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Posted: Friday, March 12, 2010 12:00 am

Once each month in the Kyrene School District student representatives from every school in the district meet with Superintendent David Schauer to discuss issues important to the entire student body, and this year the students have decided to focus on the environment and create a Go Green campaign.

“Typically the meetings have different topics every month, but this year the kids have really been focusing on the environment,” Schauer said. “We’ve found that we have individual green efforts going on in various schools, and we want to take the best of those programs to other schools.”

Matthew Jaurique, a sixth-grader at Centennial Middle School, said: “We know how bad pollution is, and we all wanted to focus on that this year.

“I’m on the communications team, and we’re making posters and putting all of the information on our school Web sites. It feels good to be doing something to help the environment.”

Each student representative at the superintendent’s meeting is responsible for taking ideas back to their own schools and fine tuning the campaigns so that they will work at their school. Ideas tossed around at the meeting included introducing reusable lunch trays, placing recycling bins in classrooms and anti-littering campaigns.

The Go Green Kyrene campaigns are scheduled to take place the week of March 29. For updates, visit www.kyrene.org

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