Daily Announcements

August 29, 2018

September 19, 2018

Just a reminder that today is a 3 hour early dismissal.  Students will be able to get a grab and go  lunch from the cafeteria at the end of 6th period (11:15am). Buses will load at 11:44am.  Also, there  will not be late buses today. Students who need to stay after for sports practices are reminded that if they stay after school there will be a supervised study hall in the main gym  until practices begin at their normal times.    

The Athletic Boosters  Mattress Warehouse Mattress Sale is this Saturday- Saturday, Sept. 22nd from 10am-5:00pm in the cafeteria . If your family needs a new mattress this is the place to get it. Up to 70% off on top of the line mattresses.

Jaugars- Please come to the  FCHS Community Resource Fair next Saturday (that’s  Saturday, Sept. 29th) from 10am -1:00pm in the cafeteria. There will be information about community resources , services, food, entertainment  and much more!  This event is free and all are welcome! Bring your family - see you there !                                                                                     Want to earn a bike or learn to fix the one you have? The Bike Club meets every Wednesday starting next Wednesday after school in trailer #4. See Mr. Zlatnik for details.                                               

The Robotics Club will be meet every Tuesday and Wednesday this year starting next week  in room 182 - the STEM Engineering Room.  If you are interested, come on out or send Mr. Bertha an email.                                                                                                   The Chess Club will meet on Tuesdays in room 155 to introduce the club and play some chess.  Come on out if you are interested or contact Mr. Bertha for more information.                                                              

Good luck to the Jaguar golfers who will be competing in the District Championship tomorrow and Friday!

September 18, 2018

There are many interest meetings taking place today after school. The following clubs/sports have interest meetings today- please participate! French Honor Society - 3:00pm in room 257 Asian Student Association- 3:15pm in the cafeteria Future Business Leaders of America- 3:00pm - Library Classroom                    Indoor Track - 3:00pm in the cafeteria Global Future Club - 3:05pm in room 207     The Athletic Boosters  Mattress Warehouse Mattress Sale is this Saturday- Saturday, Sept. 22nd from 10am-5:00pm in the cafeteria . If your family needs a new mattress this is the place to get it. Up to 70% off on top of the line mattresses.

Want to earn a bike or learn to fix the one you have? The Bike Club meets every Wednesday after school in Trailer T4. See Mr. Zlatnik for details.

Just a reminder that tomorrow , Wednesday, Sept. 19th is a 3 hour early dismissal.  Students will be able to get a bag lunch from the cafeteria at the end of the day.  There will not be late buses tomorrow. Students who need to stay after for sports practices are reminded that if they stay after school there will be a supervised study hall until practices begin at their normal times.                                                         All morning PA announcements are posted on the FCHS webpage under the “Daily Announcements” tab  each day so if you can’t remember what you heard please check out the webpage !

September 17, 2018

Thank you to everyone who participated in the student elections as a candidate and voter! The results are posted outside of the main office.

JUNIORS -your PSAT is on October 10, 2018. It's only $20 to get your results. You can pay Mrs. Napoliello in 239 or Ms. Kirk in the Testing Office. If you need a waiver, see Ms. Kirk in the Testing Office."    

Tomorrow (Tuesday, Sept 18th )  there are many interest meetings. The following clubs/sports have interest meetings tomorrow- please participate!

French Honor Society - 3:00pm in room 257

Asian Student Association- 3:15pm in the cafeteria

Future Business Leaders of America- 3:00pm - Library Classroom                    Indoor Track - 3:00pm in the cafeteria

Global Future Club - 3:05pm in room 207    

The Athletic Boosters  Mattress Warehouse Mattress Sale is this Saturday- Saturday, Sept. 22nd from 10am-5:00pm in the cafeteria . If your family needs a new mattress this is the place to get it. Up to 70% off on top of the line mattresses.

All morning PA announcements are posted on the FCHS webpage under the “Daily Announcements” tab  each day so if you can’t remember what you heard please check out the webpage !

Good luck to the Falls Church field hockey teams who host Wakefield tonight- please come out and support the Jags!    

