Jackson County Green Schools
The Michigan Green School Act started in 2006 with the intent to save taxpayer dollars and our natural resources. Since then any private or public school in Michigan that completes ten of the possible tasks encouraging energy saving and environmental activities will receive a new official Michigan Green School flag in their first year, a pennant to attach to that in each additional year that they qualify, and a certificate to display. If schools meet at least fifteen of the tasks, they will receive Emerald status and meeting 20 tasks will receive Evergreen status.
During the program's inaugural year, 18 state schools participated. This past academic year saw over 650 participating schools with 25 schools from Jackson County being recognized. Congratulations to you all!