FCCPS Communications
Dr Noonan's Friday Update: The latest on the Reopening Of School Plan and a survey we need you to take! TJ Field to reopen, GM Track & Field remains closed. Plus news on Reports Cards, Year End Ceremonies, Yearbooks and Graduation! https://bit.ly/2MeYokk
4 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The Falls Church School Board is holding a Special Meeting to approve the FY 2020-21 Budget. Watch live: www.youtube.com/fccpsorg
5 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Now on a light pole near you! Congratulations, Class of 2020.
6 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Dr Noonan’s Friday Update reflects on the mixed emotions we are feeling this Memorial Day weekend, and a request as we near GMHS 2020 Graduation. Plus, we’ve compiled an extensive list of COVID-19 testing options in our area. That and more inside: https://bit.ly/2ZviLSm
11 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Public Meeting Notice School Board Members: Greg Anderson, Susan Dimock, Laura Downs, Shannon Litton, Phil Reitinger, Shawna Russell, Lawrence Webb Electronic School Board Special Meeting to Adopt the FY21 School Budget, Public Hearing #3 Thursday, May 28 at 7:00 PM Webstream: www.youtube.com/fccpsorg Public Comment: Send email to gadellm@fccps.org
13 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Inside Dr Noonan’s Friday Update - reflecting on the ‘need to get comfortable with ambiguity,’ Summer School plans, and Equity Update and a Call for your GMHS Time Capsule content ideas. Pour yourself some lemonade. It’s a long but important one! https://bit.ly/3czoRF6
18 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
George Mason senior, Niharika Singhvi, is among the 2,500 recipients of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation's $2,500 scholarships. Singhvi, who plans to study public policy (perhaps at the University of Virginia), is currently the Student Representative on the Falls Church School Board. Congratulations, Niharika!
18 days ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
Congratulations to GMHS senior, Colter Adams, a semi-finalist for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program!
20 days ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
The Falls Church School Board is meeting in Work Sesson. Watch Live: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQpG3Cm9CDw
21 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Dr Noonan's Friday COVID-19 Update reflects on Teacher Appreciation, the latest guidance from health officials, the FCCPS "Educational Recovery Plan," and important dates as we wrap up the year. Plus exciting updates on the Class of 2020 Graduation! https://bit.ly/2YNv2kK
25 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Public Meeting Notice School Board Members: Greg Anderson, Susan Dimock, Laura Downs, Shannon Litton, Phil Reitinger, Shawna Russell, Lawrence Webb Electronic School Board Budget Work Session, Public Hearing #2, and Closed Meeting Tuesday, May 12 at 7:00 PM Webstream: www.youtube.com/fccpsorg Public Comment: gadellm@fccps.org
26 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS IT says connectivity issues with our firewall have been resolved. Students and teachers should now be able to connect online. We appreciate your patience
27 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
An issue with our firewall is causing some intermittent connection issues with devices on the FCCPS network...both students and staff. Our IT team is working with the vendor to restore service.
