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Exploring our interconnectedness


The Sustainability Program at Pennfield’s Lirakis Nature Center educates the students about the interconnectedness of human beings with other species and systems on Earth. Students are taught, through direct experience, about personal responsibility for the stewardship of our planet, as well as the value and virtue of making kind connections with one another as fellow human beings. Whether growing food organically in Pennfield’s eight raised garden beds, participating in the study and practice of beekeeping with our own hives, implementing a schoolwide Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle program, or simply observing the diverse natural beauty of our unique campus, Pennfield students have every opportunity to develop a lifelong commitment to sustainable living.