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For recycling experts, there’s no place like CVMS

March 30, 2012
By Kathleen Palumbo , Town Crier correspondent

It really was no miraclewhat happened was just this. Finding themselves once again participating in the U.S. Conference of Mayor's aluminum can recycling contest, Canfield Village Middle School students have adopted a Wizard of Oz theme complete with lions, and tigers, and hundreds of students, eager and committed to the addition of a new track at their school.

The school's quest to become the Emerald City of recycling recently bought Channel 21's Mark Monstrola to CVMS, where he spoke with CMVS teacher and head of the project, Vicki Latimer, finding along the way, many of the familiar faces of Oz, and his very own pair of ruby slippers.

With their efforts having raised $21,850 toward their goal to date, the staff and students remain driven towards the contest's $25,000 prize as they finalize track plans and continue to raise funds for their school intent on partnering with the community to make a difference in the world.

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He may be afraid of his own tail, but teamed up with Canfield Village Middle School students Pete Hernandez, David Hofsess, Kristen Hood, Ryan Garano, and Rachel Gobep, even the cowardly lion is a recycling force to be reckoned with.

Welcoming community involvement, can donations are welcome, and it would be wise to take part in the school's mission as one would not want to arouse the wrath of the great and powerful Oz.

Photo #6985: He may be afraid of his own tail, but teamed up with Canfield Village Middle School students Pete Hernandez, David Hofsess, Kristen Hood, Ryan Garano, and Rachel Gobep, even the cowardly lion is a recycling force to be reckoned with.

Photo #6986: Who's that visiting with the lovely "good witch?" Why it's one very courageous lion, aka, CMVS student Lillijanna Tomko, who got into full dress middle school spirit for the recent recycling event.

Photo #6993: Joining in the CVMS quest to become the Emerald City of recycling, Channel 21's Mark Monstrola recently visited the merry old Land of Oz, where he chatted with CVMS teacher and head of the recycling project, Vicki Latimer, while being fitted by school nurse Regina Reynolds with his own manly pair of ruby slippers.

 
 

 

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