Spanish-Language Town Hall (Virtual)
Join Superintendent Brabrand and two school officials for a virtual Spanish-Language Town Hall on Wednesday, April 21, 5-6 p.m. They will provide information on opportunities for four days of in-person instruction; summer learning plans, and vaccine updates. They will answer your questions, too. The Town Hall will be streamed live on FCPS Facebook en Español. Please email your questions to ReturntoSchool@fcps.edu. You may also send us a message on our Facebook page or leave it in the “Comment” section during the Town Hall. We hope you will join us!
2021 Virtual Career Exploration Fair
High school students are invited to participate in the 2021 Virtual Career Exploration Fair, scheduled to take place from Monday, April 19, through Friday, April 30.
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 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding holidays). Meal Kits sites distribute each Monday from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., or until supplies are exhausted. Buses distributing meals are operating Monday through Friday. Meals 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: