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To register your school for the first time and the 2016-2017 Green Schools Challenge Click Here.

To Register as a mentor for the 2016-2017 Green Schools Challenge Click Here.

To complete a QUICK RENEWAL Click Here.

 

Any school doing a green project may enter the Challenge.

For more information email greenschools@usgbclouisiana.org.


 

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2015-2016 CHALLENGE WINNERS!

High School Division

1st Place ($1500 & Elkay Water Bottle Filler) -- Benjamin Franklin High School in New Orleans

2nd Place ($1000)-- John Ehret High School in New Orleans

3rd Place ($500) -- Tara High School in Baton Rouge

 Middle School Division

1st Place ($1500 & Elkay Water Bottle Filler) -- St Paul's Episcopal in New Orleans

2nd Place ($1000) -- St Margaret Catholic School in Lake Charles

3rd Place ($500)-- Lucille Nesom Middle School in Tickfaw

Elementary School Division

1st Place ($1500 & Elkay Water Bottle Filler) --Westdale Heights Academic Magnet School

in Baton Rouge

2nd Place ($1000)-- Metairie Park Country Day School in Metairie

3rd Place ($500) -- McKinney Byrd Academy in Shreveport

People's Choice Award Winner  (Received an Elkay Water Bottle Filler)

Hammond Junior High Magnet School in Hammond

2016-2017 Early Bird Sign Up Winner  (Received an Elkay Water Bottle Filler)

Westdale Heights Academic Magnet School in Baton Rouge

 

 

Louisiana's students are making real differences in our schools.

See the 2014-2015 Impact Report.

  

What is the Green Schools Challenge?

A program designed educate Louisiana about the benefits of green building and environmental stewardship by participation in hands-on, experiential projects.

The Green Schools Challenge provides the following:

  • USGBC is the foremost authority on green building; we can provide mentors from our network of architects, engineers, and contractors to help schools implement successful projects, while students learn about career opportunities in sustainability.  We can help you take your green projects even further!
  • At the end of the school year, green projects showing the most impact will be given cash prizes & trophies by USGBC Louisiana. 
  • Teachers of winning teams will be given the opportunity to earn a Green Classroom Professional Certificate, with fees paid for by USGBC Louisiana.

 

Helpful Links

CLICK HERE for Ideas To Green Your School

CLICK HERE to see the projects submitted in the 2013-2014 Challenge

DOWNLOAD the 2015-16 Program Manual for complete program details

DOWNLOAD the Mentor Participation Information

DOWNLOAD the Submission Cover Sheet

DOWNLOAD the Student Image Release Form

DOWNLOAD the Judges Scoresheet

 

 




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