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.
"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.
Come to the Winter JV Show on Wednesday, 12/18 or Thursday, 12/19 at 7:00 PM in the Auditorium. All proceeds will go towards the Junior-Senior Prom. Tickets are $5 each and will be available at the door.
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
We are good to go! Normal start time for all schools today, December 11th.
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.
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
Congratulations to Poetry Out Loud competition winners, Elisabeth Snyder (left) and Maryn Hiscott (right)! Elisabeth will go on to represent Mason in the regional competition sponsored by the Virginia Commission for the Arts.
Support the 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.
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.
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 Winter Band Concert will be on Thursday, December 5th at 7:00 PM in the 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!
*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!