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Va. Senate Committee of educators to review Gov. Youngkin’s “no cell phones in class” plan

Yesterday, Governor Youngkin issued an executive order requiring the Va, Department of Education (VDOE) to issue guidance for school divisions to adopt policies that establish “cell-phone free education” in Virginia Public schools. Today, State Sen. Scott Surovell, Senate Majority leader, asked three Senate Democratic education policy leaders to develop legislation addressing mobile phone use in Virginia’s public schools.

KRHS has second grad class

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Kettle Run High School in Nokesville in Fauquier County held its second graduation ceremony on June 2. The school's dignitaries addressed the class of 2011 before they received their diplomas. This photo shows the school's first graduation ceremony, in 2010.

Stonewall Middle remembers Civil War in song

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Stonewall Middle School's Susan Dommer, Stonewall Middle School chorus teacher, has worked with her students to create a concert featuring songs from the Civil War. Her accompanist, Sarah Fairchild, researched the era and created new versions of the songs that commemorate the Civil War. This year marks the 150th anniversary of the start of that war.

May 20 was national Bike To Work Day

National Bike To Work Day was put to work around Prince William County.

PWCS and police to hold May 25 teen driver education program

Prince William police and schools are teaming up to offer a safe teen driving presentation on May 25 at Battlefield High School.

Cedar Point’s Space Week lifted off

Students at Cedar Point Elementary School
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in Bristow got a close-up view of flying machines, including a hot air balloon. Again this year, Cindy Brennan created a program designed to whet students' appetites to learn more about space programs and flight.

Glenkirk Elem. holds “Knight at the Museum”

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Glenkirk Elementary School in Gainesville, Va., hosted “Knight at the Museum” to display artwork from kindergarteners through fifth-graders. Artwork designed to honor America, such as the flag shown here, as well as creations to show celebrations in many countries around the world, adorned the walls of the school that opened its doors to the community to feature the many young artists.

Covington donates $5,000 to Parkside Middle School

Brentsville Supervisor Wally Covington donated $5,000
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to Parkside Middle School as matching funds for the school's single-event fall fundraiser. The money will go to technology upgrades at the Manassas school in Prince William County. Covington made good on his promise at the opening night of the Manassas school's "Beauty and the Beast" presentation in early May. Covington is shown here reading to school children at another area Prince William County school, Pace West, earlier this school year.

Manassas school chief tops in region

Virginia Association of School Superintendents names Dr. Gail Pope Bull Run photoof Manassas City Schools as top superintendent among 20 counties and cities in Region IV.

Va. colleges make pact with Youngkin on veterans benefits

Gov. Glenn Youngkin today says that each of the leaders of Virginia’s public colleges and universities, including the chancellor of the Commonwealth’s community college system, has agreed to take all necessary action to ensure no student or prospective student is further adversely impacted by the gap in time from July 1st to when HB 6004 and SB 6012 are passed and signed to fully repeal and reverse the tuition waiver eligibility changes to the Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program and other similarly impacted programs.

Ten people displaced, three homes burn after used fireworks tossed

Family of three loses home when trailer involved in fire

FEMA to evaluate emergency readiness of North Anna Power Station week of July 15

Mining equipment manufacturer to expand in Southwest Va. and bring 75+ new jobs

PWC Police Crime Report for Friday, June 28, 2024: Shoe theft and caustic spray

Council of Governments names Linda Cheeks as “PWC Foster Parent of the Year”

Volunteer Prince William’s Call to Action for June 28, 2024

Sentara adds trauma rooms, weapons detection system to Emergency Room in Woodbridge

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