September 22, 2015
NEW — 5:01 p.m. Sept. 22, 2015
Student Sustainability Ambassadors have kicked off a monthlong Carrot Mob at the Recology store in Gilman Village.
A Carrot Mob is a reverse boycott, supporting a green business by inundating it with consumers wanting to call attention to a good idea.
March 19, 2015
NEW — 6 a.m. March 19, 2015
Inspired by TED Talks, Liberty High School will present its second annual STARtalks on March 20.
Each 10-minute STARtalk will speak to concerns and strategies for managing polluted stormwater runoff. The framework is based on the new STAR Community Rating System for ranking the sustainability of cities nationwide.
STARtalks will be offered three times during the day, at 7:30 and 9:05 a.m., and at 12:50 p.m. Each 45-minute assembly features experts from the field as well as student speakers with a new group of three speakers presenting in each time slot.
August 21, 2014
NEW — 4 p.m. Aug. 21, 2014
Fifty student leaders at the middle-school and high-school levels will convene Aug. 22 at Issaquah High School for the first 2050 Workout.
The workout will feature systems thinking, scenario mapping and public speaking practice. Student teams will present their findings at a free public forum from 6-7 p.m. at the school theater.
May 13, 2014
Liberty High School students are keenly aware their school is undergoing a major modernization project, but they might not know the intricate details about the new building’s environmental friendliness.
Liberty’s renovation was part of a large-scale discussion at the school last month when the school’s Sustainability Ambassadors hosted three assemblies about green-building practices.
The discussions, titled STAR Talks (Sustainability Tools for Assessing and Rating) were designed to give the student body a taste for what the new wave of building standards look like, particularly in regard to schools.