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“Remember there are worse things than a shattered chandelier...” the Phantom explains. George Mason’s 2014 annual Fall musical is Andrew Lloyd Webber's, “The Phantom of the Opera.” The show is in the GM auditorium at 7:30 on Thursday, November 20 through Saturday November 22. Tickets will be sold at the door.

TJ's Counselors, Carol Seaver and Allison Stokes, have published a quarterly newsletter and prepared an overview of the counseling services at TJ.

Do you know an FCCPS Teacher who always goes the extra mile to help students, work with colleagues and make our schools better?

Valeria Pineiro, parent of 7th MEH student Lucas Green, came to Liz Stigall's Spanish II classes today. Ms. Pineiro took students on a virtual tour through the beautiful and diverse provinces of Argentina and also brought samples of the Argentine cookies, los alfajores, for the students.

Operation EarthWatch is an environmental action program for City of Falls Church elementary school students at Mt. Daniel, Thomas Jefferson, and St. James. The program is sponsored by the Education Task Group of the Environmental Services Council of the City of Falls Church and was established in 1993.

Karin Tooze, long-time revered English teacher at George Mason HS, has been nominated for the University of Chicago's Outstanding Educator Award.

Falls Church City Council appointed Youth Representatives from George Mason High School to various boards, commissions civic organizations on October 27, 2014. Citizens for a Better City (CBC) led the initiative, publicizing the program, collecting applications and interviewing the students. Upon the CBC's recommendation, 17 teens were appointed as Youth Representatives.

One More Page Books is excited to host the winners of TJ's school writing competition Kids Love to Write! Submissions were fantastic and so creative! All are welcome to hear the children read their work at One More Page Books at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1. 

After only three weeks of school, Mrs. Smith's class took an in-depth look into their new school and the world of cartography.

When you designate your card to support schools, Giant sends money directly to the schools each time you shop. It doesn't cost you a thing, and the pennies add up to the big donations.

Two GMHS IB students, Douglas Bossart and Zach Welch, are sharing their love of math by piloting a math enrichment program for 6th graders at MEHMS.

George Mason High School’s Principal Tyrone Byrd announced the Commended Students for the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.

The Falls Church City Public Schools Class of 2014 had the second-highest graduation rate among regular Virginia public school divisions the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) reported this week.

Two Chileans, Francisca Lemus and Valentine Ale, make apple pie with their American "mom" Ellen Meinhart as part of their Chilean Exchange at George Mason High School.

Artists in grades two through five used a simple craft stick and markers to create an interesting and repetitive pattern. They focused on the 5 types of Line: Horizontal, Vertical, Diagonal, Curvy and Zigzag.

Falls Church City Public School's state leading 2013-2014 SOL passing rates in Reading and Writing, as well as high state assessment passing rates in mathematics, science and history, have earned the division recognition today by the Virginia Department of Education as one of only 22 division in the state with all schools fully accredited for the 2014-2015 school year.

It is always fun at the beginning of the new school year to renew old friendships and cement new ones with a play date after school.

Six George Mason seniors are among the nearly 16,000 teens named semifinalists in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

Falls Church City Public Schools Food Services received top honors in the 2014 Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) Food for Thought competition.