In-School Instruction – Form Needed
Parents/guardians who chose in-school instruction for their child will receive a health screening commitment form where you will agree to completing a daily health screening prior to sending your student to school. Forms must be received at school electronically or by hard copy before your child returns to in-school instruction. Students whose parent/guardian have not returned a signed form will be required to complete a health screening and have their temperature taken daily by school staff until the form is received.
No-Cost Meals for All FCPS Students through June 30, 2021
Grab and Go service hours are 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding holidays). Bus routes for food distribution are operating Monday through Friday. Breakfast and lunch will be available at no-cost Monday-Friday at all schools with in-person instruction. Specific information about meal distribution locations and bus distribution schedules are available.
Parent Technology Help Desk
To support families who are working with their children during distance learning, Fairfax County Public Schools now has a Parent Technology Help Desk. The number is 1-833-921-3277 (833-921-FCPS). It will be answered by staff 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week. If the help desk is unable to solve the issue on the phone with the parent or guardian, they will enter a ticket on the parent’s behalf and the request for help will be transferred to the appropriate FCPS team.
Amazon Web Services Opportunity for Students
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is currently hiring around Northern Virginia for roles in their work-based learning opportunities to high school seniors who may be interested in working at one of Amazon’s data centers. The program consists of on-the-job training during a 12-week time period, where trainees will work in data centers full time as either a Universal Technician or Logistics Specialist. No college degrees or prior work experience are required, as all relevant training will be provided throughout the program. Completion of STEM or vocational course curriculum is preferred. Interested students must be 18 years old when applying for a position.
Fairfax County Public Schools will host a virtual Interviewing Tips & Tricks Informational Session with AWS using Blackboard Collaborate on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 between 5 – 7 p.m. AWS invites seniors to learn about interviewing techniques, resume tips, and hear first-hand what recruiters are looking for during the application and interview process. Students and parents will also have the chance to connect with business leaders and learn more about the company and open roles.
Check out details about the event, see all open opportunities, and RSVP here. Dial-in information will be sent out to registered attendees 24 hours prior to the event.
AWS will discuss the following job opportunities during the event.
Work-Based Learning Program Job Application Links: