FCCPS Communications
Falls Church City Public School has announced its policy for providing free or reduced-price meals for children served under the National School Lunch, and/or School Breakfast Programs for 2020-2021. Learn if you are eligible and how to apply: https://bit.ly/fccpsmeals
25 minutes ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
Los estudiantes entrantes de noveno grado recogerán sus computadoras portátiles de Mason mañana, 3 de agosto, de 9:00 a.m. a 3:00 p.m., después de dejar sus computadoras portátiles emitidas por Henderson, limpiar sus casilleros y recoger sus anuarios prepagos. Use máscaras faciales y mantenga las reglas de distancia social. Estudiantes con apellidos A-G: 9 am - 11 am; Estudiantes con apellidos H-P: 11 am - 1 pm; Estudiantes con apellidos Q-Z: 1 pm - 3 pm Por favor, estacione en el estacionamiento de Mason a lo largo de la Ruta 7 y camine hasta Henderson. Y por favor ingrese a GMHS usando la Puerta # 1. Los nuevos estudiantes que ingresan al noveno grado recogerán sus computadoras portátiles el 20 de agosto.
2 days ago, Mustang Announcements
Mustang Announcements
Incoming 9th graders will pick-up their laptops from Mason tomorrow, August 3rd, from 9:00 am-3:00 pm, after dropping off their Henderson-issued laptops, cleaning up their lockers, and picking up their pre-paid yearbooks. Please wear face masks and maintain social distance rules. Students with last names A-G: 9 am - 11 am Students with last names H-P: 11 am - 1 pm Students with last names Q-Z: 1 pm - 3pm Please park in the Mason parking lot along Route 7 and walk to Henderson. And please enter GMHS using Door #1. New students who are incoming 9th graders will pick up their laptops on August 20th.
2 days ago, Mustang Announcements
Mustang Announcements
Please read Principal Hills' most recent newsletter, The Mustang Spirit: https://www.smore.com/0dm2g
3 days ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
In Dr. Noonan's Road to Reopening this week, the division's thoughts on 'Podding,' transitioning plans for Student Technology in preparation for the new year, and plus important legal residency and immunization reminders. More: https://bit.ly/fccpsreopen731
4 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
In this week's Road to Reopening, Dr. Noonan shares context and data points pushing FCCPS to pivot to an all-virtual start to the 2020-21 school year. Plus, LOTS of information on what you can expect when school opens August 24th. https://bit.ly/fccpsreopen724
11 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The Falls Church School Board unanimously approved an all-virtual start to the 2020-21 School Year on the recommendation of Superintendent Peter Noonan. Last night, Dr, Noonan outlined what has changed, and the discussed the Risks vs Benefits. MORE: bit.ly/fccpsreopen722
11 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Dr Noonan announced to teachers, staff and families this morning that he will recommend the School Board adopt a fully virtual start to the FCCPS 2020-21 school year at its Special Meeting tomorrow night at 7pm. More: https://bit.ly/fccpsreopen722
13 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Public Meeting Notice School Board Members: Greg Anderson, Susan Dimock, Laura Downs, Shannon Litton, Phil Reitinger, Shawna Russell, Lawrence Webb Electronic School Board Regular Meeting Topic: Reopening School 2020-21 Thursday, July 23 at 7:00 PM Public Comment: While the state of emergency remains in effect due to COVID-19, written statements may be submitted to the Clerk for dissemination to Board members. Public Comments will be read into the record for a period of 30 minutes, or until all submitted comments are read, whichever comes first; and in accordance with School Board Bylaw 2.30 the time for each speaker is limited to three minutes. Please send written statements to School Board Clerk Marty Gadell at gadellm@fccps.org. Public Comments received by 10:00 AM on the day of the meeting will be posted on Board Docs prior to the meeting. Webstream: wwwYouTube.com/fccpsorg
15 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Public Meeting Notice School Board Members: Greg Anderson, Susan Dimock, Laura Downs, Shannon Litton, Phil Reitinger, Shawna Russell, Lawrence Webb Electronic School Board Work Session Tuesday, July 14 at 7:00 PM Public Comment: While the state of emergency remains in effect due to COVID-19, written statements may be submitted to the Clerk for dissemination to Board members. Public Comments will be read into the record for a period of 30 minutes, or until all submitted comments are read, whichever comes first; and in accordance with School Board Bylaw 2.30 the time for each speaker is limited to three minutes. Please send written statements to School Board Clerk Marty Gadell at gadellm@fccps.org. Public Comments received by 10:00 AM on the day of the meeting will be posted on Board Docs prior to the meeting. Webstream: www.YouTube.com/fccpsorg
