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
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!
TJ Tiger is growling......hearing reports about Schoology being up and down. https://status.schoology.com/ Reloading the page may solve the issue
In this week's Friday Reopening Update, Dr. Noonan focuses on work for the Secondary (6-12) Reopening Plan, as well as some updates regarding our Elementary (K-5) Reopening Plan. Plus a few pieces of other information of support for our families. http://bit.ly/fccpsreopen1023
Introduced by PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center in 2011, Unity Day is the "signature event" that brings communities together - united against bullying. October 21st, 2020, we will celebrate OUR community’s united stance against bullying and recognize our decision to choose kindness….choose acceptance…choose inclusion. Orange is the official Unity Day color. One of the simplest ways to show your stand against bullying is wear something Orange 🧡 on October 21st. A sock, a scarf, a t-shirt, a hat, a tie…anything orange in your closet counts! @TJTigers #BetterTogether @fccps #WearAMask #SocialDistance #6FeetApart #11MoreVirtualSchoolDays #15MoreVirtualSchoolDays #VOTE
Dr. Noonan's Friday Reopening Update includes a handy Daily Health Screening checklist, Elementary and Secondary notes, plus guidance on traveling over the holidays. http://bit.ly/fccpsreopen1016
October 7, 2020 10:15AM EDT [Monitoring] Site loading issues have resolved, and have remained stable. status.schoology.com We appreciate your patience.
Schoology is currently experiencing an outage. https://status.schoology.com/ Schoology support is aware of the issue and is working on a solution. Thanks for your patience.
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
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
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!
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
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.
FCCPS IT reports service has been restored to the Big Blue Button - the Schoology Conferencing system.
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.
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
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 email@example.com. 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
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
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
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.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
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 email@example.com. 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
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
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
The Falls Church School Board is meeting in Electronic Work Session. Watch LIVE: www.YouTube.com/fccpsorg
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, comments received before 5:00 p.m. will be read at the meeting. Webstream: www.YouTube.com/fccpsorg
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 email@example.com
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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
The Falls Church School Board is holding a Special Meeting to approve the FY 2020-21 Budget. Watch live: www.youtube.com/fccpsorg
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
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 email@example.com
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
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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.
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
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
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
Extended Day Care Program Fall 2020 Registration NOW OPEN! https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/day-care-asap
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
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 email@example.com Webstream: www.youtube.com/fccpsorg
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
The Tornado Watch posted earlier this afternoon is now canceled.
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 - firstname.lastname@example.org Live Stream: https://www.youtube.com/fccpsweb
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
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
The Falls Church City School Board Regular Meeting is now underway. Webstreaming at https://youtu.be/rWB831d-kYw
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
The City of Falls Church Daily COVID-19 Update is now available. https://mailchi.mp/fallschurchva/covid-19-daily-update-tue-march31?e=5593d15851
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Principal Swanson shares notes about today's first virtual school day and more updates in the latest Tiger Times https://www.smore.com/bc354
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
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
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.
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!
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Thomas Jefferson weekend distribution technology, medicinal, and food services plan announced. https://mailchi.mp/a0f6855cc6b6/tj-distribution-plans-planes-de-distribucion
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.
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
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
*LIVE* Falls Church School Board are meeting for Budget Work Session #1. We're streaming live! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DB_AchqP1vg
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.
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
No Strings Club today, Wednesday, January 8, 2020
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.
TJ SCA will not be meeting this week, January 8.
TJ's 5th Grade Chorus is canceled for today, Monday, January 6, 2020.
We've got a TON OF PHOTOS from this week's Winter Band and Chorus Concert! https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipPs6hafCsg6vp61Z6tVMnDVR-RakfwM8lOFhXk-zmk2kgIMd0ndqs0e4ZjnhEwoXA?key=ZnVvdzdpdTlkejc1Wkp0bWVWTDQ2NlVrS09sZmlB
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
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
We are good to go! Normal start time for all schools today, December 11th.
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.
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
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
Fifth Grade Art Show at the Rare Bird Coffee Roasters 12/2 - 12/15. 230 W. Broad St
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
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!
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!
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
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.
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"
Fall Make-up Picture day is Friday, November 15th.
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
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
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.
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