27 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Thomas Jefferson fifth-grade teacher Layton McCann is the Falls Church Education Foundation 2020 Teacher of the Year! McCann is a now a finalist for the Washington Post Teacher of the Year and receives an award from the @FCEFoundation. MORE: https://tj.fccps.org/article/242800
27 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The Falls Church School Board is meeting in Regular Session *LIVE* - https://youtu.be/DgAu27kaAvc
28 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Dr Noonan's Friday COVID-19 Closure Update: The latest info on Graduation, Teacher Appreciation, and new Course and Placement Guidance from the VDOE. Plus results from a survey of Henderson students regarding Online Learning! https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/covid-19-plan#may1
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Public Meeting Notice School Board Members: Greg Anderson, Susan Dimock, Laura Downs, Shannon Litton, Phil Reitinger, Shawna Russell, Lawrence Webb Electronic School Board Regular Meeting Tuesday, May 5 at 7:00 PM Webstream: www.YouTube.com/fccpsorg Send Public Comments: gadellm@fccps.org
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Mt. Daniel Principal Kasik met a friend on his ice cream run to Lazy Mike’s to celebrate Danny’s birthday. https://youtu.be/Tm46i2NZLWs @mdhippos
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Dr Noonan's Friday COVID Closure Update includes thoughts on Post-Crisis Transitioning, a decision date for Summer School, plus upcoming recognitions and celebrations! FIND IT HERE: https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/covid-19-plan
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Extended Day Care Program Fall 2020 Registration NOW OPEN! https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/day-care-asap
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The Falls Church City School Board is meeting in Work Session. Watch *LIVE* - www.youtube.com/fccpsorg
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Congratulations to Luis Sorto, paraprofessional at George Mason HS on his selection as FCCPS Support Staff Employee of the Year. We are glad to have you on our #teamFCCPS https://youtu.be/1O_UQZC2wbM
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Dr Noonan's Friday Update includes construction news on the new GMHS + Time Capsule! An update on the FY21 Budget amid COVID-19 economic downturn. And a new resource for ELA/Reading and Math! https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/covid-19-plan?#april17
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Public Meeting Notice School Board Members: Greg Anderson, Susan Dimock, Laura Downs, Shannon Litton, Phil Reitinger, Shawna Russell, Lawrence Webb Electronic School Board Work Session, Closed Meeting & Special Meeting Tuesday, April 21 at 7:00 PM Public comments: email gadellm@fccps.org Webstream: www.youtube.com/fccpsorg
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Dr Noonan's Tuesday update concerns efforts to restore bits of 'normalcy' to the FCCPS family - a shift back to daily communications and annual celebrations. Plus considering the lessons from Hong Kong Intl High. https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/covid-19-plan#april14eng
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
Mason's 2020 Summer Academy registration is online! Open to current Henderson 7th & 8th graders and Mason students. The last day to register is May 21, 2020. Check out the GMHS Summer Academy website page for everything you need to know and do in order to be all set for this summer -- https://gm.fccps.org/o/gmhs/page/2020-summer-academy
about 1 month ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
The Tornado Watch posted earlier this afternoon is now canceled.
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Tornado Watch in effect for Falls Church, Fairfax County until 6PM. https://bit.ly/3a5RSpy
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Public Meeting Notice School Board Members: Greg Anderson, Susan Dimock, Laura Downs, Shannon Litton, Phil Reitinger, Shawna Russell, Lawrence Webb School Board Electronic Meeting Tuesday, April 14 at 7:00 PM. Public Comments: email - gadellm@fccps.org Live Stream: https://www.youtube.com/fccpsweb
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The Friday COVID-19 Response Update from Superintendent Noonan contains 3rd/4th QTR Grading information, Nutritional Program Available for Families, and Lunch Balance information. Happy Spring Break! https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/covid-19-plan#april3eng
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS School Board is ending the current school year 13 days early: June 4 for students, June 5 for teachers and staff. It's part of Dr Noonan's "Continuity/New Learning Plan" for the rest of the year and beyond. Learn more: https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/covid-19-plan#apr1
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The Falls Church City School Board Regular Meeting is now underway. Webstreaming at https://youtu.be/rWB831d-kYw
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The Tuesday COVID-19 Response Update from Dr. Noonan includes new info on IB Grades, reminders about school grounds and news about viewing tonight's School Board Meeting. https://www.fccps.org/article/223236?org=fccps
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
City of Falls Church
The City of Falls Church Daily COVID-19 Update is now available. https://mailchi.mp/fallschurchva/covid-19-daily-update-tue-march31?e=5593d15851
2 months ago, City of Falls Church
FCCPS Communications
If COVID-19 closures has resulted in a change in your family's income, you could be eligible for assistance through the National School Lunch program. We are accepting applications during the closure: https://www.fccps.org/o/FCCPS/page/free-reduced-meals--14
