Big things are happening at Riverstone International SchoolA huge shout-out to Riverstone International School! This year they created a novel position for the school, a Sustainability Coordinator. Congratulations to Ben Brock for the transition to a new position! (more…) Read More
Riverstone is going even GREENER!We’re excited to announce that Riverstone International School's elementary school building has earned EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification! This certifies that the elementary school building is achieving energy performance in the top 25 percent of similar buildings nationwide. Here’s to many more years of cutting energy waste, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and doing our part to protect the environment! Read More
The triple bottom line, and how Riverstone International School is becoming a more sustainable and even better place. (more…)Read More
Call them the Green Team or call them the Plant Club or maybe something else! Whatever they choose to call themselves I call them amazing! This group of students is choosing to take time out of their lunch to help make their campus environment a happier healthier place. (more…)Read More
As I thumb through Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv I encounter countless examples and case studies of the benefits of outdoor education from around the globe. The concept that environmental enrichment in education facilitates improvements in the lives of students is not a new one - for over a century programs like Waldorf and Montessori schools have used the outdoors to facilitate enhanced learning opportunities for their students.