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Students distributed clothes, shoes and reading glasses at the 22nd Annual homeless trip in D.C. Pharmacy students play buzzer trivia game for general review of terms and abbreviations Criminal Justice students learn proper finger printing techniques Students recreate the heart and understand all it's parts and functions Teaching oral hygiene and good nutrition to students with disabilities Through - Taking Stock with Teens - students conduct market research at the Mall for Piper Jaffray Students show off their new scrubs.  On their way to being medical professionals!

Announcements

Application Deadline for 2015-2016 is March 27, 2015

Although the application deadline is still a few months away we encourage students to apply as soon as they know they have an interest. Priority will be given to:

  • on-time applications
  • where space is available
  • and most importantly where students meet the requirements for acceptance in the course

See the Admissions page for a copy of the application and how to apply.

Here's what Academy students are learning this month

December, 2014

Criminal Justice:

Finger Printing, Robbery/Larseny

Dental Careers:

Tooth Morphology

Early Childhood Careers:

Health & Safety, Immunizations, Begin working at the Pre-school

Exploring Health Sciences:

Heart

Fashion Marketing:

Human Resources & Marketing Management

Fire and EMS:

Community Emergency Response Team Training (CERT)

Hotel Marketing:

Human Resources & Marketing Management

Medical Assistant:

EKG & Blood

Practical Nursing:

Therapeutic Communication, The Nursing Process, Intramuscular Injections

Pharmacy Technician:

Mock Pharmacy Labs
Metric System
Patient Privacy (HIPAA)
Pharmacy Calculations

For information on the exciting speakers and fieldtrips for each class, see the Google Calendar below.

BIG Things happen here every day!

Experience Things ~ Future Things ~ Career Things

Falls Church Academy partners with the new NCRA programs

Nontraditional Career Readiness Academies (NCRA) partner with Career and Technical Education (CTE), including Falls Church Academy, to provide students with opportunities to explore their passions through career preparation programs. Students prepare for in-demand jobs and earn industry certifications. NCRA supports 11th and 12th grade students by offering a smaller class size and structured learning environment while facilitating students’ positive growth. Students may utilize FCPS academy shuttles or provide their own transportation.

Academy News and Calendar

Keep your eyes on our Academy Calendar below for exciting experiences to come.

Check out the Falls Church Academy 1st Quarter 2014-15 Newsletter for the latest in what our students are experiencing. Or see In The News for more archived information about what makes Falls Church Academy the place where skilled scholars thrive.

2014 Academy Students are off to Great Places!

Our 2014 graduated Academy students are off to college and on to the next chapter in their education and career direction. Congratulations to all for their hardwork. MORE ...

Alumni Shout Outs

See our new Alumni News for information on where our graduates are today. If you are an alum, we want to hear from you. Contact us to let us know what you are doing!