Binks Forest Holds Earth Day Contest

The Binks Forest Elementary School PTA is holding its 2014 Earth Day contest.

Students have been invited to create a design that will placed on a reusable shopping bag. Students are encouraged to use the themes “Earth Day,” “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” and “Go Green.”

The student with the winning design will win a free bag with his or her design on it, as well as other goodies. The bags will then be available for sale to school families, and the proceeds will fund “green” projects at Binks Forest Elementary School.

In other business, Binks Forest will be visiting the NuVista assisted living and rehabilitation facility in Wellington on Tuesday, Feb. 25. Binks Forest students will be performing musical instruments, while school cheerleaders will be there to cheer them on.