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Bell Schedule for 2015-16 School Year

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

GFES Class Placement Input Form

You may return this form by going to the File tab and selecting Send or Share depending on your internet browser.  Email the form to  

Or you can complete the form, print it and bring it in or mail it to the school.

As always, please feel free to contact us if you have any questions. 

2016 Kindergarten Orientation

Click on the link above to view the 2016 Kindergarten Orientation information.

Supply Lists 2016-2017

Kindergarten | 1st Grade | 2nd Grade

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

1st Grade JIP | 2nd Grade JIP

3rd Grade JIP | 4th Grade JIP


Changes to FCPS Communications

Click here for directions on activating or customizing your News You Choose account.

The name of the Keep in Touch (KIT) system will change to e-Notify Blackboard Connect and only include emergency and essential information such as emergency messages, delayed openings and school closings, attendance messages and low lunch balance information. Enrollment is automatic and based on the information in SIS.

Other school news will transition to the new, cost-neutral FCPS communication system called News You Choose. Parents will be able to customize the type and frequency of the FCPS communications they receive.  

Level IV Screening Process Information

Level IV Screening

Portfolio Process

Parents and children eligible for kindergarten in the 2016-2017 school year are invited to an overview of Great Falls Elementary’s kindergarten orientation on Tuesday, April 12th from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Rising kindergarten students will meet our kindergarten teachers in the classroom for a special welcome and activities.  Parents will meet in the cafeteria to receive an overview of GFES and the kindergarten program.Registration requirements and forms are available at:

Student Registration

SIS ParentVue Accounts

Parents use the same username and password to access their SIS Parent Account and FCPS 24-7 Learning (also known as Blackboard).

The SIS Parent Account provides access to view your child’s student information, attendance, report cards and other school information establishing another form of communication between home and school.

To activate your account, click here.

If you have activated your account already, login here.

FCPS 24-7 Learning Parent View provides access to view child's available courses and is the place to update your child’s emergency care information through weCare@school.

If you have activated your SIS account already, click here to log in to FCPS 24-7 Learning.

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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.


Quick Links

Change Of Transportation

Bring Your Own Device- BYOD @ GFES

FCPS Lunch Menus

Distribution of Fliers Information

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Great Falls ES In the News

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)