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Lanier Outdoor Living Classroom

Lanier Community Service Day – May 21, 2017. Students, parents, staff, and extended community members worked together to establish the Outdoor Living Classroom. Picnic tables were funded by Lanier PTA! Students connect to nature as their learning continues……..

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Classes Planting Grasses – Caring for Our Watershed!

Lanier students had been growing “Wild Celery” (SAV) during winter season in their classes. On May 31st, 2017 students, staff and parents went to Mason Neck Park, Virginia to plant these grasses in Potomac river. This project was part of the Caring for Our Watershed/Earth Force and Chesapeake Bay Foundation environmental stewardship program.

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Kid Wind Challenge Nationals 2017

The Lanier MS “SPINNERS” team won 2nd place at the Kid Wind Challenge Nationals 2017 wind turbine competition held at the Convention Center, Anaheim, CA. They competed with 32 other Regional winners from all over the country. They earlier had won first place at the Regional competition at GMU, Fairfax, VA to qualify for the Nationals.

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Global Environmentalist trip to Costa Rica: April 8-16, 2017

FCPS Global Environmentalists Trip to Costa Rica: April 8-16, 2017. This was an International Study Travel Program! Students visited Turtle Conservatory, Earth University, Pineapple farm, banana planation, zip line and air tram canopy tour of rainforest, chocolate tour, and many hikes through the rainforest.

 


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GMU showcase & Caring for Our Watershed Contest

Lanier Eco team participated in the NoVA School Environmental Action Showcase & Caring for Our Watershed Contest at George Mason University on April 25th, 2017. Students received 4 top awards as finalists in top 10 category.

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Earth Force Supports Students in Solving Watershed Issues

Lanier’s Eco-Team supported by Earth Force & Agrium with various stewardship projects. Many projects funded through Caring for Our Watershed Contest have been implemented on Lanier’s school ground and making a difference.

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Environmental Stewardship Award

Lanier Students and staff being recognized for transforming the school into a youth led sustainable model. Event was organized by Earth Force & Agrium (sponsors of Caring for Our Watershed).

Check out the link: http://caringforourwatersheds.com/usa/virginia/

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