Thompson Green Team 5th grader, Mia, recounts activities involving a 3 day Bash The Trash (BTT) program at Thompson Elementary school. BTT has been transforming trash into musical instruments and science, music and environmental education for 30 years. With help from 2nd grader, Ana, Mia describes how the 4th and 2nd graders got the school excited and ready for BTT. Principal Karen Donato is also heard introducing the 2nd grader ecosystem super heroes who rally their classmate to “Don’t Make Trash” on super hero day. Mia then describes the BTT assembly, classroom workshops and the parade showcasing the trash instruments of BTT, 5th grader, Gregory, and 2nd graders, Samara, Louise and Ana.
5th grader, Teddy, filmed the podcast with help from Green Team moms, Elizabeth and Fiona. Thanks to ACMi youth mentor, Kevin Wetmore!

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