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VDOE Career Success Stars Winner

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Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Valeria Lora is the 2019 Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) Career Success Stars winner for the Human Services Cluster.  She is a graduate of Stonewall Jackson High School (SJHS) and its cosmetology program. The Career Success Stars in CTE is a new VDOE initiative. It features alumni in their 20s and 30s who have …

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Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology to Host Information Sessions

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology information sessions

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Students looking for the academic challenges offered by a Governor’s School should consider applying to Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology. It is a four-year, full-day magnet school in Fairfax County. While the focus is in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, it also has a full complement of activities for all …

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Kilby Elementary School Receives Grant

Kilby Elementary School grants Prince William County Schools Tiger21, ALPHABest

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Kilby Elementary School has received a $200,000 per year grant. The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) awarded the grant through the 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) program. Kilby is one of 29 schools statewide receiving the grant. The grant is renewable annually, for up to three years. Kilby was previously awarded a …

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STEM Research and College Credit: The Governor’s School @ Innovation Park

governor's school at innovation park prince william county schools george mason university

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) STEM research projects with real-life applications, mentoring from local science and engineering professionals, college credit — these are just some of the experiences and benefits provided to students at the Governor’s School @ Innovation Park. Open to high school juniors and seniors, students spend the first part of the school day on the …

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Coles District Town Hall Meeting on Bullying

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Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Willie Deutsch, Coles District School Board representative, will host a town hall meeting on bullying. The meeting will be held Monday, Oct. 22, from 7:00-9:00 p. m. at Colgan High School, 13833 Dumfries Road, Manassas. For additional information, please contact the Prince William County School Board office at 703.791.8069.

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Groundbreaking for “Prince William Parkway” Elementary School: Update

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Updated on Sept. 12, 2018: The groundbreaking ceremony for the “Prince William Parkway” Elementary School scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 13, has been postponed and will be rescheduled for a later date. The postponement was necessitated by the condition of the site as well as prediction of heavy rain on Sept. 13. The School Board, other …

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PWCS Seeking Teachers through Job Fair

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Prince William County Public Schools is hosting an instructional job fair from 9:30 a. m. to 1:00 p. m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Kelly Leadership Center, 14715 Bristow Road, Manassas. The second-largest school division in Virginia is seeking certified teachers, or those who are degreed, who might be able to teach …

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New Associate Superintendent Named


Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Matthew Guilfoyle, who has served as executive director of communications and community relations for Fairfax County Public Schools since 2015, has been appointed associate superintendent for Communications and Technology Services. He succeeds Phil Kavits, who will retire from the associate role at the end of the month. Guilfoyle previously served as a public …

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Virginia First Lady Visits Featherstone Elementary

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Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Virginia’s First Lady, Pamela Northam, knows the importance of early childhood education, and she experienced a first-hand look during her visit to Featherstone Elementary School. The First Lady visited two classrooms Wednesday to observe students and teachers in action, later stopping to hear community input. In the Virginia Preschool Initiative Plus classroom of …

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State Senators Tour Fred Lynn Middle School

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) A bipartisan group of Virginia senators toured Fred Lynn Middle School Tuesday to learn about critical funding needs of a school division that manages to keep schools in good shape, but still needs more state money to do all that students require. Sen. Scott A. Surovell, a Democrat who represents portions of Prince …

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