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Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology to host information sessions

Eighth-grade students interested in Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology are invited to attend an information session on one of the following days, times and locations in Prince William County:

PWC Schools issues statement on media coverage regarding use of athletic facilities

Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) issued a statement Sept. 14 from Irene Cromer, PWCS Supervisor of Community Relations, "responding to recent media coverage regarding an audit conducted by the PWCS Internal Auditor into the use of PWCS athletic facilities and a confidential underlying investigation conducted in 2012 by the PWCS Office of Risk Management and Security Services."

Sept. 28 deadline to apply for service academy appointment

Rep. Barbara Comstock (VA-10) has announced that the deadline for students interested in applying for a nomination by the 10th District Service Academy Advisory Board to one of the nation’s military academies for the Class of 2023 is 5 p.m. on Friday, September 28th in her Sterling district office:

Deutsch sets town meeting on bullying in school

Willie Deutsch, Coles District School Board representative, will host a community town hall meeting on bullying from 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday, October 22, at Colgan High School, 13833 Dumfries Road, Manassas, VA 20112.

Sept. 13 groundbreaking for new school cancelled

Based on the condition of the site for the groundbreaking for the “Prince William Parkway” Elementary School, as well as Hurricane Florence, the groundbreaking scheduled for Thursday, Sept, 13 will be rescheduled for a later date.

First Lady Pamela Northam visits Featherstone Elem. to see Va. Preschool Initiative Plus in action

Virginia's First Lady, who is focusing on education during her husband's administration, said she was impressed with the positive interaction and connections made between the Featherstone teachers and students.

HEAT REACTION: County schools plan to continue classes despite A/C issues

Unusually hot September weather is overtaxing cooling systems at several schools, according to a news release from Prince William County Schools, but classes are still being held, and sometimes students and staff are being relocated to more comfortable areas.

New chief appointed for PWCS’ communications and technology

Matthew Guilfoyle, who has served as executive director of communications and community relations for Fairfax County Public Schools since 2015, has been appointed associate superintendent for Communications and Technology Services for Prince William County Schools.

Woodbridge elementary teacher is finalist for annual Presidential science teaching award

LoriAnn Pawlik of Penn Elementary in Woodbridge is one of four elementary teachers who are Virginia finalists for the 2018 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The award – regarded as the nation’s top honor for mathematics and science teachers – recognizes teachers who develop and implement high-quality instructional programs.

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