SCHOOL BUILDING NAMESResponsibility
It is the responsibility of the Falls Church School Board to determine thename of schools in the division. The Board will solicit and carefullyconsider input from the public regarding school names but reserves theright to make the final decision regarding the name of any school.
Schools may be named for distinguished persons who have madeoutstanding historical contributions to the state or nation, consistentwith the magnitude of the contributions made by persons whose namesare already used for schools in the division. The School Board will givestrong consideration to names of women and minorities. Geographic orregional names may also be considered for new school buildings. Thesenames should be clearly identifying, widely known, and recognized. Allnames should reflect the values of the community. The Board welcomes suggestions for school building names on anongoing basis. These names will be kept on file by the Superintendentand used as references.
In the event that it is needed for a new building, the Superintendent willestablish a temporary, generic name to designate a site or building forplanning purposes, until the School Board acts to name the building.
The Superintendent shall establish a process to solicit individuals toserve on a name recommendation committee, as well as to solicit broadcommunity input in name suggestions. The Superintendent will appoint
Adopted: 9/28/04 Revised:
Falls Church City Public Schools