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Extraordinary Teens

By Marianne Weaver Prince William Living recognizes greatness within our community: organizations giving back and individuals making a difference. We introduce you to 10 graduating high school seniors, who are well on their way to becoming extraordinary adults. Matthew Cinnamon Matthew Cinnamon is a senior at Forest Park High School in the Information Technology Program, specializing in computer science, and leads four teams competing in FIRST Robotics, VEX Robotics, SeaPerch …

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PWCS Adult Education Seeking Teachers for ESOL and GED Classes

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) The Office of Adult Education has openings for ESOL and General Educational Development (GED) teachers to teach evening classes during the upcoming spring sessions for adults. Classes follow both three-nights and four-nights per week formats. Classes are scheduled to begin on Jan. 30, 2018, and end in May 2018. Interested teachers should contact …

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ESOL Class Improves Conversation & Communication Skills, Begins May 23

Provided by Prince William County Schools Are you learning to speak English but still sometimes struggle to hold a conversation with others? Do you wonder if you are getting your point across or making the best impression when you are talking with others? If you want to practice and improve your conversation and communication skills, then the ESOL Conversation Class …

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Prince William Public Library December Highlights

Provided by Prince William Public Library System The Prince William Public Library System (PWPLS) offers a number of programs throughout the year for all ages including families, children, teens and adults. PWPLS would like to highlight some of those programs and events below. Please visit our website (pwcgov.org/library) to learn more about all of the events offered for the month. …

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Literacy Volunteers of America – Prince William, Inc. Receives $12,000 Grant

Provided by Literacy Volunteers of America-Prince William The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded Literacy Volunteers of America – Prince William, Inc. (LVA-PW) a $12,000 grant to support its Workforce Development Program. This local grant award is part of over $7.1 million in grants awarded to more than 900 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the 43 states that Dollar General …

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Strangers in a Strange Land

By Dan Verner Seven years ago, Edwin Garcia came here from El Salvador speaking little English. He knew he had to learn the language to run his contracting business, and while he picked up some from television, radio and other media, and his friends helped him, he wasn’t satisfied. Last September, his pastor advised his congregation to take ESOL classes. …

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