E-STEM News & Information

E-STEM Vision and Framework

Vision: Hazel Wolf is an environmental school empowering creative and critical thinkers who nurture themselves, their community, and their environment.


Framework: Members of our school community will demonstrate the following in all content areas:
  • Ask questions about the world
  • Define problems and develop solutions
  • Collaborate with diverse teams
  • Justify our thinking based on evidence
  • Articulate our thinking to the community at large
  • Model and practice attitudes that grow and support innovation

Influence of the Confluence

Communities Coming Together
June 11, 2016
2 - 6 p.m.
Meadowbook Pond, NE 107th & 35th Ave NE 

Live music from the Thornton Creek Band, games and fun activities for all ages, refreshments
  • Find out what's going on in Thornton Creek and other watersheds
  • Connect directly with people working on creek projects
  • Ask scientists & engineers for advice on creekside property issues
  • Learn from nonprofits about funding for creek-related issues on private property
  • Tour the Thornton Confluence Floodplain Project (Kingfisher, too!)
Hosted by Thornton Creek Alliance and Adopt-a-Stream, in cooperation with SPU and Seattle Parks

For Thornton Creek watershed residents, students, naturalists and outdoor enthusiasts

For Your Information

Plant for the Planet Academy Seattle!

Saturday, May 7, 2016
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
University Unitarian
FREE, ages 9-14

Join this day‚Äźlong workshop where students learn how you plant a million trees!

There is no cost to attend but you must reserve a spot. To learn more and sign up, download the flyer and visit www.climatechangeforfamilies.com.

Get Hooked on Nature: Ben Klasky

In a new talk given at TEDx Rainier, IslandWood's President and CEO, Ben Klasky, reveals why the Great Outdoors is so vital for our health and happiness and suggests a few simple ways we can help reconnect our children with nature. The video has already been viewed by thousands of people. Now, we would like your help with making this a national conversation.

CLICK HERE to watch the video. Like it and share it to spread the word!

Engineering Classes for 4th and 5th Grade Students

Donations for materials are being accepted! Look for the box in the front hallway for a list of requested items.

Benita Update 9/16/2014
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