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Tim Kasik to begin as MD Principal July 1
06/12/2018
Following an extensive search, and recommendation of a search panel, the Falls Church City Public Schools School Board is appointing Mr. Timothy Kasik as the new principal of Mount Daniel Elementary School. Mr. Kasik is finishing his eighth year as principal of Crestwood Elementary School in Springfield, Virginia and who also happens to be an FCCPS parent.
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You're invited to join in the FCCPS Community Summer Read
06/08/2018
This summer, I've given our entire staff a little homework, and I'd like to invite you to join us. We will be reading Carol Dweck’s book "Mindset." This book will help us set the stage for how we can observe our work through a lens of growth, improvement, and transcendence in education that will get us great.
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Larkin Epstein - 4th Grade teacher at Thomas Jefferson
05/04/2018
Falls Church City Public Schools (FCCPS) is pleased to recognize the recipient the Apple Federal Credit Union Education Foundation Beginning Teacher Award. The winner, Larkin Epstein, a Fourth Grade Teacher at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, was surprised in her classroom today.
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Charmaine Barr, Bus Driver, FCCPS Transportation Department
04/25/2018
Long time and beloved Falls Church City Public Schools bus driver Charmaine Barr is the 2018 FCCPS Support Staff Employee of the Year! Barr was surprised with the news in the bus loop behind Mary Ellen Henderson as she was beginning the afternoon run.
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Henderson History Teacher 2018 Teacher of the Year
04/13/2018
Mary Ellen Henderson World History and Geography Teacher, Farrell Kelly, is the 2018 Falls Church Education Foundation (FCEF) Teacher of the Year award recipient. A panel of judges chose Kelly and was awarded $1500 from the FCEF. He was also a finalist in the Washington Post Teacher of the Year Award.
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Meet the 2018 Support Staff of the Year Nominees
04/03/2018
FCCPS is pleased to recognize eight nominees for the Support Staff Employee of the Year Award. Colleagues, parents and community members nominated these outstanding employees in appreciation of the exceptional service to the school community. The eight nominees were surprised by the FCCPS Prize Patrol in their schools and offices.
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The Falls Church Superintendent and School Baord
Resolution 01-18: In Support of Gun Violence Prevention
03/02/2018
During a Special Meeting March 2, 2018, the Falls Church School Board unanimously approved a Resolution calling on the Virginia General Assembly "to prioritize the protection of students and local government employees by passing legislation that more effectively regulates access to firearms in the interest of public safety."
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Request reflect priorities in FCCPS Triennial Plan
02/20/2018
The Falls Church School Board unanimously approved its request of City Council for funding for the 2018-2019 school year. The $42 million local transfer request represents a 2.9% increase over current funding; the lowest requested increase in the last five years.
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February 20, 2018
02/20/2018
The Falls Church School Board unanimously approved a Request for Proposal for the Design Phase. The Board announced the three of five proposers who are being invited to continue participating in the process.
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David Miller, National Merit Scholarship finalist
Miller Finalist in National Merit Scholarship Competition
02/20/2018
The National Merit Scholarship Program announced today that David Miller, a senior at George Mason High School, has advanced to Finalist status in the 2018 competition.
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Nominations Open
02/13/2018
Nominations are open for the Support Staff Employee of the Year a special Falls Church City Public Schools award which recognizes exemplary support employees.
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GMHS Project Update
01/30/2018
Campus Project Community Meeting - The first of the "Sunday Series" of public "Town Hall" style community meetings updating the George Mason High School Campus Project and the newly re-named West Falls Church Economic Development Project took place on Sunday, January 28 at 2 p.m. in the Community Center's Senior Center.
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Dr. Noonan presents budget request for 2018-2019 school year
01/09/2018
Falls Church City Public Schools Superintendent Peter Noonan outlined his first budget proposal before the School Board in its first meeting of the new year.
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Employees load up toys donated to the Family Assistance Fund
Family Assistance Fund supports 100+ FCCPS children
12/19/2017
For more than a decade, FCCPS employees have supported the Family Assistance Fund to help Falls Church City families with children in need of shoes, coats, hats, and school supplies throughout the year.
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Artist rendering of the George Mason High School Community School plan
Comparing New and Renovation projects in our area
10/23/2017
Let's compare the estimated cost of the George Mason High School project to similar projects currently underway or soon to be in our area.
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FCCPS: All School Fully Accredited
One of 65 Virginia Divisions Fully Accredited
09/13/2017
The Virginia Department of Education announced today that all FCCPS schools are rated as Fully Accredited for this school year.
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DACA - Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
Statement of FCCPS Superintendent Peter Noonan
09/06/2017
Falls Church Superintendent Peter Noonan issued this statement following announced plans to end the federal DACA Program
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Cover of the Perkins Eastman Feasibility Study
Perkins Eastman Suggests 5 Options to Developing Site
05/31/2017
The Falls Church School Board received a Feasibility Study from the architectural firm Perkins Eastman outlining 5 different ideas for building a new or renovated George Mason High School and development of the 36-acre campus site.
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