The Environmental Action Club has a long history of activism, working to bring awareness on environmental issues primarily to the Needham High School Students and the Needham Community. The club is student led, meeting weekly in the morning before school.
Join Needham High School Environmental Action Club and Green Needham this Saturday May 1st between 12 noon and 1:30 pm as we remove trash from Needham Town Forest. Get some fresh air, a little light exercise, and meet some of
The very roof over our heads is reaching new heights thanks to a team of fifth graders at Hillside Elementary School. This past autumn, teams across the world participated in FIRST LEGO League (FLL) competitions where they were asked to
When the sun shines on the new Sunita L. Williams school on Central Avenue at its opening in the fall of 2019, it will also be generating electricity to power the school and save money for the community. Solar PV
As many communities work to implement environmentally friendly programs, the Needham High students in the Environmental Club are joining in with their own initiatives. Recently the club’s faculty advisor Hans Batra, and the student co-presidents Conner Jahn and Riley Roefaro,
by Melanie Morgon Recycling and composting is great, but is it possible to get a first grader to separate lunchtime waste into four different categories? The answer at Needham’s Hillside School is a resounding “Yes”! Last April, Hillside school students
Where does all of that cafeteria lunch trash go? That was the question the Radioactive Hamburgers, a team of fifth grade students at Hillside Elementary School, asked when they began work on their FIRST Lego League (FLL) project last fall
The Eastman Conservation Area at the Newman School was created in the mid 1970’s. An Eagle Scout project created the original boardwalk that brought students through the swamp area and onto the circular trail. Later, a second layer of boardwalk
The bell rang at 9am on Saturday November 21st, marking the start of the 2015 FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Qualifier tournament at Newton North High School. Twenty-eight teams of 4th– 8th graders were present for the big day, all with
The Needham Science Center is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with a STEAM family science night on March 19th.