The Hens are here at Stoddert! We need your help over the weekend to help make sure that they get plenty of exercise and fresh air. Please sign up for a slot to visit the garden and spend time with the hens. Additional details will be sent to volunteers before their date. Click here to volunteer
The following is an update on the school’s garden from the coordinator, Mr. Canada. All compost bins are being removed and replaced during the month of September. Stoddert’s Farmer’s Market after school will begin the second week of school and is now on Tuesdays! Spring Valley Farms welcomes all Stoddert parents, students, teachers and staff to visit
Stoddert’s 5th graders worked on a legacy project to enhance the school’s garden. Check out this video that they made:
Over the past few years Stoddert has received several grants through the Office of State Superintendents of Education (OSSE) that were critical in providing enhancements for the Stoddert student community. These grants were written by a Stoddert PTO parent volunteer, with the assistance of Coach Wagner and other Stoddert staff. In total Stoddert has received
Stoddert garden is going through extensive renovations over the summer months beginning with the implementation of new raised garden boxes, an additional circular garden for our students, and increase in foliage to attract our pollinator friends. Both garden entrances are closed over the summer, a combination lock will be placed this week on the front gate
The chickens are here! We are all very excited to have the chickens back this spring in the garden. A reminder that if you visit the garden and/or the chickens after school or over the weekend, please leave everything as you found it — including making sure that the garden gates are closed and latched.
Students from both 5th grade classes have offered to assist in our Stoddert garden renovation project called: Legacy 2017. The students are investing their Tuesdays and Thursdays during recess to: design and re-paint garden benches, hang existing bird houses throughout garden, redesign and paint garden signs, assist in rebuilding and constructing raised garden beds, and
As you know, Ms. Hannah left Stoddert in April. The school recently hired Mr. Canada to be the new garden coordinator. You may recognize Mr. Canada, as he has been substituting and supporting the Stoddert community for several years. Here is a message from Mr. Canada… My name is Mr. Canada and this is my first
The hens and chicks will be returning to Stoddert and your help is needed! We are looking for a handful of families who would like to care for the chicks and the hens over the weekend. Caring for them is super easy and a great family activity for the kids! Chick care includes taking the chicks home
Please come to Stoddert’s Spring farmers market outside of school Thursdays starting April 27th through June 8th , from 3:15-4:15 pm. Stoddert’s Garden Coordinator Mr. Canada and Stoddert students will be selling Fuji Apples, Potatoes, Asparagus, Butterhead Lettuce, Rainbow Carrots, Herbs, Baby Kale from the Stoddert School Garden and a few surprises! Cash preferred! Click here for more information or contact Mr. Canada.