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Dr. Noonan announces new reopening plan, with return set for week of February 22

Kaylah Curley and Megan Clinton February 1, 2021

On January 22, Superintendent Dr. Peter Noonan announced that most FCCPS students will remain in virtual instruction until the week of February 22. Dr. Noonan said in his Friday lookahead that he...

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Editorial: GMHS should not begin Hybrid phase-in next week

Editorial Board January 21, 2021

In this week’s “Wednesday Lookahead,” Superintendent Dr. Peter Noonan announced that grades 6-12 will likely start phasing into a hybrid learning structure in the next few weeks, starting with grades...

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All school to remain virtual until 2021

Sam Mostow and Megan Clinton December 6, 2020

Due to the significant rise in COVID-19 cases in the Fairfax Health District, FCCPS Superintendent Dr. Peter Noonan announced on Wednesday all academic activities will remain virtual through Winter...

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Opinion: We should wait to return to in-person school

Nia Swider, Staff Reporter November 21, 2020

Constantly bombarded with the phrase “These are unprecedented times,” it begins to lose its meaning. But with thousands of lives lost and most people not returning to work or school, this remains...

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Opinion: We need to go back as soon as it’s safe

Elizabeth Creed and Emma Roncoroni November 21, 2020

FCCPS Superintendent Dr. Peter Noonan has announced that the return to school for grades 6-11 will be, at the earliest, January 12. The completion of the new high school, the return to school close...

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Let seniors lead the way to reopening GMHS

Evan Lankford, Contributor October 14, 2020

As discussion about the reopening plans continue, some students and community members have called for seniors to be phased into the hybrid model a few weeks earlier than is currently planned. Senior Evan...

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GMHS in-person school delayed until new building and new year

Liam Timar-Wilcox, News Editor October 1, 2020

“I am recommending that we hold on bringing back 6 - 12 students until the end of the first semester,” announced Falls Church Superintendent Peter Noonan during the September 22 school board meeting....

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VHSL adopts third model of reopening, postpones all sports until December

Sam Mostow, Advertising & Social Media Editor July 27, 2020

In a 34-1 vote on Monday, the Virginia High School League voted to adopt the third model of reopening high school sports for the upcoming school year, postponing all sports until at least December and...

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