Three Falls Church City Public Schools programs have been included in the 19th annual Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) "Showcases for Success" directory. The directory highlights successful K-12 programs in Virginia's public schools.

This is in response to a recent Falls Church News-Press Letter to the Editor by a former FCCPS substitute teacher entitled "Absolutely No Need for a New High School in F.C." 
We appreciate the thoughts of those interested in the George Mason High project and finding solutions to leaking roofs, crumbling infrastructure, and, yes, the increasing enrollment growth. Unfortunately the Letter to the Editor author suggests no new ideas that could be undertaken or that have not already been accomplished.

MEHMS and GMHS scientists participated over the weekend in the Science and Engineering Fair at Wakefield High School in Arlington. 
Several students earned first place honors for their experiments.

For the second consecutive year, the George Mason Scholastic Bowl team has won the VHSL State 2A Runners-Up trophy following tournament action at William & Mary this past weekend.

The girls entered the game with a 13-5 record and left with not only another win, but two events making this night unforgettable.

Nominations are open for the Support Staff Employee of the Year a special Falls Church City Public Schools award which recognizes exemplary support employees.

The post season got off to a great start for the GM Girls and Boys swim teams on Saturday at Arlington's Wakefield HS pool. With several hundreds of swimmers from 9 regional schools, the Region 2A meet saw Mason Girls finish first and the Mason Boys place second. Mustang swimmers set a great number of Region records (10), GMHS records (8) and many more personal records.

On Friday night the 15th Annual Mr. & Ms. Mason Contest was held to benefit the American Heart Association with nearly $1,000 raised. With hundreds in the audience, the evening was a delightful mix of talent, humor and irreverence.

All six George Mason seniors previously named semifinalists in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program have advanced to the next level of the program.

You know the music by heart, now come see it live! Disney's The Little Mermaid, Jr.

Economic development projects and the fiscal impact of them have a direct relationship with the school budget. It is especially important this year as there are almost 500 apartment units planned to open in Falls Church during the 2015-2016 school year.

The George Mason Scholastic Bowl team is heading to their 15th straight VHSL Tournament after the hard fought but successful 2A Regionals Saturday.

The George Mason girls varsity basketball team improved to an overall record of 10-5 with a win over Central high last week.

The George Mason High School Scholastic Bowl team won the Conference 35 Tournament Friday night at Luray High School and advances to the Region B tournament next weekend.

The International Baccalaureate Programme has an annual certification fee of $10,820.

Absolutely. On this chart everything in "RED" indicates where Falls Church teachers fall 3-5% below that of Arlington County teachers.

Division-wide Professional Development Funds are located in the Curriculum Innovation and Gifted sections of the budget.

Falls Church City Public Schools, as well as all school divisions in America, are required under federal law to have preschool programming for Special Needs children. We also provide preschool for students who are Economically Disadvantaged and children who speak English as a second language. All other students pay tuition to attend our preschool.

Juniors Michelle Kim, Francesca King, and Maddie Richter-Atkinson pose for a photo at a Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) fundraising event.

The cost for the MYP (Middle Years Programme) is $9,500 annually. This provides the school division with outside expert guidance and an external mechanism for evaluating our schools in the context of global expectations. We go through authorization with an on-site evaluator every three years....