FCCPS Communications
The 'First Wave' of FCCPS students - a small cohort hybrid instruction for our most impacted students - will return to the classroom in early October! In addition, Dr. Noonan unveiled the FCCPS COVID Metrics Dashboard to inform our decisions. More: bit.ly/fccpsreopen0918
1 day ago, FCCPS Communications
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Last school year's yearbooks have arrived! Pickup today from 1:30 to 3:45 p.m. at the TJ Main Entrance next week, Monday - Thursday from 1:30 to 3:45 p.m. Please #WearAMask and observe #SocialDistancing. @TjTigers @BetterTogether @fccps #VirtualTJ2020
2 days ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Pick up your reserved library books on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1-4pm. Come to door 14 near Oak St. ( heading up the hill toward Seaton Lane). Read or view how to reserve books on TJ website: https://bit.ly/3iK55da #VirtualTJ2020 #BetterTogether @fccps
3 days ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
The Tiger Times page on our TJ website (https://tj.fccps.org select MENU, Tiger Times is on the top row right side) now includes links to the TJ Weekly Morning Announcements video. Check it out! Where will @PaulOSwanson be this week? @fccps #BetterTogether #VirtualTJ2020
8 days ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
FCED
The year of 2020 wreaks havoc again ... the delivery of our FCEF Run for the Schools t-shirts has been delayed until next week. The Run is absolutely still ON! Wear a FCEF RFS t-shirt from years past or another race shirt. We expect delivery next week, and will reschedule our State Theatre pick-up date. If you paid to have your shirt mailed, it will still be mailed / delivered to you. Please don't forget to share your photos on Twitter at #VirtualFCEFRun2020 or on insta at fcefoundation or FB at Falls Church Education Foundation! We can't wait to see you on the trails. Thanks for your continued support of the Foundation!
9 days ago, FCED
FCCPS Communications
The Falls Church School Board is about to continue its Regular Electronic Meeting postponed from Tuesday. Tonight's discussion centers around the FCCPS Return to School plan. Webstream: www.YouTube.com/fccpsorg
9 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Special FCCPS Tech Support Clinic: FCCPS' Technology Team will be at George Mason High School this Sunday, August 30th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm to assist any student whose computer cannot access the internet or have issues connecting to https://test.bigbluebutton.org Please pull your car up to the door on the Rt. 7 entrance, and the Technology Team will get the computer from your vehicle and return it in just a few minutes. If you have any questions, thank you for creating a technology request ticket.
22 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
FCCPS IT reports service has been restored to the Big Blue Button - the Schoology Conferencing system. 
23 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
We are experiencing connection issues so students and teachers can access Schoology but the Big Blue Button feature (Conferencing) is not working so teachers are not able to do the conferences with students. We are working to resolve all issues.
23 days ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Inside this week's Road to Reopening: Answers to questions related to day-to-day structure for students, “Pandemic Flight,” return-to-school metrics and measures, meal distribution while virtual, and more parent supports around instruction. https://bit.ly/fccpsreopen0814
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, August 11 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
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
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
about 1 month ago, FCCPS Communications
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
about 1 month 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
about 1 month 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
about 1 month 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
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 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
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 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
2 months 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
2 months 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
2 months 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
3 months 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
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The Falls Church School Board is meeting in Electronic Work Session. Watch LIVE: www.YouTube.com/fccpsorg
3 months 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
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 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
3 months 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
3 months 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!
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 Work Session and Meeting Tuesday, June 16 at 7:00 PM Webstream: www.YouTube.com/fccpsorg Public Comment: Send to gadellm@fccps.org
3 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The Falls Church School Board is meeting in Regular Meeting. Watch live: www.youtube.com/fccpsorg
3 months 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
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, June 9 at 7:00 PM Webstream: www.youtube.com/fccpsorg Public Comment: Send email to gadellm@fccps.org
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 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
4 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
4 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
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
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
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 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
4 months ago, FCCPS Communications
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
4 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
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 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
5 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
5 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.
