Green Ribbon Schools

Partnerships help Fayette County high school achieve Green Ribbon status

Bryan Station High School (Fayette County) is among 27 schools, three early learning centers, five districts and five postsecondary institutions being honored for their innovative efforts to reduce their environmental impact and utility costs, improve health and wellness, and ensure effective sustainability education.

By |2021-04-22T20:19:43-04:00April 22, 2021|

Fayette becomes first Ky. district to receive Green Ribbon Schools award

The Fayette County schools have received a 2020 District Sustainability Award as part of the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools program. The announcement came on Earth Day, April 22, from the U.S. Department of Education (USED), making Fayette County the first Kentucky school district to win a District Sustainability Award Fayette County is one of 55 honorees nationwide [...]

By |2020-04-22T15:26:37-04:00April 22, 2020|

Kentucky Green Ribbon Schools 2015 application available

The Kentucky Green Ribbon Schools (GRS) application for 2015 is now available on the Green Ribbon Schools webpage. The Application involves a two-step process: (1) The first step is to submit a letter of intent to the Kentucky Department of Education. Superintendents desiring to participate should assign a point of contact in the district who will e-mail the district’s intent letter [...]

By |2014-06-09T13:59:25-04:00June 12, 2014|

Kentucky Green Ribbon Schools 2014 application available

The Kentucky Green Ribbon Schools (GRS) application for 2014 is now available on the Green Ribbon Schools webpage. Districts interested in applying must first submit a letter of intent. Superintendents should designate a representative from their district to e-mail the district’s intent to Sherri Craig (sherri.craig@education.ky.gov) by December 6, 2013. After submitting the letter of intent, participating schools should complete the KY GRS application available [...]

By |2013-11-13T14:14:13-05:00November 14, 2013|

Students join First Lady Jane Beshear for Earth Day

Students from Northern Elementary School (Scott County) and Frankfort High School (Frankfort Independent) spent Earth Day at the Capitol browsing educational booths, touring the Capitol Education Center and celebrating honored guests with First Lady Jane Beshear.

By |2019-06-14T14:44:21-04:00May 2, 2013|

Three Kentucky schools selected as national Green Ribbon winners

Three Kentucky schools are among 64 schools nationwide that have been named 2013 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools. The program honors schools that are exemplary in reducing environmental impact and costs; improving the health and wellness of students and staff; and providing effective environmental and sustainability education, which incorporates STEM, civic skills and green career pathways.  Kentucky’s National [...]

By |2013-04-29T14:43:26-04:00April 25, 2013|

Three Kentucky schools named National Green Ribbon Schools

Three Kentucky public schools were among 78 nationwide named U.S. Department of Education (USED) Green Ribbon Schools. The three are: Rosa Parks Elementary, Fayette Co. Georgetown Middle, Scott Co. Richardsville Elementary, Warren Co. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, along with White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson, announced the list of first-ever U.S. [...]

By |2012-04-23T17:06:16-04:00April 26, 2012|
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