Senior Jeremiah Ogle holds towelette after blood is drawn. Students 16 and older with parental consent were able to volunteer to donate blood on November 18. Inova Blood Donor Services came to GMHS on November 18.
With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, we begin to contemplate what the holiday really means to us. For most, Thanksgiving is a day to get together with your family and highlight those things that we treasure most in life.
Students and hired musicians get ready to start a rehearsal in the GM auditorium pit. The orchestra started rehearsing about a month ago, meeting more often and eventually everyday after school as the days of the show come closer.
The TJ SCA is very busy this fall working together with their classes to aid others beyond our walls, both locally and around the world. The class resprentatives and all students get a chance to put action to their TJ PYP Learner Profile values.
George Mason High School students in the IB History of the Americas class visit Gunston Hall, home of George Mason. They learned more about why the school was named after him. Many of our students don't know," said IB History teacher Ms. Tammy Chincheck.
“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.
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.
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.