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Scholarships especially earmarked for Unity Reed High School students

The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia notes it is managing applications for several scholarships designated specifically for Unity Reed High School students in Manassas. For two of the scholarships the application deadline is Feb. 7, so hurry. For two other scholarships, the application deadline is later.

Dr. McDade issues letter on mask wearing at PWC Schools

We are aware that over the weekend Governor Glenn Youngkin announced a series of executive orders, including future modification to guidance on masks in schools. The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) will also be issuing revised guidance. PWCS is evaluating both the order and anticipated VDOE guidance, along with local, state, and national legal requirements.

Micron engineer named to Manassas School Board

Abraham Iqbal, a Micron engineer, who is a graduate of Osbourn High School, has been named to Manassas School Board to fill out the unexpired term of Tim Demeria.

Want to be a doctor? Kaine reintroduces bill to support medical schools

Virginia US Senator Tim Kaine has reintroduced his legislation to support medical schools in underserved areas. Kaine is a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee.

Supt. McDade at PW Committee of 100 on Dec. 2

Prince William Committee of 100 invites the community to a scheduled Zoom meeting with Dr. La Tanya D. McDade on "Getting to Know Our New (Schools) Superintendent" on Thursday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m.

Bull Run Library closing for six months of renovations

After 27 years of service to the public, Bull Run Regional Library in Manassas will close Dec. 13 for about six months of renovations costing about $1 million.

False report of Nov. 9 shooting at Woodbridge Senior High School

On Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021 at 11:42AM, the Prince William County Public Safety Communications Center received a call from an individual reporting a shooting-in-progress at Woodbridge High School, located at 3001 Old Bridge Rd in Woodbridge. The School Resource Officer (SRO) was present at the school at the time of the call and immediately took action to investigate the alleged incident.

Nokesville resident on bassoon for Bridgewater College’s Symphonic Band Nov. 7

Bridgewater College's Symphonic Band, under the direction of Dr. Christine Carrillo, will perform on Sunday, Nov. 7, in Cole Hall on the College's campus near Harrisonburg, VA.

Va. Board of Education ups staffing ratios in revising Standards of Quality

The 2021 prescriptions build upon the board’s work during the 2019 SOQ review cycle and represent evidence-based proposals to create a stronger system of support for students, teachers and support staff, and are designed to align additional state resources with areas of need, a news release stated.

Governor Youngkin announces additional key administration appointments

“This group of talented individuals will help me build on our Day One initiatives to restore excellence in education, make our communities safer, and open Virginia for business. We share a common vision that government should work for the people, and together we will implement an agenda that serves all Virginians,” said the Governor.

AARP urges passage of Senate Bill 376 to lower prescription drug costs in Virginia

Governor declares state of emergency in advance of winter weather expected this week

Bishop Burbidge to lead Jan. 21 March for Life in DC

Suspect charged in Jan. 17 homicide

Broadband expansion in Stafford

Suspects arrested in weekend shootings

Murder victim identified; police looking for Bristow man, 18

Dr. McDade issues letter on mask wearing at PWC Schools

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