San Lorenzo High School

February 13, 2017

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*Student Blog* 

On Saturday Feb, 4, 2017 our team went to Oyster bay, a park that used to be a landfill.  We were not the only school there but Alameda Earth Team was also there to help.  Pamela Bietz a Resource analyst for the East Bay Regional Park District( EBRPD) was there explaining to us our...

January 27, 2017

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On January 24th, interns were invited to pilot their City Danger educational board game and present their 8 tips to be more sustainable. At first, the interns were allocated 30 min, but after Ms.Borajas witnessed how interactive and educational our board game was, she asked if we could extend for the whole period!

The day began with an awesome presentation from our SLZ interns educating...

December 15, 2016

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This past week, San Lorenzo Interns partnered up with the East Bay Regional Parks to lend a hand in native tree planting in the developing recreational area. Working with fellow interns from Alameda and Skyline High School, collectively, 18 trees were planting to add obstacle, aesthetics, and more to the up and coming disc golf course.

WOULD YOU BELIEVE US IF WE TOLD YOU THIS USED TO BE A LANDFILL?
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Oyster Bay used to be a major landfill,...

December 14, 2016

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To finish of the year, SLZ interns piled into the van and headed to the Altamont Landfill, one of the biggest and most technologically advanced landfills in the nation. Joined by Sarah Fockler, Environmental Protection Specialist for Altamont Landfill Waste Management of Northern California, interns went on a driving tour of the 2,000 acre property. It was an eye-opening experience so say the least, and a site...