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New Mayfield principal coming from Manassas Park Middle School

The School Board of the City of Manassas has named Donald J. Frischkorn, Jr. as the new principal of Mayfield Intermediate School, effective July 2. The appointment was made during the School Board’s regular meeting May 22.

PWC School Board and Supervisors to discuss capital projects May 31

The Joint Capital Improvements Program (CIP) Committee, comprised of Prince William County School Board and Board of County Supervisors members, is scheduled to meet on Thursday, May 31 at 6:30 p.m. in the McCoart Building, Powells Creek Conference Room.

State officials help Belmont Elementary School in Woodbridge mark 50 years

Belmont Elementary in Woodbridge celebrated its School of Excellence award and its 50th Anniversary at the same time. Special guests at the event included State Secretary of Education, Atif Qarni; State Senator Scott Surovell; Interim School Board Chairman Babur B. Lateef, M.D.; School Board Member, Alyson Satterwhite (Gainesville); and Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Steven Walts.

Patriot High School student wins $10,000 scholarship in Junior Achievement essay contest

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.

MCPS Washington Post Teacher of the Year encourages love of physics at Osbourn High School

Osbourn High School physics teacher Kristine Heaver, who came into teaching in 2012 after a successful career as an environmental engineer in the private sector, is the 2018 Washington Post Teacher of the Year for Manassas City Public Schools (MCPS).

Students at Prince William County Schools earn awards in Help a Horse art contest

Seven 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.

Two PWC school professionals recognized for positive impact on children’s lives

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.

US News & World Report ranks Thomas Jefferson & Osbourn Park among Va.‘s top schools

U.S. News & World Report has recognized Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, as 10th in the nation and first in Virginia. The high school which is partially supported by Prince William County taxpayers is in Fairfax but offers a specialized education to students from Prince William County Schools, among others.

Washington Post Teacher of Year encourages love of physics at Osbourn High School

Osbourn High School teacher Kristine Heaver is the 2018 Washington Post Teacher of the Year for Manassas City Public Schools (MCPS). She is among 20 recipients of the prestigious award, which has honored teaching excellence in the Washington region for three decades.

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