Dream IT: Exploring Environmental Issues in South Deering
Pro level groups collaborated with teammates and created posters of content for a jigsaw session.
Attend Toxins to Treasures tour with SETF on May 13th, publish classroom website, and host informational
Students wrote second draft of argumentative essays. Pro-level journalism group is collaborating to compose a class letter to the mayor.
The spokesperson group drafted a letter to local environmental activist Olga Bautista in hopes to arrange a Q and A session on activism.
Pro Level Roles
Journalists Film Crew Spokesperson Editors/Publish Graphic Designers Webmasters
WHAT’S NEW LATELY?
Should petcoke be stored on the southeast side? Student opinions.
10th ward residents voted in support of banning the storage of petcoke on the Southeast Side.
Opinions on Local Environmental Concerns
Residents that support banning the storage of petcoke
"Petcoke shouldn't be stored on the southeast side. While it is here, it causes health issues and pollutes the river. It also negatively impacts air quality." - Natalie
"Although KCBX has been here for 20 years, the longer petcoke stays in the area, the longer it pollutes the neighborhood where people and animals live." - Abril
"According to the EPA, petcoke particles that are passed through the throat and nose and enter the lungs. Once inhaled, this can cause health effects." - Sierra
"KCBX is a good neighbor because it invested nearly 30 million, including $10 million in dust control - Jacquan