SEEDS EcoSchool
Benzie County Central Schools

SEEDS EcoSchool

 at  Betsie Valley Elementary School

Serving 10-20 students a day -- Grades K-5
 
ROUTINE
 Mon-Thurs from 4:00 to 6:30 pm - Mealtime at 5:40 pm
Lesson of the Day 4:45-5:40
Plus  Outdoor Exploration/Recess and  Homework Help
 
LOCAL EMPHASIS
STEM Challenges and Team-Building, Cooking and Baking,
Gardening, Hiking Trail on School Property
A monthly FAMILY FUN NIGHT
 
SITE COORDINATOR:  Chelsea Bentley
cbentley@ecoseeds.org
School Address:  17936 Cadillac Hwy.  Thompsonville  MI
School Phone:  231.378.4164
 
Please click Monthly Calendar for details
 
Offered free to enrolled students thanks to support from 
21st Century Community Learning Centers
 
 

SEEDS EcoSchool

 at  Benzie Central Middle School

Serving  20-25  students a day -- Grades 6-8
 
ROUTINE
Mon-Thurs from 2:45 to 6:15pm - Mealtime at 3:30 pm
Lesson of the Day 4:20-5:30
Plus  Homework Help - Literacy - Art - Life Skills
 
LOCAL EMPHASIS
Partnerships with
Crystal Mountain, Benzonia Public Library, and Master Gardeners Club;
Cooking and Gardening projects
A monthly FAMILY FUN NIGHT
BUS TRANSPORTATION is available.
 
SITE COORDINATOR: Molly Pavelek
mpavelek@ecoseeds.org  231.632.2144
School Address:  9300 Homestead Road, Benzonia MI
School Phone: 231.882.4498
 
Please click Monthly Calendar for details.
 
Offered free to enrolled students thanks to support from 
21st Century Community Learning Centers
 
 

SEEDS EcoSchool

 at  Benzie Central High School & Academy

Serving 5-10 students a day -- Grades 9-12
 
ROUTINE
Mon-Thurs from 2:45 to 5:50pm - Mealtime at 5:15 pm
Lesson of the Day  3:45-5:15
Plus Homework Help,  Reflection, Games,  Self-care
 
LOCAL EMPHASIS
Utilizing  Eco and STEAM (Science/Technology/Engineering/Art/Math) approaches
Field trips to Sleeping Bear Dunes Nat'l Lakeshore
Volunteer opportunities with community organizations
Partnership with Grow Benzie
A monthly FAMILY FUN NIGHT
BUS TRANSPORTATION is available.
 
SITE COORDINATOR: Julie Markiewicz
jmarkiewicz@ecoseeds.org 
School Address: 9222 Homestead Road, Benzonia MI
School Phone: 231.882.4497
 

Please click Monthly Calendar for details.

Offered free to enrolled students thanks to support from 
21st Century Community Learning Centers
 
 

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