Students at the Kekaha Elementary School have been challenged by Waste Management to its “Re-Use, Re-Cycle, Re-Create!” program.
In honor of America Recycles Day which was Nov. 15, the art competition has students working putting their investigative skills to work while researching ideas for their creative projects. Each classroom will select one art project to represent its team.
“We organized this art competition to help students learn about the importance of recycling and reusing materials in a fun and creative manner,” said John Ruiz, Waste Management’s district manage for the Kekaha Landfill, in a release. “The students will not only learn an important lesson about recycling, they also learn that many items can be turned into new uses to help conserve our natural resources.”
Each classroom will be competing for prizes to benefit the school. There will be three competition levels: K-First, Second-Third and Fourth-Fifth with each level being awarded prizes based on Most Outstanding and Most Creative.
Projects are due Dec. 10 and will be on display at Kekaha Elementary School.Winners will be announced during the school’s Winter Celebration Dec. 14.