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Salem Hills Elementary Water Fair!

Posted by Mitchell LeGrand on June 20, 2016

Originally by Abby Collins Salem Hills Elementary School in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota had an all-school Water Fair a couple weeks ago that Sarah Alexander and I got the chance to attend. Salem Hills has been partnering with H2O for Life for many years, providing schools all over the world access to clean water. The […]


North Branch Middle School, End of the Year Celebration

Posted by Christy Andacht on June 20, 2016

Submitted by Summer Intern Sarah Bresnahan On Thursday June 9th, H2O for Life was invited to be a part of North Branch Middle School’s end of the year, second annual, Teacher Torture. This school wide event was put together as a fundraiser and a celebration of the past year and their accomplishments in exceeding their […]

Schenck Students Walk for Water

Posted by Steve Hall on September 30, 2016

Schenck School plans Walk for Water SEPTEMBER 25, 2016 Please support us in providing clean, safe drinking water to our partner schools in Uganda. Our efforts will go to help the students and adults at the schools as well as the extended communities. Clean water supports and allows the progress of education, health, sanitation, nutrition, […]


Testing the Waters at AFSA High School in Minnesota

Posted by Chelsea Morrison on October 19, 2016

On Tuesday, October 18th, Judy Onufer and Chelsea Morrison spent the afternoon with high school students at the Academy for Science and Agriculture (AFSA). The students were in the middle of their “go week” in which their teachers provide them with real world experiences through field trips, site visits and guest speakers. Judy, Project Manager […]


Dump no Waste. Drains to Lake!

Posted by Steve Hall on October 26, 2016

Over the summer, Otter Lake Elementary School (MN) extended day students did a fabulous job stenciling storm drains! This will help remind the community that this water drains into our beautiful lake. Way to go Water Warriors!    


What if I am the One?

Posted by Patty Hall on October 31, 2016

Last spring, Mrinal Save contacted H2O for Life because she was interested in H2O for Life’s global water program. She was excited to introduce her ideas to her school. We talked about ideas, and activities that she could propose to her teachers and fellow students, but she found that it was a harder task than […]


Central Middle School: A Costa Rican Connection

Posted by Chelsea Morrison on November 23, 2016

Priscila and I were lucky enough to spend two days at Central Middle School in Kristie Holman’s Spanish classes last week. Priscila (our intern from Costa Rica) taught the middle school students about what life is like in Costa Rica and shared some of her experiences with them. This was a great learning experience for […]


Katie Spotz Returns to Minnesota

Posted by Patty Hall on November 23, 2016

The week of November 14-18, H2O for Life Ambassador, Katie Spotz returned to Minnesota and visited 8 schools in Minnesota. Katie is the youngest person to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Katie shared her story with students K-8 during this visit. Her story is about perseverance, goal setting, and challenging your own capabilities to […]


Meet Margine Miranda

Posted by Steve Hall on December 7, 2016

Margine Miranda Abarca, is 11 years old, in grade 5 in the Flor de Sacuanjoche school. This school is in the community of La Flor, Nicaragua. When Margine is asked what is her favorite activity in school, she nervously responds that she likes recess because she can play games with her friends. Also, she likes […]

Stuck to The Wall

Posted by Mitchell LeGrand on December 7, 2016

Originally post by Nicole Rodriguez at I.S.162 The Willoughby Our 7th grade Science teacher agreed to be taped to the wall during our Fall Festival! Each piece of tape was sold for a dollar. All of our students, parents and teachers cheered when the crate under his feet was removed and Mr. Nisco was stuck […]

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