Today the City and School Board received two responses to its Request for Proposals (RFP) for the replacement of the existing George Mason High School; expansion of the existing Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School; and redevelopment and commercialization of a portion of the school campus to generate revenue to help fund the capital costs of the new and expanded school facilities, create a sense of place, and bring desirable commercial activity and amenities to the City.
The Falls Church School Board voted unanimously to extend Superintendent Dr. Jones’ contract through June 30th, 2019. The announcement was made during the Board’s September 8th regular meeting.
The George Mason High School Boys’ Team was recognized by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) with the 2014-15 High School Team Academic Award.
FCCPS is a very busy place, and in an effort to keep our community informed about a variety of school issues throughout the year, I will be sending out 'Super-intendent Notes' and posting them here.
A widespread Dominion Power outage knocked out most of the lights for some 1,800 customers including George Mason High School and Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School, early Wednesday. But with backup generators and some academic creativity lessons continued unencumbered.
PPEA is the Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act. It was passed in 2002 by the General Assembly to allow localities to form partnerships with the private sector. Through these partnerships, the public and private sectors work together to complete major projects, like building new schools. To date, hundreds of successful PPEA projects have been completed in Virginia.
Nearly three dozen new faculty members have arrived at Falls Church City Public Schools for a week's long orientation session.