Garden News

Garden News

Reduce, reuse, recycle! D-E plans new construction on the site of Umpleby Hall once we move into the new building in the spring. That means the small Umpleby vegetable garden has to go. In anticipation of the move, DIG students deconstruct the garden beds in this...

In the Garden

Chickens have come to D-E!  Middle School problem-based learning (PBL) invites students to tackle a complex, real-world problem and work collaboratively to realize authentic solutions.  In D.I.G., a 7th and 8th grade elective, students proposed adding chickens to the...
Going Green

Going Green

Contributed by Grade 6 Dean Tasha Urbanowski One of the easiest ways we can all “go green” is to compost our food waste.  If we just throw them away, food scraps clog landfills and add to greenhouse gas emissions — and we waste valuable nutrients...
In the Garden

In the Garden

DIG students problem-solved how to deconstruct our Umpleby garden beds using “simple tools” — such as a lever — and teamwork The master plan for our campus includes new construction on the current site of Umpleby Hall.  Although that...