If you are a frequent reader of this blog you probably know how much I love Henry's school. They are a public school rising to the challenge of meeting the needs of today's kids and teaching them how to build a sustainable future. They have a huge garden that the kids plant, tend and harvest complete with a table at the local farmers' market and an amazing shed that the school community built one clump of mud at a time. They compost in the cafeteria and they are working on a water catchment system so they can water the garden responsibly. They wrote and were awarded a grant to get fresh fruit and veggies into every single classroom every single day. The administration is amazing- from the hand written card Henry received from the principal the week he started Kindergarten to the "I'm totally into it" I get every time I go to her with a new crazy fund raising idea.
See the new link over there on the left? Way at the top? It goes to a page where you can vote for Vance as America's Favorite School and help us win $20,000 to finally buy the new playground equipment we need. There are also random weekly drawings for $500. It takes 2 minutes. Vote for Vance. Pretty please.
All the cool kids are doing it.