Ike's Green Team

School Address: 
800 Walters Drive
Manhattan, KS 66502
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Contact Name: 
Lisa Mechels
Email
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Phone: 
(785) 587-2880
Fax: 
(785) 587-2888
Education level or type: 
Middle/Jr. High
Education level (Other): 
7-8
School Name: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle School
School District Name and Number: 
Manhattan-Ogden USD 383
How are you incorporating your environmental projects into your school's curriculum?: 
Creating new art projects using recyclables.
Accomplishments: 
Restarted the school's recycling program. Added plants to school library. 1st year: Groomed outside garden areas. Planted 10 new trees,seven London Plane trees and 3 John Pair Maple trees. Established a Butterfly Garden. 2nd year: Planted a replacement weeping willow tree near activity entrance to honor Ethan McPherson, founder of Ike's Aggies, former name of Ike's Green Team. Conducted waste audits two consecutive years. Created a Green Champions bulletin board educating students and staff on what our school recycles.