Daily Voice: Greenwich’s Putnam Indian Field School Honored As Green LEAF School

By Frank MacEachern

Putnam Indian Field School received an A+ for its green thumb.

The preschool was recently recognized as the state’s newest Connecticut Green LEAF Schools. A commitment to the environment and environmental education has always been one of the school’s guiding principles, said head of school Susan Donaghy.

“It is part of what Putnam Indian Field School has always treasured and that is connecting children to nature and the environment and creating future stewards,” she said. “It’s also about healthy lifestyle choices and understanding the importance of eating a healthy diet and connecting them to what is actually their food source.” Read more…

In back from left: Susan Donaghy (Head of School), Marianne Riess (former Head of School and founder of Planting Day) and Elizabeth Lilllien Front from left: Suzanne Zakka (PIFS parent), Bill Palmer (Sam Bridge Nursery) and Diane Gordon (Pre-K teacher) Photo credit: Frank MacEachern

In back from left: Susan Donaghy (Head of School), Marianne Riess (former Head of School and founder of Planting Day) and Elizabeth Lilllien
Front from left: Suzanne Zakka (PIFS parent), Bill Palmer (Sam Bridge Nursery) and Diane Gordon (Pre-K teacher)
Photo credit: Frank MacEachern

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