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Dr Noonan's Friday COVID-19 Closure Update includes information on FCCPS reaching a MAJOR milestone, instruction after Spring Break, the School Board goes virtual next week, plus much more! Have a good weekend! https://www.fccps.org/article/221044?org=fccps
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
City of Falls Church
The City of Falls Church COVID-19 Daily Update for Friday March 27th is now online: https://mailchi.mp/fallschurchva/covid-19-daily-update-fri-march27?e=5593d15851
2 months ago, City of Falls Church
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Public Meeting Notice School Board Members: Greg Anderson, Susan Dimock, Laura Downs, Shannon Litton, Phil Reitinger, Shawna Russell, Lawrence Webb School Board Electronic Meeting Tuesday, March 31 at 7:00 PM Public Comments: email - gadellm@fccps.org Live Stream link TBA
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Registration for NEW FCCPS students is now open - especially for Kindergarten aged children! Registration for RETURNING students will open in July. Due to the Coronavirus Health Crisis, registration is by appointment only - no exceptions. www.fccps.org/registration
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
City of Falls Church
The City of Falls Church COVID-19 Daily Update for Wednesday, March 25 is now online: https://mailchi.mp/fallschurchva/covid-19-daily-update-wed-march25?e=5593d15851
2 months ago, City of Falls Church
FCED
The Original Pancake House @FCEFoundation Fundraiser on Thurs, March 26th from 7am-1pm IS ON! Proceeds benefit the FCEF Family Assistance Fund supporting FCCPS students and families in this time of need. Call in and pick up curbside or have delivered by Doordash or GrubHub.
2 months ago, FCED
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Superintendent Peter Noonan's Tuesday Update includes lots of new information concerning the rest of the school year, graduation, testing, and support for our community. Read it here: https://www.fccps.org/article/218734?org=fccps
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Superintendent Peter Noonan and School Board Chair Greg Anderson joined State, City and County officials for a Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19 last night. Video of the presentation is up our COVID-19 web page: https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/covid-19-plan#vth
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Dr Noonan and School Board Chair Greg Anderson join tonight's Virtual Town Hall Meeting: COVID-19 Updates 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be streaming at www.fallschurchva.gov/covid-townhall
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Governor Northam has announced public schools in Virginia will remain closed for the remainder of the school year. Dr Noonan previewed the process forward in a letter to the FCCPS Community. https://www.fccps.org/article/217678?org=fccps
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Alert
​Schoology service has been restored. FCCPS Status Page: https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/status-page​
2 months ago, FCCPS Alert
FCCPS Communications
Schoology is currently experiencing a national disruption of service. "Our Engineering team is currently investigating the cause of this issue." - Schoology. FCCPS STATUS Page: https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/status-page
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The Fairfax County Health Department reports a second resident of The Kensington, a senior living community, has tested positive for COVID-19 (Coronavirus). News Release: https://bit.ly/2UbAKKI
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS is working hard to support each other during this extended COVID-19 school-closure. We've added two resources that can provide access and referrals to both government and community-based resources for those in need. https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/community-support--5
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
City of Falls Church Daily COVID-19 Update: Includes information on City Playground closures and Virtual Town Hall on Monday. https://mailchi.mp/fallschurchva/covid-19-daily-update-wednesday-march-1325217?e=5593d15851
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
City of Falls Church closes playgrounds: Beginning Friday, March 20 at 3:00 p.m., all playgrounds and play structures in City parks will be temporarily closed to the public until further notice. More in the City's daily COVID-19 Update: https://bit.ly/2J3SwsO
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Dr Noonan's Friday update on the COVID-19 Closure is now available. It includes important new information regarding SAT and school ground closures. https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/covid-19-plan#march20
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
As there is now evidence of community spread in parts of our region, must take an extra step to do our part to stop COVID-19. Effective today (FRI) @ 3PM all school GROUNDS are closed. Please do not use the playgrounds/fields until further notice. With regret. #buildingtogether
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The Fairfax County Health officials have noted evidence of community transmission of the COVID-19 coronavirus in parts of Northern Virginia and urges vigilant social distancing. More: http://bit.ly/2woUFfP
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Dr Noonan's Tuesday Update includes many updates on a wide range of topics. Read the latest here: https://www.fccps.org/o/FCCPS/page/covid-19-plan#march17
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Updated from the City of Falls Church: The Community Center and Mary Riley Styles Public Library will be closed Monday, March 16, through Sunday, April 12. City Hall will remain open.
