Students bring butterfly garden to life

WHS teacher spearheads idea after summer in Costa Rica


DOWN AND DIRTY—Westlake High School student Troy Just adds soil to a planting bed in a butterfly garden outside Jennifer Boyd’s classroom on the school campus.
A new ecosystem has come to life at Westlake High School.
Over spring break, March 27 to 29, around 45 AP science students pitched in to plant a butterfly garden on one of the campus hillsides.
The approximately 30-by-16- foot plot contains a variety of native plants—including milkweed, lupins, sunflowers, marigolds and ...

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