26 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
CORRECTION: Tonight's Summer Parent Support Series "Talking to Students About COVID" with Dr. Jason Checca & Rebecca Sharp has been canceled. It will be rescheduled at a later date. MORE: https://bit.ly/FCCPSSummerSeries
27 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Tonight's Summer Parent Support Series "Talking to Students About COVID" with Dr. Jason Checca & Rebecca Sharp has been canceled. It will be held on July 15th & 17th. MORE: https://bit.ly/FCCPSSummerSeries
27 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Dr Noonan's Road to Reopening edition #2 focuses on the Secondary (Henderson & GMHS) Hybrid Schedule for the fall. Primary schedule will come next week. Plus preliminary parent survey information. Deadline for Parent Surveys is July 10th! Happy 4th! https://bit.ly/rtr_Ed2
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The Falls Church School Board is moving forward with a process to determine whether George Mason High and Thomas Jefferson Elementary schools should be renamed. A concensus was reached during its meeting last night. Watch the discussion: https://youtu.be/GUY7JGnupn4?t=10241
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The Falls Church School Board is meeting in Electronic Work Session. Watch LIVE: www.YouTube.com/fccpsorg
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
With the restrictions of VA's Phase 3 reopening guidelines preventing a full return to school, and with the recommendations of state/local health officials, Superintendent Noonan today announced FCCPS' Reopening Plan for an August 24th start. More: https://bit.ly/fccpsreopen
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Public Meeting Notice School Board Members: Greg Anderson, Susan Dimock, Laura Downs, Shannon Litton, Phil Reitinger, Shawna Russell, Lawrence Webb Electronic School Board Work Session Tuesday, June 30 at 6:00 PM Public Comment: Send emails to gadellm@fccps.org, comments received before 5:00 p.m. will be read at the meeting. Webstream: www.YouTube.com/fccpsorg
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The FCCPS Summer Parent Support Series continues tonight: Emotional Wellbeing During COVID 19 - Presented by Northern Virginia Family Service (This is a Special Session for FCCPS Parents). Tonight, June 25th @ 7pm. Join us on ZOOM- https://zoom.us/j/94699274917
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
It's been a LONG time coming! FCCPS playgrounds and the GMHS Track reopen to the public TOMORROW, June 19th! For now, the GM field will remain closed. PLEASE practice social distancing, hand sanitizing, and other methods of protecting yourself so we can keep them open! Have fun!
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Public Meeting Notice School Board Members: Greg Anderson, Susan Dimock, Laura Downs, Shannon Litton, Phil Reitinger, Shawna Russell, Lawrence Webb Electronic School Board Work Session and Meeting Tuesday, June 16 at 7:00 PM Webstream: www.YouTube.com/fccpsorg Public Comment: Send to gadellm@fccps.org
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
Ms. Hoffman will be leading virtual mindfulness sessions starting tomorrow, Tuesday for seven weeks. Send Ms. Hoffman an email or a Schoology message in order to be added to the mindfulness Schoology group. Sessions will be at 11:00 AM for 45 minutes,
about 1 month ago, Mustang Announcements
Mustang Announcements
Please read Principal Hills' latest newsletter, https://www.smore.com/vr70k. Have a great summer!
about 1 month ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Public Meeting Notice School Board Members: Greg Anderson, Susan Dimock, Laura Downs, Shannon Litton, Phil Reitinger, Shawna Russell, Lawrence Webb Electronic School Board Work Session and Meeting Tuesday, June 16 at 7:00 PM Webstream: www.YouTube.com/fccpsorg Public Comment: Send to mgadell@fccps.org
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
We are just 3 hours away from the most unique and festive George Mason High Graduation Day Celebration! Wait till you see how the Seniors 'Ring the Bell'! 7:00 pm @FCCTV Cox Channel 11, RCN Channel 2, and Verizon Channel 35, and around the world on http://YouTube.com/fccpsorg!
