Clean waters make for a healthy environment. Conservation lessons trickled down to kids putting their favorite sea creatures on the wall and thanking God for the responsibility to take care of them.

We love living close to nature, and everyone is learning how to keep trash (especially plastic) out of the waterways.

Our winning mural design of a coral reef was created by a second grader whose parents are scuba divers. He painted the first layer of color after chalking the outline. His little sister added a pink starfish.
Our winning mural design of a coral reef was created by a second grader whose parents are scuba divers. He painted the first layer of color after chalking the outline. His little sister added a pink starfish.

These last few weeks have been a STEAM-y mix of science, community  responsibility, and art. We also learned about how drawings on a basic shape or stick figure are like sculptures on armatures and shaped fillers. Composition became a key lesson when choosing from hundreds of student submissions.  The winning design of a lively coral reef was chalked on the wall by a second grader whose parents scuba dive.

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Chalk and markers for the rough drafts on Thursday.

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Puffy paint for a coral reef lesson in first grade..

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Air dry clay for a coral reef lesson with older students (grade 6).

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Silhouettes emphasized a clean water lesson for third grade.
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