JF Kennedy / Richmond LPS Air Quality

February 6, 2018



This week, Raquel Trinidad from Bay Area Air Quality Management District visited the Kennedy Earth Team. Raquel works in the Community Engagement Office and is an organizer for this year’s YES conference. She shared her path to working at BAAQMD and energized the students for the YES conference.

Several students were inspired by how much Raquel has traveled. Kyle was interested to learn that he...

December 20, 2017
Cherymae and Brittany planting Deer grass

Saturday, the Kennedy Earth Team participated in the 2nd Saturday Volunteer Day with The Watershed Project at the Richmond Greenway. They worked diligently to remove invasive species and plant natives alongside other students from around the Bay, including Richmond High Earth Team interns.

December 19, 2017

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This week’s after school meeting took place at Davis Park where the Kennedy Earth Team continued their vegetation monitoring project. The interns have been working with an application called Calflora to identify and record occurrences of certain native species. This week, they observed Cottonwood, Toyon, California coffeeberry, Coyote brush, Coast live oak, and Buckeye.

All of the interns have steadily become more...

October 20, 2017


* Student Blog *

The shoreline festival was an event where members of the community could talk with organizations who all generally had an environmentally friendly focus. Earth Team attended the North Richmond Shoreline Festival with Kennedy and Richmond High. Kennedy interns worked to make a balloon popping game to teach kids about the effects of climate change. We...