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  • Updated 5/2/22:

    Wednesday May 4th 2:30-3:30 PM (last meeting of the year) OUTDOOR Wrap up- Please bring a towel or small blanket to sit on. 

    LAST MEETING HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO:

    Wednesday May 11th- Outdoor meeting, dress for the weather We will meet in room 111, then head outside for some environmental trivia, seedling swap, and a sweet treat. 

    Please make arrangements for a ride home PROMPTLY at 3:30 PM.

    Also, any students interested in continuing with Envirothon in the HS, contact Envirothon Coach Mr. Joe Bradley - jbradley@gvsd.org

    Any 6th and 7th grade student interested in continuing for next year, meetings will begin in Nov 2022- run thru May 2023.  

     

     

    UPDATED 2/16

    Next Envirothon meeting will be on Wednesday Feb 23rd Topic: Soils and Land Use in room 111, from 2:30-3:30 PM. You MUST have made arrangements for a ride to pick you up at 3:30 PM (NO EXCEPTIONS!!!!)

    March meetings are set for:

    Wednesday March 16th 2:30-3:30 PM

    Wednesday March 30th 2:30-3:30 PM Maybe outdoors, depending on the weather.

    Remaining meetings for 2022 will be announced soon.

     

    UPDATED 1/25/22

    Next Envirothon meeting is Wednesday Feb 2, 2022. Please meet in room 111 at 2:30 PM. We will be having a special Zoom presentation with the Reptile Sanctuary discussing reptile adaptations, habitats and special features. In addition, PA reptiles will be highlighted. 

    Zoom will start at 2:45 PM and will last 1 hr.

    ***Please make arrangements for a ride at 3:45 PM.***

     

    UPDATED 1/6/22

    Next week's scheduled Envirothon has been postponed until Wednesday Feb 2, 2022 from 2:30-3:30 PM. Please have a ride home promptly at 3:30 PM.

     

     

    CANCELLED

    First meeting of the NEW YEAR- Wednesday January 12, 2022 from 2:30-3:30 PM. Please have a ride home promptly at 3:30 PM.

    In Room 111. All 6th-8th welcome. 

     

    Links to learn more:

    PA Envirothon page

    PA Game Commission page- Wildlife 

     

     

    Remaining 2022 meeting will be announced soon.

     

     

     

     

    Interested in the Environment?

    Attention all 6th thru 8th graders- Would you like to learn more about the environment? Did you ever wonder what bird was singing in your backyard or what tree is the first to get its leaves in the spring? Ever wonder what types of wildlife live in PA? Then join the MS Envirothon Team- we will meet virtually starting Nov until April. Meeting in the spring may include presentations from environmentalist, fish and game officers, foresters etc. virtually. 

     

    Envirothon will meet from Nov 2021- April 2022. Meetings will be held after school or virtually. These meetings will be announced here.

     

    Please send me an email if you are interested in participating to Mrs. Lester at alester@gvsd.org 

     

    For more information about the Envirothon, check out PA Envirothon website.