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Improvements to Keep Buses Running Safely and on Time

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) With the new school year about to begin, Prince William County Schools (PWCS) is making some transportation changes to keep buses running safely and on schedule. The action is a response to parent concerns caused by unpredictable late pick-ups or drop-offs. Key changes include: • Using fewer buses (and hard-to-recruit drivers) to meet …

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Registration for Virtual High School Session Begins Aug. 15

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Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Registration for the fall session of the Virtual High School @ PWCS, the School Division’s online high school program, will be held Aug. 15 through Sept. 3. Classes start Sept. 5 and will conclude in January. Registration must be completed online via the Virtual High School (VHS) website. [email protected] is a resource for …

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County Schools Honored in Annual School Food Competition

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) The Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) honored Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) with the top award in the annual Food for Thought competition, in the category of Meal Access to Fight Hunger, for districts of similar size. The Office of School Food and Nutrition Services won the award for its contest entry …

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VA STAR Donation to Family of 10

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Virginia STAR (VA STAR) recently awarded 10 computers to a Prince William County family with 10 children, providing needed tools for successful students. VA STAR is a state-wide student training and refurbishment program administered by SPARK Education Foundation and Prince William County Public Schools. “To me this is such a blessing,” said the …

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Student Scientists Bring Home the Prize

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Three Benton Middle School students represented Prince William County at the 2018 Virginia Junior Academy of Sciences Research Symposium at Longwood University. Nico Morgan (eighth grade), Arman Lateef (seventh grade), and Tony Bright (seventh grade) presented their science fair projects and research at the symposium in front of panels of renowned Virginia scientists. …

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Zoree Jones Wins Essay Contest

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Junior Achievement of Greater Washington has announced that Zoree Jones, a sophomore at Patriot High School, earned first place and was awarded a $10,000 scholarship in the 2017 Junior Achievement Essay Competition. Over 1,100 students across the region submitted essays this year. The essays were judged based on the following criteria: creativity and …

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Pattie Elementary School Wins Virginia Recycle Contest

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Fans of the morning television broadcast were visible through the window, signs held high. Cameras panned the crowd, then focused on the news anchors for a major announcement. Everyone, it seemed, had a stake in what was to come: Pattie Elementary School was to be recognized for being the state winner in the …

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Information on HPV Vaccine to be Provided to Parents

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) During May, Prince William County elementary schools will send home a letter from the Virginia Department of Health providing information on human papillomavirus (HPV) and the human papillomavirus vaccine. State law requires this information be provided to parents of rising sixth-grade students. The letter from Dr. Marissa J. Levine, state health commissioner, is written …

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PWCS Students Create Art for Animal Shelter

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Several students from Prince William County Public Schools earned awards in the Help a Horse contest, sponsored by the Prince William County Animal Shelter as part of its annual “Help a Horse” Day event. This year’s theme was “Horse Feathers,” and all artwork included an equine animal. Winners include: • Lauren Kelley, eighth-grade student …

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Child Protection Partnership Awards

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) The Child Protection Partnership (CPP) recently recognized Celeste Sharper, school social worker who serves Beville Middle School and Belmont Elementary School, and Debbie Bishop, professional development and program specialist, for the positive impact their work has on children’s lives. They were recognized at the CPP annual luncheon. Sharper was recognized for the work …

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