Annie Wright Schools are committed to developing a culture of environmental sustainability, characterized by efficient use of resources, a healthy environment, an ecological curriculum, a nutritious food program and an engaged community.
The Green Team, comprising members of faculty and staff from throughout the schools, has spearheaded a number of greening efforts, including replacing disposable paper products with reusable ones in the school dining room, eliminating disposable water bottles on campus, and launching "Green Gators on the Go" - a team of faculty, parents and students committed to using alternative forms of transportation, such as bicycles, to commute to work and school. The Green Team also plans and executes a comprehensive program for Earth Week each April.
Students in Preschool to Grade 12 learn about the environment and how they can make a difference, both in and out of the classroom. Projects range from building boats with recycled milk cartons to developing and maintaining a comprehensive composting program in our own dining room to speaking persuasively about global sustainability.