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Harvest time!

The Grade 3’s harvested the garlic and herbs (parsley, rosemary and mint) to sell at this weekends Wangaratta Farmers Market. Our room smells amazing!! Thanks Mr Fram for your garlic bulbs in June, they’ve grown beautifully.

Energy Wise

This is Alice and Amelie’s room heating data that they have collected over 3 weeks. The deal range for winter heating is 18 to 20 degrees. This chart shows how well St Pat’s is doing at being Energy Wise.

Here’s a flow chart of how the Grade…

Here’s a flow chart of how the Grade 1’s constructed our new worm farm this morning.

Eco Project Visit

Yesterday the Eco Project Trailer came to St Pats. The Grade 5’s and 6’s attended sessions which looked at energy production (comparing coal generated power to solar power), energy efficiency in the home and how to reduce your carbon footprint.

Recycling water bottles.

The Grade 3’s examined how PET water bottles are recycled. These water bottles can be used to make clothing, shoes, playground equipment, carpet, outdoor furniture, sleeping bag filler and car parts. Check out this clip to see how its done

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Grade 4 L and 4G went on a…

Grade 4 L and 4G went on a field trip to Kaluna Park with botanist, Rebecca Steer. Rebecca spoke about the differences between Merriwa Park and Kaluna Park.  Kaluna Park has been revegetated by the Urban Landcare group to try… Continue Reading →

Kitchen garden cook off!

Serving up our delicious broccolini pasta fresh from our veggie tubs.

Natural Disaster Demo!!!

Congratulations to 3/4 Lyons on winning the Enviro Week Challenge!!!!!!E

The 3/4 Lyons get close to 100% participation, fantastic effort. As a whole school we improved from 30% Nude Food to 50% which is really positive. Great work St Patrick’s.  

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