Antioch High School

March 3, 2016

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This February our Antioch EarthTeam Interns travelled to the Big Break Regional Office to share their knowledge with our partner Louis Terrazas. Interns put together a presentation summarizing their marine debris data that they have collected all school year long at the Antioch Sand Dunes Wildlife Refugee. Our student leaders connected their data and how the litter on the site effects the local Lange’s Metalmark Butterfly, a near extinct  species. Students ended their presentation with recommendations on how to prevent marine debris at the site. Read some of the student’s...

December 10, 2015

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After a full semester of Marine Debris education, litter data training and leadership project planning the interns at Antioch High decided to take some time to share their experience from their first semester with EarthTeam:

“I participate in the EarthTeam internship at Antioch High School. From this internship I have learned many special skills such as public speaking and working together with my peers to produce an organized and well thought out semester long project. Not only have I learned from this, but I can honestly say that I’ve made 14...

November 24, 2015

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What do EarthTeam Interns do when they can’t decide on the best project for their campus? They choose two! This year our new interns at Antioch High School have decided to use both an educational and systematic shift on their campus to reduce the litter often seen at their school. Students will be doing a campus wide educational campaign to help their peers understand the effects of Marine Debris in our waterways. Students did not stop there though, they all agreed that they wanted to do more. After...

November 19, 2015

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This month EarthTeam students visited the Dow Wetlands to learn about the volunteer efforts at the site to preserve some of California’s last remaining wetlands. In addition to their usual litter pick up, EarthTeam students were lead on a nature walk to learn how to identify some of the more common plants and animals in the region. Here are some reflections from the interns themselves!


“Our last field outing was to the Dow Wetlands.  We picked up 11 pounds of trash! Even though it was hard to pick up that much...