Due to inclement weather, all athletic practices and tryouts at GMHS are cancelled today, December 16th.
In this week's Friday Reopening Update, Superintendent Peter Noonan updates the latest COVID19 Metrics, and discusses Gov Northam's new restrictions. Plus some Holiday Travel Guidance as you plan your holiday activities! Have a great weekend! https://bit.ly/fccpsreopen1211
Today (Thursday) is the Last Day to order great books from the FCEPTA Book Fair! Look around the bookstore and find awesome book recommendations, teacher wish lists, as well as Bookworm Central’s collection of great books and games. ORDER: https://bit.ly/FCEPTA2021sale
The FCCPS 2021-2022 School Calendar is approved and available for downloading! School to start 1 week before Labor Day, includes a 2-week Winter Break, and observes more holidays! DOWNLOAD: https://bit.ly/2022fccps
Reminder: Third Quarter Elementary Intention Form for Hybrid vs Virtual for Kindergarteners through fifth-graders, is due on December 15th. The new choices made by families will take effect on Thursday, January 21. https://bit.ly/3rdqtrintent
The Falls Church School Board has voted unanimously to rename Thomas Jefferson Elementary School and George Mason High School. "Our schools must be places where all students, staff, and community members feel safe, supported, and inspired.” https://bit.ly/fccpsrename
The Falls Church School Board is meeting in Regular Session. Watch live: www.youtube.com/fccpsorg
With COVID Metrics moving from bad to worse, Falls Church City Public Schools will remain in an All-Virtual instruction model until after the Winter Break. Dr. Noonan made the announcement in a letter to staff and families Wednesday afternoon. https://bit.ly/fccpsreopen1202
No matter where you are next week, staring Monday, join FCCPS in celebrating 15 Days of Joy to finish out 2020 on a positive note. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1a59rUgIVmG9KeOJIrIrqIxZHaCrsI3TaqxYwq2CrCp0/edit?usp=sharing
We've made some changes to Schoology and notifications in support of our hybrid learning. More information and video tutorials are available in this news item: https://tj.fccps.org/article/346396?org=tje
Nominate FCCPS Employees for Awards Recognize someone who makes a difference. + Support Staff Employee of the Year + Professional Specialist of the Year + FCEF Teacher of the Year Nomination Packets available https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/employee-recognition-awards
If you are looking for The Tiger Times in some place besides your inbox, look no further! It is in the Quick Links (the top row) of the MENU on our TJ website https://tj.fccps.org. If you aren't getting the Tiger Times in your email, contact the office.
"Reopening TJ Information" is the new name for the first menu item on our TJ Website. https://tj.fccps.org Here you will find important documents about arrival and dismissal information, plans, schedules, etc. Also information on Schoology, Technology and Troubleshooting
Thanks to @FCCPSFacilities, there is a lot more outside air circulating at TJ. That means, it's often a bit chilly in the classrooms! Bring a sweater or sweatshirt and be sure to put your student's name on it! (One year, we had 9 TJ sweatshirts in the Lost & Found!)
Want a glimpse inside TJ? Thanks @MrsThackerMD for creating this video last spring! NOTE: it was creating hoping these conditions would be over. Some info may not apply in these coming days. https://bit.ly/389vTRw
Like Mr. Rogers said: "Look for the helpers" Reminder your third graders: There will be many adults in the building ready to help them.
How do you get to Carnegie Hall? AND the TJ drop off zones? practice, Practice, PRACTICE! Plan on walking or driving around TJ this week, so your Third Graders know where to go on Tuesday Morning! Kiss and Ride map: https://bit.ly/2GzKOZU
FCCPS Internet Outage - FCCPS is experiencing a widespread internet outage. IT is working to restore service. We appreciate your patience.
Reposts of internet outage here at TJ.... I hear TJ roaring pretty loudly right now!
Did you also know the TJ Counselors put together a great set of resources and information on our website? Please check it out at https://tj.fccps.org Select MENU Select COUNSELING -- no longer hidden under another menu item!