Trout in the Classroom offers STEM-Related experiences and is a conservation-oriented environmental education program for high school students. It is offered through Outdoor Education a Physical Education elective.
Throughout the school year, students raise trout from eggs to fry and then release them into the Chattahoochee River. This act of raising, monitoring, and caring for young trout fosters a conservation ethic within participating students and promotes an understanding of their shared water resources.
Students enrolled in Outdoor Education learn the following: outdoor habitat, Georgia Department of Natural Resources rules and guidelines, outdoor cooking, orienteering, first-aid/CPR, knot tying, casting, and survival skills. The course enables students to continue a physically active lifestyle in the out of doors.
Mark Anderson, Supervisor
Health & Physical Education