Lanier’s current & ex-students and staff attended The White House Climate Education Event on August 20, 2015. More than 150 students, educators, and education policy leaders from across the country attended the event.
American Black Duck being raised in Lanier MS courtyard! Each year the couple flies into the courtyard finding it a safe place to raise their young. Lays her eggs and then enjoys the safe habitat. Students ensure that its a perfect habitat for them. They are fed organic food and the pond is filled with water. Check out the video below:
Lanier Middle School students building a solar model house. This was a school wide competition, where students had to go through multiple steps: Drawing, Material & R-Value Research, Insulation & Aesthetics Test, and presentation.
Faiza Alam received the Green Difference Award for the “Outstanding Green-o-vation” Program Director. The Green Difference Awards honor and empower environmental excellence, innovation, and stewardship in schools, organizations, and communities across the nation.
She was nominated by her colleague Ms. Michele Johnson, who said, “Faiza Alam is being nominated for her work as an environmental steward who inspires an entire community to consider our impact on the environment. Ms. Alam has taken a love for her curriculum and our planet and has created countless meaningful real-life opportunities for our students to make a difference.”
Link to the presentation ceremony: https://youtu.be/ltuz8lgcXCg
Lanier students participated at George Mason University for the environmental showcase. Contests attended at the event were: Caring for Our Watershed (2nd place winner), Kid Wind Challenge (1st place winner & best blade award), recycle material mascot, and the environmental showcase. Kid Wind students later went to the regional competition at JMU and placed 1st again and won the judges award. Press release to showcase: http://commweb.fcps.edu/newsreleases/newsrelease.cfm?newsid=2756
Video Coverage by FCPS Channel 21: https://youtu.be/e8zPsKXcli8