FCCPS benefits from hundreds of community partnerships every year. Thanks to local businesses, individuals, non-profit organizations and government partners, who support our students and staff in innumerable ways. Check out the lengthy 2014/15 Partnership Directory.
Last week, the Fairfax County Planning staff recommended approval of the Mount Daniel Elementary expansion following study of the plan by the Zoning Administration staff, the Fairfax County Transportation Department, the Urban Forestry staff, and an environmental analysis by the Office of Site Development and Inspections.
More than 170 Falls Church residents, parents, students and officials spent the first sunny, dry morning in a week dreaming about tomorrow. For three hours, the architectural firm Cooper-Carry led a New GM-MEH Expansion Visioning session covering areas including school design, commercial development, and sustainability.
The Falls Church School Board recognized eight community partners for their strong support of the division’s schools. The companies were honored as part of the Virginia School Boards Association’s 2015 Business Honor Roll program. The program, in its third year, gives school divisions a way to say “thank you” to local businesses and recognize them for their valuable contributions to the schools.
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and the state Board of Education announced today that Falls Church City Public Schools is one of only two divisions in the state selected to received the 2015 Virginia Index of Performance (VIP) Board of Education Excellence Award.
Mary Ellen Henderson 7th grade Civics and Social Studies teacher, Dr. Rory Dippold, received the Virginia Lottery "Super Teacher" award in a suprise presentation in front of students, faculty and special guests.
Two George Mason High School seniors are the recipients of $2,500 from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Mary Keenan and Arijeet Sensharma were chosen from a pool of more than 15,000 national finalists.
The Falls Church School Board has unanimously approved its FY16 Budget. The "Doing More With Less" plan includes no staff increases, 5 fewer teaching positions (via attrition), while projecting 100 more students in the coming year.
Superintendent's Executive Assistant and Deputy Clerk of the Board Marty Gadell has been selected as the 2015 FCCPS Support Staff Employee of the Year.
This past weekend Thomas Jefferson Elementary was well represented at the regional Division A Science Olympiad! We had 33 of our third, fourth and fifth grade students attend the tournament held at Lee High School, Springfield, VA, on Saturday, April 25, 2015.
Danny the Hippo, the popular, lovable purple mascot of Mount Daniel School celebrated his 56th Birthday today. And this celebration was one for the history books.