DON’T WASTE IT!
Durham Academy Summer Seminar
August 11, 9:00am-2:30pm (lunch included!)
Extension to 4:00 pm for teachers* interested in lesson plans
Do you ever wonder what’s really recyclable? Or whether compost is worth the effort? If you’re part of the DA community (including parents and alumni), you’re invited to come learn about these issues and their relation to climate change.
You’ll get to spend a day with the Upper School Student Government Sustainability Committee and find out about our systems for solid waste, recycling, and composting. This will be the first ever Seminar Program offered at DA! Join it to create new connections and help launch a sustainable school year!
Who: rising 8th graders, Upper Schoolers, faculty and staff, parents, alumni
When: Wed, Aug 11 9:00-2:00 for all (lunch included); extension to 4:00 for interested teachers*
Where: Upper School Learning Commons & Quad
Why: Because we can all live more sustainably and reduce carbon emissions!
- DA Upper School Sustainability Committee
- Chatham County Recycling and Education Specialists
- DA science teacher Theresa Shebalin
- DA Sustainability Coordinator Tina Bessias
No fee for participation. Masks will be required for indoor activities.
*teachers = anyone who wants to try out lesson plans and receive a guide for educating about solid waste and how to reduce it