September 14, 2018

Congratulations to the JV field hockey team for their 2-0 victory over Mt. Vernon!  Also, congratulations to the Varsity Volleyball team for their 3-0 victory over Thomas Jefferson!  And….. congratulations to the boys and girls cross country teams who competed yesterday against Edison, Wakefield and Lee. The boys placed first and the girls placed second in the meet.

Applications for Math Honor Society are due today to  Mr. Richardson in Room 113.                                                   JUNIORS your PSAT is on October 10, 2018. It's only $20 to get your results. You can pay Mrs. Napoliello in 239 or Ms. Kirk in the Testing Office. If you need a waiver, see Ms. Kirk in the Testing Office."                                                                                     The French Honor Society will have its first meeting next Tuesday  September 18th at 3pm in room 257. Please be on time.                                                             The Asian Student Association will have their first meeting on Tuesday at 3:15 in the cafeteria. Everyone is welcome!                                                          Are you interested in a career in Business? Do you want to build your workplace readiness skills? If so please come out to the FBLA Interest Meeting on Tues Sept. 18th at 3pm in the Library classroom. There will be food and drinks so please join us to learn how you can be a Future Business Leader!                                                                                         There will be an indoor track interest meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 18th at 3:00pm in the cafeteria. All students interested in running, jumping, and throwing should attend.

Come to the next Global Future Club meeting!  Our meeting is at 3:05 on Tuesday in Room 207.  Hope to see you all there!    

Today is student election day!  Voting will take place today during JAG.  Teachers - please check the email from Ms. Sherman this morning with the election instructions. Results will be posted near the main office today after school. Good luck to all of the candidates!

Today is  recycling day- teachers - please place your recycling bins outside of the classroom during 3rd period so Leadership students can empty them.

September 13, 2018

Congratulations to the Jaguar Golf Team for their narrow one stroke victory over Justice High School to improve to 3-2 on the year.  Senior Cole Wendrowski was medalist and sank the winning putt for the Jags.  Way to go Jags!                                      

JUNIORS your PSAT is on October 10, 2018. It's only $20 to get your results. You can pay Mrs. Napoliello in 239 or Ms. Kirk in the Testing Office. If you need a waiver, see Ms. Kirk in the Testing Office."                                                                                         "Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 space launch by competing in TARC 2019 Work with a team using STEM skills to build your own rockets .No experience required, Everyone is welcome! Join us in Room 182 today at 3:30 PM for the interest meeting & more details.   Seniors, please encourage your parents to attend the Senior Parent Night tonight   at 6:30pm.  We will share important information with parents about preparing your post-secondary education plan.  We look forward to seeing them.                                                             "From the Career Center: Pathway to the Baccalaureate applications have arrived!  You can pick one up in the Career Center or during your Senior Seminar session through Government Class.  College Visits will begin this Friday!  First on the calendar is Va Tech .  Sign up in Naviance Student."     French Honor Society will have its first meeting next Tuesday that’s Tuesday, September 18th at 3pm in room 257. Please be on time.         The Asian Student Association will have their first meeting on Tuesday, September 18, at 3:15 in the cafeteria. Everyone is welcome!                                                                                                  The owner of Jersey Mike Subs by Dunn Loring Metro, will be looking for part time workers during the lunch periods today!  Stop by his table for an employment application.                                                                

Are you interested in a career in Business? Do you want to build your work place readiness skills? If so please come out to the FBLA Interest Meeting on Tues Sept. 18th at 3pm in the Library classroom. There will be food and drinks so please join us to learn how you can be a Future Business Leader!                                                                                         There will be an indoor track interest meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 18th at 3:00pm in the cafeteria. All students interested in running, jumping, and throwing should attend. The Varsity Football game originally scheduled for Friday night has been moved to tonight at 6:00pm! Also tonight we have field hockey playing Mt. Vernon and Volleyball playing TJ !  Please come out and cheer on  the Jaguars !!!

