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Prince William County Hylton High School Math Teacher Walks Out of a School Assembly a Milken Educator and $25,000 Richer

Lauren Anne Wilson Wins Prestigious “Oscar” of Teaching Hylton High School mathematics teacher Lauren Anne Wilson is the seventh PWCS educator to win the prestigious Milken Educator Award. The national recognition honors her exceptional teaching ability, dedication to her students, and leadership in her school and community. At a schoolwide assembly on March 3 Wilson was surprised when she received …

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OHS Launches e-Backpack Digital Learning Initiative

High school students carrying a lighter load thanks to new initiative launched this fall Manassas, VA…Over 1,100 ninth and tenth grade students at Osbourn High School (OHS) started the first day of school with a brand new Asus Transformer T100 Hybrid tablet thanks, in part, to a grant offered by the Virginia Department of Education– a trailblazing move being applauded …

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Prince William Chamber Announces 2014/15 Board of Directors Nominees & Voting Procedures

An announcement from your Board of Directors: Your Prince William Chamber of Commerce relies on our members to help shape the course of the organization. Our Board of Directors–comprised of member volunteers–relies on your input as they implement the strategic plan and operations of the Chamber, making final policy and operational decisions. In this way, all members take an active role in directing …

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Stay Alert: 825 Buses Will Roll on September 3

On the first day of school, buses will pick up about 63,000 children and take them to school.  Courtesy PWCS On Tuesday, September 3, the first day of school, 825 Prince William County school buses will roll, some as early as 6 a.m., to pick up children and take them to the county’s 93 schools. About 63,000 of an estimated 86,000 students will be …

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Back-to-School Tips on Hand-Washing to Prevent Spread of Germs

Prince William County Schools August 29, 2013 As school begins, thousands of students will be focused on learning, getting a good night’s sleep, and healthful eating habits. This is also a great time to remember that proper hand-washing can help prevent the spread of germs that can cause infection, especially during flu season which runs from October through mid-May, with …

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Rules for School Now Online for Your Review

From Prince William County Public 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 (COB) on the PWCS Web site. Please review the Code …

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Prince William County Public Schools ACT Scores Exceed National Scores

Scores beat the national average composite score for five consecutive years.    August 21, 2013 Newly released results from the college-readiness benchmark ACT test show the average composite scores of Prince William County Public School students rose slightly on the latest exam, beating the national average composite score for the fifth time in five consecutive years. PWCS composite scores were …

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Record Crowds and Sponsors Support Education at 2013 SPARK Golf Tournament

Old Hickory Golf Club in Woodbridge was filled to capacity August 2 with community members turning out to support Prince William County Public Schools. After a week of uncertain weather, the clouds departed, leaving only blue skies as the backdrop for the 20th annual “Tee Off for Education Golf Classic.” Sponsored by Mosley Architects and more than 45 other sponsors and …

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Science Made Fun at the Planetarium

By Olivia Overman, Contributing Writer Safety warning: you are now entering a very cool place of fun and learning! While the signs may not exactly say this at the Irene V. Hylton Planetarium, it is certainly something that could be said about Prince William County’s only planetarium. Located at C.D. Hylton Senior High School on Spriggs Road, the planetarium was first …

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