Ecology Club

Ecology Club will hold its last meeting of the school year Thursday, May 3rd. Ecology Club is a PTA sponsored club open to 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students. The OMS Ecology Club brings a mix of activities to tech and inspire our young ecologists.

Ecology Club – Recap, Save the Date, Save Your Caps

Recap January 2018: Ecology Club started off the new year with two wonderful speakers. Commissioner Debra Shore of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District and Mary Allen of Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County spoke about water conservation and waste reduction. Check out our write up in the Daily Herald! February's meeting was hands on … Continue reading Ecology Club – Recap, Save the Date, Save Your Caps

Need to Recycle Old Electronics or Batteries?

Take household batteries and small electronics (monitors, laptops, MP3 players, video cameras, ebooks, cell phones) to the Village of Arlington Heights, 200 E. Sigwalt. These items then go to the Lions Club or Avenues to Independence, a company in Wheeling, IL that employs challenged adults to dismantle the electronics and recycle components parts. Do your … Continue reading Need to Recycle Old Electronics or Batteries?

Make a WASTE-FREE Lunch for your OMS Child on September 25th

Waste-free what? You heard it...a waste-free lunch. On Friday, September 25th, pack food in a re-useable lunch bag and a canteen you can wash and use again. Use containers and utensils that will wash and pack a cloth napkin. Buy in bulk and scrap the individual serving bags or the zip bags. Save those items … Continue reading Make a WASTE-FREE Lunch for your OMS Child on September 25th