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Dismissal schedule published for last day of Prince William County Schools on June 8

If there are no unexpected closures that impact the school schedule for the remainder of this school year, the last day of school for the 2017–18 school year is scheduled to be Friday, June 8.

Woodbridge High’s homecoming Oct. 17-18; Alan Ross is grand marshal

Woodbridge Senior High School’s Homecoming weekend is Oct. 17-18. The annual Homecoming Parade is Friday, Oct. 17 from 4 to 5 p.m. The parade is an annual highlight of the fall and a hallmark of the school’s Homecoming festivities.

Individual schools make major strides as PW schools boost SAT scores

Seniors at Prince William County Schools boosted their combined scores on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) by 13 points says the latest report from the College Board. The 2014 combined PWCS scores again exceed the national average, according to a news release from Irene Cromer, supervisor of school community relations for the county school division.

Free screening of American Promise on Oct. 4 at Gar-Field High School

“American Promise” is a documentary that follows a 13-year journey of two African-American families to chronicle implicit assumptions on issues of race, class, and opportunity.

PW County Schools sets Oct. 20 Mental Health Expo

Get the latest information on the mental health resources that Prince William County Schools provides to support students and families at a PWCS Mental Health Expo on Monday, Oct. 20.

PWC Police and Fire Departments plan realistic training at closed Nokesville school

Fire crews or SWAT should not be cause for alarm if spotted swarming around the former Nokesville Elementary School in the weeks ahead. The now-closed school buildings and grounds will be used to provide realistic training to Prince William County first responders, enabling them to better serve all county residents.

Case of weapon on Lake Ridge Middle School property sent to Juvenile Court for review

On September 22nd at 2:41PM, Prince William County Police officers responded to Lake Ridge Middle School located at 12350 Mohican Rd in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a report of someone with a gun near the school.

Federal grants to help 6,000 students from low income families gain access to higher education

The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) will administer the $22 million grant over the next seven years beginning with nearly 6,000 seventh grade low-income students in 16 school districts this year through GEAR UP programs and (eventually) college scholarships to increase preparation and enrollment for post-secondary education.

Boy, 13, turned over to Juvenile Court in middle school bomb threat “prank”

On September 19th at 9:24AM, officers responded to Fred Lynn Middle School located at 1650 Prince William Pkwy in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate a reported bomb threat.

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