Before the first flakes stick, it's a good time for a refresher on FCCPS Emergency Notification methods & How We Make "The Call" https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/fccps-alert
Support FCCPS students and families in need on #GivingTuesday by donating to FCEF Family Assistance Fund at www.fcedf.org. Thanks for your generosity and for keeping your support local!
BREAKING NEWS: The George Mason theater troupe is the 2019 VHSL Theater Festival State Champions!! Congratulations to our tremendous actors and Mr Northrip!
Support the Class of 2021 in their fundraiser today at Pizzeria Orso! All proceeds from dine in or take out until 7:00 PM will go towards the 2020 Junior-Senior Prom.
GIVE Day underway at Henderson. 33,000 meals coming right up!
The GM Chorus was part of the festivities as the City turned on the street decorations for the holiday season. In front of a large gathering at Mr. Brown's Park, the Chorus performed seasonal favorites.
The Falls Church City Council and School Board are meeting in a joint meeting in the first budget planning session for 2021 fiscal year. Watch Live: https://fallschurch-va.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=2&event_id=1010
The George Mason HS Winter Band Concert will be on Thursday, December 5th at 7:00 PM in the Mason Auditorium. All are invited to a free concert to start the holiday season.
"George Mason High School's production of A Chorus Line: High School Edition perfectly captured the stories of seventeen dancers striving to get a spot in the chorus line." t.ly/Ormk8
Pie Pick Up on Monday If you ordered Thanksgiving pies from the Falls Church Education Foundation, remember to pick them up on Monday between 2:30 and 7:00 p.m. at GMHS in the Mustang Cafe. Thank you for your support!
Elementary Cheer Clinic Hosted by GMHS Cheer Team and Coaches Saturday, December 14th Registration 8:45AM Camp 9:00AM-12:00PM Kindergarten-5th Grade Welcome NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! $40 Fee at the door, includes: 3 hour cheer clinic, poms, and a bow! More details: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XVwVD7i-tJZhTaw6eIjGx8fIyKCyEUF-xk-t6zYzCy4/edit?usp=sharing
Superintendent Peter Noonan and Chief Academic Officer William Bates presented the Ad Hoc Committee's four calendar options for the 2020-21 School Year. Following a brief presentation, questions from those who attended were answered . Video: https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/2020-school-start-date#19_1114
*LIVE* Falls Church City School Board Work Session now streaming live. https://youtu.be/UVeCBm85qk0
It's showtime! Come over to Mason this week to catch the fall musical production, A Chorus Line.
Grab some take out and join Superintendent Noonan for a Brown Bag Lunch & Update on the George Mason High School project - Thursday December 5th 11:45 a.m. at Central Office. The event is open to the public!
The Falls Church Education Foundation (FCEF) is honored to steward the FCCPS Family Assistance Fund for the second year. All contributions are used by our four school social workers to assist our community. Donations may be made online at www.fcedf.org by choosing "Donate Now" and specifying "Family Assistance Fund"
Both Henderson and Mason have been offering sessions for parents to explain the new Standards-Based Grading system being implemented in the schools this year.There are four more identical sessions on Monday, November 4th, which is a parent/teacher conference day. Henderson at 9:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. - in the Library Mason at 9:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. - in the Library
During a Special Meeting tonight, the Falls Church School Board unanimously approved a new four-year contract for Superintendent Peter Noonan. Learn more: https://docs.google.com/document/d/17g6YNStPfDFaIMWUJsaf68b3Smn1dp4-k_dn-K5cWHs/edit?usp=sharing
Building on familiarity with coins that begins in kindergarten, these first graders are examining and sorting quarters, dimes, nickels and pennies during math workshop. Students are using the coins' names and values as they sort, before beginning counting activities.
#What Lifts You Up? Inspired by contemporary muralist and street artist Kelsey Montague, Mrs. (Wickland) Guy's begining of the year school-wide project keeps us thinking every day.