New dates for MCPS redistricting community engagements

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Due to the recent inclement weather, the redistricting information sessions had to be changed.  Please note the new dates below.

Manassas City Public Schools (MCPS) will host two community dialogues, “Planning for the Future: A Discussion on Redistricting” to review proposed redistricting options for elementary and intermediate schools beginning in the fall of 2016. The discussions will be held in two sessions:

Grades Pre-K through 4

Monday, February 22, 2016
7:00-9:00 p.m.

Mayfield Intermediate School

9400 Mayfield Court, Manassas, VA

 

Grades 5 and 6

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
7:00-9:00 p.m.

Mayfield Intermediate School

9400 Mayfield Court, Manassas, VA

During the community engagements, Citygate GIS, a consulting company based in Annapolis, Maryland, will share recommendations to redistrict based on an intensive study of student capacity and facilities in Manassas City Public Schools. PWL The recommendations to redistrict will impact the division’s five elementary schools and Baldwin and Mayfield Intermediate schools.

“Manassas City Public Schools has experienced tremendous growth over the last few years,” said Catherine Magouyrk, Superintendent of Schools. “In order for the division to balance the enrollment needs of our current and future students, proper planning must be in place, which includes making sure that our facilities are able to handle the growth.”

After the community engagements, the School Board will follow the timeline below:

  • February 23, 2016 at 7:00 pm (City Hall) – School Board Meeting and Redistricting Presentation
  • March 29, 2016 at 7:00 pm (City Hall) – School Board Meeting and Public Hearing on Pre-K through 4thGrade Redistricting
  • March 30, 2016 at 7:00 pm (City Hall) – Public Hearing on Grades 5 and 6 Redistricting
  • April 12, 2016 at 7:00 pm (City Hall) – School Board Meeting for Final Approval to Alter School Boundaries

Community members and school division staff and families are encouraged to attend the community dialogues to participate in the discussion of planning for the future of Manassas City Public Schools.

 

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