East Rockford Middle School Earth Keepers

Students learn about capturing nature’s bounty

August 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Earth Keepers Magnet from East Rockford Middle School and their partners complete their service-learning project. Here they show off the completed garden. Students in the Earth Keepers Magnet at East Rockford Middle School (ERMS) spent last school year on a variety of projects to learn about responsible earth keeping. As a service-learning project, the 55 students [...]

Student gardens grow with hands-on learning

June 16, 2011 // 0 Comments

                            After two hot weeks of removing sod one shovel at a time, spreading nine yards of mulch, and planting approximately 200 native species of plants, the East Rockford Middle School Earth Keepers (EK) students have a completed garden. For the two weeks the EK students have been [...]