Miramonte High School

 
 

The Miramonte High school garden is nearing a decade old. Having started with the force of a motivated science teacher, the original garden space located next to the tennis courts is slowly being converted into a flourishing food forest. Due to irrigation qualms, the garden was reestablished in the center of campus some 4 years ago with the help of GSE. The garden beds have recently been rigged with irrigation and there is a new greenhouse on the way.

Garden Workdays

Fridays during Acadamy,
Miramonte Garden

Eco-Action Club

Fridays at lunch,
Miramonte Garden

Contra Costa Fellowship

Every other Monday
6 - 8pm,
Acalanes HS, Room 402

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Get Involved

 
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View Your School Trip

Work alongside students in Latin America on projects in their communities, practice your Spanish, experience the culture and natural beauty of their country and reflect on your growth as a leader.

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Apply To Be A Fellow

Develop projects with your peers that address pressing social and environmental issues, while building leadership skills (and an impressive resume!) in a fun and safe environment.

 
 

 

Meet Your Educator, Kelsey Ring

 
 
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A Massachusetts native, Kelsey graduated from San Diego State University with a BA in International Security and Conflict Resolution. For over a decade, it has been Kelsey’s passion to inspire and connect students from around the world. She brings years of international project management and youth development experience from her time working with the Peace Corps and other organizations in Asia and Latin America.

Kelsey is excited to be back in California working with students and sharing her passions of sustainable agriculture, youth leadership and cultural exchange. Outside of work you can find Kelsey exploring the trails, biking through the streets of Oakland, or getting her hands dirty in a new project. Kelsey speaks English and Spanish.