September 12, 2018

Congratulations to the Jaguar Golf Team for their victory over Lee High School!  The all-senior line-up on Senior Night helped the Jags improve to 2-2 on the year.  Way to go Jags!    

Also Congratulations to the JV and Varsity Volleyball teams for defeating Wakefield last night! The Jags play again tomorrow at home vs. Thomas Jefferson!                                                                                            

Candidates running for class office: Make sure to come by the cafeteria classroom to have Ms. Sherman approve and stamp your hallway materials BEFORE you hang them up.   Sign up to film your class speech today!  See Ms.  Sherman for any questions                                                                                   

The Wrestling interest meeting is today at 3:10pm in room 184 and the Swim/Dive meeting  is also today at 3:05pm in Room 190A . Check the fallschurchsports.org webpage for a complete list of interest meetings. The Young Democrats and Young Republicans will have their first meetings of the year today after school  in Mr. Hartman's room, 209. Anyone interested in joining either club is welcome to join!"                                            

The first LGBTQA club meeting will be in room 240 today after school.

The book club will meet during Jag 8 tomorrow in the library. All are welcome! See the librarians for a jag pass."                                                                                    

"Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 space launch by competing in TARC 2019 Work with a team using STEM skills to build your own rockets .No experience required, Everyone is welcome! Join us in Room 182 tomorrow  September 13th at 3:30 PM for the interest meeting & more details. 

Seniors, please encourage your parents to attend the Senior Parent Night tomorrow night  at 6:30pm.  We will share important information with parents about preparing your post-secondary education plan.  We look forward to seeing them.                                                            

"From the Career Center: Pathway to the Baccalaureate applications have arrived!  You can pick one up in the Career Center or during your Senior Seminar session through Government Class.  College Visits will begin this Friday!  First on the calendar is Va Tech .  Sign up in Naviance Student."    

French Honor Society will have its first meeting next Tuesday that’s Tuesday, September 18th at 3pm in room 257. Please be on time.        

                                                             The Asian Student Association will have their first meeting on Tuesday, September 18, at 3:15 in the cafeteria. Everyone is welcome!                                                                                                  The owner of Jersey Mike Subs by Dunn Loring Metro, will be looking for part time workers during the lunch periods tomorrow Thursday, Sept. 13!  Stop by his table for an employment application.                                                            There will be an indoor track interest meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 18th at 3:00pm in the cafeteria. All students interested in running, jumping, and throwing should attend. After school late buses will run today and   will depart at 4:30pm.  Students are reminded that they must be under the direct supervision of a teacher /coach after school.  

The Freshmen / JV football games originally scheduled for tomorrow night have been moved to tonight- the freshmen/ jv Jags will play at Wakefield tonight! The Varsity Football game originally scheduled for Friday night has been moved to Thursday night at 6:00pm! Please come out and support the Jaguars !!!

September 11, 2018

Candidates running for class office: Make sure to come by the cafeteria classroom to have Ms. Sherman approve and stamp your hallway materials BEFORE you hang them up.   Sign up to film your class speech today, or tomorrow.  See Ms.  Sherman for any questions                                                                                                  The Boys and Girls Basketball Interest Meetings will take place today :  Girls basketball  in room 107 at 3:10pm.  Boys Basketball on Tuesday at 3:15pm in the weight room.  The Wrestling interest meeting is tomorrow- Wednesday at 3:10pm in room 184 and the Swim/Dive meeting  is also tomorrow Wednesday at 3:05pm in Room 190A . Check the fallschurchsports.org webpage for a complete list of interest meetings. The Young Democrats and Young Republicans will have their first meetings of the year tomorrow - Wednesday September 12th after school  in Mr. Hartman's room, 209. Anyone interested in joining either club is welcome to join!"                                                                            

The first LGBTQA club meeting will be in room 240 on Wednesday after school.

The book club will meet during Jag 8 on Thursday in the library. All are welcome! See the librarians for a jag pass."                                                                                          

"Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 space launch by competing in TARC 2019 Work with a team using STEM skills to build your own rockets .No experience required, Everyone is welcome! Join us in Room 182 on Thursday, September 13th at 3:30 PM for the interest meeting & more details.  