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Thomas Jefferson fifth-grade teacher Layton McCann is the Falls Church Education Foundation 2020 Teacher of the Year! McCann is a now a finalist for the Washington Post Teacher of the Year and receives an award from the @FCEFoundation. MORE: https://tj.fccps.org/article/242800
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The Falls Church School Board is meeting in Regular Session *LIVE* - https://youtu.be/DgAu27kaAvc
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
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
5 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
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Word Masters Challenge continues: Ms. Lang introduced vocabulary words to participating students. Last week, they put their critical thinking skills to the test, taking the final challenge of the year. See the medalists! https://tj.fccps.org/article/239069?org=tje
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
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
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Extended Day Care Program Fall 2020 Registration NOW OPEN! https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/day-care-asap
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The Tornado Watch posted earlier this afternoon is now canceled.
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Tornado Watch in effect for Falls Church, Fairfax County until 6PM. https://bit.ly/3a5RSpy
5 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
5 months ago, FCCPS Communications
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
6 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
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The Falls Church City School Board Regular Meeting is now underway. Webstreaming at https://youtu.be/rWB831d-kYw
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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.
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Alert
​Schoology service has been restored. FCCPS Status Page: https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/status-page​
6 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
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
The Fairfax County Health Department reports a second resident of The Kensington, a senior living community, has tested positive for COVID-19 (Coronavirus). News Release: https://bit.ly/2UbAKKI
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Thomas Jefferson
Principal Swanson shares notes about today's first virtual school day and more updates in the latest Tiger Times https://www.smore.com/bc354
6 months ago, Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
Online Learning Resources for Thomas Jefferson Elementary can be found on Schoology as well as the TJ COVID-19 Information page: https://www.fccps.org/o/FCCPS/page/tj-covid-19#march17
6 months ago, Thomas Jefferson
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
6 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.
6 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!
6 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.
6 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.
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Thomas Jefferson
A few parents reported having difficulty accessing their personal wifi when logging in at home, or have received a message stating that an admin password is required. If this applies to your student, please bring your laptop back to school tomorrow, Sun, March 15th, between 9-4, so that our I team can fix it for you. More: https://www.fccps.org/o/FCCPS/page/tj-covid-19
6 months ago, Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
A big thanks to all of our families for their flexibility and understanding during this time of uncertainty. Thank you! A reminder to TJ families that we are open for business today IF your student needs a laptop. While we have numerous volunteers to help, if you are coming ti pick up a child's laptop, it might be helpful for the child to tell you the laptop number. If they can't remember it, no problem -- we will take care of you. Thanks again for all your flexibility.
6 months ago, Thomas Jefferson
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.
6 months ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Communications
Thomas Jefferson weekend distribution technology, medicinal, and food services plan announced. https://mailchi.mp/a0f6855cc6b6/tj-distribution-plans-planes-de-distribucion
6 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.
6 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
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
8 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
8 months ago, FCCPS Communications
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
8 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Join us for GIVE Day from 10am-Noon at TJ this coming Monday, 1/20, Dr. Martin Luther King's Jr. holiday. Planned by the FCEPTA / 5th grade “Ambassadors” this service learning event is open to all elementary families to volunteer. This event is a highlight of our community.
8 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
On January 13th, the 5th grade Ambassadors told Falls Church City Council about GIVE Day and participated in the City’s proclamation declaring the MLK Jr. holiday a day of service. Come to GIVE day on Monday to help prepare power
8 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Ms.Flajser's class reflected on what they wanted to cultivate more of in 2020. They chose a word to reflect on this year and then they brought in physical representations. Wow, third graders! Just wow!
8 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
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
8 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
No Strings Club today, Wednesday, January 8, 2020
9 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
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.
9 months ago, FCCPS Alert
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Care to spend some time with fours? ⁦Ms. Lang is ⁩ getting kids engaged with math! The best part: the kids doing this assignment are in grade 4...The worksheets are for using exactly four 4's to "for"m every integer from 1 to 20
9 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
TJ SCA will not be meeting this week, January 8.
