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Reminder to Parents to Provide Medical Information to Schools

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Your child’s health and safety are the top priorities in our schools. Any medical and health information that is concerning to you is important for the school to have. This includes, but is not limited to medications, health conditions, and allergies. Parents are reminded that they are responsible for providing medical information about …

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Hylton student selected for 2018 Under Armour All-America Game

Provided by Prince William County Schools Hylton High School’s Ricky Slade, Jr. is among the elite high school athletes in the country to be selected for the 2018 Under Armour All-America Game to be played in January in Orlando, Florida. Under Armour will honor Ricky Slade with a game jersey in a 20-minute ceremony at Hylton High School on Thursday, Sept. 21 at …

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Watch FreshWaterLIVE webcast on Sept. 28

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Join the PWCS distance learning team in Colorado on Thursday, September 28 for a live webcast from 1:00 – 1:45 p. m. ET about fresh water. “FreshWaterLIVE: Scientists in Action” is geared for students in grades 4 – 12, with grades 5 – 8 being targeted. For more information, go to FreshWaterLIVE.org. Scientists …

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Police Activity around Schools

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Earlier this morning (September 15), there was police activity in the Haymarket area. There was no danger to any school in the Haymarket area. This afternoon, Coles ES has evacuated as a precaution due to the fire alarm going off. Fire and Rescue are responding. When all clear is given, staff and students will return …

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Congrats to the PWCS National Merit Semifinalists

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Congratulations to students Natalie Homnyom, Tristan Baird, Abigail Morgan, Lisa Moshiro, Grace Yeboah-Kodie, Lauren Osborne, Kenneth Petscavage, Hailey Page, Matthew Trang, and Daniel Dereberry who join the nationwide pool of semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 1.6 million high school juniors entered the program by taking the 2016 Preliminary SAT/National …

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Latest Accreditation Results Reveal Continuing Gains

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Student test results in English, math, history, and science earned fully accredited status for 85 of 90 (94%) eligible Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS), according to a September 13 report from the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE). By comparison, only 86% of schools across the commonwealth earned full accreditation. All PWCS high …

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Human Rights Commission Accepting Applications for Student Leadership Council

Provided by Prince William County The Prince William County Human Rights Commission is looking for high school students who are interested in civics and government to serve on its Student Leadership Council. Sophomores, juniors and seniors enrolled in public, private and homeschools in Prince William County are eligible to apply for this year’s leadership council starting on Sept. 15. All …

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Do-Re-Mi, Sing! All-County Chorus Coming Up

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Hundreds of choral students from middle and high schools across the county are honing their skills for two upcoming All-County Chorus events. Middle School students will be held October 20–21 at Forest Park High School; High School students will perform on October 27–28 at Osbourn Park High School. These events will challenge select …

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Keep Prince William Beautiful Asking School Participation in Nationwide K-12 Recycling Competition

Provided by Keep Prince William Beautiful (KPWB) Keep Prince William Beautiful, Inc. (KPWB), Prince William County’s leading environmental action organization committed to inspiring individual responsibility and collective action to keep our communities clean, green, and beautiful, today called on Prince William County Schools to participate in Keep America Beautiful’s Recycle Bowl. This simple, engaging, and fun competition is for all …

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Check Out High School Specialty Programs

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Eighth-grade students and their parents are invited to investigate the variety of specialty programs available to students as high school options. Two general information sessions will introduce PWCS specialty programs and offer an overview of the application process. Representatives from specialty programs, career and technical education, and JROTC programs will be present to answer …

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