San Jacinto Unified’s Mountain View High honored as CA Green Ribbon School

Students work in the raised garden beds at Mountain View High School in San Jacinto. The school was named as a California Green Ribbon School on Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22. Valley News/San Jacinto Unified School District photo
SAN JACINTO – On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22, Tony Thurmond, state superintendent of public instruction, announced that 25 schools and eight districts earned 2020 California Green Ribbon Schools awards, including San Jacinto Unified School District’s Mountain View High School.The California Green Ribbon Schools Award uses the applications submitted for the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools program that reviews environmental excellence and demonstrated achievement under three categories known as pillars: Pillar I, reduce environmental impact and costs; Pillar II, improve the health and wellness of schools, students and staff; and Pillar III, provide effective environmental education, which teaches many disciplines and is especially good at
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