This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing to use this website, you consent to our use of these cookies.

Sustainability Committee Hosts Earth Day Programming

This week, in observation of Earth Day on April 22, students on CSW's Sustainability Committee organized a series of 15 interactive workshops related to sustainability, the environment, and green living.
Community members were each able to attend and participate on one of the following one-hour sessions:
  • The Ocean River Institute, with Rob Moir '72 (executive director of The Ocean River Institute)
  • Environmental History, with Rachel Hirsch (History Department)
  • Animals and Ecosystems, with Anne Meinke (Math Department)
  • Sustainable Architecture, with Daniel Arons (principal, Perkins—Eastman) — the architect behind the design of the Garthwaite!
  • Vegan Cooking, with Adriel Roncal (Language Department)
  • Environment and the Economy, with Proshanto Mukherji )Math Department)
  • Making Bioplastics, with Alison Safford and Anne Rearick (Visual Art Department)
  • Studying Water Quality, with Lizzy Knight (Science Department)
  • Environmental Sculpture, with Tom Evans (Visual Art Department)
  • Studying Coral, with Madi Melville '24 and Brit Garner (Science Department)
  • Environmental Photo, with Dee Tran (Visual Art Department)
  • Dance with Environment, with Nailah Randall-Bellinger (Dance Department)
  • Upcycling, with Calin Duke (Theatre Department)
  • Using Machine Learning to Predict Weather, with Rashid Chatani (Science Department)
It was a tremendous day of hands-on learning, all in honor of a highly important issue in the lives of our students. Thank you to all involved in organizing and leading sessions!

The Cambridge School of Weston is a progressive high school for day and boarding students in grades 9–12 and PG. CSW's mission is to provide a progressive education that emphasizes deep learning, meaningful relationships, and a dynamic program that inspires students to discover who they are and what their contribution is to their school, their community and the world.