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Our Distribution Weekend has concluded. We will update you on plans for a extra Thursday distribution in the next day or two. Supt Peter Noonan has updated staff and families on the process forward. You can read it here: https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/covid-19-plan Be well!
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
We are entering the final three hours of our Distribution Weekend. All of our schools are open until 4pm to pass out laptops and other devices, students medications, and food. Picking up laptops? Come as soon as possible. Out of Town? Pick up on Thursday. Time and Place TBD.
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The City of Falls Church has announced beginning Monday 3/16, all events, activities, and programs at the Comm Center, Library, & thru Rec & Parks are cancelled. The Community Center and Library will remain open, there just won't be any programming.
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS COVID-19 web pages for the dissemination of division-wide and school-specific information can easily be found: Google: "FCCPS COVID" Direct Link: https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/covid-19-plan Websites: 1st menu item on every page And also located on the FCCPS App.
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Thomas Jefferson weekend distribution technology, medicinal, and food services plan announced. https://mailchi.mp/a0f6855cc6b6/tj-distribution-plans-planes-de-distribucion
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Alert
Falls Church City Public Schools and Arlington Public Schools have aligned, and in close collaboration with other Northern Virginia school divisions, will close beginning Monday, March 16, 2020 through Spring Break, with students scheduled to return on April 14, 2020.
3 months ago, FCCPS Alert
FCCPS Alert
FCCPS Superintendent Peter Noonan has announced the next progressive steps being taking over the next four weeks to address the rapidly evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) public health crisis. READ MORE: https://www.fccps.org/article/206715?org=fccps
3 months ago, FCCPS Alert
FCCPS Communications
We've been thinking a LOT about COVID-19. @FCCPS has a 10-part emergency plan in place to guide the division should it become impacted by the public health crisis. Review the plan, see Dr. Noonan's presentation to the School Board. https://www.fccps.org/article/205390?org=fccps
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The Personal Project Showcase is underway! Mason sophmores have begun sharing their independent inquiry projects on a wide range of topics of personal interest with their fellow students. Tonight, they will share with family and community members following International Night.
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The VHSL Theater State Champ Mustangs were congratulated tonight by the Falls Church School Board. (From left) Kevin Hong, CC Meade, Ciara Curtin, and Johnny Goodwin won top honors for a one-act play called 'Rush Lit.' They were joined tonight by director Shawn Northrip.
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The Yellow Line at Mount Daniel has broken down at the school. A replacement bus is en route. Students will be slightly late arriving home​
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
March 11 is the GMHS International Night starting at 5:30 PM at the Mustang Cafe, followed by the MYP Personal Project Showcase at 7:00 PM in the gyms. All are invited to experience the different cultures we have at Mason and the amazing projects of our sophomores.
3 months ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
School Board Chair Greg Anderson presented the Falls Church School Board FY2021 Advertised Budget before a meeting of the Falls Church City Council. https://youtu.be/Z3gU5MX09SQ
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
BIE Partnership
Share your Career Story at Henderson's Career Fair. The extravaganza is Friday, April 17. We need professionals from all career areas. Sign up at this link. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfqK3houbUelZHI94ccyAOwzSHGf1u6CMX-U3r1UJyq9QmF0w/viewform?usp=sf_link
3 months ago, BIE Partnership
FCCPS Communications
School Board Chair Greg Anderson presents the proposed Falls Church School Board Advertised Budget to the City Council. Live Stream (currently audio only): https://fallschurch-va.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=2&event_id=1282
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The FCCTV live stream of the Falls Church City Council is undergoing technical difficulties. We will provide a link to OnDemand video when that becomes available from FCCTV.
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
School Board Chair Greg Anderson and City Manager Wyatt Shields present the proposed City Budget and Falls Church School Board Advertised Budget to the City Council. Live Stream (currently audio only): https://fallschurch-va.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=2&event_id=1282
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Dr Noonan has sent a message to the FCCPS community following today's VDH announcement of 2 presumptive positive cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Virginia. Read it here: https://www.fccps.org/article/203260?org=fccps
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
The Girls Basketball State Quarter Final game is tonight at George Marshall HS at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $10 for those 6 years old and above. Go Mustangs!!
3 months ago, Mustang Announcements
GMHS Lasso
Somewhere in George Mason High School is a time capsule from 1995 that is supposed to be opened in June of 2020, which is just a few months away now. The problem is, no one can find it. Read more in THE LASSO! https://gmhslasso.org/12485/uncategorized/our-mystery-time-capsule/#
3 months ago, GMHS Lasso
FCCPS Communications
Summer Day Camp Registration: Our registration portal is currently not working correctly. We hope to have it up and running shortly. Stand by...
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The George Mason Girls basketball team takes its 16-8 season on the road tomorrow at 6:30 p.m., advancing to the Regional Semifinals game at William Monroe. The Lady Mustangs defeated Goochland 58-36 in Tuesday night's quarterfinal matchup.
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
Bidding is live! The Class of 2020 All Night Graduation Fundraiser is this Saturday from 1-4 PM at Famille Cafe, and you can start bidding now. Go to https://ang2020.ggo.bid/bidding/package-browse to check out the items, then register to bid.
3 months ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
*LIVE* Falls Church School Board Regular Meeting is getting underway. Watch Live on YouTube: https://youtu.be/HfcB1yhmynA
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
Support a safe graduation night for the Class of 2020 by coming to the GMHS All Night Grad Fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 1-4 PM at Famille Cafe on W. Broad St. Bid on art themed auction items and enjoy food and beverages.
4 months ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
Morning Announcements Feb 14: Happy Hundredth! Hippos sure love to count! Age, Blocks, Words and more! PHOTOS: TJ STEAM Night! Reminder: No School Monday for Presidents Day Holiday! And Parent Info Night on Vaping set for Tuesday at INOVAhttps://mailchi.mp/fccps/fy2020-191969
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Morning Announcements Feb 13: Huskies give construction workers a pre-Valentine treat, Employee Adv Committees support FY21 Budget. Principal Meetings at Henderson and TJ today, and TJ STEAM Night tonight! https://mailchi.mp/fccps/fy2020-191965
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
*LIVE* Falls Church School Board Budget Work Session #2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMrUKqjIi5k
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
Save the date! March 11 is the GMHS International Night starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Mustang Cafe, followed by the Sophomore Personal Project Showcase at 7:00 p.m. in the Main and Aux Gyms. All are welcome!
4 months ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
We are in contact with the Incident Commander on scene. He indicated emergency vehicles would likely be at the house for another 2 more hours. If correct that would mean the vehicles will be leaving the area well before dismissal. Updates as we learn more. 2/2
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Update on house fire near TJ. The house in question is approximately one block north of TJ, across the street from the TJ soccer field. There is no threat to TJ property or kids. TJ students will remain inside, which they would anyway due to the rain. 1/2
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Alert
Fire Departments are responding to a house fire near TJ Elementary. Oak Street between West Broad and Seaton Avenue will be closed. Please use the rear entrance of TJ until further notice. The building is not in danger.
4 months ago, FCCPS Alert
FCCPS Communications
Morning Announcements Feb 7: Mustang Diplomats are at John Hopkins Model UN! Busy Night Tonight: Swim & Dive at Regionals, Hockey Club at St James, Boys BBall hosts William Monroe in The Pit, and Henderson parties at home! https://mailchi.mp/fccps/fy2020-191941
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Morning Announcements Feb 7: Mustang Diplomats are at John Hopkins Model UN! Busy Night Tonight: Swim & Dive at Regionals, Hockey Club at St James, Boys BBall hosts William Monroe in The Pit, and Henderson parties at home! https://mailchi.mp/fccps/fy2020-191941
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Morning Announcements Feb 6: The new 'stable' is really taking shape! 'Natl Read Aloud Day' featured guest readers. Photos: Boys BBall GM vs Brentsville! REGISTER: Mental Health First Responder Training. https://mailchi.mp/fccps/fy2020-191933
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Become a Youth Mental Health First Aid Responder A wonderful training opportunity open to all FCCPS staff and parents. Saturday, February 29, 2020, 8:30 am- 5:30 pm George Mason High School Cafeteria Attendance is limited. Learn More: https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/featured-program
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Morning Announcements Feb 5: Sports Medicine studies taping injuries, Voter Registration during GM lunch today, PTAs host Supt Budget info night. Mason Swim & Dive Celebrates Four Seniors https://mailchi.mp/fccps/fy2020-191929
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Morning Announcements Feb 4: Clock skills in a digital world. Flu cases are up this week in FCCPS. We have tips to keep you well. Plus a record number of GM musicians land in Honors bands this year. PHOTOS: Mary Poppins Jr rehearsals! https://mailchi.mp/fccps/fy2020-191917
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
We are seeing an increase in the number of flu-like illnesses, including coughs, colds, sore throats. It's not unusual for this time of year, and there are things you can do to protect your child and others. https://www.fccps.org/o/FCCPS/page/respiratory-illness-influenza
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Morning Announcements Feb 3: MD Library adds 700 titles! It's School Counselor Appreciation Week - and boy, we appreciate ours! Band Info Coming Wed! https://mailchi.mp/fccps/fy2020-191909
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Superintendent Peter Noonan grabbed his FY 21 Budget Presentation Slides and hit the road last night - presenting his plan for the coming year to a Community Meeting at TJ Elementary. Did you miss it? Watch it here! https://youtu.be/a3bKCQCbXHo
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
*LIVE* Falls Church School Board are meeting for Budget Work Session #1. We're streaming live! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DB_AchqP1vg
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Morning Announcements Jan 21: Krishna wins Henderson Geo Bee, FCCPS Staff dig deep in IB for All, and Elementary GIVE Day was Fast, Efficient, Fun. PHOTOS: 5th Grade Expo, Henderson GIVE Day, GM Swim & Basketball. https://t.co/ou2XrhEafR?amp=1
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Morning Announcements Jan 15: School Board gets busy! Celebrates Fall "Champions of Character," receives Dr. Noonan's FY21 budget proposal and elects new leadership for the year. The FY21 Budget Documents available online inside. https://mailchi.mp/fccps/fy2020-191833
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Supt Peter Noonan proposed a $54.6 million FY 21 budget to the School Board tonight. The budget is balanced, for the second year in a row falls within Falls Church City Council Budget Guidance, and provides a wage increase for staff. MORE: https://www.fccps.org/article/178604
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The FC School Board celebrated Champions of Character for fall GMHS athletics. They are (front l to r) Niharika Singhvi-Field Hockey, Ben Toyryla-Boys XC, Connor Plaks-Football, Alexis Holewinski-Volleyball, Emma Ward-Cheer, Jo Sevier-Girls XC. Jack Fagnan-Golf (not pictured).
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
During tonight's Falls Church School Board Organizational Meeting, Greg Anderson was elected Chair and Shawna Russell elected to serve as Vice-Chair for the year.
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Morning Announcements Jan 14: Blowing up a balloon w/out lips! Tonight: School Board organizes & Superintendent Noonan presents Budget plan. GMHS Core Curriculum Night for parents plus free English Lessons begin today and tonight! https://mailchi.mp/fccps/fy2020-191821
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Morning Announcements Jan 10: Huskies get in shape as 'Ninja Room' takes shape, FFXCo Health Dept offers Fact Sheet on Flu, Big wins for Mason Swim. GM Theater Presents Award-Winning Play at Creative Cauldron on Monday! MORE: https://mailchi.mp/fccps/fy2020-191809
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Fairfax County Health Dept is seeing a rise in flu activity. In our community, visits to emergency departments and urgent care centers for flu-like illnesses have increased, and flu outbreaks are confirmed. FLU FACT SHEET: https://www.fccps.org/o/FCCPS/page/influenza-fact-sheet
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Morning Announcements Jan 9: Solving a 'sweet' math problem! Sneed to serve as Interim GM Asst. Principal. The annual Thackrey Preschool Interest Lottery now open! TONIGHT: Henderson Choral groups perform! https://mailchi.mp/fccps/fy2020-191801
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
All students at Jessie Thackrey will dismiss at 12:40pm. MEH and GM at 1pm, Mount Daniel & TJ will dismiss at 1:50pm 2/2
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Falls Church City Public School will dismiss 2 hours early. Day Care will remain on normal schedule but parents are encouraged to pick up children as soon as possible. All afternoon and evening activities are cancelled. 1/2
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Morning Announcements Jan 7: Let our kids inspire your (New Year) Resolve! The new GMHS steel reaches the top. Short Wed relief from FC Rec and Parks. Two Host Families Needed for Chinese Exchange this month.
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Morning Announcements Jan 6: IB Diploma graduates return, Dr. Clark departs for Yorktown, Holiday athletics summary, Free English classes are scheduled. FCCPS is Hiring! - Substitutes in high demand! https://mailchi.mp/fccps/fy2020-191785
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Morning Announcements Dec 19: Cacophony of Diverse Interests Explored During GM Rodeo, Packed house for PTA assemblies, PHOTOS: TJ Band Concert. https://us7.campaign-archive.com/?u=a1f19144396c7de69dec338d5&id=c17f26d470
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
During Mustang Rodeo this morning, one activity for students was touring the CSpan Bus. They explored its interactive kiosks and demonstrations, learnimg about C-SPAN's 40 years of in-depth coverage of the American political process and its comprehensive online resources.
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
School Board member Phil Reitinger (left) and School Board Clerk Marty Gadell took the Oath of Office, Tuesday, from Arlington Clerk of Court Paul Ferguson. Mr. Reitinger was reelected to a four-year term, while Mrs. Gadell's appointment renews annually. Both terms begin on January 1st, 2020.
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Only Jessie Thackrey Preschool has its regular Wednesday Early Release today. All Falls Church City Public School will release early on Friday, ahead of winter break. There will also be no MEH or GM late buses Friday
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The Falls Church School Board has set the first day of school for the 2020-21 school year on August 24th, or two weeks before Labor Day. On a 4-2 vote, the Board adopted Pre-Labor Day Option B which includes a two week winter break, and a last day of school set for June 10th.
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
*LIVE STREAM* The Falls Church City School Board meets for its December Work Session at 7:00 p.m. Watch Live: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8Wqv4V8CGo
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
"Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but the celebration is delightful..." Terrific turnout for the GMHS Geothermal Well groundbreaking! This building will not only be sustainable but instructional for the students inside.
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
This is the time of year we see an increase in respiratory illnesses in our community, including colds, sore throats, and flu. @FairfaxHealth reminds of things you can do to protect your child and others. https://www.fccps.org/o/FCCPS/page/respiratory-illness-influenza
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Join in! Groundbreaking of the New GMHS Geothermal Well - Mon. Dec. 16th at 4 pm. behind MEH. This is the start of drilling for the new ground source heat pump system, a key sustainability feature which will help take the new George Mason High School to net-zero energy ready.
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Marybeth Connelly
Hour of Code at Mt. Daniel! Great volunteers from Amazon Web Services and George Mason High School worked with all K-2 students to do some good in the world with coding.
