Is there anything more adorable than a multi-cultural group of grade school children singing “This Little Light of Mine,” complete with hand gestures, in celebration of the environment?


Our news intern Kyung Jin Lee reports for their outstanding achievements in protecting the environment, four schools in San Francisco were recognized today at City Hall: Cornerstone, Longfellow, McCoppin, and Lincoln High all won the Green School of the Year award, given out by the San Francisco Department of the Environment, for their successful composting and recycling programs, as well as other eco-friendly initiatives.

Adorable Kid Video Alert: SF Schools Win Green School of the Year Award 12 April,2011Jon Brooks


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is the host and editor of KQED’s health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED’s daily news blog, News Fix. A veteran blogger, he previously worked for Yahoo! in various news writing and editing roles. He was also the editor of, which documented user-generated content about the financial crisis and recession. Jon is also a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S. He has written about film for his own blog and studied film at Boston University. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College.

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