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PSAT Scores Available Online

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) The wait is over for students who took the PSAT in October. The College Board has released scores, and test takers can now access the information online. This includes most PWCS students in grades 9 to 11. If you provided an email address during PSAT 8/9 or PSAT/NMSQT testing, you will receive an email message from the College Board when your scores are ready.   Any student who did not provide an …

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Impressive Results for PWCS Singers

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Students from four PWCS schools impressed the audition panel for the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) National Honors Choirs to earn invitations to perform at the ACDA convention in Louisville, Kentucky in February 2018. The National Honors Choir will work with conductors Ken Berg and Allen Hightower. Congratulations to the following students selected: …

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Antietam Elementary School Reaches for the Stars

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) “NA1SS, this is KM4TAY for our scheduled contact,” were the call letters heard in the school-wide assembly at Antietam Elementary on Dec. 11. One of only 20 schools chosen from around the world, Antietam’s students made contact with Astronaut Mark Vande Hei aboard the International Space Station (ISS) via amateur radio. Antietam Elementary …

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Hylton Athlete Named Gatorade Virginia Football Player of the Year

Provided by Prince William County Schools In its 33rd year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company has named Ricky Slade of C.D. Hylton High School in Prince William County Public Schools as its 2017-18 Gatorade Virginia Football Player of the Year. Slade is the first Gatorade Virginia Football Player of the Year to be chosen …

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ET, Phone Home! Antietam Students are Calling the ISS on Monday, Dec. 11

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) PWCS students are calling the International Space Station (ISS)! Join 650 students at Antietam Elementary School on Dec. 11 at 1:30 p. m. (Arrive earlier.) Address is Antietam Elementary School, 12000 Antietam Road, Woodbridge. How big is amateur radio? Plenty big at Antietam Elementary School, where the student ham radio club (Ham-tietam) is gearing up for the …

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Take Courses Online through Virtual High School—Spring Session

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Students who are scanning course catalogs for subjects they want or need, or are balancing school requirements with specialty programs and electives, should check into the PWCS Virtual High School, where they can take full-credit courses online in a semester-length session. The Virtual High School program delivers courses aligned with the Virginia Standards …

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Community Meeting on School Boundaries

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) To alleviate overcrowding and minimize the use of 12 portable classrooms at Neabsco Elementary School, Prince William County Public Schools is considering an attendance area adjustment effective for the 2018-19 school year. The potential attendance area adjustment would reassign students from Neabsco Elementary to Montclair Elementary and Wilson Elementary schools, as recently recommended …

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Nominees for Teacher and Principal of the Year Announced

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Nominees for the School Division’s Teacher and Principal of the Year Awards, and educators who renewed their National Board Certification will be honored by the Prince William County School Board and Superintendent on Tuesday, Jan. 30, at a reception at Colgan High School at 6:00 p. m. The snow date is Tuesday, Feb. …

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Historic Move for School Board as Hylton Student Takes a Seat

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Hylton High School senior Kate Arnold can now add “Student Representative” to her long list of titles and leadership roles, past and present. She joined Schools Superintendent Steve Walts and School Board members on the dais for the Nov. 29 meeting. Chairman Ryan Sawyers introduced Arnold and two alternates for the position, Magin …

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Lake Ridge Elementary School to host school construction information meeting

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) In response to questions and concerns, Lake Ridge Elementary School will host a school construction information meeting at 6:30 p. m. on Tuesday, Dec. 5, in the school cafeteria. The school is located at 11970 Hedges Run Drive in Woodbridge. The school will soon start construction to add 13 classrooms meant to better …

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