Skyline High School

November 8, 2018

IMG_1496Skyline interns joined environmental professionals from across the county at the first annual Alameda County Watershed Confluence. The event, hosted by the Alameda County Flood Control and Water Conservation District was held on October 17th at the Oakland Scottish Rite Center overlooking Lake Merritt.

The team arrived after school, convening on a patch of grass on the banks of the lake.  Students took some time before...

November 8, 2018

IMG_1471Skyline High interns, who are working this year on quantifying effects of urban activities on water quality, spent their Wednesday afternoon mastering GLOBE hydrosphere protocols and collecting sample water quality data.

GLOBE is an international data sharing platform that allows students and other citizen scientists to collect data and share it with others across the world.

The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program is an international science and education program that provides students and the public worldwide with the opportunity to participate in data collection and the scientific process, and

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September 25, 2018

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Skyline Earth Team and Oakland Tech Earth Team partnered with Friends of Sausal Creek and various other community organizations, adopting a site in Dimond Canyon for California Coastal Cleanup Day 2018. Friends of Sausal Creek has been hosting their annual Creek to Bay Day, coinciding with California Coastal Cleanup Day, for many years now.  Skyline Earth Team looks forward to this event each year as a perfect kick-off to their exciting program filled with work in the same community!

This year, the team worked with Mark, a Friends of Sausal Creek...

September 21, 2018

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Earth Team project-based internships are  back at Skyline High School for another year of hard work and fun! Joelle Alley, Program Manager and project lead at Skyline High School, presented to 6 classes reaching over 140 students for this year’s program. After receiving over 25 applications we narrowed it down to 14 amazing interns!

Our team spent the first few meetings getting to know one another, participating in team building activities, setting group agreements for the year, and learning about the program logistics.

We look forward to another great year at Skyline High...