Charles Elementary School

701 Menchville Road · Newport News, VA 23602 · Phone: (757) 886-7750 · Fax: (757) 988-1673

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Tumbler Composter

Planters: Tulips, daffodils, and pansies are growing in the planters.


Tumbler Composter: The oblong object beside the planter is a tumbler composter. Leaves, grass,and food clippings are put in the composter, which is turned periodically by students. The compost will be used to fertilize the plants.

Spider Web Frame


Spider Web Frame

Spider Web Frame: The diamond shaped object is a spider web frame. A spider can weave a web inside the frame. We have seen a web in the frame, but not the spider.


Click on the part of the courtyard map you would like to learn more about.   Enjoy your visit to our courtyard!

Courtyard map

SOL Panels Garden Can O Worms Planters Pond Tables



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