Category Archives: Schools

Mason-Rice Elementary Composting

The following is reprinted from Mayor Ruthanne Fuller’s email newsletter from February 28, 2020. Mason-Rice Elementary School this week launched a food waste composting program in its cafeteria. Mason-Rice is the third school with composting, joining Angier and Zervas* where … Read More

Newton high school students recently created an online petition asking for Climate Change Education in Newton Schools. Please sign the petition to support their efforts and share it widely.  Read the text of the petition below.     Climate change is … Read More

GN School Connections invited all 11 candidates running for the School Committee in November 2019 to attend its meeting on October 10 and share their thoughts about environmental sustainability in Newton Schools. Candidates Bridget Ray-Canada, Galina Rosenblit, Anping Shen, Matthew … Read More

Come talk to School Committee candidates about environmental sustainability in Newton Schools. On Thursday, October 10 from 4:10-5 pm in the third floor arc area of the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St., Newton), candidates will join the regular monthly … Read More

Green Newton’s Schools Connections Group now has a website! Check it out at or click on ‘School Connections’ on the top menu of the Green Newton homepage. You will find the latest updates on sustainability in the Newton public … Read More