Report safety issues online or by text message using the Safety Tipline. You may choose to identify yourself or remain anonymous.
Student-Parent Survey for Federal Impact Aid
Starting on October 13, the Student-Parent Survey for Federal Impact Aid will be distributed to all FCPS families. For each school-aged child in your household, please complete, sign, date, and return the survey to your child’s school by November 5
FCPS to Require Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Athletic Participation
Beginning November 8, FCPS will require proof of full COVID-19 vaccination for any student participating in Virginia High School League (VHSL) winter and spring sports for the remainder of the 2021-22 school year. Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination will also be required for participation in any other activity that requires a physical. This includes dance team and step team, as well as out-of-season practices and workouts.
Anticipated Bus Delays
Due to the bus driver shortage, we will be increasing “double back” bus runs, meaning a bus is required to run two scheduled routes back to back that would normally have been covered by two separate buses. These “double backs” may impact delivery time to schools or bus stops and may have a domino effect, affecting after-school drop-off times.
There is now a new Emergency Broadband Benefit available to eligible households through the Federal Communications Commission. This is a temporary benefit that will help to lower the cost of internet broadband service during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. Find out more.
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: