FCCPS Communications
Due to expected winter weather tomorrow, the George Mason Swim & Dive Boys and Girls Varsity Meet has been postponed until February 1st at Manassas Park Community Center.
2 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Alert
Due to expected winter weather tomorrow, the George Mason Wrestling tournament scheduled for Saturday has been moved up to this afternoon (Friday Jan 17th) at 5:30 p.m. at Strasburg High School.
2 days ago, FCCPS Alert
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
4 days 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 days 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 days 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 days 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 days 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
9 days 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
10 days 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
10 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Alert
Falls Church City Public Schools will operate on a 2-Hour Delay, Wednesday, Jan 8th. Day Care will open at 8am with NO drop-ins. All schools will dismiss at regular time - No early release.
12 days ago, FCCPS Alert
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
12 days 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
12 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Alert
As Warren County Schools are closed today, tonight's George Mason vs Skyline basketball games have been cancelled.
12 days ago, FCCPS Alert
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.
12 days 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
13 days 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
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Video of the Falls Church School Board Calendar Survey Results is now available: https://youtu.be/mO087hKEJsI?t=3162
about 1 month 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
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
We are good to go! Normal start time for all schools today, December 11th.
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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
about 1 month 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
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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
about 1 month 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!
about 1 month 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!
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month ago, Mustang Announcements
Marybeth Connelly
GIVE Day underway at Henderson. 33,000 meals coming right up!
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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
about 1 month 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!
about 1 month 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
about 1 month 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
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
*LIVE* Falls Church City School Board Work Session now streaming live. https://youtu.be/UVeCBm85qk0
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
It's showtime! Come over to Mason this week to catch the fall musical production, A Chorus Line.
2 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!
2 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"
2 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
3 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
3 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.
3 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.
3 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.
3 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
4 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.
4 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
4 months ago, FCCPS