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
It's a Senior Celebration! Join us to celebrate the Class of 2020 in the Graduation Parade today at 5:00 PM! While socially distancing, line both sides of Park Avenue between St. James Church and City Hall and cheer on the Mustangs. Then at 7:00 PM, watch the Graduation Video on FCCTV and on the FCCPS YouTube channel.
about 1 month ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
The Falls Church School Board is meeting in Regular Meeting. Watch live: www.youtube.com/fccpsorg
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Schools are closed for the summer. And the fun is just about to begin! Check out our amazing FCCPS Summer Clubs & Activities! https://bit.ly/fccpsSummer
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Public Meeting Notice School Board Members: Greg Anderson, Susan Dimock, Laura Downs, Shannon Litton, Phil Reitinger, Shawna Russell, Lawrence Webb Electronic School Board Regular Meeting Tuesday, June 9 at 7:00 PM Webstream: www.youtube.com/fccpsorg Public Comment: Send email to gadellm@fccps.org
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Public Meeting Notice School Board Members: Greg Anderson, Susan Dimock, Laura Downs, Shannon Litton, Phil Reitinger, Shawna Russell, Lawrence Webb Electronic School Board Special Meeting to adopt a resolution condemning violence, supporting peaceful protest, and reaffirming the Board’s commitment to equity. Thursday, June 4 at 7:00 PM Webstream: https://www.youtube.com/fccpsorg
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Dr Noonan's Friday Update: The latest on the Reopening Of School Plan and a survey we need you to take! TJ Field to reopen, GM Track & Field remains closed. Plus news on Reports Cards, Year End Ceremonies, Yearbooks and Graduation! https://bit.ly/2MeYokk
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The Falls Church School Board is holding a Special Meeting to approve the FY 2020-21 Budget. Watch live: www.youtube.com/fccpsorg
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
Please read Principal Hills' latest newsletter, https://www.smore.com/jh1rk-
2 months ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
Dr Noonan’s Friday Update reflects on the mixed emotions we are feeling this Memorial Day weekend, and a request as we near GMHS 2020 Graduation. Plus, we’ve compiled an extensive list of COVID-19 testing options in our area. That and more inside: https://bit.ly/2ZviLSm
2 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Public Meeting Notice School Board Members: Greg Anderson, Susan Dimock, Laura Downs, Shannon Litton, Phil Reitinger, Shawna Russell, Lawrence Webb Electronic School Board Special Meeting to Adopt the FY21 School Budget, Public Hearing #3 Thursday, May 28 at 7:00 PM Webstream: www.youtube.com/fccpsorg Public Comment: Send email to gadellm@fccps.org
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
Congratulations to two of our seniors!
3 months ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
Inside Dr Noonan’s Friday Update - reflecting on the ‘need to get comfortable with ambiguity,’ Summer School plans, and Equity Update and a Call for your GMHS Time Capsule content ideas. Pour yourself some lemonade. It’s a long but important one! https://bit.ly/3czoRF6
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
George Mason senior, Niharika Singhvi, is among the 2,500 recipients of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation's $2,500 scholarships. Singhvi, who plans to study public policy (perhaps at the University of Virginia), is currently the Student Representative on the Falls Church School Board. Congratulations, Niharika!
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
Congratulations to senior, Colter Adams, a semi-finalist for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program!
3 months ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
Juniors! Please join the GMHS Counseling department on Friday, May 15th for an overview of the college application process. The meeting will be hosted in Schoology in the Counseling Class of 2021: Juniors. We will be holding two separate hour-long sessions - 10:00am and 11:00am. The conference will be recorded in case you are not able to join us live.