Seniors, please encourage your parents to attend the Senior Parent Night on Thursday, September 13th at 6:30pm.  We will share important information with parents about preparing your post-secondary education plan.  We look forward to seeing them.                                                            "From the Career Center: Pathway to the Baccalaureate applications have arrived!  You can pick one up in the Career Center or during your Senior Seminar session through Government Class.  College Visits will begin this Friday!  First on the calendar is Va Tech .  Sign up in Naviance Student."    

French Honor Society will have its first meeting is next Tuesday that’s Tuesday, September 18th at 3pm in room 257. Please be on time.        

After school late buses start today and will run on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and  will depart at 4:30pm.  Students are reminded that they must be under the direct supervision of a teacher /coach after school.  

Today the Jaguar volleyball teams hosts Wakefield,  weather permitting the golf team hosts Lee at Jefferson District Park and the field hockey teams travel to Edison. Please come out and support the Jaguars!

September 10, 2018

Congratulations to the Varsity girls volleyball team for winning the 2018 No Panic Cassels Volleyball tournament on Saturday- way to go Jags!!!

There are several winter sports interest meetings this week:

Boys and Girls Basketball Meetings will take place on Tuesday: Girls basketball  in room 107 at 3:10pm.  Boys Basketball on Tuesday at 3:15pm in the weight room.  The Wrestling interest meeting is Wednesday at 3:10pm in room 184 and Swim/Dive meeting on Wednesday at 3:05pm in Room 190A . Check the fallschurchsports.org webpage for a complete list of interest meetings. Applications for Math Honor Society are currently available from your math teacher or Mr. Richardson in Room 113.  Applications are due by Friday September 14th.                                                 Starting today parking will be enforced.  First offense for parking without a pass will be a red warning sticker on your window.  2nd offense is a $50 ticket and or a boot.  3rd offense, your car will be towed at your expense.      Students, if you received a notice that you are taking an SOL today - check your fcpsschools.net e-mail account for the location and time.  Also, if  you are taking an SOL

BRING YOUR LAPTOP AND CHARGER with you .    

The Young Democrats and Young Republicans will have their first meetings of the year on Wednesday September 12th after school  in Mr. Hartman's room, 209 Anyone interested in joining either club is welcome to join!"                                                                                                 "Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 space launch by competing in TARC 2019 Work with a team using STEM skills to build your own rockets .No experience required, Everyone is welcome! Join us in Room 182 on Thursday, September 13th at 3:30 PM for the interest meeting & more details.  

After school late buses start this week and will run on Tuesdays and Wednesdays starting tomorrow and will depart at 4:30pm.

September 7, 2018

Students who are interested in running for a class office are reminded that election packets are due to Ms. Sherman in the Leadership Classroom in the Cafeteria TODAY! There is a girls basketball interest meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 11th at 3:00pm in room 107. Hey Jaguars ! If you are interested in wrestling for Falls Church High School - please come to the  wrestling interest meeting next week - on Wednesday, Sept. 12th at 3:10pm in room 184. There will be a swim/dive interest meeting next week-  on Wednesday, Sept. 12th at 3:05pm in room 190A     Applications for Math Honor Society are currently available from your math teacher or Mr. Richardson in Room 113.  Applications are due by Friday September 14th.                                                 Parking passes are on sale every lunch through today.  Starting on  Monday Sept. 10, parking will be enforced.  First offense for parking without a pass will be a red warning sticker on your window.  2nd offense is a $50 ticket and or a boot.  3rd offense, your car will be towed at your expense.      Students, if you received a notice that you are taking an SOL on Monday, September 10th, check your fcpsschools.net e-mail account for the location and time.  Also, if  you are taking an SOL next week, BRING YOUR LAPTOP AND CHARGER with you to school."                             After school late buses start next week and will run on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and will depart at 4:30pm.   The first late bus day is Tuesday, Sept. 11th. Tonight  the varsity football team hosts Mt. Vernon at 6:00pm!!! Please take note that the game time has been changed to 6PM! Please come out and support the Jaguars football team, cheer with the cheerleaders and watch our marching band!

