Local Students Decorate Washington’s Airports at Annual Tree Trimming Celebration

Published: November 30, 2011


Join the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority for the sweet sensation of decorating trees at its 5th annual tree-trimming celebration. This year’s theme is “Celebrate the Holidays on Candy Lane”. Students from the District of Columbia, Virginia and Maryland will deck Reagan National and Dulles International trees with theme-related ornaments. The trees will be on display for passengers and visitors to enjoy throughout the month of December. 

                Where: Reagan National Airport
                            Thursday, Dec. 1
                            10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
                            Terminal B/C Baggage Claim Level 
                Note: Trees are located throughout the bag claim level, along the window wall 

                Participating schools:

District of Columbia:
Payne Elementary School
Randle Highlands Elementary School
Hendley Elementary School
H.D. Cooke Elementary School
Prince Georges County, Md.:
Potomac High School
Parkdale High School


Fairfax County, Va.:
Carl Sandburg Middle School 
Earl L. Pulley Career Center 
Groveton Elementary School 
Woodlawn Elementary School

                 Where: Dulles International Airport 
                             Tuesday, Dec. 6
                             10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
                             Main Terminal; Ticketing Level
                 Note: Trees are located at the East and West entrances of the security checkpoints

                 Participating schools:

Loudoun County, Va.:
Stone Bridge High School
J. Michael Lunsford Middle School 


Fairfax County, Va.
Interns from Chantilly 
Ormond Stone Middle School


Prince William County, Va.
Manassas Christian School 
Stonewall Middle School 
Reach Home School
District of Columbia:
River Terrace Elementary School
Kelly Miller Middle School

This event was made possible through the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority School Partnership Program.