GTSI Mill Creek Elementary teachers and students gathered at the Pine Hollow Institute to display and sell their book entitled: Looking At the Past… Gazing Into the Future, A Journey Toward Stewardship. The book was published last spring and written by Mill Creek Elementary third and fourth grade students in 2012-13. Students were guided through this process by not only their teachers, but numerous community partners including local artist Joani Braun. On Saturday, September 13, the journey toward stewardship continued by sharing information about native plant species to guests visiting Pine Hallow as part of the Home and Cottage Tour in Traverse City.
Pictured below are Carrie Saunders, teacher at Mill Creek Elementary, and Kim Ranger, former teacher and now IB Primary Years Specialist, talking to a tour guest. Also shown is Sarah Pierson, GTSI advisor and IB Specialist for the Middle Years. – Kristen Grote, GTSI program coordinator