Posts tagged Lanier Middle School

Global Volunteers go to Dominican Republic during Spring Break!

Environmental Citizenship in the Dominican Republic – Global Volunteers!

Trekking into the central highlands of the Dominican Republic where mountainous landscapes, coffee plantations and alpine pastures stretch as far as the eye can see —students dive deeper into the country’s diverse ecological zones. Students investigate these micro climates, also be immersed in the rich local Caribbean culture, all while they work on a sustainable Service Learning project to help address challenges such as generational poverty, gender inequality, and deforestation. Service Learning projects includes promoting responsible tourism to help support the local economy and conservation efforts, planning community gardens to improve food security, and building trails for local community members. Participants earned 25 FCPS approved service hours.

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Virginia Naturally School Recognition

“Great news for the Lanier Middle School environmental education program!  We have been recognized as a Virginia Naturally School, Year 6, for efforts during the 2016-2017 school year for supporting environmental conservation and stewardship!”

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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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2016 Green Difference Award

Lanier students and staff receiving the 2016 Green Difference Award for the Outstanding Green Student and Outstanding Green Program Director at the Massachusetts State House, Boston.

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Raising a Green Generation at Lanier MS

Link to a featured story on Lanier’s Eco Journey. It is indeed very satisfying to look back and reflect upon various environmental efforts at Lanier Middle School. Most important, to see students become better environmental stewards.



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Fairfax City School Board Recognition – June 1, 2015

Link to the presentation ceremony:


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Lanier a Green Flag School

Check out the video below about Lanier Eco Projects and many other links on the right to view other projects.

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