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Digging In The Dirt
Celebrating Our 6th Year of Schoolyard Gardening
What's in the Garden
Certified Naturally Grown
2015 AtlantiCare Grant
2013 White House Kitchen
2011 NJSBA Award
2010 GoGreen Grant
2009 NJDHSS Award
Watch Us Grow
Phase 1 Schoolyard Garden
Phase 2 Fitness Clusters
Phase 3 Rain Gardens
Garden Based Lesson Plans
What's in the Garden?
... in search of a very hungry caterpillar
Welcome Back to Schoolyard Gardening
This Autumn, the EJ Garden produced 18 pounds of Certified Naturally Grown garlic that was made available at Back-2-School Night along with a garden fresh taste test for visitors. The Garden Take Home Taste Test included tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, two (2) varieties of string beans, many different herbs and sunflowers. Our students were able to taste test the produce in each of their classrooms and the garden was able to donate green beans to our local food bank. It has been a busy time for the EJ Garden.
Summer Surf City Farmers Market
Thank you for supporting schoolyard gardening and garden-based learning.
Our New Garden Fence and Gate are installed.
Thank You for your generous support.
Seed Sale Success!
This year our students raised
from their seed sale.
Sunflower and Marigold seed collected from the EJ Garden
were packaged in envelopes created by our students from recycled paper.
These funds will help the garden to purchase plants for the Summer.
Grade 2 link the Seed Sale in Social Studies while working on
Spring Veggies & Berries are Ready
to view our Time Lapse Cam showing SNAP PEAS !
Magic "e" Garden of Phonics
Like this idea? click
for word list and worksheets.
IS IN THE AIR ... CLICK
FOR OUR GARDEN PLAN
"Celebration of the Brussels Sprouts"
BRUSSELS SPROUTS COOK-OFF 2016
The students at the EJ School welcomed the New Year with a New Veggie celebration.
On Friday, January 8th we tried Brussels Sprouts that the students grew and harvested from
our award winning Schoolyard Garden.
We had 3 great local Chefs visit our school and cook the sprouts for us.
Thank you Chef Vaughan, Chef Pellagrino and Chef Walski!
After the students tasted the sprouts, the students voted for the best sprout creation along with
our star studded Panel of Judges: Mrs. Miller, Mrs. Bott, Dr. Kopack and Mrs. Begonia.
The winner is ... Brussels Sprout Chips prepared by Chef Vaughan.
A fun and educational time was enjoyed by all!
Kindergarten Science Curriculum
Grade 1 Science Curriculum
Grade 2 Science Curriculum
What is NexGen?
Through a collaborative, state-led process, new K-12 science standards were developed that are rich in content and practice and arranged in a coherent manner across disciplines and grades to provide all students an internationally bench marked science education. The Next Generation Science Standards are based on the Framework for K-12 Science Education developed by the National Research Council.
Did you say Technology in the Garden?
Did You Say Kids like
By combining Brussels Sprouts, Sweet Potato and Apples into a delightful
SuperFood dipping sauce packed with Vitamin A & K ...
Our Students gave 3 cheers for ... Brussels Sprouts !
for visiting our classroom. The EJ Garden will be harvesting
Gardening is a way of showing that
you believe in tomorrow.
- Author Unknown
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