Friday, June 5, 2015


The combined grades 6 and 8 TRY (Teens Reaching Youth) Team at Peoples Academy Middle Level competed against 12 other middle and high school teams in the region and took first place in the SMART (Save Money And Reduce Trash) award competition. Through 6 months of work, their efforts allowed People Academy Middle Level to reduce their classroom trash amounts, by reducing the amount of food and recyclables by 98%. The team will be award $750 to continue their work next year.  This team has been committed to reducing food and recyclables from our waste stream and have been supported by Jennifer Clark.