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Dr Noonan's Friday COVID-19 Update reflects on Teacher Appreciation, the latest guidance from health officials, the FCCPS "Educational Recovery Plan," and important dates as we wrap up the year. Plus exciting updates on the Class of 2020 Graduation! https://bit.ly/2YNv2kK
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Public Meeting Notice School Board Members: Greg Anderson, Susan Dimock, Laura Downs, Shannon Litton, Phil Reitinger, Shawna Russell, Lawrence Webb Electronic School Board Budget Work Session, Public Hearing #2, and Closed Meeting Tuesday, May 12 at 7:00 PM Webstream: www.youtube.com/fccpsorg Public Comment: gadellm@fccps.org
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS IT says connectivity issues with our firewall have been resolved. Students and teachers should now be able to connect online. We appreciate your patience
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
An issue with our firewall is causing some intermittent connection issues with devices on the FCCPS network...both students and staff. Our IT team is working with the vendor to restore service.
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The Falls Church School Board is meeting in Regular Session *LIVE* - https://youtu.be/DgAu27kaAvc
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
Please read Principal Hills' latest newsletter from May 1, 2020 -- https://www.smore.com/dkcma
3 months ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
Dr Noonan's Friday COVID-19 Closure Update: The latest info on Graduation, Teacher Appreciation, and new Course and Placement Guidance from the VDOE. Plus results from a survey of Henderson students regarding Online Learning! https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/covid-19-plan#may1
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Public Meeting Notice School Board Members: Greg Anderson, Susan Dimock, Laura Downs, Shannon Litton, Phil Reitinger, Shawna Russell, Lawrence Webb Electronic School Board Regular Meeting Tuesday, May 5 at 7:00 PM Webstream: www.YouTube.com/fccpsorg Send Public Comments: gadellm@fccps.org
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
The last day to register for Summer Academy is on May 21. Visit the Summer Academy page for information and to register online --http://fallschurchva.apptegy.us/o/gmhs/page/2020-summer-academy
3 months ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
Dr Noonan's Friday COVID Closure Update includes thoughts on Post-Crisis Transitioning, a decision date for Summer School, plus upcoming recognitions and celebrations! FIND IT HERE: https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/covid-19-plan
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Congratulations to Luis Sorto, paraprofessional at George Mason HS on his selection as FCCPS Support Staff Employee of the Year. We are glad to have you on our #teamFCCPS https://youtu.be/1O_UQZC2wbM
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Dr Noonan's Friday Update includes construction news on the new GMHS + Time Capsule! An update on the FY21 Budget amid COVID-19 economic downturn. And a new resource for ELA/Reading and Math! https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/covid-19-plan?#april17
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Public Meeting Notice School Board Members: Greg Anderson, Susan Dimock, Laura Downs, Shannon Litton, Phil Reitinger, Shawna Russell, Lawrence Webb Electronic School Board Work Session, Closed Meeting & Special Meeting Tuesday, April 21 at 7:00 PM Public comments: email gadellm@fccps.org Webstream: www.youtube.com/fccpsorg
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Dr Noonan's Tuesday update concerns efforts to restore bits of 'normalcy' to the FCCPS family - a shift back to daily communications and annual celebrations. Plus considering the lessons from Hong Kong Intl High. https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/covid-19-plan#april14eng
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
2020 Summer Academy registration is online! The last day to register is May 21, 2020. Check out the GMHS Summer Academy website page for everything you need to know and do in order to be all set for this summer -- https://gm.fccps.org/o/gmhs/page/2020-summer-academy
4 months ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
The Tornado Watch posted earlier this afternoon is now canceled.
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
New instruction via distance learning begins tomorrow via Schoology. Please follow our new block schedule (photo). It is an EVEN day tomorrow, Tuesday, April 14.
4 months ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
Tornado Watch in effect for Falls Church, Fairfax County until 6PM. https://bit.ly/3a5RSpy
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Public Meeting Notice School Board Members: Greg Anderson, Susan Dimock, Laura Downs, Shannon Litton, Phil Reitinger, Shawna Russell, Lawrence Webb School Board Electronic Meeting Tuesday, April 14 at 7:00 PM. Public Comments: email - gadellm@fccps.org Live Stream: https://www.youtube.com/fccpsweb
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
Please read Principal Hills' latest newsletter at https://www.smore.com/1rpgq.
4 months ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
The Friday COVID-19 Response Update from Superintendent Noonan contains 3rd/4th QTR Grading information, Nutritional Program Available for Families, and Lunch Balance information. Happy Spring Break! https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/covid-19-plan#april3eng
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS School Board is ending the current school year 13 days early: June 4 for students, June 5 for teachers and staff. It's part of Dr Noonan's "Continuity/New Learning Plan" for the rest of the year and beyond. Learn more: https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/covid-19-plan#apr1
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The Falls Church City School Board Regular Meeting is now underway. Webstreaming at https://youtu.be/rWB831d-kYw
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The Tuesday COVID-19 Response Update from Dr. Noonan includes new info on IB Grades, reminders about school grounds and news about viewing tonight's School Board Meeting. https://www.fccps.org/article/223236?org=fccps
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
City of Falls Church
The City of Falls Church Daily COVID-19 Update is now available. https://mailchi.mp/fallschurchva/covid-19-daily-update-tue-march31?e=5593d15851
4 months ago, City of Falls Church
FCCPS Communications
If COVID-19 closures has resulted in a change in your family's income, you could be eligible for assistance through the National School Lunch program. We are accepting applications during the closure: https://www.fccps.org/o/FCCPS/page/free-reduced-meals--14
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Dr Noonan's Friday COVID-19 Closure Update includes information on FCCPS reaching a MAJOR milestone, instruction after Spring Break, the School Board goes virtual next week, plus much more! Have a good weekend! https://www.fccps.org/article/221044?org=fccps
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
City of Falls Church
The City of Falls Church COVID-19 Daily Update for Friday March 27th is now online: https://mailchi.mp/fallschurchva/covid-19-daily-update-fri-march27?e=5593d15851
4 months ago, City of Falls Church
FCCPS Communications
Registration for NEW FCCPS students is now open - especially for Kindergarten aged children! Registration for RETURNING students will open in July. Due to the Coronavirus Health Crisis, registration is by appointment only - no exceptions. www.fccps.org/registration
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
City of Falls Church
The City of Falls Church COVID-19 Daily Update for Wednesday, March 25 is now online: https://mailchi.mp/fallschurchva/covid-19-daily-update-wed-march25?e=5593d15851
4 months ago, City of Falls Church
FCED
The Original Pancake House @FCEFoundation Fundraiser on Thurs, March 26th from 7am-1pm IS ON! Proceeds benefit the FCEF Family Assistance Fund supporting FCCPS students and families in this time of need. Call in and pick up curbside or have delivered by Doordash or GrubHub.
4 months ago, FCED
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Superintendent Peter Noonan's Tuesday Update includes lots of new information concerning the rest of the school year, graduation, testing, and support for our community. Read it here: https://www.fccps.org/article/218734?org=fccps
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Superintendent Peter Noonan and School Board Chair Greg Anderson joined State, City and County officials for a Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19 last night. Video of the presentation is up our COVID-19 web page: https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/covid-19-plan#vth
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Dr Noonan and School Board Chair Greg Anderson join tonight's Virtual Town Hall Meeting: COVID-19 Updates 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be streaming at www.fallschurchva.gov/covid-townhall
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Governor Northam has announced public schools in Virginia will remain closed for the remainder of the school year. Dr Noonan previewed the process forward in a letter to the FCCPS Community. https://www.fccps.org/article/217678?org=fccps
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Alert
​Schoology service has been restored. FCCPS Status Page: https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/status-page​
4 months ago, FCCPS Alert
FCCPS Communications
Schoology is currently experiencing a national disruption of service. "Our Engineering team is currently investigating the cause of this issue." - Schoology. FCCPS STATUS Page: https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/status-page
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS is working hard to support each other during this extended COVID-19 school-closure. We've added two resources that can provide access and referrals to both government and community-based resources for those in need. https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/community-support--5
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
City of Falls Church Daily COVID-19 Update: Includes information on City Playground closures and Virtual Town Hall on Monday. https://mailchi.mp/fallschurchva/covid-19-daily-update-wednesday-march-1325217?e=5593d15851
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
City of Falls Church closes playgrounds: Beginning Friday, March 20 at 3:00 p.m., all playgrounds and play structures in City parks will be temporarily closed to the public until further notice. More in the City's daily COVID-19 Update: https://bit.ly/2J3SwsO
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Dr Noonan's Friday update on the COVID-19 Closure is now available. It includes important new information regarding SAT and school ground closures. https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/covid-19-plan#march20
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
As there is now evidence of community spread in parts of our region, must take an extra step to do our part to stop COVID-19. Effective today (FRI) @ 3PM all school GROUNDS are closed. Please do not use the playgrounds/fields until further notice. With regret. #buildingtogether
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
George Mason High School has distributed its E-Learning Plan for the coming weeks to families. Details are also available on the FCCPS App and the GMHS Website at https://gm.fccps.org/o/FCCPS/page/gm-covid-19
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Dr Noonan's Tuesday Update includes many updates on a wide range of topics. Read the latest here: https://www.fccps.org/o/FCCPS/page/covid-19-plan#march17
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Updated from the City of Falls Church: The Community Center and Mary Riley Styles Public Library will be closed Monday, March 16, through Sunday, April 12. City Hall will remain open.
