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Middle School Specialty Programs Allow Students to Explore Academic Interests

Provided by Prince William County Schools Learn about specific specialty programs during upcoming open houses. Representatives of the specialty programs will be on hand during their scheduled session to answer your questions and provide detailed information. Preview information about each in the online specialty programs brochure. The application deadline is Feb. 1, 2018 for all PWCS middle school specialty programs. …

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PWCS Students Bring Home Publication Awards

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Yearbooks, newspapers, and magazines capture the heart and spirit of their schools and are prized keepsakes at year-end. Their importance grows when they have garnered awards for their schools and the journalists, authors, and graphic designers whose passion for creativity is unrelenting—and who learn important skills along the way.  PWCS students earned 10 …

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Nov. 7 Workshop for Siblings of Kids with Special Needs

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Sibshops are lively, action-packed events that celebrate the many contributions made by brothers and sisters of kids with special needs. At the workshop which takes place on Tuesday, Nov. 7, from 10:00 a. m.–1:00 p. m., brothers and sisters, age 8–12 years old, can come and talk about the challenges and joys of having a sibling who …

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Success by CTE – Stonewall Jackson Students Stand Out

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) When you think of state fair competitions, grandma’s blue-ribbon apple pie and Uncle Joe’s prize-winning cow are what come to mind. The cosmetology students at Stonewall Jackson High School had different ideas when it came to competing at the Virginia State Fair, thanks to a competition hosted by SkillsUSA. Cosmetology students participated in …

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Chamber Seeks Volunteer ‘Readers’ for National Young Readers Day

Provided by Prince William Chamber of Commerce The Prince William Chamber of Commerce Education & Innovation Committee is looking for volunteer readers for National Young Readers Day, Nov. 14. Each year the committee takes on the task of providing coverage for nearly all public elementary schools in Prince William County and the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park. Readers generally …

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Growing Career-Ready Professionals Through Business Partnerships

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Learning career skills, building relationships with future employers, and earning credits for graduation are some of the benefits of career and technical education (CTE) in PWCS. But there’s more. A growing demand in a wide range of CTE fields means greater job opportunities; CTE in PWCS can put students on a path to success. …

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Osbourn Park Music Teacher Honored by Apple Federal Credit Union

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) No pep rally is complete without a band, and at Osbourn Park High School, the band is not THE band without band teacher Jeffrey “JJ” Kuchan, beloved by students for bringing out great performances on the field. The pep rally for Homecoming on Oct. 6 was cause for celebration, and much more.   Much to his surprise, and to …

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Public Hearing on Sale of Excess School Board Property Oct. 18

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) The Prince William County School Board will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 at 7:00 p. m. in the School Board Meeting Room, Edward L. Kelly Leadership Center, 14715 Bristow Road, Manassas, on the sale of excess School Board property at 8225 Linton Hall Road and 7801 Limestone Road (13th …

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Osbourn Park High School Students Excel Internationally

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS)   Results are in from an international assessment of student skills, and Osbourn Park High School students stand out. In 2015, a random sample of students sat for an international exam that was given to 15-year-olds across the globe. The exam assessed the skills that students at that age have acquired both inside …

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Interim Reports Coming Soon

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Interim reports for the first grading period will be coming home soon.  Elementary and Middle school interims are coming home on Wednesday, Oct. 11. High School interims are being sent home on Thursday, Oct. 12 due to PSAT testing and other activities.

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