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Manassas School Board member-elect Kenneth T. Nixon Jr. resigns

Manassas School Board member-elect Kenneth T. Nixon Jr., elected Nov. 9, 2018, won't take his seat for reasons undisclosed in a Manassas School Board news release. The Board has 45 days to fill the vacancy and is now seeking applications from legally qualified residents interested in the position.

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.

Coles Elementary School celebrates 50 years

On Friday, October 19, 2018, Coles Elementary celebrated its 50th Anniversary by hosting a “Walk of the Decades” and a ceremony that included both current and past Coles students, families, teachers, principals, and friends.

Eight PWC teachers get gold stars for financial literacy instruction

Eight PWCS teachers have been named Gold Star Teachers for the 93 percent pass rate their students achieved on the W!se Financial Literacy Certification test during the 2017-18 school year.

Osbourn ninth grader charged with making threats to harm people at two Manassas schools

On Sunday, October 21, 2018, at approximately 7:14 p.m., Manassas City Police Department received information about a threat to Manassas City Schools, according to Charles Sharp, senior police officer (SPO).

Volunteers wanted for school boundary committee for new elementary school on PW Parkway

Volunteers are needed to help advise on school boundaries. Wanted are local community members and/or parents or legal guardians of students who attend Antietam, Bel Air, Belmont, Featherstone, Kerrydale, Kilby, Lake Ridge, Leesylvania, Marshall, Marumsco Hills, Minnieville, Occoquan, Old Bridge, Penn, Potomac View, Rockledge, Springwoods, Vaughan, or Westridge Elementary Schools.

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