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Our Distribution Weekend has concluded. We will update you on plans for a extra Thursday distribution in the next day or two. Supt Peter Noonan has updated staff and families on the process forward. You can read it here: https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/covid-19-plan Be well!
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
We are entering the final three hours of our Distribution Weekend. All of our schools are open until 4pm to pass out laptops and other devices, students medications, and food. Picking up laptops? Come as soon as possible. Out of Town? Pick up on Thursday. Time and Place TBD.
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The City of Falls Church has announced beginning Monday 3/16, all events, activities, and programs at the Comm Center, Library, & thru Rec & Parks are cancelled. The Community Center and Library will remain open, there just won't be any programming.
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS COVID-19 web pages for the dissemination of division-wide and school-specific information can easily be found: Google: "FCCPS COVID" Direct Link: https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/covid-19-plan Websites: 1st menu item on every page And also located on the FCCPS App.
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Falls Church City Public Schools and Arlington Public Schools have aligned, and in close collaboration with other Northern Virginia school divisions, will close beginning Monday, March 16, 2020 through Spring Break, with students scheduled to return on April 14, 2020.
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
We've been thinking a LOT about COVID-19. @FCCPS has a 10-part emergency plan in place to guide the division should it become impacted by the public health crisis. Review the plan, see Dr. Noonan's presentation to the School Board. https://www.fccps.org/article/205390?org=fccps
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The Personal Project Showcase is underway! Mason sophmores have begun sharing their independent inquiry projects on a wide range of topics of personal interest with their fellow students. Tonight, they will share with family and community members following International Night.
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The VHSL Theater State Champ Mustangs were congratulated tonight by the Falls Church School Board. (From left) Kevin Hong, CC Meade, Ciara Curtin, and Johnny Goodwin won top honors for a one-act play called 'Rush Lit.' They were joined tonight by director Shawn Northrip.
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
March 11 is International Night starting at 5:30 PM at the Mustang Cafe, followed by the MYP Personal Project Showcase at 7:00 PM in the gyms. All are invited to experience the different cultures we have at Mason and the amazing projects of our sophomores.
5 months ago, Mustang Announcements
Mustang Announcements
Friday, March 13 is a Professional day for teachers. There will be no school for students.
5 months ago, Mustang Announcements
Mustang Announcements
The Girls Basketball State Quarter Final game is tonight at George Marshall HS at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $10 for those 6 years old and above. Go Mustangs!!
5 months ago, Mustang Announcements
GMHS Lasso
Somewhere in George Mason High School is a time capsule from 1995 that is supposed to be opened in June of 2020, which is just a few months away now. The problem is, no one can find it. Read more in THE LASSO! https://gmhslasso.org/12485/uncategorized/our-mystery-time-capsule/#
5 months ago, GMHS Lasso
Mustang Announcements
The Math Information Session about the updated course pathways for the math curriculum is tonight at 6:15pm in the Auditorium.
5 months ago, Mustang Announcements
Mustang Announcements
Parents: All students need to check in with the Clinic Aide before leaving school due to illness.
5 months ago, Mustang Announcements
Mustang Announcements
Buy your Yearbook! Only 30 copies left.
5 months ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
The George Mason Girls basketball team takes its 16-8 season on the road tomorrow at 6:30 p.m., advancing to the Regional Semifinals game at William Monroe. The Lady Mustangs defeated Goochland 58-36 in Tuesday night's quarterfinal matchup.
