They came. They
saw. They got dirty.
September 19 and Wednesday, September 21, Onekama Consolidated Schools’
parents, teachers, and students gathered at the school playground for
two afternoons of working together to help prepare the playground garden
for winter. Families arrived with gloves, shovels, pruners, and
wheelbarrows – ready to pitch in and do their part.
parents, teachers, and staff worked side-by-side to get the job done.
“We’re so grateful to the families who participated in the Fall
Clean-Up,” said teacher Shantel Niederstadt. “Onekama really is
fortunate to have parents who like to get involved. It sends a great
message of cooperation and teamwork to our students to see these lessons
clean-up was about more than pulling up weeds,” explained Onekama
Principal Gina Hagen. “It was about coming together as a school
community to show that we care about providing the best school
environment possible for our children.”