Skyline High School

February 25, 2019

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Skyline interns partnered with San Lorenzo Earth Team and East Bay Regional Parks District for two weekend work days at Oyster Bay during the month of December.  The students took on a variety of activities and projects, and enjoyed making friends from other schools in the process.

Most of the restoration work completed by students was related to tree planting and tree care throughout the portion of shoreline dedicated for an...

February 25, 2019

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In partnership with Friends of Sausal Creek, Skyline students spent the afternoon working at the Jingletown Native Plant Garden. The site, which FOSC maintains, is located along a wall of beautiful murals in Oakland’s Jingletown neighborhood. A short walk away, Sausal Creek makes its exit, draining into the Oakland Estuary near Fruitvale Bridge Park.

The group of interns started their day at the creek outflow, reflecting on the many different forms...

January 24, 2019

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Skyline’s Waste Sorting Team is a collection of inspiring, hardworking seniors that are working together, with the support from Earth Team Waste Experts, to implement a sorting system on campus by June 2019. The team has been following Oakland Tech’s replication package and has found the resource to be extremely helpful.

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Skyline’s Waste Sorting Team has been meeting weekly at lunch to make progress on their project. So far, the team has been trained on...

November 8, 2018

IMG_1555On a cool but sunny Saturday morning in late October, Skyline interns convened at the trailhead leading into Beaconsfield Canyon in Oakland.  The team gathered to meet with Friends of Sausal Creek leaders and other community volunteers for a restoration workday. Beaconsfield Canyon, through which runs a walking trail adjacent to a small creek, is being restored in an effort to preserve the riparian ecosystem and protect surrounding...