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Healthy Kids micro grant for Gainesville Middle School

Gainesville Middle School is one of seven public schools in Northern Virginia to receive a Healthy Kids grant from The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia. Grants up to $2,000 for the 2020-21 school year were awarded to support programs that promote healthy lifestyles through increased exercise and physical activity or healthy nutrition.

Bull Run Republican Women’s Club awards scholarship

The Bull Run Republican Women’s Club (BRRWC) has announced the 2020 Prince William County student winner of its annual Scholarship for Excellence in Scholastic Achievement and Leadership Qualities.

PW Police webinar May 18 on Covid-19 and daily life

The Crime Prevention Unit of the Prince William County Police Department will be hosting a 30-minute webinar on your daily life and COVID-19 on Monday, May 18, 2020, beginning at noon, according to a news release from the police department.

PWC seniors win scholarships from NOVEC and the area Electric Cooperatives association

Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) and the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives (VMDAEC) recently awarded college and higher-education scholarships to 13 Northern Virginia high school seniors.

First Spanish-English radio learning program starts in Virginia May 1

Virginia Department of Education is partnering with Radio Poder WBTK 1380 AM — a Richmond Spanish-language station — to launch “Virginia: Educación en Radio,” the commonwealth’s first bilingual radio learning program, according to James Lane, Superintendent of Public Instruction. “Virginia: Educación en Radio” will feature prerecorded lessons in multiple subject areas to support continuity of learning for Spanish-speaking students in grades K-12 while schools are closed to slow the spread of COVID-19.

If you were the Graduation Speaker for the Class of 2020, you would say….

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia has launched the “Everybody’s the Graduation Speaker” video contest. Kaine is encouraging students to film videos of speeches that are 10 minutes or less and submit them to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) by May 15.

Residents can join in on Manassas School Board budget work session March 19

The School Board of the City of Manassas will hold a Budget Work Session, Thursday, March 19, 2020, 6:30 p.m. Please note that the meeting will be conducted virtually due to the restrictions on public gatherings issued by the state and federal government. We’re able to connect up to 200 participants for this meeting, if you would like to join please follow the instructions.

Northern Virginia Community College cancels classes, to shift to “Virtual Learning Plan”

Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) will shift to remote learning for students out of an abundance of caution and with a goal of supporting CDC guidance regarding social distancing during the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, according to a NOVA news release.

Your tax dollars at work - Consumer protection from Va. Dept. of Agriculture & Consumer Services

Establishments such as grocery stores, gas stations, garden centers, frozen dessert shops and bingo halls work with VDACS to ensure they follow laws and regulations intended to protect consumers.

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