The EARTH Group

2017 Youth Rally for the Planet

The EARTH Group is the environmental club at MHS. It has been in existence since the mid 90's. The group has long advocated for more sustainable practices at MHS. The EARTH Group has been instrumental in establishing recycling and composting programs at the high school. They have conducted numerous trash audits and river clean-ups. They have lobbied lawmakers and testified before the Vermont House and Senate. The MHS Earth Group is the recipient of numerous awards, including:

  • 2004-2005 Vermont Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence and Pollution Prevention
  • 2005 Governor's Award for Outstanding Community Service
  • President's Environmental Youth Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Environmental Protection