Creating a Buzz for Change

As the warmer weather arrived, the campuses of the Rocky Point School District received a visit from several unwelcome guests: bees and yellow jackets.

Recognizing this concern, members of the Rocky Point Brownie Troop 770, based out of Frank J. Carasiti Elementary School, recently teamed up with district officials to combat the issue. The troop first brainstormed ways to reduce the appearance of these pesky creatures and created informational letters and posters to detail their suggestions. They then met with the district’s Health and Safety Committee to discuss the feasibility of the solutions.

The district recently thanked the troop for their suggestions and unveiled its plans to incorporate two of their suggestions – using covered and lined garbage cans and decoy paper nests – throughout the grounds of the district.