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Catlilli Games Releases New STEM Programming Board Game

Provided by Catlilli Games Catlilli Games (catlilli.com) proudly announces the launch of a new board game designed to teach young children coding logic, Tacto. It is the latest tabletop game in their line of products designed to teach concepts in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Co-founded in 2015 by a scientist and engineer who transitioned to careers in education, …

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Chamber Honors Three Outstanding Local Students

Provided by Prince William Chamber of Commerce On Wednesday, April 26, members of the Prince William Chamber of Commerce fought traffic for the chance to gather for their annual Education & Innovation Breakfast at the Best Western Battlefield Inn in Manassas. The popular program, sponsored by the Virginia Lottery, featured “State of the Schools” reports by Dr. Steven Walts, Superintendent, …

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Two NOVA graduates named 2017 Jack Kent Cooke Scholars

Provided by Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) Northern Virginia Community College is pleased to announce that two of its 2017 graduates, Martha Gizaw and Amanullah Waheed have been awarded the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke (JKC) Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The scholarship provides up to $40,000 per year for tuition, books, living expenses and required fees for the final two to …

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Fall registration starts May 2 at NOVA

Provided by Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) Open registration for Northern Virginia Community College’s fall 2017 semester begins May 2. Students may secure classes early in the registration period while the most choices are available and not pay tuition until July 24. Starting July 24, tuition is due by 5:00 p. m. on the next business day after registering. Students …

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Forest Park JROTC Battalion Named Honor Unit of Distinction

Provided by Prince William County Schools Congratulations to the Bruin Battalion of the Army JROTC for being recognized as an Honor Unit of Distinction after their recent 4th Brigade Inspection!  Only five percent of all Army JROTC programs in the country are recognized with this designation.  Congratulations to the Cadets, LTC (Ret) Jacqueline Bullock, Senior Army Instructor and First Sergeant Anthony Garris, Army Instructor.

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Military Service Academy Night at Gar-Field May 10

Provided by Prince William County Schools Congressman Gerry Connolly is partnering with PWCS to host Military Service Academy Night at Gar-Field High School on Wednesday, May 10, from 7:00­–9:00 p. m. for area students interested in attending one of the Service Academies. Students may also attend to learn about scholarships from the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). The program will include …

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School Budget Approved

Provided by Prince William County Schools The Board of County Supervisors Wednesday night (4/19/2017) voted 6–2 to approve a tax rate sufficient to support the School Board’s advertised FY 2018 Budget. They then unanimously approved the School Budget itself. The now-finalized $1.14 billion operating and debt service budget funds the education of nearly 91,000 Prince William County Public Schools students …

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Education & Innovation Breakfast: Developing Our Workforce for Today & Tomorrow

Provided by Prince William Chamber of Commerce If you care about education and preparing our future workforce, don’t miss this informative and inspiring event!  NEXT WEEK! Wednesday, April 26th from 8:30-10:00 a. m. at the Best Western Battlefield Inn, 10820 Balls Ford Road, Manassas. Map to Event To Register: CLICK HERE or Call 571-765-1874 Cost: $40 for Chamber Members / $55 …

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Celebrating Environmental Science

Provided by Prince William County Service Authority The Prince William County Service Authority recognized the winners of the Prince William County-Manassas Regional Science Fair at its April 2017 Board of Directors Meeting. Each year, a group of Service Authority employees judge experiments related to water quality and the environment, and then award the winning entries with certificates and cash prizes …

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