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
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
FCCPS Internet Outage - FCCPS is experiencing a widespread internet outage. IT is working to restore service. We appreciate your patience.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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