Welcome Dr. Nowak
Previous to taking over as Falls Church High School's principal Dr. Nowak was the assistant principal at McLean High School where he had served since 2012. Prior to McLean High School, he was a high school science resource teacher with FCPS from 2009-2012. As an assistant principal he concentrated on developing and embedding a shared mission and vision focused on high levels of learning for all students; he is well-respected in the area of student academic progress. Additionally, Dr. Nowak excels in the area of school climate where he emphasizes the building of collaborative trust with all stakeholders.
From 1999-2009, Dr. Nowak worked as a high school science teacher in several FCPS high schools, as well as served as department chair at Centreville High School. Dr. Nowak holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology from James Madison University, a Master of Education in Secondary Education Curriculum and Instruction from George Mason University, and a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from Virginia Tech.
Join Us and Make This a Great School Year
5 Steps to help make this a great school year.
1. Join the PTSA - click to find out how - WE NEED YOUR MEMBERSHIP!
Membership is $15/adult and $5/student. This is our only source of income. Everyone wants the PTSA to support our teachers, students and our school - but this takes dollars. Please consider joining or donating! JOIN
2. Attend at least one meeting.
Meetings - first Wednesday of every month - our Principal updates us with news of the school! Plus, we share ideas and hear great things our students are doing from our Faculty Rep!
3. Read Jagmail
We send a newsletter filled with information that will help you stay informed! But - you have to open the mail and then you have to Read it! Don't say you didn't know
4. Get involved!
Even if your student isnt the lead in the play - or even has a part - it benefits our entire community when we all care about what is happening at our school! Come to events, check out the school calendar - show our students we are proud of their efforts by attending things!
5. Ask Questions!
If you want to know more, if you have questions, if you need help - ask! We are here for ALL our parents! You may email any of us! Contact Us
*** Music Dept News***
Our music department had another successful year with their "Tag Day".
If you would still like to donate to the Falls Church Music Progam -
Donations can be sent to Falls Church HS
(7521 Jaguar Trail, Falls Church, VA 22042)
For Band Info: Click to find out more at www.jaguarsband.org for FCHS Band information!
For Orchestra Info: http://fchsorch.org/
Hopefully every student at Falls Church High School is being challenged and experiencing a rewarding education at our school. But, sometimes it might take us getting a little more involved in our students daily life to make sure that is happening. The first step for families can be an appointment in our career counseling center. Check them out!