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Celebrate the season with Hylton Planetarium’s “Holiday Lights”

Looking for something different to do this holiday season? Check out the Irene V. Hylton Planetarium’s presentation of “Holiday Lights" on Saturdays, Dec. 7, Dec. 14 and Dec. 21 at Hylton High School at 14051 Spriggs Rd. off VA 234.

Teens can apply for PWC human rights leadership council

Prince William County Human Rights Commission is accepting applications for its Human Rights Student Leadership Council 2019-2020 school year's cohort.

Tick bites causing meat allergy, UVA researchers say

A University of Virginia School of Medicine scientist has, for the first time, identified key immunological changes in people who abruptly develop an allergic reaction to mammalian meat, such as beef.

Pennies will pinch themselves if you shop Va. stores for school and hurricane supplies Aug. 2-4

The upcoming 2019 Virginia Sales Tax Holiday begins on Friday, Aug. 2, at 12:01 a.m. and ends on Sunday, Aug. 4, at 11:59 p.m., according to a news release from Gov. Ralph Northam.

Staffing changes at Prince William County Schools

New principals, assistant principals and other staffing appointments have been announced.

Virginia to take on publicly-subsidized preschool education by 2025

Northam established the Executive Leadership Team on School Readiness with an executive order today. The team has 65 days to report back to the governor. The idea is that by 2025 all at-risk three-year-olds and four-year-olds in Virginia will have access to a publicly-subsidized care and education option.

Patriot High School senior Zoree Jones is national winner in FBLA competition

Zoree Jones, a rising senior at Patriot High School, Nokesville, received first place in the nation for public speaking at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Competition.

Educators get new posts with Prince William County Schools

There will be a lot of new faces in Prince William County Schools administrative positions, according to a recent staffing update.

So you want to be a doctor!  GMU Manassas campus gets $50,000 grant for med school feasibility study

Prince William County has awarded a $50,000 grant to kick-off a Medical School Feasibility and Planning Study by George Mason University. The Claude Moore Foundation has contributed $200,000 and the university will cover the remaining costs and conduct the study, with preliminary results anticipated in early fall. GMU already has a pre-med program with readily available laboratories and the classroom space needed to meet the goal of accreditation by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia in 2021, at the earliest.

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