January Holidays Food Distribution
FCPS will continue to provide all students access to meals between January 18-26 when there are two school holidays and one student holiday/teacher workday. See the schedule for food distribution for Monday, January 18 through Tuesday, January 26.
Stop the Spread
Your actions keep all of us healthy, and we need to keep it up, working together to help slow the spread of COVID-19. There are some simple steps you can take to protect yourself and your family. Testing, contact tracing, and staying home and away from others when sick or after contact with someone who is sick, are critical to help prevent COVID-19 from spreading further in our community.
FCPS Hiring Classroom Monitors
FCPS is seeking individuals to serve as classroom monitors. Classroom monitors provide in-person classroom assistance for students when a staff member remains virtual. Candidates who are interested in a position or would like more information can review the job description and qualifications and apply online.
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.
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.
Report safety issues online or by text message using the Safety Tipline. You may choose to identify yourself or remain anonymous.
No-Cost Meals for All FCPS Students through June 30, 2021
Grab and Go meal sites are open 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding holidays). Meal Kits sites distribute each Wednesday from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., or until supplies are exhausted. Buses distributing meals 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.
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: