Denise Shaw

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Kindergarteners Learn Composting

High School students speak in kindergarten assembly

On Wednesday, October 18th, Upper School Sustainability Committee members, Sanju Patel, Lia Paisley, Riley Casey, Rinal Dahhan, and Maya Patel, came to the Preschool to teach the kindergarteners about composting.  They gave an informative presentation and taught the children a great rule about what materials can be composted: if something was once alive, it is …

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Preschool Faculty Embraces Sustainability

4 teachers

The Preschool faculty is embracing sustainability, even when it comes to sustenance.  At the Preschool’s back-to-school faculty meeting this August, our Director, Christian Hairston-Randleman, gave all the teachers culinary kits and water bottles.  She did this to actively support the sustainability initiative at Durham Academy. Each TOPBOOC culinary kit contains a metal fork, spoon, knife, straws, chopsticks …

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