Riverside Elementary School students Carter Nourse, left, and Michael Nass examine fossils in 2011 at the D.C. Everest School Forest.
A donation from a communications company will jump-start the creation of a new kindergarten and early childhood classroom in the D.C. Everest School Forest.
As part of its Green Gift program, Cellcom donated $3,500 to the school forest Nov. 14 from funds from recycled cellphones. This is the second year the school forest received money from Cellcom.
Cindy Damrow, school forest director, said the donated money will be used to begin plans for a Nature Explore classroom for kindergarten and early childhood students in the district. ...