Oakland Technical High School

May 2, 2018

 

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Interns reflected on their education experience and came up with a few key phrases that encompass the day. Check out what our interns had to say!

STUDENT BLOG

  • Environmental education is the key to a healthier future.

 

This phrase encompasses our desire to educate our peers so that they can successfully sort...

March 2, 2018

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Interns have been working hard trying to figure out a way to institutionalize the 3-Bin system at Tech. An idea was brought up to change Teacher Protocol by purchasing 3-Bin system dolly’s that would remove the need for anyone to dump the bins in the brute stations at the end of the day. Instead, Custodians would have...

December 23, 2017

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The 3-Bin system project is important to our program, but youth development is even bigger! Check out what our interns have learned so far throughout their first semester!

“I have learned how to be able to talk to people about an issue I care about and try to make them care” – Yan Yan 


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“I feel like I have gained the ability to fight for the beliefs & goals that I...

December 23, 2017

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Time moves fast when you are working hard! Before saying our goodbyes Oakland Tech Earth Team interns reflected on the year and discussed some next steps for continued progress on the 3-Bin System. Here is what a few had to say!

What progress have we made thus far? 

  • “Getting teachers to bring the bins during school to get down the contamination rate” – Petteri
  • “Continued to educate students and teachers and do waste audits to see how well the system is working” -CoCo
  • “We’ve created a new
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