Skyline High School

February 25, 2019

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In partnership with Friends of Sausal Creek, Skyline students spent the afternoon working at the Jingletown Native Plant Garden. The site, which FOSC maintains, is located along a wall of beautiful murals in Oakland’s Jingletown neighborhood. A short walk away, Sausal Creek makes its exit, draining into the Oakland Estuary near Fruitvale Bridge Park.

The group of interns started their day at the creek outflow, reflecting on the many different forms...

January 24, 2019

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Skyline’s Waste Sorting Team is a collection of inspiring, hardworking seniors that are working together, with the support from Earth Team Waste Experts, to implement a sorting system on campus by June 2019. The team has been following Oakland Tech’s replication package and has found the resource to be extremely helpful.

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Skyline’s Waste Sorting Team has been meeting weekly at lunch to make progress on their project. So far, the team has been trained on...

November 8, 2018

IMG_1555On a cool but sunny Saturday morning in late October, Skyline interns convened at the trailhead leading into Beaconsfield Canyon in Oakland.  The team gathered to meet with Friends of Sausal Creek leaders and other community volunteers for a restoration workday. Beaconsfield Canyon, through which runs a walking trail adjacent to a small creek, is being restored in an effort to preserve the riparian ecosystem and protect surrounding...

November 8, 2018

IMG_1496Skyline interns joined environmental professionals from across the county at the first annual Alameda County Watershed Confluence. The event, hosted by the Alameda County Flood Control and Water Conservation District was held on October 17th at the Oakland Scottish Rite Center overlooking Lake Merritt.

The team arrived after school, convening on a patch of grass on the banks of the lake.  Students took some time before...