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
Read Principal Hills' latest newsletter, The Hitching Post, https://www.smore.com/yrn63.
6 months ago, Mustang Announcements
Mustang Announcements
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.
6 months ago, Mustang Announcements
Mustang Announcements
Support a safe graduation night for the Class of 2020 by coming to the GMHS All Night Grad Fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 1-4 PM at Famille Cafe on W. Broad St. Bid on art themed auction items and enjoy food and beverages.
6 months ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
*LIVE* Falls Church School Board Budget Work Session #2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMrUKqjIi5k
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
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.
6 months ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
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
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
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
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
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
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
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
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
Read Principal Hills' latest parent newsletter, https://www.smore.com/mckwu
6 months ago, Mustang Announcements
Mustang Announcements
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.
6 months ago, Mustang Announcements
Mustang Announcements
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/
7 months ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
*LIVE* Falls Church School Board are meeting for Budget Work Session #1. We're streaming live! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DB_AchqP1vg
7 months 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).
7 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
Principal Matt Hills announced Maria Sneed will serve as Interim Assistant Principal for the remainder of the school year. Sneed arrives from Herndon High School, where she was assistant principal until her retirement last year. Mrs. Sneed's first day is today, January 13, 2020.
7 months ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
Creative Cauldron is hosting an encore performance of "Rush Lit," the VHSL state championship winning one act play written by GM's Mr. Northrip and performed by GM theatre students. All are welcome. Admission is free! The show begins at 7:00 p.m. at 410 S. Maple Avenue.
7 months 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
7 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
Principal Hills' latest newsletter, The Hitching Post, was just posted. Go to "Menu" and click on "Hitching Post".
7 months ago, Mustang Announcements
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.
7 months ago, FCCPS Alert
Mustang Announcements
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
7 months ago, Mustang Announcements
Mustang Announcements
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.
7 months ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Alert
As Warren County Schools are closed today, tonight's George Mason vs Skyline basketball games have been cancelled.
7 months ago, FCCPS Alert
FCCPS Communications
8 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
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.
8 months ago, Mustang Announcements
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.
8 months 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
8 months 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.
8 months 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.
8 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
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.
8 months ago, Mustang Announcements
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
8 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
We are good to go! Normal start time for all schools today, December 11th.
8 months 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.
8 months 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
8 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
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.
8 months ago, Mustang Announcements
Mustang Announcements
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.
8 months 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
8 months 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!
8 months 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!
8 months 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.
8 months ago, Mustang Announcements
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.
8 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
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.
8 months 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
8 months 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!
9 months ago, FCED
FCCPS Communications
*LIVE* Falls Church City School Board Work Session now streaming live. https://youtu.be/UVeCBm85qk0
9 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
It's showtime! Come over to Mason this week to catch the fall musical production, A Chorus Line.
9 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!
9 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
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!
9 months ago, Mustang Announcements
Mustang Announcements
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!
9 months ago, Mustang Announcements
Mustang Announcements
Save the date! The fall musical, A Chorus Line, will be presented from Nov. 21-23 at 7:30 PM in the Auditorium. Tickets will be sold at the door--$5/student and $10/general admission. Don't miss it!!
9 months ago, Mustang Announcements
Mustang Announcements
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.
9 months ago, Mustang Announcements
The Wild Horse
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.
9 months ago, The Wild Horse
Mustang Announcements
Congratulations to the Juniors and Seniors who were inducted to the National Honor Society! A wonderful achievement!!
9 months ago, Mustang Announcements
FCCPS Communications
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/
9 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Mustang Announcements
Congratulations and good luck to the field hockey team who left today for the first round of States! Go Mustangs!!
9 months ago, Mustang Announcements
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"
9 months ago, FCED
Tina Heartney
Congratulations to the Girls and Boys Cross Country Teams who are going to States! Go Mustangs!!
9 months ago, Tina Heartney
Tina Heartney
Thank you for your service! Mason's Veterans Wall is up thanks to Art teacher Sarah Gurgo and veteran staff Frank Sheedy.
9 months ago, Tina Heartney
GMHS Lasso
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!
9 months ago, GMHS Lasso
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
9 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
9 months ago, FCCPS Communications