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MySchoolBucks, Your System for Managing School Meal Accounts

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Parents are reminded that their students’ accounts for school meals are managed by MySchoolBucks.com. MySchoolBucks is a convenient online prepayment option for school meal purchases. If you have an account from last year, your user name and password has remained the same. Transaction fees charged by MySchoolBucks will remain the same this year at …

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School Board to Resume Meetings Beginning September 6

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) The Prince William County School Board will hold its first meeting of the 2017-18 school year on Wednesday, September 6. See schedule for School Board meetings. School Board meetings are on the first and third Wednesday at 7:00 p. m. at the Edward L. Kelly Leadership Center, 14715 Bristow Rd., Manassas, VA 20112. Board members have …

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School Meal Prices Rise Five Cents in 2017-18

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) PWCS School Food and Nutrition Services staff are ready to serve 20,000 breakfasts and 55,000 lunches on the first day of school, August 28. This year, students and staff will see an increase in the price of school meals by five cents. The nickel increase is due to federal directives related to the …

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Kindergarten Parents: Important Information

Provided by Prince William County Schools Kindergarten students must be accompanied to and from bus stops by a parent, guardian, or other designated individual. Those authorized to take custody of kindergarten students must be listed on the Emergency Data Card maintained at the school and they must have identification available when receiving a student at the bus stop. An older …

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Rules for School Now Online for Your Review

Provided by Prince William County Schools Providing A World-Class Education requires clear responsibilities, expectations, and rules that apply primarily to students, but also guide the behavior of parents, teachers, and school employees. These are addressed in detail in Prince William County Public Schools’ Policy and Administrative manuals, and are summarized in the Code of Behavior on the PWCS website. Please review the Code of …

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Have a Question on Schools? Answers May be Here

Provided by Prince William County Schools From electronic devices to dress codes, homework to field trips, honor rolls to course credits, if you’ve got a question on these—or have other questions—consider looking at School Division regulations. All regulations and policies of Prince William County Public Schools are available on the School Division website, pwcs.edu. Both can be searched by topic or number …

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Stonewall and Go Fund Me Issue

Provided by Prince William County Schools Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) has received several questions concerning a Go Fund Me campaign raising money to pay possible costs associated with a citizen’s suggestion to change the names of two Division schools. The campaign is NOT sponsored by PWCS.  It was started by School Board Chairman Ryan Sawyers—as a private citizen—to …

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Kyle Wilson Elementary Saves Environment and Money

Provided by Prince William County Schools Students and taxpayers can celebrate Kyle Wilson Elementary School’s new designation as a certified LEED® building that safeguards the environment while reducing operational expenses. Opened in August 2017, the elementary school reflects the School Division’s challenge to Moseley Architects to include design strategies to cut water and energy consumption. The building has rain cisterns …

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Schools Announce Open House and Orientation Sessions

Provided by Prince William County Schools In preparation for the school year, many Prince William County Public Schools have scheduled orientations, open houses, and meet-and-greet events. Please check your school’s website for times, dates, and more detailed information. As dates and times are subject to change, please check back for updates. High Schools: Battlefield Brentsville District Colgan Forest Park Freedom …

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Apple Federal Credit Union – Going Beyond Educators

By Helena Tavares Kennedy It’s amazing to think that Apple Federal Credit Union, which now has more than 20 branches across Northern Virginia, started with just 10 Fairfax County teachers coming together to help a fellow educator buy a set of car tires. Since 1956, Apple has been a not-for-profit, member-owned financial cooperative. Every one of Apple FCU’s members owns …

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