Aledo Healthy Habitats Grant Wins National Award

Aledo Healthy Habitats Grant Wins National Award

The Environmental Club HOPE at Coder Elementary took the top prize in Texas and is one of the top 20 national finalists for the Grand Prize in the Disney Planet Challenge. The club chose to restore a pocket prairie behind the school for their project, which was one of 14 Texas Healthy Habitats grants this year. The completed project, which documents goals, experiences, student and teacher reflections, and artifacts of the work, was submitted for judging the second week of February as a digital portfolio. School administrators learned after spring break that the club's project was No. 1 in the state! [caption id="attachment_110" align="aligncenter" width="300"] http://citizenship.disney.com/strengthen-communities[/caption] Disney's Planet Challenge is a project-based learning environmental competition for classrooms across the United States. DPC teaches kids about science and conservation while empowering…
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