Due to the expected arrival of potential Tropical Storm Ophelia, The Falls Church Festival has been moved to Sunday from 10.- 4. To accommodate the move, the Run for the Schools will start at 9 a.m. Sunday - one hour later than scheduled! Packet Pickup Details: www.fcedf.org
Secondary Campus Riders of Bus E and L - beginning TOMORROW morning, Wednesday, September 20, Bus E and L will arrive earlier so that students can arrive at school on time. Check out the new bus stop times for Bus E & L. www.fccps.org/bus
A power outage in the central Falls Church area is impacting Mount Daniel and Jessie Thackrey Preschool. Oak Street Elementary, the Secondary Campus, and the Central Office currently are unaffected. Stand by for more info as we get it.
Due to a breakdown this morning, Secondary Campus Bus G is running 15 minutes late. We appreciate your patience.
Secondary Campus Bus Routes M and I (as in igloo) have been updated and posted at www.fccps.org/bus. The changes take effect on Monday, August 28th. Have a good weekend.
Due to construction hazards, the bus stop located at Ellison St @ Kent St will temporarily be relocated to Parker Ave @ Kent St (estimated bus stop arrival time 7:47 am) until further notice.
🚌 Bus routes for all FCCPS Schools are now available at www.fccps.org/bus. Please note that during the initial weeks of the school year, adjustments might be made to ensure a balanced number of students on each bus. We're excited to see you on Monday morning! 🎒
Cancelation Alert: Fall Sports Parent Meeting. With tonight’s pending inclement weather, we will cancel the Fall Sports Parent meeting. It was initially scheduled for 7 pm in the Learning Stairs at Meridian HS.
Expect heavy traffic around the secondary campus this morning as fire engines have shut down Mustang Alley due to an emergency at the construction site. Expect delays.
Congratulations to Dee Dee Etheredge, Administrative Assistant at Meridian High School! She's the 2023 FCCPS Support Staff Employee of the Year - Operations! @meridianmstangs
Mary Ellen Henderson and Meridian Parents and Guardians - Please note - Buses leaving the Secondary Campus are running approximately 10 minutes later than normal this afternoon.
GAS LEAK UPDATE: The gas leak was repaired at the bridge construction work on South Oak Street near Oak Street Elementary. Bridge construction continues on S. Oak Street. Tomorrow, bus stops and walking routes will return to what they were before today's gas leak closures..
Secondary Parents, Guardians, and students. Due to emergency gas main leak work near Oak Street Elementary, Secondary Bus K will not be able to drop students at Spring and Jackson. Students instead will be dropped off at Poplar and Spring. Likewise, Late Bus J stop at Jackson and Randolf is moving to West and Randolph today.
FCCPS is focused on improving Communication & Engagement. @ClassTag, @LanguageLine and captioning are making it easier for families and schools to connect. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDPkQGURzA0
PHONE UPDATE: Our phone service vendor reports that the cut cable has been repaired, and service has been restored to the Secondary Campus! Thank you for your patience today!
PHONE OUTAGE UPDATE: At midday, phone service to the Secondary Campus is still out. Our phone service vendor suspects a cut cable in the construction area. Continue to communicate through email directly to the schools or firstname.lastname@example.org, and we'll pass it along!
The phones at Mary Ellen Henderson are not working this morning. Until further notice, please email the school directly or email@example.com, and we will forward it to the appropriate office.
Be on the lookout for Women's History Walk Herstory Stations: All Over the City. All Month Long! Scavenger Hunt. #WomensHistoryMonth #OurHistoryMatters #EquityInFCCPS https://sites.google.com/view/fc-womens-history-walk/home/2023-womens-history-walk?authuser=0
Catch up on the progress of FCCPS Strategic Plan with a Midyear Update! FCCPS is committed to making it a living plan, not pages in a dusty binder. https://www.fccps.org/o/fccps/page/implementation-and-progress-monitoring
Middle school parents: Don't stress about a conflict tonight at 7:00 p.m. between Rising 7th/8th Grade Information Night and the Strategic Plan Midyear Update. See the Information Night live. Stream recorded Strategic Plan Update later. youtube.com/fccpsorg @henderson_pta