9 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
TJ's 5th Grade Chorus is canceled for today, Monday, January 6, 2020.
9 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
4th Grade Tiger Pause Lunar Colony showcase. Will any of these budding designers end up planning for life on Mars? One can hope!
9 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
FCCPS Communications
9 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
9 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.
9 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Standing room only for the awesome 5th grade band and chorus winter concert
9 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
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
9 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
TJ is celebrating Rear Admiral Grace Hopper's birthday by participating in Hour of Code activities in Technology Class, STEAM class, and in their home classrooms.
9 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
FCCPS Communications
We are good to go! Normal start time for all schools today, December 11th.
9 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
It looks like maybe the FCCPS Snow Team took part in Tiger Pause today with Ms. Reardon. Students wrote reflections after reading the book, Snow Day!
9 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
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.
9 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
9 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Strings Club Update for the next two weeks: Dec 11, 1:30-3:30p 1:30-2:10 beginner violin 2:10-2:50 cellos 2:50-3:30 intermediate violin Dec 18, 4-6p (Late Dismissal) 4:00-4:40 beginner violin 4:40-5:20 cellos 5:20-6:00 intermediate violin
10 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Oh my, Oh my, Oh my! Look what the PTA brought for us today! @fcepta #TJTigers #FCCPS. Thank you so much!
10 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
When fourth grade has a morning meeting they really have a morning MEETING
10 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Fifth Grade Art Show at the Rare Bird Coffee Roasters 12/2 - 12/15. 230 W. Broad St
10 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
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
10 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Debbie Hiscott
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!
10 months ago, Debbie Hiscott
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Got core strength? Try a basketball plank as this student did today in PE class
10 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Students in Ms. Hicks' class made dioramas as a reflection on their recent trip to Jamestown. Great talent and creativity! Ms. Hicks was blown away, and so is TJTiger! Maybe I can go next year!
10 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Today is one of the days I absolutely LOVE being next to the music room. Maybe Ms. Reid would like to take a break next hour? 🤣 #fccps #tjtigers
10 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
In Ms. Flajser's third grade class, they are building their version of the Great Wall of China. Each brick has a new piece of knowledge we learned about ancient China.
10 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
This week in Tech Class, students become the "computer" by following a "program" (written instructions) and generating the data (a symbol or character) to output (a drawing of a turkey) to a device (computer screen.) Happy Thanksgiving! See you next month!
10 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Students in Ms. Mihm's class end their money unit by creating a Thanksgiving menu! Students are great bargain shoppers and I can’t wait to join them for their feast Thursday
10 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Mrs. Schimmoller's sister and author Sarah Aronson talks to the third grade about the writing process. She read from her latest book just like Rube Goldberg. The student created their own Rube Goldberg machine!
10 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
The annual in-house field trip for 5th grade is today as they hear about the history and process of making brass rubbings and then prepare and make their own.
10 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Fifth graders receive book choices for the next fiction unit. Working in groups, the students agree on how to break up the reading and assignments over five weeks. They come together to discuss vocabulary, main events, characters, text connections, and discussion questions.
10 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
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!
10 months ago, FCED
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
This is how we build together: collaborative design and problem solving with the amazing @STEAManist. Growth mindset in action.
10 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
4th grader working through a word problem by making and organized list. Well, it is organized enough for him to explain his thinking to me!
10 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
FCCPS Communications
Elementary Cheer Clinic Hosted by GMHS Cheer Team and Coaches Saturday, December 14th Registration 8:45AM Camp 9:00AM-12:00PM Kindergarten-5th Grade Welcome NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! $40 Fee at the door, includes: 3 hour cheer clinic, poms, and a bow! More details: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XVwVD7i-tJZhTaw6eIjGx8fIyKCyEUF-xk-t6zYzCy4/edit?usp=sharing
10 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
This week while the students are at encore, the teachers become students and learn different strategies for teaching math.
