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May, 2023
The school held a "Building Dedication" Ceremony.  Building 1 is now called Pratt Hall in honor of founder Amy Pratt and Building 2 is now called Clavette Center in honor of founder Laura Clavette and her family.
April, 2022
The Greene School was named the Rhode Island Environmental Education Association's Organization of the Year at their annual summit held at Rhode Island College.  
July, 2020
In response to the Covid 19 public health crisis and RI's Take It Outdoors Campaign, The Greene School community built 2 beautiful outdoor classrooms inspired by ones that they discovered on their international trip to Scandinavia.  
April, 2019
Students and staff were invited to meet Dr. Mona Attisha- Hanna, author of What The Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in An American City.
Mr. Richard Louv, author of the book Last Child in the Woods and inspiration for the founding of The Greene School visited our campus to meet with students and staff.
October, 2017
Ribbon cutting ceremony for the purchase and renovations of 94 John Potter Rd.
Dedication of the Alvarez Center for Arts and Wellness.
June, 2017
Renovations began on all three buildings to increase instructional space including the construction of a new science lab facility.
November, 2016
The Greene School purchased 70.8 acres at 94 John Potter Road.
November, 2015
The Greene School was named as an EL Credentialed School.
September, 2015
We received unconditional five-year renewal by the Rhode Island Department of Education.
June, 2014
We graduated our first complete four-year class.
April, 2014
The Greene School achieved recognition from the US Department of Education as a National Green Ribbon School.
June, 2013
We graduated our first class, completing three years.
September, 2010
The Greene School opened with 84 students in grades 9 and 10.
May, 2010
A charter for The Greene School was approved by the Rhode Island Department of Education for up to 210 students.
November, 2007
The founding Board of The Greene School submitted an application to the RI Department of Education to open an environmental charter high school, to serve 210 students in grades 9 through 12.