People ask Kathy Thompson McCurdy, “Are you still teaching? When are you going to retire?” Kathy says, “How can I think about retiring when I have moments in my job like this one?”
Kathy with one of her students
After a discussion with her third grade class on ways to preserve and protect the Earth, her students decided to become “The Plant Sitters,” guardians of their school grounds. The preceding and following photos show them on a day of cleaning up and planting flowers. Kathy says 100% of the third grade volunteered their recess time towards the effort. She hopes the interest continues.