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Growing Great Classroom Education

Classroom lessons are delivered by volunteer docents 5 times per year to all 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade students at Meadows.   GrowingGreat’s volunteer docents teach students why and how to make healthy food choices.  Lessons are delivered at consistent intervals and build on each other, allowing students to absorb and understand what they’ve learned. Learn more

Grades of Green at Meadows

Grades of Green is helping Meadows families become even more environmentally friendly than ever this year. All students participate in Trash Free Lunches every Tuesday and Wednesday, helping to decrease the amount of trash our school generates by up to 90% those days ( click here for more info on Trash Free Lunches). Every  Wednesday morning our volunteers are at the Rowell gate stamping hands and handing out bracelets for Walk to School Wednesday, decreasing fuel usage and automotive emissions. Learn more ways you can go green at, the official nonprofit started by a group of Manhattan Beach parents. Please contact Reese Saffron if you’d like to be part of the green movement at Meadows. Learn More

Young at Art

Young at Art (YAA) is a non-profit organization that brings six art projects to over 6,000 students in our community. The primary goal is to provide quality art projects in a "non-judgmental" atmosphere, stressing the creative process rather than the end result. Click here for the flyer describing this year's projects.

If you are interested in becoming a docent for a classroom or just volunteering to help out in the classroom, please contact our Meadows Young at Art Co-Chairs Lisa Becker ( or Cynthia Milstein (