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
over 4 years ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Photo
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
over 4 years ago, Stripes, the Oak Street Tiger
Oh my, Oh my, Oh my! Look what the PTA brought for us today! @fcepta #TJTigers #FCCPS. Thank you so much!
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Table full of goodies:. tea, coffee, hit chocolate and cookies galore
When fourth grade has a morning meeting they really have a morning MEETING
over 4 years ago, Stripes, the Oak Street Tiger
Ms Skomra leads a discussion for all of 4th grade
Fifth Grade Art Show at the Rare Bird Coffee Roasters 12/2 - 12/15. 230 W. Broad St
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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
over 4 years ago, FCCPS Communications
FCCPS Photo/Carol Sly
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!
over 4 years ago, Debbie Hiscott
#GivingTuesday
Got core strength? Try a basketball plank as this student did today in PE class
over 4 years ago, Stripes, the Oak Street Tiger
PE Student doing a plank on a basketball.  That takes plenty of core strength!
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!
over 4 years ago, Stripes, the Oak Street Tiger
Student with Jamestown diorama - a triangular fort with buildings and a ship in the background
Student with Jamestown diorama - a triangular fort, a cloudy sky, and a beautiful blue ocean (and an organge box.  Go TJ!)
Student with Jamestown diorama - a fort with a building, characters cooking and drying hides over a fire.
Student with Jamestown diorama - a triangular fort with trees, sentinels, blacksmiths and cooking over a fire
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? ūü§£ #fccps #tjtigers
over 4 years ago, Stripes, the Oak Street Tiger
fifth grade students use boomwhackers and follow the notes on the smartboard to make beautiful music
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.
over 4 years ago, Stripes, the Oak Street Tiger
Student adding a brown construction paper "brick" to the great wall of China knowledge outside the classroom door
Brown construction paper brick with a China Fact:  they invented horse saddles
Brown construction paper brick with a China Fact:  ancient myths explain the beginnings of the world
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!
over 4 years ago, Stripes, the Oak Street Tiger
A "drawing" of a turkey created with symbols
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
over 4 years ago, Stripes, the Oak Street Tiger
Two students hold up their menu with pictures and prices displayed in columns
Three students hold up their menu with pictures and prices displayed in columns
Two students hold up their menu with pictures and prices displayed in columns
Detail of a student created a menu and determining how much the fruit will cost
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!
over 4 years ago, Stripes, the Oak Street Tiger
Mrs. Schimmoller introduces her sister Sarah Aronson to the third grade
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.
over 4 years ago, Stripes, the Oak Street Tiger
5th grade students plans out her brass rubbing
5th grade student works on her brass rubbings
Students hear about the history of brass rubbings and see intricate examples
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.
over 4 years ago, Stripes, the Oak Street Tiger
Students at tables looking at books and writing down schedules
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!
over 4 years ago, FCED
This is how we build together: collaborative design and problem solving with the amazing @STEAManist. Growth mindset in action.
over 4 years ago, Stripes, the Oak Street Tiger
Students work on a catapult made from pencils
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!
over 4 years ago, Stripes, the Oak Street Tiger
Sheet of paper with student's organized list for solving a word problem
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
over 4 years ago, FCCPS Communications