Antioch High School

September 18, 2017

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On August 7, 2017, Marco and Jeremiah, Antioch 2016-2017 Interns, presented their years work to the DOW Community Advisory Panel (CAP). Interns specifically highlighted how the grant funds were used for the project and their experiences working out on the Wetlands participating and leading restoration activities.

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The Community Advisory Board was very responsive and were extremely grateful to see how hard our Antioch students have been working throughout the year. Earth Team is looking...

March 8, 2017

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***Student Blog***

AHS Earth Team with Program Associate, Julia Dorosh.

February 25 was the day of the action packed trip to the yes conference. The

IMG_3482Program Associate setting up with Oakland Tech interns for their 3 Bin system presentation.

<span ''>YES conference is a place where youth can meet and discuss things happening in our environment. The day was very enlightening as we talked to empowered youth willing to learn about the environment. We went in to different conferences in which we were taught about the...

February 15, 2017

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Interns spent their weekly meeting this Valentine’s Day testing water samples from 4 different locations, Lake Merritt in Oakland, Antioch Marina, stormwater runoff near Antioch High, and tap water from Antioch High. Parameters tested were dissolved oxygen, pH, conductivity, temperature, turbidity, and salinity. Interns learned how to conduct WQ testing and what each parameter indicates and how it can affect species. As well as differences in salinity in Bay Water closer to the Pacific Ocean. Interns first hypothesized what they believed the pH and dissolved oxygen levels would be in each sample, after...

January 20, 2017

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Antioch High Earth Team began a litter assessment of downtown Antioch starting from the high school ending at the Marina. Interns collected litter and entered the data into the Zerolitter.org for a duration of 1 hour and 3o mins.; within that time frame interns collected over 300 pieces of litter. The information recorded about the density of litter downtown will hopefully provide the city of Antioch with...