River Star School Achievements for 2009-2010

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River Star School Achievements for 2009-2010

The Elizabeth River Project selected the River Star School Achievements for the 2009-2010 school year. Schools are selected as a River Star through demonstrated involvement in a project that has a positive impact on the Elizabeth River. Projects include: oyster gardens, butterfly gardens, wildflower meadows, litter clean-ups, eco-art, recycling, water quality, identified wildlife and flora and more. Students in school may also mentor students in other schools and groups and take projects from the classroom into the community. The 2009-2010 River Star Schools include:

Model Level Schools are recognized for going above and beyond; participating more than one year; mentoring and implementing conservation; and restoration and/or habitat enhancement projects.

  • Fairfield Elementary
  • Kempsville Elementary
  • Kingston Elementary
  • Ocean Lakes Elementary
  • Tallwood High

Achievement Level Schools are for implementing conservation, restoration, and/or habitat enhancement projects.

  • Arrowhead Elementary
  • New Castle Elementary
  • Centerville Elementary
  • Plaza Middle
  • Corporate Landing Middle
  • Providence Elementary
  • Holland Elementary
  • Woodstock Elementary