On Wednesday, January 6th, the Falls Church City Schools' three PTA organizations invited Dr. Toni Jones to preview her recommended budget for the coming year. The meeting was in advance of her formal recommendation to be presented Tuesday, January 12th before the Falls Church School Board.
It is hard to believe that Winter Break is here! I want to take this opportunity to update our school community on some important items before we take this much-anticipated break. This Super Note covers a wide range of topics - answers to the questions I hear most often.
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.