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Selected SkillsUSA Contests to be held at Edison Academy on Jan. 27
Edison Academy will be the location for 2020 SkillsUSA contests in Automotive, Criminal Justice, Electricity, HVAC, Veterinary and Leadership competitions on January 27, 2020 (a teacher workday/student holiday). Student competitors should check with program instructors for specific times and requirements for their contests.
University of Virginia Facilities Management Apprenticeships
The University of Virginia will host a Job Fair for their Facilities Management Apprenticeships on February 12, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Alumni Hall, 221 Emmet Street N, Charlottesville, VA 22903. For soon to be high school graduates and recent graduates, we invite you to attend to explore and learn more about the UVA Facilities Management Apprenticeship Program. Click this announcement for a flyer, general information handout, and a link to their website.
Civic Engagement Absences
Parents of students in grades 7-12 may request one partial-day absence for civic engagement activities, such as legislative visits, awareness walks, nonprofit support, or advocacy efforts by submitting a prearranged absence form.
Thank You for Supporting the Criminal Justice Toy Drive
Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Edison Academy Criminal Justice Toy Drive this December. We collected over 70 toys including a 20" bicycle to benefit children in our community ages 3-17 in conjunction with the Fairfax County Police Department and the Fairfax County Public Safety Cadet program.
Kudos to our Electrical and HVAC-R Student Ambassadors
Kudos to our Electrical Construction and HVAC-R Student Ambassadors for a job well done at the Kilmer and Longfellow Middle Schools' Career Exploration Day events. Our students presented mini-lessons to middle school students to help them explore the careers along with students from Marshall, Falls Church, and Fairfax Academy. Check out the blog on our home page for photos from both events.
First Quarter 2019-2020 Student Awards
Congratulations to our first marking period student award winners! Click this announcement to go to our photo album of students on Facebook.
Volunteer Fairfax Youth Service Opportunities
Volunteer Fairfax has some exciting volunteer opportunities for students in our communities. Check out their Youth Service Directory for 2019-2020 for details. Options show descriptions of the volunteer opportunities, the age range of volunteers being sought, the number of volunteers needed, geographical area of the opportunity and more. Check this Directory often for updated opportunities as they are come about and are listed. Click this announcement to be taken to the Youth Services Directory.
Internships and Work Experience Opportunities
Part-time Employment and Paid Internships for students and full-time employment opportunities for recent, or soon-to-be, high school graduates are often shared by employers and business partners. Be sure to visit our Career Experiences pages often to see postings of the latest opportunities being offered.
Upcoming Events at Edison Academy
Mental Health Resources: 24/7 Emergency Numbers
CrisisLink Regional Hotline
Dominion Hospital Emergency
Mobile Crisis Unit