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Prince William County school budget wins award for 22nd year

PWCS has met the challenge of making a school budget readable and understandable, so say examiners for the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International, for the 22nd consecutive year.

Local businessman shares entrepreneurship tips with business students at NOVA-Manassas

Steven Fine of Pullin Electric, a 2008 graduate of Northern vIrginia Community College, recently spoke to a business class at the Manassas Campus. The students who were interested to hear his real-world advice about the topics they are studying in their “Introduction to Business” course.

Marsteller students and staff return to building; smoke blamed on malfunctioning copy machine

Staff and students have returned to the building at Marsteller Middle School in Bristow Oct. 10 following a precautionary evacuation.

Precautionary evacuation at Marsteller Middle School in Bristow

Marsteller Middle School, 14000 Sudley Manor Dr., Bristow, has been evacuated as a precaution due to the fire alarm and smoky haze in building, according to Irene Cromer, supervisor of community relations for Prince William County Public Schools.

Mental Health Awareness Event for 12th year on Oct. 11

Prince William County's Community Services Board will host its annual afternoon of Mental Health Awareness at the Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Building in Woodbridge on Wednesday, Oct. 11, from 3 to 7:30 p.m. to educate, inspire and dispel myths about mental illness.

VDOE recognizes Victory Elementary School for Distinguished Achievement

Victory Elementary School in Bristow was among 17 schools not recognized when Virginia Index of Performance awards were first announced in August is now receiving the Board of Education Distinguished Achievement Award.

First Lady McAuliffe, Sen. Jeremy McPike serve breakfasts to Potomac High School students Sept. 29

First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe, accompanied by State Senator Jeremy McPike, served breakfast to Potomac High School students in Woodbridge who stopped to get food between the first and second period of the day Sept. 29 as kickoff to her "Day of Action" campaign to fight child hunger. Every PWCS high school offers this Second Chance Breakfast, which accounts for a part of the 21,000+ breakfasts that are served Divisionwide.

Va. School Board Association Legislative Award presented to Gov. McAuliffe

The Virginia School Board Association (VSBA) Sept. 28 honored Governor Terry McAuliffe with the 2017 Legislative Award of Excellence for his tireless advocacy for Virginia public education.

PWC high school on-time average graduation rate of 91.8 percent exceeds state average

The percent of Prince William County Public School students graduating on time for the last school year exceeds the Virginia rate. The PWCS on-time graduate rate of 91.8 percent for students who entered high school in the fall of 2013 and graduated in 2017 continued a steady climb from 83.3 percent eight years ago, and again outpaced statewide results.

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