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Mountain Sun Leads Trash Pickup Effort


Last updated 4/28/2021 at 4:58pm

Courtesy photo by Amy Pointer

The Matt & Molly Team took advantage of the drier weather on Sunday to clean up Franklin Park and Silvermont Park.

In spite of a rainy Saturday on April 24 – the only day of rain in the prior two weeks – Mountain Sun Community School's (MSCS) Let's Clean Up! event was a great success.

Over 150 volunteers registered for the event and picked up more than 17 44-gallon bags of trash - plus more than five bags of recycling - and used #letscleanup2021 to share photos on social media. Because of the wet forecast, some teams opted to clean up their locations on Friday or Sunday instead.

Service-learning is a foundational piece of the MSCS curriculum, and this event is the school's way of giving back to th...

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