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Last week, the Fairfax County Planning staff recommended approval of the Mount Daniel Elementary expansion following study of the plan by the Zoning Administration staff, the Fairfax County Transportation Department, the Urban Forestry staff, and an environmental analysis by the Office of Site Development and Inspections.

Arcadis U.S. has been selected to serve as Owner's Representative for the George Mason and Mary Ellen Henderson campus planning project.

Four outstanding Falls Church City Public School educators applied for, and have been selected to, extend their learning in their educational field by distinguishing themselves as scholars.

Mortar Boards are thrown high into the air as more than 170 seniors celebrate their graduation after walking across the stage at D.A.R. Constitution Hall before family, friends, and teachers.

The George Mason High School Soccer program completed a perfect combined 52-0 season and the addition of two more VHSL State Championship trophies to the Mustang case this weekend at Radford University.

More than 170 Falls Church residents, parents, students and officials spent the first sunny, dry morning in a week dreaming about tomorrow. For three hours, the architectural firm Cooper-Carry led a New GM-MEH Expansion Visioning session covering areas including school design, commercial development, and sustainability.

The Falls Church School Board recognized eight community partners for their strong support of the division’s schools. The companies were honored as part of the Virginia School Boards Association’s 2015 Business Honor Roll program. The program, in its third year, gives school divisions a way to say “thank you” to local businesses and recognize them for their valuable contributions to the schools.

As the end of school nears, getting ready for this summer's activities occupies most of the non-classroom time for Mount Daniel staff.

Senior Jonathan Gilmour has become the third 2015 National Merit Scholarship winner from George Mason High School this year.

Mary Ellen Henderson Assistant Principal Ty Harris has been selected as the school's new Principal.

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and the state Board of Education announced today that Falls Church City Public Schools is one of only two divisions in the state selected to received the 2015 Virginia Index of Performance (VIP) Board of Education Excellence Award.

Mary Ellen Henderson 7th grade Civics and Social Studies teacher, Dr. Rory Dippold, received the Virginia Lottery "Super Teacher" award in a suprise presentation in front of students, faculty and special guests.

Family members and friends of Jessie Thackrey joined Falls Church teachers, and school and civic leaders for an official ribbon cutting ceremony, reception and tour Tuesday night.

Two George Mason High School seniors are the recipients of $2,500 from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Mary Keenan and Arijeet Sensharma were chosen from a pool of more than 15,000 national finalists.

Nineteen Technology Student Association (TSA) students from MEH traveled to Hampton for the Technosphere competition and won recognition at many levels. A total of ten teams/individuals were state finalists in nine events.

The Falls Church School Board has unanimously approved its FY16 Budget. The "Doing More With Less" plan includes no staff increases, 5 fewer teaching positions (via attrition), while projecting 100 more students in the coming year.

Superintendent's Executive Assistant and Deputy Clerk of the Board Marty Gadell has been selected as the 2015 FCCPS Support Staff Employee of the Year.

This past weekend Thomas Jefferson Elementary was well represented at the regional Division A Science Olympiad! We had 33 of our third, fourth and fifth grade students attend the tournament held at Lee High School, Springfield, VA, on Saturday, April 25, 2015. 

Danny the Hippo, the popular, lovable purple mascot of Mount Daniel School celebrated his 56th Birthday today. And this celebration was one for the history books.

Six George Mason students have been invited to attend the 2015 Summer Residential Governor's School.