Nurturing by nature: Myers Elementary teacher leads first graders in litter cleanup effort

Nurturing by nature: Myers Elementary teacher leads first graders in litter cleanup effort

Altoona Mirror -BELLWOOD — A group of first graders, donning gloves and “trash grabbers,” spent a recent Friday afternoon in a wooded area near their school helping the environment — and having some fun along the way. Fifteen students from Bellwood-Antis’ Myers Elementary School joined their teacher and a classroom aide in an effort to clean up the area that David Plummer hopes to turn into an outdoor classroom. While cleaning up litter as part of a Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful project, they learned why litter pollution is bad, what types of things are safe for kids to pick up and the things they should leave alone and tell an adult about.

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