While the landscaping committee at West Nichols
Hills Elementary consists of adults, they’ve wisely kept the students
at the core of their extensive planting and clean-up projects for the
past four years.
| Martha Swope was delighted to accept the KOB award of excellence for West Nichols Hills
The before and after pictures show the dramatic improvements
made with completely renovated flower beds, a new butterfly garden and
the addition of 26 new trees. But the less-visible student activities
are just as important.
Every student participates in a spring clean-up and
learns how to plant a bulb. Ten older students give butterfly garden
tours to all the other students who can watch butterflies develop from
The judges said it was “a beautiful way to take the classroom outdoors and teach living environmental concern.”
FOR EDUCATION AND BEAUTIFICATION, WEST NICHOLS HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IS GOOD NEWS FOR OKLAHOMA’S ENVIRONMENT!
Posted on 05/01/2001
by Sonny Wilkinson filed under