Programs & Events
The national Trex Challenge to recycle the most plastic bags is back at Highcrest, and this year we know we can win. (We came so close last year!) Bring your plastic bags to the school lobby collection boxes.
Support D39 strategic goals related to Sustainability Practices by implementing environmentally sustainable practices for all PTO/A events. When planning an event, please consider the following Objectives/Guidelines: Zero-Waste-Guidelines
The Highcrest Civics and Safety Chair coordinates civics and safety programs for Highcrest and helps coordinate safety components of other PTO programs.
Last May, the PTO contracted with a firm to collect and compost food waste. They collected approximately 750 pounds of food waste in four days, or 187.50 pounds of food waste per day, or .22 pounds per student per day.