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Sixth through eighth grades.

Mario in Missouri

School: 
Lutie School
Teacher Name: 
Mr. Adams
Class: 
Sixth Grade
School District: 
Lutie School
Number of Participants: 
10

Paper mache', acrylics, spray paint were utilized to create this representation of Mario and Yoshi coming to help Missouri clean up trash.

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Recycle You Shall

School: 
Bunceton High School
Teacher Name: 
Casandra Goyer
Class: 
6th Grade Science
School District: 
Cooper County R-IV
Number of Participants: 
6

The Bunceton 6th Grade Science Class chose to create a Star Wars themed project that consists of Yoda and R2D2.  They used a 33 gallon trash can and put it upside-down on an asteroid of cardboard.  In order to get the can the correct color and shape, students used end roll paper and cardboard to make the can take the shape of R2D2.  One student created Yoda in the paint program on the computer and then they traced him onto a larger sheet of paper and attached him to a cardboard backing.  They used water bottles and paper towel rolls to create light sabers to hold the "No More Trash" sign. 

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Throw Away Trash in a Flash

School: 
Festus Middle School
Teacher Name: 
Valerie Walker
Class: 
art
School District: 
Festus R-6
Number of Participants: 
5
Festus' Flash-can entry
Festus' Flash-can entry
NoMOre Trash Festus' Flash-can enrty

Students brainstormed ideas for the campaign.  After deciding on Flash, the group set<!---break--->

to work making the relief areas out of recycled cardboard, plastic lids and plaster gauze. 

Once all construction was complete they painted the can.

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No More Trash Contest

School: 
Greenville Elementary
Teacher Name: 
Christina McKinney
Class: 
Greevnille Elementary Beta
School District: 
Greenville R-II
Number of Participants: 
10

The students pick up trash around the school building and thought it would be nice to have trash cans with logos that encouraged the students to keep the school clean.

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Hornets Recycle More

School: 
St. Elizabeth R-IV
Teacher Name: 
Mrs. Voss
Class: 
7th Grade Art
School District: 
St. Elizabeth R-IV
Number of Participants: 
11

With a very sports driven class, they chose to create a basketball-hoop inspired trash can to place where our high school students sit for basketball games.

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Keep The Galaxy Clean

School: 
North Daviess R-III School
Teacher Name: 
Annette Lowrey
Class: 
7th Grade Geography Class
School District: 
North Daviess R-III School District
Number of Participants: 
7
2018 ND NOMOTRASH contest
2018 ND Group working on NOMOTRASH project
2018 ND Group working on NOMOTRASH project

The 7 students brain-stormed ideas first.  They decided on a Star Wars Theme and to use R-2 D-2 as the design.  They recycled the trash can used for last year's contest which needed to be sanded and repainted, which the students did.  They then divided their group into the designers, painters and decorators.  The designers planned how to make the dome for the top of R-2 D-2.  They drew out the design and cut out parts from the cardboard boxes brought in by the students.  The students used glue and water to make a paste for the paper mache to make the head.  They secured the strips with card

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Raiders say, No More Trash!

School: 
North County Intermediate
Teacher Name: 
Tracy Thomas
Class: 
Performance Based Learning
School District: 
North County R-1 Schools
Number of Participants: 
5
Students with Raider Trash Can
North County Intermediate Raider Trash Can
No MO Trash Poster  North County Intermediate

We designed and built a trash can to look like the mascot of our school, a raider.  We bought the trash can with the money we earned from participating in the Ameren Energy Efficiency program. We did this in our Performance Based Learning (PBL) class.  We used cardboard boxes and colored paper to make the head and arms. We used paper to make the skirt. We cut out the mouth of the raider and the bottom of the head and fit it on top of the trash can so students could feed trasch to the raider. Our slogan is "Don't be an Earth hater, feed our North County Raider." The most challenging part of

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Trash Wars

School: 
West Plains Middle School
Teacher Name: 
Lisa Chezem
Class: 
7th Grade Science RTI
School District: 
West Plains R7
Number of Participants: 
10

West Plains Middle School 7th Grade RTI students wanted to use something that was currently popular to teach the school and community about keeping Missouri free from litter.  They chose a Star Wars theme and R2D2 to be the spokesperson.  The students transformed a 30 gallon metal trashcan into R2D2's body by using paint, and created his head by using paper mache with recycled newspaper, recycled cardboard, glue and paint. R2D2's legs are made of scrap lumber and his feet are painted plastic tubs.

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