September 6, 2018

Our first Thespian Honor Society meeting is today  after school from 3-4 in Rm 181! Are you interested in participating in Theatre activities this year?  Come join us!          

Students who are interested in running for a class office are reminded that election packets are due to Ms. Sherman in the Leadership Classroom in the Cafeteria by tomorrow!

Hey Jaguars ! There will be several winter sports interest meetings next week: Tuesday, Sept. 11th at 315, boys basketball in the weight room and girls basketball in room 107

Wednesday, Sept. 12th at 3:05pm, swim/dive in room 190A

Wednesday, Sept. 12th at 3:10, wrestling in room 184 Applications for Math Honor Society are currently available from your math teacher or Mr. Richardson in Room 113.  Applications are due by Friday September 14th.                                                 Parking passes are on sale every lunch until tomorrow. Starting on  Monday Sept. 10, parking will be enforced.  First offense for parking without a pass will be a red warning sticker on your window.  2nd offense is a $50 ticket and or a boot.  3rd offense, your car will be towed at your expense.      Students, if you received a notice that you are taking an SOL on September 10th, check your fcpsschools.net e-mail account for the location and time.  Also, if  you are taking an SOL next week, BRING YOUR LAPTOP AND CHARGER with you to school."                             After school late buses start next week and will run on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and will depart at 4:30pm.   The first late bus day is Tuesday, Sept. 11th.

Tomorrow night the varsity football team hosts Mt. Vernon at 7:00pm!!! Please come out and support the Jaguars football team, cheer with the cheerleaders and watch our marching band!

Tonight is Back to School Night- students please give your parents your class schedule and remind them that the events start at 6:00pm!

September 5, 2018

Come to the first MSA meeting on today  at 3:05pm in Room 207.  Hope to see new members and familiar faces!                                  Our first Thespian Honor Society meeting is THIS THURSDAY (tomorrow) after school from 3-4 in Rm 181! Are you interested in participating in Theatre activities this year?  Come join us!         Students who are interested in running for a class office are reminded that election packets are due to Ms. Sherman in the Leadership Classroom in the Cafeteria by Friday, Sept.  7th! There will be a swim/dive interest meeting next week-  on Wednesday, Sept. 12th at 3:05pm in room 190A     Applications for Math Honor Society are currently available from your math teacher or Mr. Richardson in Room 113.  Applications are due by Friday September 14th.                                                 Parking passes are on sale every lunch until Friday,  Sept. 7. Starting on  Monday Sept. 10, parking will be enforced.  First offense for parking without a pass will be a red warning sticker on your window.  2nd offense is a $50 ticket and or a boot.  3rd offense, your car will be towed at your expense.      Students, if you received a notice that you are taking an SOL on September 10th, check your fcpsschools.net e-mail account for the location and time.  Also, if  you are taking an SOL next week, BRING YOUR LAPTOP AND CHARGER with you to school."                                                    

Reminder to all 9th grade students-  Election packets to be a class officer are due by this Friday, Sept.  7th! Please bring your completed packets to Mrs. Sherman in the cafeteria classroom. After school late buses start next week and will run on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and will depart at 4:30pm.   The first late bus day is Tuesday, Sept. 11th.

Hey Jaguars ! If you are interested in wrestling for Falls Church High School - please come to the  wrestling interest meeting next week - on Wednesday, Sept. 12th at 3:10pm in room 184.

September 4, 2018

Welcome back Jags!  Here's to a new year and a new experience.  Come to the first MSA meeting on Wednesday, September 5th at 3:05pm in Room 207.  Hope to see new members and familiar faces!    

                       Our first Thespian Honor Society meeting is THIS THURSDAY after school from 3-4 in Rm 181! Are you interested in participating in Theatre activities this year?  Come join us!        

Students who are interested in running for a class office are reminded that election packets are due to Ms. Sherman in the Leadership Classroom in the Cafeteria by Friday, Sept.  7th!

