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Hear @AHSAuburnTigers students weigh-in on their new #LEED #highschool in Auburn, #Alabama!

Feature image photo by Kierstan Meadors. In August 2017, the new Auburn High School in Auburn, Alabama, opened its doors to close to 2,000 students in grades 10–12. A 350,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art, LEED -certified high school was a welcome change for the students and the community—one of the first projects to be completed in the district’s Facilities Plan 2024. The Center for Green Schools at USGBC is excited to share two students’ perspectives on what the new green school means to those who attend every day, including what aspects of the building are driving sustainability and what features are facilitating better and deeper learning. The essay is written by Auburn High School students Alexis Jones and Jacqui Barnes: In the mornings at Auburn High School, students are greeted by the sound of a coursing creek on their walk from their cars to class. Sitting in a cla...

Full article: https://www.usgbc.org/articles/auburn-high-school-student...

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