6 months ago, Marybeth Connelly
FCCPS Communications
Morning Announcements Dec 12: GM Swim wins Class 3 debut! Henderson politicos push 2019-20 platforms. Hours of 'Hour of Code' going on all this week! Video: Calendar Survey presentation and discussion. https://mailchi.mp/fccps/fy2020-191729
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Video of the Falls Church School Board Calendar Survey Results is now available: https://youtu.be/mO087hKEJsI?t=3162
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Morning Announcements Dec 11: Free Mason Choral Concert tonight! Downs, Dimock take Oath of Office, School Board receives Calendar Survey Results. TJ Art on Display in Falls Church Coffee Shop. https://mailchi.mp/fccps/fy2020-191725
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
We are good to go! Normal start time for all schools today, December 11th.
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The live streaming service of the Falls Church School Board is unfortunately not working from City Hall this evening. The meeting is being recorded and we are hoping to receive it from FCCTV tomorrow for viewing on demand.
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The newest members of the Falls Church School Board were sworn in to office just prior to tonight's board meeting. Laura Downs and Susan Dimock took their oath from Arlington Clerk of Court Paul Ferguson as family members looked on. Their four-year terms begin in January.
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Alert
The FCCPS Snow Team will be up at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday checking current conditions and determining whether a change in the schedule is warranted. If there's a change we'll announce by 5am. www.fccps.org/alert If school is delayed, there will be NO EARLY RELEASE except for a few JTP Students who dismiss EVERY day at 12.40 p.m.
6 months ago, FCCPS Alert
FCCPS Communications
Morning Announcements Dec 10: 'Space Donuts' bring home FIRST hardware, Huskies prep Western Expansion museum exhibits, Mustang Spirit Gear on sale! TJ Student Medals in Chess Tournament! https://mailchi.mp/fccps/fy2020-191709
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
VIDEO: The Joint School Board/City Council Budget Work Session is now available on demand. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fm3XU74EA8g
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
Support the Mason Give Day Club and come over to Chipotle on W. Broad Street between 4:00-8:00 PM today. All proceeds will go towards the club's upcoming activity wherein students will help pack 10,000 meals.
6 months ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
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
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Falls Church Education Foundation
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!
6 months ago, Falls Church Education Foundation
FCCPS Communications
BREAKING NEWS: The George Mason theater troupe is the 2019 VHSL Theater Festival State Champions!! Congratulations to our tremendous actors and Mr Northrip!
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
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.
6 months ago, Mustang Announcements
Marybeth Connelly
GIVE Day underway at Henderson. 33,000 meals coming right up!
6 months ago, Marybeth Connelly
FCCPS Communications
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.
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
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
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
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.
6 months ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
"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
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCED
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!
6 months ago, FCED
FCCPS Communications
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
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
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
7 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
*LIVE* Falls Church City School Board Work Session now streaming live. https://youtu.be/UVeCBm85qk0
7 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
It's showtime! Come over to Mason this week to catch the fall musical production, A Chorus Line.
7 months ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
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!
7 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCED
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"
7 months ago, FCED
FCCPS Communications
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
7 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
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
7 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
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.
8 months ago, FCCPS Communications
John Wesley Brett
In 8th-grade art class, students are immersed in a fiber art project, learning about tapestry weaving, including warp and weft, the components used to turn thread or yarn into fabric. Next the students will be designing their own tapestry.
8 months ago, John Wesley Brett
Alane O'Neill
#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.
8 months ago, Alane O'Neill
John Wesley Brett
* 20% of US Youth involved in bullying each year (either bully or victim) * 160,000 K-12 grade students miss school each day in fear of bullying * @FCCPS School Board proclaims Oct 2019 Bullying Prevention Month; urges discussion as a community. READ: https://t.ly/BnbDn
9 months ago, John Wesley Brett
FCCPS
After analyzing bus populations and route timing this week, we have made the first tweaks to almost all routes. The Updates are now available and take effect Monday! http://fccps.org/bus We will continue to monitor and adjust as needed.
9 months ago, FCCPS
FCCPS
Morning Announcements Sept 9: Building Reading Stamina: Tips inside, TV/Media Class hit the school's studio to begin programming planning for the year. PHOTOS: Friday's Tailgate and Football! Tomorrow: FCEPTA Info Night and Ice Cream Social - https://mailchi.mp/fccps/190647-191197
9 months ago, FCCPS