10 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
FCCPS Communications
*LIVE* Falls Church City School Board Work Session now streaming live. https://youtu.be/UVeCBm85qk0
10 months ago, FCCPS Communications
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
TJ's Student Council distributed to the DAR cards for service members that students at TJ have been working on since Veterans Day. The holiday greetings will go to people serving overseas and ones currently living in Falls Church.
10 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Students in 3rd grade played a game of "money war" so the teacher could pre-assess what students know about money and what strategies they retained from last year. The students applied their knowledge to shopping, adding up different customers' purchases and making change.
10 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Even though the 2nd and 5th grades are now in different buildings, they still enjoy buddy reading. The 5th grade visited on Friday to pair off with 2nd graders and listen to them read and read to them.
10 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
The fourth grade transported back to the year 1607! Students were able to watch a glass blowing demonstration, visit the archaeological dig, and the replica of the shp Godspeed. They explored the settlement and the waterfront making for a great day seeing history come to life.
10 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
November 13 was World Kindness Day, these third graders took the time to write messages to all their classmates on a heart for each student. Affirmations as short and sweet as "you are kind and funny" and "I like how you always seem happy" were shared by students, for students.
10 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Each week, TJ subteams meet to unpack standards, plan lessons, or assess data in order to better our instructional program. #buildingtogether
10 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
Thomas Jefferson Tiger
5th graders are using leftover Halloween candy to explore how a dichotomous key works. The students are classifying candy by answering yes/no questions about each piece. Scientists construct a dichotomous key using different characteristics to divide the organisms into groups.
10 months ago, Thomas Jefferson Tiger
TJ Tiger
The latest Tiger Times is available here: https://www.smore.com/5806r If you are a TJ parent and didn't get this in your email, please contact the office.
11 months ago, TJ Tiger
TJ Tiger
Students in fourth-grade math are working on whiteboards with their teacher to figure out strategies for multiplying 321 x 152, and are practicing the box method of multiplication. Students in this group were challenging themselves to solve their first 3x2 problem!
11 months ago, TJ Tiger
TJ Tiger
After 26 years of making the floors shine, setting up and restacking chairs for evening events, cleaning the cafeteria, and so much more, Mr. Morales is taking his delightful sense of humor and a generous smile on to new adventures. All the best wishes on your retirement!
11 months ago, TJ Tiger
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"
11 months ago, FCED
TJ Tiger
A fourth-grade class had some Day of the Dead activities during Tiger Pause. The students learned about the Mexican celebration in remembrance of friends and family who have died and then worked on colorful skull art that is part of the tradition.
11 months ago, TJ Tiger
TJ Tiger
Fall Make-up Picture day is Friday, November 15th.
11 months ago, TJ Tiger
TJ Tiger
It's that time of year! The Lost and Found is growing daily as the weather fluctuates. Remember to check the lost and found AND label your student's clothing (especially spiritwear!)
11 months ago, TJ Tiger
TJ Tiger
As part of October's anti-bullying focus, TJ counselors are leading classroom lessons encouraging students to be "Upstanders." This month, students are also reinforcing their view of TJ's caring community by "leaf"ing their mark on the Unity Trees in the main hall.
11 months ago, TJ Tiger
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
11 months ago, FCCPS Communications
John Wesley Brett
Bookfair night after school shopping is Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday October 22, 23, 24 from 5:30-8:00. Students can shop during school hours with teacher permission Wednesday, Thursday all school day and Friday from 8:40am-10:00am
11 months ago, John Wesley Brett
FCCPS
After analyzing bus populations and route timing this week, we have made the first tweaks to almost all routes. The Updates are now available and take effect Monday! http://fccps.org/bus We will continue to monitor and adjust as needed.
about 1 year ago, FCCPS
FCCPS
Morning Announcements Sept 9: Building Reading Stamina: Tips inside, TV/Media Class hit the school's studio to begin programming planning for the year. PHOTOS: Friday's Tailgate and Football! Tomorrow: FCEPTA Info Night and Ice Cream Social - https://mailchi.mp/fccps/190647-191197
about 1 year ago, FCCPS