There will be a swim/dive interest meeting next week-  on Wednesday, Sept. 12th at 3:05pm in room 190A    

Applications for Math Honor Society are currently available from your math teacher or Mr. Richardson in Room 113.  Applications are due by Friday September 14th.                                               

All students are reminded to turn in their SR&R and Extracurricular Participation forms to their Jag 8 teachers! Parking passes are on sale every lunch until Friday,  Sept. 7. Starting on  Monday Sept. 10, parking will be enforced.  First offense for parking without a pass will be a red warning sticker on your window.  2nd offense is a $50 ticket and or a boot.  3rd offense, your car will be towed at your expense.     

After school locker room hours are 2:55 - 3:25, doors will be locked promptly at 3:25.

After school late buses start next week and will run on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and will depart at 4:30pm.   The first late bus day is Tuesday, Sept. 11th.

Have a terrific Tuesday Jaguars!

August 30, 2018

Hey Jaguars – are you interested in leading your class??? Class elections are coming soon!  Election information will be distributed in today’s class meetings that are taking place during Jag Time. Completed election packets must be submitted to Ms. Sherman in the Cafeteria classroom  by Sept. 7th in order to be eligible to run for office. Applications for Math Honor Society are currently available from your math teacher or Mr. Richardson in Room 113.  Applications are due by Friday September 14th.                                                

Do you want some Jaguar spirit wear? The Athletic Boosters will be selling spirit wear during lunches on Friday in the cafeteria lobby.  This would be a good time for faculty to use their spirit wear vouchers! JUNIORS your PSAT is on October 10, 2018. It's only $20 to get your results. You can pay Mrs. Napoliello in 239 or Ms. Kirk in the Testing Office. If you need a waiver, see Ms. Kirk in the Testing Office." All students who are staying after school are reminded that they must be under the direct supervision of a teacher/ coach.

August 29, 2018

Hey Jaguars – are you interested in leading your class??? Class elections are coming soon!  Election information will be distributed in today’s class meetings that are taking place during Jag Time. Completed election packets must be submitted to Ms. Sherman in the Cafeteria classroom  by Sept. 7th in order to be eligible to run for office.

How would you like to be a Falls Church High School Theatre review Journalist?  You get to see shows in the area for FREE and write about them.  You may even get to be PUBLISHED!  Join the CAPPIE CRITIC interest meeting Wed after school from 3-3:30 in Room 181.  See Mrs. De Marco for questions!

Do you want some Jaguar spirit wear? The Athletic Boosters will be selling spirit wear during lunches on Friday in the cafeteria lobby.  This would be a good time for faculty to use their spirit wear vouchers!

JUNIORS your PSAT is on October 10, 2018. It's only $20 to get your results. You can pay Mrs. Napoliello in 239 or Ms. Kirk in the Testing Office. If you need a waiver, see Ms. Kirk in the Testing Office."

All students who are staying after school are reminded that they must be under the direct supervision of a teacher/ coach.

Teachers are reminded to follow today’s revised bell schedule for the class meetings taking place in the Auditorium and Main Gym.

August 28, 2018

How would you like to be a Falls Church High School Theatre review Journalist?  You get to see shows in the area for FREE and write about them.  You may even get to be PUBLISHED!  Join the CAPPIE CRITIC interest meeting Wed after school from 3-3:30 in Room 181.  See Mrs. De Marco for questions!  

JUNIORS your PSAT is on October 10, 2018. It's only $20 to get your results. You can pay Mrs. Napoliello in 239 or Ms. Kirk in the Testing Office. If you need a waiver, see Ms. Kirk in the Testing Office."

Hey Jaguars – are you interested in leading your class??? Class elections are coming soon!  Election information will be distributed at tomorrow’s class meeting   . Election packets must be submitted to Ms. Sherman by Sept. 7th in order to be eligible to run for office.

All students who are staying after school for practices or rehearsals are reminded that they must be under the direct supervision of a teacher/ coach.

The Jaguar Golf Team has a match today against Marshall High School which will take place at Westwood Country Club. Good lucks Jags!