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Kindergarten Portraits of First Lady Michelle Obama and Akie Abe of Japan. Kindergarten Portraits of White House dogs, Sunny and Bo. 2nd Graders- Creating animal trading cards based on their research. Teacher - Student Volleyball Game Langley Pyramid- Stop Hunger Now Event 2015 Mr. Lonnett and students at GFES STEM Night Great Falls ES Chorus & Strings Concert Supporting 21st Century Learning with Technology Family Portraits by First Grade Students 6th Grade students build tricycles for kids in Children's Hospital Students raise money for Stop Hunger Now


Spotlight On GFES

Special Visitors @ GFES

On April 28th, students and staff welcomed First Lady Michelle Obama and Akie Abe, wife of the Japanese prime minister to Great Falls ES.

Washington Post Article
Remarks by Obama and Abe (White House)
First Lady Visits Great Falls ES (FCPS- YouTube)

Photos from Celebration of International Friendship (Link to Gallery)


SIS ParentVue Accounts

FCPS is providing SIS Parent Accounts to each parent of a student at our school. This will enable access to view your student’s attendance, report card grades, and additional information, establishing another form of communication between home and school.

In the next week each registered parent/guardian of a Great Falls Elementary student will receive in the mail a letter with registration and account activation information.   You must activate the account before the deactivation date listed in your letter, approximately 30 days.  Account activation may be completed on-line, no need to visit school. 

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Supply Lists 2015-2016

Kindergarten | 1st Grade | 2nd Grade

3rd Grade | 4th Grade | 5th Grade | 6th Grade

6th Annual Courtney Schilling Fun Run
Sunday, May 17th, 2015

Click Here for registration information and race route maps

Computer Adaptive TestingComputer Adaptive Testing

Click here for more information about SOL Computer Adaptive Testing for students in 6th Grade/5th Grade AAP math.

Class Placement 2015-16

To share information concerning your child’s class placement, please complete the GFES Class Placement Input Survey. You will need to complete a separate survey for each of your children who attend GFES.

New Bell Schedule for 2015-16 School Year

2015-16 School Year:
Great Falls ES --
8:50am- 3:35pm

Great Falls ES At a Glance

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FCPS Technology @ Home

Did you know all students in FCPS are eligible to download a free version of Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus on home computers?  Did you know that low-cost internet is available to families in the free lunch program through Cox and Comcast?  Are you looking for places in your community that provide free internet access?
Visit FCPS Technology @ Home for all the details.

Click on the icon above to view current submissions.

FCPS CARES is a program that enables us to give public recognition to any FCPS employee.
Click here to submit your nominee.

GFES Photo Gallery 2014-15


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