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.
*LIVE* Falls Church School Board Regular Meeting is getting underway. Watch Live on YouTube: https://youtu.be/HfcB1yhmynA
Save the date! March 11 is 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.
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
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
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
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
Mulch Madness Begins...Order now at the Mason Fan Shop, https://mason-fan-shop.myshopify.com/. Top quality double-shredded hardwood mulch delivered by Mustang Athletes directly to your home on March 28. Bags are $5 each for 3 cu. ft. Deadline to order is March 18.
Have you ordered a 2020 Yearbook? If not, click on the link below and order one online. https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1120015/George-Mason-High-School/
*LIVE* Falls Church School Board are meeting for Budget Work Session #1. We're streaming live! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DB_AchqP1vg
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
Principal Hills' latest newsletter, The Hitching Post, was just posted. Go to "Menu" and click on "Hitching Post".
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.
Afternoon ACC Students: There will be no transportation provided for afternoon ACC classes. If ACC is on this afternoon, please provide your own transportation to class. Please check the Arlington Public School status for any updates regarding cancellation of classes
FCCPS will dismiss 2 hours early. No Block 7 classes. Buses will leave at 1:00 PM. All afternoon and evening activities are cancelled. There will be NO late buses.
As Warren County Schools are closed today, tonight's George Mason vs Skyline basketball games have been cancelled.
Oh...and we've got a TON OF PHOTOS from this week's Mustang Rodeo! https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipMtfXMC0W5m5rroTFUHVyjrlJRZOTqoE1tTSGIBF_bjOrnkfJ2avxiqjnN-SeGBvg?key=UnBDOVY4Z3BRcGN4aXZGN0NmeGJBX09FTTRaTzB3
We've got a TON OF PHOTOS from last night's Winter JV Show: https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipPxu_2wYoy3DKy-4hPDvyf9CAV7kKiLwHMv1KwE2Fq7Wab3etDpBwqbUpIRUa55tQ?key=N09KVm9jaE9SX25aYUlob0hLYlY0TURDRG04Nnpn
It's the second and last night to see the Junior Variety Show at 7:00 PM in the Auditorium. Support our Mustangs who are showcasing their talent. Tickets are $5/student and $7/adult. Proceeds will benefit the Junior-Senior Prom.
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
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
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!
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.
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!
Taller de Schoology y PowerSchool hoy a las 6:00 PM en la Biblioteca TJ Elem. El taller será en inglés y en español. ¡Todos son bienvenidos!
Schoology and PowerSchool Workshop today at 6:00 PM in the TJ Elem Library. The workshop will be in English and in Spanish. All are welcome!
Pies, pies and more pies! FCEF's "No Holidays for Hunger" pie sale is ongoing through 5:00 PM on Nov. 15. Proceeds benefit the FCEF's efforts to provide meals to families in need. Go to www.fcedf.org.
It's a Wild Horse Wednesday tomorrow. Please head to your Stable Groups after Block 1. And don't forget, it's also an early dismissal day.
Congratulations to the Juniors and Seniors who were inducted to the National Honor Society! A wonderful achievement!!
Does your high school student need a tutor or a quiet place to study? The GM Learning Lounge is open on Saturday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Tutor requests should be placed by students by the end of school on Thursdays. More: https://gmhs-sll.org/
Congratulations and good luck to the field hockey team who left today for the first round of States! Go Mustangs!!
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"
Congratulations to the Girls and Boys Cross Country Teams who are going to States! Go Mustangs!!
Lasso Club will meet next Thursday (11/7) in Laub's room (A132) during Mustang Block. Anyone interested in writing/taking pictures/making videos about content related to our school and what matters to students is invited to come. If you signed up at the Club Fair, you got an invite to the group!
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
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