Don't forget, the MHS Instrumental Spring Concert is TONIGHT at 7 pm! Open to the Public. Admission is Free
Congratulations to Dee Dee Etheredge, Administrative Assistant at Meridian High School! She's the 2023 FCCPS Support Staff Employee of the Year - Operations! @meridianmstangs
Mary Ellen Henderson and Meridian Parents and Guardians - Please note - Buses leaving the Secondary Campus are running approximately 10 minutes later than normal this afternoon.
GAS LEAK UPDATE: The gas leak was repaired at the bridge construction work on South Oak Street near Oak Street Elementary. Bridge construction continues on S. Oak Street. Tomorrow, bus stops and walking routes will return to what they were before today's gas leak closures..
Secondary Parents, Guardians, and students. Due to emergency gas main leak work near Oak Street Elementary, Secondary Bus K will not be able to drop students at Spring and Jackson. Students instead will be dropped off at Poplar and Spring. Likewise, Late Bus J stop at Jackson and Randolf is moving to West and Randolph today.
FCCPS is focused on improving Communication & Engagement. @ClassTag, @LanguageLine and captioning are making it easier for families and schools to connect. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDPkQGURzA0
PHONE UPDATE: Our phone service vendor reports that the cut cable has been repaired, and service has been restored to the Secondary Campus! Thank you for your patience today!
PHONE OUTAGE UPDATE: At midday, phone service to the Secondary Campus is still out. Our phone service vendor suspects a cut cable in the construction area. Continue to communicate through email directly to the schools or firstname.lastname@example.org, and we'll pass it along!
Be on the lookout for Women's History Walk Herstory Stations: All Over the City. All Month Long! Scavenger Hunt. #WomensHistoryMonth #OurHistoryMatters #EquityInFCCPS https://sites.google.com/view/fc-womens-history-walk/home/2023-womens-history-walk?authuser=0
Catch up on the progress of FCCPS Strategic Plan with a Midyear Update! FCCPS is committed to making it a living plan, not pages in a dusty binder. https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/implementation-and-progress-monitoring
Tonight at 7:00 p.m. Strategic Plan Midyear Update. It's the 101st Day of School and there are great things happening in @FCCPS . Tune in youtube.com/fccpsorg and go to "Live" to watch. Or watch the recorded video later.
FCCPS is conducting a Communications Survey of the community to gather feedback from all stakeholders. The goal is to bolster clear and digestible two-way, multi-lingual, accessible messaging across all our platforms. Can you help? Thank you! www.fccps.org/survey
From FCCPS Transportation - Secondary Late Bus F is running 20 minutes late this afternoon.
NOTE: Streaming Channel Change due to concurrent meeting - TONIGHT-- Jan 10 - 7:00 pm - IB Diploma Program/Career Program Parent Information Night (HS Auditorium) will be streamed on the Meridian YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/@TheHomeoftheMustangs
So much to celebrate! The new BIE Blast shows how FCCPS students benefit from partnerships between schools and community. Anatomy Internships, Career Chats, games in PE, food drives, community volunteering! https://mailchi.mp/fccps/partnership_news_feb2020-197475
FCCPS Employee Awards programs are open for nominations! FCEF Teacher of the Year; Professional Specialist of the Year; Support Staff Employee of the Year. Entry deadline 1/12/23 @fccps @FCEFoundation https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/employee-recognition-awards
For afternoon dismissal, today October 6th, students on Bus C will wait at the Secondary campus until approximately 3:25-3:30pm for a driver to return for pickup. Students will arrive home 20 to 25 minutes later than normal.
Race Weekend! Time for packet pick-up & late reg. Meridian High School Fri 4-7; at FCEF booth #140 at Falls Church Festival (Cherry Hill Park) Sat 10 - 4. Or Sun morning pre-race. See you soon! #FCEFRunfortheSchool @fcedf
FCCPS Transportation Update: Secondary Campus Late Bus Runs are now posted. Reminder, buses depart the Secondary Campus at 4:35 pm en route to generalized bus stops. www.fccps.org/bus
After 2 weeks of evaluation, FCCPS Transportation has released updated Bus Routes! You can find them at www.fccps.org/bus. Changes go into effect on Monday, September 12. Families have received an email including helpful information about the bus route changes.