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Bowie Schools Participate in Countywide ‘Clean Up, Green Up’

Benjamin Tasker and Whitehall Elementary are expecting more than 50 volunteers at their events.

Come Sunday morning, five Bowie schools will look a little cleaner and a little greener, thanks to a collaboration between Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) and Keep Prince George’s County Green.

Benjamin Tasker Middle School, Northview Elementary School, Pointer Ridge Elementary School, Samuel Ogle Middle School and Whitehall Elementary School are five of the 60 PGCPS participating in the countywide Clean Up, Green up initiative, according to a press release.

A total of 200 sites including the schools will participate in the event by taking parting in activities like clean-ups, landscaping and tree, bulb and shrub plantings as part of a shared commitment to keep the Prince George’s County beautiful, states the release.

Benjamin Tasker and Whitehall Elementary are expecting more than 50 volunteers at their Clean Up, Green Up activities. There’s still time to volunteer.  Contact your local school to get involved.

Are you attending a Clean Up, Green Up event this weekend? Share photos from the activities with your neighbors in the Bowie Patch Pics & Clips gallery.

Jenni Pompi (Editor) October 19, 2012 at 04:12 PM
It's awesome that so many schools in Bowie are participating.
Steven October 19, 2012 at 05:24 PM
How do I sign up?
Jenni Pompi (Editor) October 19, 2012 at 05:31 PM
Hi, Steven. If you contact your neighborhood school, you can sign up. Click the link to the schools in the article for contact information. Clean ups are happening at various times 8 a.m. and noon at the locations.

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