2015 Green Difference Award from Green Schools, MA State House, Boston!

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.

Link: http://projectgreenschools.org/green-difference-awards/

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.”

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Fairfax City School Board Recognition – June 1, 2015

Link to the presentation ceremony: https://youtu.be/ltuz8lgcXCg


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2015 Outdoor Living Classroom Projects

Students have been working in the outdoor living classrom setting up vegetable garden and doing Spring cleaning and maintaing the courtyard.IMG_2752 IMG_2754 IMG_2756 IMG_2764 IMG_2779 IMG_2780 IMG_2782 IMG_2787


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Environmental Showcase at GMU – April 2015

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

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Waste Management Presentation

Lanier students were engaged in a waste management interactive session. Check links below:

Recycling Powerpoint

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Project BEST club

After school club that builds excitment in science and technology. Also a platform for Lanier students to connect with Fairfax High School and Thomas Jeffereson High School students. Check out the link below.


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Get2Green Event

Focus of Meeting: Educators gathered at Lanier Middle School to share how can the environment as an integrating concept help meet the needs of the Portrait of a Graduate, Environmental Stewardship, STEAM, Service Learning, and 21st Century Skills. Event included: tour of Lanier Environmental Projects, FCPS fair, and collaboration time. Check out the presentation and the video below!

Get2Green Lanier Presentation 10-9


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