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Volkswagen Group of America awards scholarships to NOVA-Manassas automotive students

Three automotive students at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College each received a $1,000 scholarship from Volkswagen Group of America. The scholarships were awarded based on essays the students wrote about how the scholarship would benefit them as well as a recommendation from the automotive faculty.

PWC Schools annual food show March 9 at new location with two seatings

On March 9 there's an opportunity to weigh in on new entrées, side dishes, and other food products and recipes children may be offered for breakfast and lunch at Prince William County Schools in the 2017-18 school year.

PW Chamber’s economic development series continues Feb. 16 with “Exploring Innovation”

Four dynamic speakers will take to the podium on Thursday, Feb. 16 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. when the Prince William Chamber of Commerce will present the second event in its Economic Development Series: Exploring Innovation.

February is School Board Member Appreciation Month

Superintendent Steven L. Walts kicked off recognition of School Board Appreciation Month at the Board’s meeting on February 1. “Our School Board members deserve credit for the high quality of education that is provided to the students attending Prince William County Public Schools,” Walts was quoted as saying in a news release. “We could not do our jobs without the help, leadership, and the commitment of our dedicated School Board.”

Brentsville junior takes grand prize in flag design contest

Ashley Dimino, a junior at Brentsville District High School, is the grand prize winner in the 2017 Youth Art Month flag design competition. Ashley’s design will be on display during March at the National Art Education Association Convention in New York City.

PWCS to hold job fairs March 7 and March 9 for summer employment

The annual Prince William County Schools' student aide job fairs will be held on March 7 at Osbourn Park High School and on March 9 at Gar-Field High School, from 6-7:30 p.m.

PW School Superintendent proposes $1.14 billion operating and debt service spending plan

The proposed Prince William County Public Schools FY 2018 budget Superintendent Steve Walts unveiled at the Feb. 1 School Board meeting is designed to serve the needs and aspirations of each of the nearly 91,000 students expected for the 2017-18 school year. The proposed $1.14 billion operating and debt service spending plan addresses School Board priorities to maintain the incremental progress achieved to reduce class size, close achievement gaps, and limit the use of educational trailers.

Prince William Chamber accepting scholarship applications until Feb. 20

Prince William Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for its scholarship program from through Feb. 20, 2017. The application is available online at

Woodbridge High School student honored for outstanding leadership

Woodbridge High School senior class president Fatima Dyfan was chosen from among three finalists to receive the Harry F. Byrd, Jr. Leadership Award for $10,000 for the 11th Congressional District.

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