Purchase the Nine Muses Literary Magazine
The high school's literary magazine has been a Falls Church tradition for over 50 years. It features poetry, art, music, and short stories from students at GMHS. The magazine is only $12 and can be purchased at this link: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/ver2/prdembd?ref=ZZHAWXOIUK024PP_ZZ5QWIB4PBWT7VA.
Magazines will be sent home with students the week of June 7th and delivered to staff mailboxes within FCCPS. Buy your copy today.
Dr. Noonan's Friday Note this week provides updates regarding summer school, the instructional models for 21-22, Teacher Appreciation eek, and a few other important reminders. https://www.fccps.org/article/450831
The Falls Church School Board has voted to rename George Mason High School – Meridian High School – to recognize the city's location on the 1791 meridian between Washington, DC, and Virginia, and the school's history of educating global citizens through the IB Programme.
Tonight at 7:00 p.m.
Grants and Scholarships for the College-Bound
Mustang school logoCollege Financial Aid Night is tonight at 7:00 p.m. The program teaches students and families how to qualify for more grants and scholarships for college and lower your EFC to qualify for more money for education at any school under consideration. Register in advance to get the link to attend this free 45-minute HEFAR Group workshop. https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_82aBwuEeT2mnjuYi7OfxAw
Joint PTA Meeting
Tonight at 7:00 p.m., there is a joint PTA meeting by Zoom. Items for discussion include planning for Staff Appreciation Week in early May and a host of year-end activities. Please check your PTA newsletters for the link and jump into your great PTA!
On the precipice of Spring Break, Dr. Noonan offers brief thoughts. ”I hope that next week brings a sense of renewal, hope, and light for you as spring is here, and the outlook for the future appears to be very bright for our Little City."
Secondary Parent Alert:
Bus J Broke down - replacement on its way within 10 minutes - significant delay.
Other delays - Bus K, L, M, & N (because they were behind the broken down bus)
One week closer to Spring Break and the expansion of in-person learning, Dr. Noonan's Friday Update is packed with Elementary Full Day Plans, Secondary Learning Expansion Updates, and important Community Vaccine Updates! Have a great weekend! https://www.fccps.org/article/424209
An FYI - No cause for alarm - Emergency Personnel from Falls Church and Arlington are using the OLD high school for training today - prior to the building being torn down in the coming weeks.