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Parkside Middle School Student Earns First Place in State in Piano Competition

Provided by Prince William County Schools Emily Yeh, a sixth-grade student at Parkside Middle School, won first place in the top division of the Virginia state-wide Mary Smart Competition in Roanoke. She was one of only nine students advancing to the competition statewide. Yeh said she was surprised and overwhelmed by the win and the associated prize. “They gave me a …

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Potomac High School Student Wins National Kids Safe Online Poster Contest

Provided by Prince William County Schools Sergio Cifuentes, a Potomac High School junior, is the winner of the 2017-2018 National Kids Safe Online Poster Contest with his submission titled, “Do you really know who you are talking to online?” As the national winner, Sergio’s creation will be displayed on the cover of the 2019 Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center …

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Sentara Northern Virginia to Offer Aquablation® Therapy

Provided by Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center announced today there is new hope for men who suffer from lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) as a result of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), which is a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate. The new treatment, called Aquablation® therapy, is performed by the AQUABEAM System which uses a robot-controlled waterjet to remove the …

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Joyce Koons Dealership Gives Away Car to Veteran Amputee

Joyce Koons Honda Buick GMC in Manassas will be giving away a car fitted with hand controls to veteran Cedric King on June 5 at 12:00 p. m. This was coordinated by the Northern Virginia Veterans Association after being contacted by Joyce Koons. Angela Killinger, Vice President of Joyce Koons, says, “We are driven by community at Joyce Koons Honda …

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Volunteer Oportunities in Greater Prince William

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, June 5, for Literacy Volunteers of America Food for Thought – A Taste of Prince William fun family event.  It’s at the VFW Post #1503 on Minnieville Road in Woodbridge from 6:30-8:30 p. m.  Tickets are $30 and kids 10 and under are free. Thirty local restaurants will be there along with door prizes, raffle items …

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New Principal at Mayfield Intermediate School

Provided by Manassas City Public Schools The School Board of the City of Manassas has named Donald J. Frischkorn, Jr. as the new principal of Mayfield Intermediate School, effective July 2. Frischkorn has served as an assistant principal for Manassas Park Middle School since 2013, overseeing the school-wide one-to-one computer initiative, the positive behavioral support system, student attendance, and providing …

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Serentipity Quilting Studio, Inc. Celebrates Grand Opening

Business owners Allen and Debbie White,  Prince William County Supervisor Ruth Anderson and members of the community recently celebrated the new location of  Serendipity Quilting Studio, Inc. Located at 2224 Tacketts Mill Drive, Lake Ridge,  Serendipity is a full service quilt shop featuring a large selection of fabric, thread and notions, as well as Bernina Sewing Machines. Owner Debbie White …

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Kids-N-Cops Partnership

An award-winning partnership is continuing to reap benefits for the Minnieville Elementary School family. Under police officer Dennis Jensen’s leadership last year, members of the Prince William County (PWC) Police Department mentored Minneville students. That partnership led to Minnieville and the Police Department winning the 2017 PWC Community Partnership of the Year Award. Although Jensen is no longer assigned to …

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The Origin Project

Thirty-seven students at Stonewall Jackson High School (SJHS) are published authors. By participating in The Origin Project, the students told their stories of who they are and where they come from through prose and poetry. Those stories were published in The Origin Project Book Four. With guidance from their teachers, Linda Woodward, Nancy Bollmeier Fisher, and Adriana Trigiani, the SJHS …

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Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center Receives Another Award

Provided by Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus and Target:StrokeSM Elite Honor Roll Quality Achievement Awards. The awards recognize the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Sentara Northern …

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