During the month of July MEH Summer School students are exploring careers through project-based learning. This week Dr. Patty Seo-Mayer visited to introduce the students to the wide range of Health Sciences careers - physician, nurse practitioner, audiologist, occupational therapist, and more.
Falls Church City Public Schools submitted a substantial amount of additional information to the Fairfax Planning Commission on July 6th. The Planning Commission deferred a decision on the 2232 application until September 17th to allow sufficient time for the Fairfax Planning Commission to review and consider that information and for FCCPS to explore the project with the Planning Commission and address any remaining questions.
Stephanie Edwards (second from left) from Hilton Garden Inn visited MEHMS summer school, where students are learning about connections between academics and the real world. Teachers working on the revamped program - Creative And Real-world Engaging Experience Realized this Summer (CAREERS) - are introducing students to a wide variety of careers.
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As we await a decision on a demolition permit for the new Mount Daniel Elementary educational wing, summer projects continue on the other parts of the building. Ennis Electric workers (above) are installing large underground conduits to the new Electrical Closet.
The Falls Church School Board has received a conceptual cost estimate for the renovation and an addition to the George Mason High School of more than $95 million. The estimate includes $58 million to renovate GMHS and $33 million for a new educational wing to handle expected enrollment growth for the next 20 years.
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 surprise presentation in front of students, faculty and special guests.