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2016 All School Storyline- National Parks!

2016 All School Storyline - National Parks!

Junior Ranger Pledge 
As a Junior Ranger, I promise to teach others about what I learned, explore other parks 
and historic sites, and help preserve and protect these places so future generations can enjoy them. 

National Parks in our All School Storyline
Acadia, Biscayne, Bryce Canyon, Carlsbad Caverns, Denali, Everglades, Glacier, Glacier Bay, Grand Teton, Hawaii Volcanoes, Lassen Volcanic, Olympic, Redwood, Yellowstone and Yosemite

Monday, January 4 - Highland had a National Park Ranger, Connie, come to Highland School.  Park Rangers across our nation have noticed a decline in families visiting our national parks.  Connie asked the students to help educate other people about our amazing national parks!

Friday, January 22 - Highland students participated in a registration event for the upcoming Junior Ranger Convention in February.  Each national park had a booth set up at which students were welcomed and given a name tag with their storyline names for the convention.  The kids then broke into groups lead by a Highland teacher serving the role of Senior Ranger to explore a new park.  The groups will be studying different aspects of the parks such as geology, plants and animals over the next weeks.  Here are some pictures of the event!


Friday, February 12 - Highland students attended the Junior Ranger Convention where they learned wilderness survival skills such as first aid, how to build a shelter and how to navigate using a compass.  After attending, the Junior Rangers received a survival kit bag containing items they learned about at the convention.