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Want to Get Involved in Your Community? Edison Academy and FCPS Offers Opportunities for You!
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Highlighted Opportunities for January
MLK Jr. Weekend of Service Enrichment Opportunity through Volunteer Fairfax
The upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday weekend is a great opportunity to connect with impactful service opportunities while also learning about the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. FCPS and Neighborhood and Community Services (NCS) is teaming up with Volunteer Fairfax for a weekend of service. Beginning on January 16, 2021, Volunteer Fairfax is organizing a family friendly event that will provide service opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds to participate in activities virtually from home. To learn more about the MLK Jr. Weekend of Service and the specific service activities, please visit Volunteer Fairfax’s website for more information.
Dyke Marsh Clean Up Opportunity on MLK Day of Service, Monday 10 AM -12 Noon.
Join the Friends of Dyke Marsh and the National Parks Service on the MLk Day of Service.Clean up choices include shoreline clean up of trash, and helping to save trees by removing English Ivy. To follow covid-19 protocols, we must require registration and limit participants to 15 people in each group. We will provide work gloves, tools, trash bags and hand sanitizer. Wear a mask, sturdy shoes, long pants and sleeves, winter gloves and sun protection. Bring your own water. Meet at the Belle Haven Park south parking lot registration table. This will be canceled if there is heavy storms or lightning that morning. Register here and indicate your choice of clean up tasks
FCPS Get2Green Newsletter
FCPS Get2Green sends a monthly newsletter that you can sign up to receive that provides excellent information pertaining to environmental sustainability, energy conservation, recycling programs, and many other important environmental causes that can be connected to service learning. To sign up to receive their monthly newsletter, please visit the FCPS Get2Green website to learn more.
Academy Specific Opportunities
We will post Edison Academy specific volunteer opportunities here on this page as we learn of them from our Teachers and Ambassadors, throughout the school year.