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NEW Kilby Elementary School in Woodbridge warmly welcomed and dedicated

Elected officials, staff, students, and nearly 300 families joined Prince William County Schools Superintendent Steve Walts to officially rededicate R. Dean Kilby Elementary School in Woodbridge on May 23. The bright, spacious, and colorful building replaces the school that opened on the same site in 1959, some 56 years ago.

PW School Board to consider handling of board member requests May 17

Dr. Steven Walts, Prince William County Schools superintendent, has proposed a new way to address certain Board Member requests in the absence of an official policy on the topic.

Prince William County School Board summary of actions at May 3 meeting

Among actions approved by the school board were: Purchase of 15.10 acres of land for the Prince William Parkway Elementary School; and the documents necessary for the construction and/or operation of school additions to Antietam, Lake Ridge, Leesylvania, Minnieville, and Springwoods Elementary Schools, and Stonewall Middle School; and naming Gar-Field High School auditorium in honor of John Jenkins, Neabsco District Supervisor.

Five Prince William Schools in US News & World Report rankings

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, which includes Prince William County Public School students, was ranked sixth in the nation and first in Virginia. Patriot earned Gold; Osbourn Park, Battlefield, and Woodbridge earned Silver in US News rankings

Registration for fall classes begins May 2 at NOVA

Open registration for Northern Virginia Community College’s fall 2017 semester begins May 2. Students may secure classes early in the registration period while the most choices are available and not pay tuition until July 24.

Paul VI High School moving to Loudoun; info after Sunday masses at Bull Run Middle School

Paul VI High School, a Top 50 Catholic High School with 35 years of educational excellence, will be moving to Loudoun County to serve families in Prince William, Fauquier and Loudoun counties, according to Angela Pellerano, spokesman for the Catholic Diocese of Arlington.

University of Mary Washington inaugurates Troy Paino as its 10th president

The University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg marked a milestone Friday, April 21, with the inauguration of its 10th president, Troy D. Paino. A crowd of nearly 1,000 students, alumni, faculty, staff and community members packed George Washington Hall’s Dodd Auditorium for the event.

Artworks by Osbourn High School students on display at City Hall

Osbourn High School student art is on exhibit now through May 22, 2017 at The Hall at City Hall. The exhibit is open to the public Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

PW Schools budget: one-step pay increase and boosts pay for starting teachers and classified workers

The now-finalized $1.14 billion operating and debt service budget funds the education of nearly 91,000 Prince William County Public Schools students in the upcoming 2017–18 school year. It maintains all existing programs and services, and gives all employees a one-step compensation increase.

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