The Connection will publish back-to-school articles in the weeks before school begins this fall. Open houses, as well as basic staff information and school facts, are listed below. Visit the Fairfax County Public Schools Web site at www.fcps.edu for more information, as well as links to individual school Web sites.
The schools that Great Falls students attend are in cluster 1 and the Langley High School pyramid.
<b>Forestville Elementary School </b>
First opened: 1980
Principal: Matt C. Harris
PTA president: Malia Kishore
Special programs: gifted and talented, special education.
Web site: www.fcps.edu/ForestvilleES
Address: 1085 Utterback Store Road, Great Falls
Phone number: 703-404-6000
<b>Great Falls Elementary School </b>
Principal: Earnest Leighty
PTA president: Karen Collazo
Web site: www.fcps.edu/GreatFallsES
Address: 701 Walker Road, Great Falls
Phone number: 703-757-2100
<b>Colvin Run Elementary School </b>
First opened: 2003
Principal: Stephen Hockett
PTO president: Mary Jane Novak
Special programs: gifted and talented program, special education, preschool program.
Web site: www.fcps.edu/colvinrunes
Address: 1400 Trap Road, Vienna
Phone number: 703-757-3000
<b>Cooper Middle School</b>
First opened: 1962
Principal: Arlene Randall
PTA president: Betsy Shomaker
Special programs: Japanese immersion, autism program, honors instead of gifted and talented.
Web site: www.fcps.edu/CooperMS
Address: 977 Balls Hill Road, McLean
Phone number: 703-442-5800
<b>Langley High School</b>
First opened: 1965
Principal: Matt Ragone
PTSA presidents: Andrea Sotter
Special programs: business/school partnership with PRC/Litton Corp.; peer tutoring program; block scheduling two days per week; education and cultural exchange program with Russia, Germany and England (Oxford University); autism program; ESOL; special education.
Web site: www.fcps.edu/LangleyHS, www.langleyptsa.org
Address: 6520 Georgetown Pike, McLean
Phone number: 703-287-2700