Purported to give the 'Best Hugs in the Little City' Mount Daniel Kindergarten Paraprofessional Shay Wakeley has been selected as the 2014 FCCPS Support Staff Employee of the Year.
Six Falls Church City public school employees have been nominated for the 2014 Support Staff Employee of the Year Award. Superintendent Toni Jones and other school division leaders surprised each nominee with balloons and a copy of their nomination letters.
The proposed changes to the schedule next year will not be taking place; a final decision that had not been easily reached. Principal Tyrone Byrd made the decision on Thursday, April 10, after taking many considerations into account.
George Mason High School remains ranked in the Top 100 on a list of “America’s Best High Schools” released today by US News and World Report (USNWR) magazine.
At two unique sessions on April 9, George Mason High School students, staff, parents, and community members gathered to share ideas for innovative programs. They discussed creating a new GMHS diploma program that would including student service learning and civic engagement. The meetings were spawned from discussions held last summer at a larger "Visioning" forum. Stay tuned for the next step.
First Graders at Mount Daniel School performed an adventurous Spring Musical on April 10. Through costumes, movement, and music, students led the audience on a delightful journey of Da Bear in "The Bear Went Over the Mountain" by John Jacobson and John Higgins. View more photos at Mount Daniel on Google+
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School third grade teacher Stephen Erick is the 2014 Falls Church City Public Schools Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher of the Year.
Both the girls and boys varsity soccer teams have started their seasons off undefeated and full of confidence. Each team has played only three games; two games against Strasburg and Clarke County were postponed due to snow on the field, against Warren County, Madison County, and William Monroe.
Students visited historic sites such as the Governor's Palace and the Capitol building, where they were able to show what they have learned about Virginia's roles in the American Revolution and the creation of our country. At the Courthouse, teachers like Mrs. Fay stood trial (but was found 'not guilty' of all charges.)
To cultivate active engagement in outside reading, Ms. Bridget Dean-Pratt’s Honors English 10 classes composed movie "trailers" using American Literature texts beyond those studied in-class.
The George Mason publication staffs embarked on another successful trip to New York City to attend the Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s spring conference last week, capped with The Lasso, GM’s student-run newspaper, winning a prestigious Silver Crown Award, which honors the very best in student publications across the country.
Are you ready to test your FIFA 14 skills against other MEH students? Join the Technology Student Association (TSA) for the first edition of the 2014 Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School FIFA World Cup and see if you have what it takes to become the next world champion!