2015-2016 Florida Green School Winner

2015-2016 Florida Green School Winner
Green School Winner PresentationCastle Creek Elementary awarded
2015-2016 Florida Green School Winner.
Florida Green School Network awarded Castle Creek Elementary School a 2015-2016 Florida Green School winner in the 8th annual statewide Green School and District Awards Program. This award acknowledges the school’s achievements and commitment to efforts that enhance the quality of education while preserving the environment. Castle Creek Elementary School’s sustainable practices set a vital example not only to aspiring green schools, but to all schools. Castle Creek also holds a top “Green Building” in the state as part of Sustainable Florida’s Best Practice Awards and an OCPS “Green School of Excellence” award through the district’s Green Schools Recognition Program. They earned those distinctions by improving healthy and “green” practices, such as reducing energy use. The school has an outdoor classroom and nature walk, they grow organic vegetables in the school garden and promotes healthy, balanced eating and daily exercise.