Environmental Science class sells ties to help with recycling efforts

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Environmental Science class sells ties to help with recycling efforts

Grabbing a bite to eat, Senior Jorden Williams oversees the tie sales during a recent lunch shift. The Environmental Science class started selling ties during all lunch shifts this semester to raise money for recycling efforts in the school. Neck ties are $15 and bow ties are $20.

Grabbing a bite to eat, Senior Jorden Williams oversees the tie sales during a recent lunch shift. The Environmental Science class started selling ties during all lunch shifts this semester to raise money for recycling efforts in the school. Neck ties are $15 and bow ties are $20.

Grabbing a bite to eat, Senior Jorden Williams oversees the tie sales during a recent lunch shift. The Environmental Science class started selling ties during all lunch shifts this semester to raise money for recycling efforts in the school. Neck ties are $15 and bow ties are $20.

Grabbing a bite to eat, Senior Jorden Williams oversees the tie sales during a recent lunch shift. The Environmental Science class started selling ties during all lunch shifts this semester to raise money for recycling efforts in the school. Neck ties are $15 and bow ties are $20.

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TheEnvironmental Science class sold ties and bow ties at lunch last week. The neck ties sell for $15 and bowties are $20. Both feature the high schools traditional logos. Environmental Science teacher Mr. Josh Terhune is working with the Special Education class to use the proceeds from the tie fundraiser to restart the recycling program.

“We’re selling ties and bow ties because they are more unique than just candy or something,” Mr. Terhune said.

The district had to cut the recycling program because it cost $15,000 a year according to Mr. Terhune. The money from the tie fundraiser will be used to buy containers and pay for transporting recycled materials to a recycling center. Senior Scott Yates signed up for the fundraiser because he is passionate about the project.

“I care a lot about recycling and helping the planet,” Yates said.

The Environmental Science class wants to raise $800. The fundraiser will go on until Mr. Terhune runs out of merchandise. Senior Sunny Smith signed up to help with the fundraiser to bring awareness to the good of recycling.

“It’s a good cause,” Smith said. “Not many people do it nowadays.”

Life Skills teacher Ms. Amanda Crews’s class will sort the different types of recycling to help her kids learn employment and transitional skills. The plan on transporting the recycled material on their bus.

“I’m an advocate of keeping a greener Earth,” Ms. Crews said.

The recycling will be sorted and then taken to Ted’s Trash and Recycling Service. Junior Emily Mcculloch signed up to help with the fundraiser because she thought it would be fun.

“I figured I would get more involved with the school,” Mcculloch said.

The sales will continue during lunch shifts or students and staff can stop by Mr. Terhune’s room, room 27.

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