#JustTrayNo makes a big difference

In the past few months, students at Sidener Academy, joined by a student from IPS School 84, have greatly impacted Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) by advocating for a more environmentally-friendly lunch tray. Since 2007, IPS has been using disposable polystyrene trays that were discarded into landfills. Using a STEM approach, these fifth graders created a power point to convince IPS, starting with Superintendent Lewis Ferebee, to make the change. On May 26, IPS at a School Board meeting, announced the moved to environmentally-friendly lunch trays. Now that's Youth Power in action!

 

 #JustTrayNo celebrates their victory on May 26.

#JustTrayNo celebrates their victory on May 26.