Your teachers—and gardens—need you!

Spring has sprung, and our teachers would LOVE to take their classes out for lessons in the gardens, but they can’t do it without a parent garden volunteer. How can you help? Join your teachers in the gardens on Fridays from 1 to 2:20 p.m. and watch your child’s love for nature grow. Please save […]

Garden Update

Our teachers had a great garden meeting today. They made a Power Snack and plans for spring planting. Every Friday will be a workday with a class, which means we can use helpers (particularly on Friday afternoons, but any other day or time, too). Please contact our awesome garden coordinator, Graciella Rossi, if you […]

What’s been going on in our gardens?

Can you believe your children have been attending school for more than a month? While that seems difficult to believe, what’s even more amazing is the amount of activity that’s been going on in Mira Vista’s School Gardens. I’ll do my best to recap everything that’s been happening …

Summer Helpers and the Perfect Path

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Thank you garden volunteers! – Los increíbles voluntarios del jardín

 

MV PTA’s garden committee and Eastbay DIGS teamed up last Spring and secured a $20,000 grant to improve and develop teaching around our beautiful gardens. This past weekend we teamed up with the El Cerrito Boy Scouts and did an incredible amount of work. Thanks, guys!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Thank you, volunteers!

A big thank you to the Wells Fargo team and all our parent, staff, and community volunteers who helped out yesterday. The gardens look great! More details to come.

Garden Work Party with Wells Fargo 9/29

Bring your water bottle and gloves and join the hardworking volunteers from Wells Fargo on Tuesday, September 29 for a Garden Work Party. We’ll be working to get our outdoor classrooms looking their best from 10 am to 1 pm; stop by whenever you can.

Click here for more details.

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Join Us for a Garden Work Party – April 2

Mark your calendar and bring yourself and your friends to Mira Vista’s Garden Work Party! April 2, 2015 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 pm

Spring is here and it’s time to get Mira Vista’s outdoor classroom growing! As part of our ongoing effort to strengthen understanding and participation in our school’s wonderful outdoor classroom, we […]

February Fun in the Garden

The weather is warming up and our garden continues to grow. Here are a few of the activities that sprouted up in February.

100th Day of School

To celebrate the 100th day of school, students practiced math in the garden. They counted sunflower seeds by fives and learned that one sunflower head had 2,350 seeds.

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September News: Work Party with Jamba

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On September 29, a group of 20 employees from Jamba Juice along with Mr. Lackey, Ms. Rossi, and a handful of energetic MV parents participated in a work day for our gardens. In just a few hours, we were able to:

Rebuild and gopher proof more […]