10 AM

Meet on Front Steps of Salisbury Hall

10:10 - 11:00 AM

 Faculty and student-led workshops

Faculty, Staff, and students have been asked to take photographs that celebrate our beautiful campus. Throughout Earth week 2022, images will be featured on the Sacred Heart Instagram account. Winners will be selected by members of the Audubon Committee and Media Innovation Team and prizes will include 4ocean bracelets and reusable water bottles.

Earth Week Social Media Challenge

Earth Month Workshops

During Earth Month 2022, faculty, staff, and students are hosting exciting workshops to help promote sustainability and stewardship of the environment. On Thursday, April 21st, faculty and staff will engage in professional learning workshops that will help further bring ideas of sustainability into the classroom and school community. These workshops explore art, poetry, gardening, and honeybees among other exciting topics. 

On Friday April 22nd, the entire Sacred Heart community will come together to celebrate the beauty and importance of our land. Interdivisional groups of students will engage with ideas of recycling and composting, prayer and creation, birdhouses, and science research among many other Earth Day related topics.