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WSHS honors former principal Dr. Thomas Gaul and school’s notable theatre program

Woodbridge High School has a long history and thousands of alumni. To honor both, the school created an Alumni and History Wall to represent students, staff, faculty, and programs. Annually, Woodbridge hosts an alumni event to add the newest images to the wall. This year the school honored one of its former principals and the theatre program.

Occoquan Elementary’s longest serving staffer, Mary Alexander, to retire Dec. 31

Occoquan Elementary School is known for the camaraderie of its employees, volunteers, parents, and students. When Mary Alexander announced her retirement, her colleagues were happy for her but sad to say goodbye. Alexander, library media assistant, has served at Occoquan for 32 years and is now working with the children of many former students.

Community meetings in Lake Ridge Nov. 19 and Dec. 3 on proposed attendance areas for 19 schools

Proposed attendance boundary changes may impact students now attending 19 schools in eastern Prince William County, including all six elementary schools in Lake Ridge, nine in Woodbridge and four in Dale City. The changes are due to one new school being built and five schools where classroom additions are under construction.

Amazon to locate half of second headquarters in No. Virginia; state incentive package part of deal

It’s official. Half of Amazon's second headquarters will be coming to Northern Virginia. The company will invest about $2.5 billion and create 25,000 jobs over 12 years, according to a news release from Virginia Business. Over the next 20 years, the state will pay an annual incentive to Amazon based on number of jobs and salary levels, make transportation improvements to ease mobility in the region and invest in technology education from kindergarten through master's degree levels with matching funds from educational institutions.

Upcoming open houses scheduled about specialty programs at PWC middle schools

Parents can earn about specific specialty programs during upcoming open houses this week at some PWC middle schools. Representatives of the specialty programs will be on hand during their scheduled session to answer questions and provide detailed information about their respective programs. Most students start specialty programs in sixth grade.

Three juveniles charged in potential threats of violence at Battlefield and Hylton High Schools

According to PWC police department reports, the investigation revealed that two students made statements of potential violence towards Battlefield High School on Instagram on Oct. 25 and 26. An individual in California saw the posting on social media and reported the threat to the FBI on Nov. 2.

Girl, 14, charged with false threat to bomb Potomac Middle School

A School Resource Officer (SRO) received information of a potential threat of violence at Potomac Middle School located at 3130 Panther Pride Dr in Dumfries on Oct. 29 about 9:30 a.m.

Dr. Steve Walts gives State of PWC Schools message during annual business breakfast

Superintendent Steve Walts presented a "State of the Schools" keynote at the 2018 Superintendent's Business Breakfast highlighing recent Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) achievements and focus areas including Career and Technical Education, Special Education, and the School Division's Strategic Plan.

Members of Gar-Field Class of 1988 give back to their high school

Members of Gar-Field High School’s Class of 1988 have not forgotten their roots. When hearing that students at their alma mater needed help, they answered the call.

What Neabsco District voters should know about special election for supervisor on April 9

There will be a special election, from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9, for the Prince William Board of County Supervisors Neabsco District seat. The winner will fill the seat held by former Supervisor John Jenkins, who died on Feb. 6. Democrat Victor S. Angry and Republican Devinder Singh are running to replace Jenkins. The chosen candidate will serve out the remainder of the current term, which ends Dec. 31 of this year.

St. Pawtrick’s Day pet event March 17 at PWC Animal Shelter

Students to be sent info about new PWC school boundaries and plans for 2019-20 school year

Old and new Aden Road bridges over Norfolk Southern Railroad are open for traffic in Nokesville

County police officer involved in vehicle crash near airport in Manassas

Corey Stewart to be on stump for Make America Great Again PAC

MC Dean to invest $25.1 million in Caroline County, VA to incorporate new product line

The next new thing - Your Personal Air Vehicle

Chamber to preset Valor Awards March 19 at Hylton Center

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