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Drawing their anatomy on t-shirts helps students learn body systems. Pharmacy students learn that positive leadership and team work are important in workplace readiness. Level 3 Criminal Justice students learn about careers and training at the FBI Training Center Students practice infant CPR with Baby Resusci Anne's Pre-school children play while learning oral hygiene from Dental Careers students 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!


Here's what Academy students are learning this month

November, 2014

Criminal Justice:

Handcuffing Techniques

Dental Careers:

Infection Control

Early Childhood Careers:

Families and Parenting Styles, Cultural Diversity, Health and Safety

Exploring Health Sciences:

Eyes, Ears and Heart

Fashion Marketing:

Human Resources & Marketing Management

Fire and EMS:

Trauma Patient Assessment, History of Fire and Rescue

Hotel Marketing:

Human Resources & Marketing Management

Medical Assistant:

Vital signs and EKG

Practical Nursing:

The cellular, medical, and ethical aspects of cancer

Pharmacy Technician:

Virtual Pharmacy
Mock Pharmacy Labs
Prescription filling exercise
Ethics in Pharmacy/Medicine
Roman Numerals MMXIV

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

Applications Accepted for 2014-2015

Although the application deadline for Academy classes has passed, students are still encouraged to apply. Please note that although we continue to receive applications 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.

BIG Things happen here every day!

Experience Things ~ Future Things ~ Career Things

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

Join the Classroom-On-The-Mall Facebook page created and managed by students--and get free tickets to a night of fun, food and fashion at Tysons Corner Mall.  For their project-based learning, students are marketing a "Night of Giving" on Nov. 23, 7:30 - 10pm. This special mall event features Washington celebrities, food samplings, DJ's, star athletes, fashion shows, Redskins cheerleaders, kids' arts & crafts--and of course Santa himself.  For free tickets, "Like us" on Facebook or email 

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!