One of Bristow Beat’s Patriot High School correspondents investigates how teens turned to social media to connect and stay informed about the storm.
Although Patriot High School was opened last year with the intention of relieving overcrowding in high schools in western Prince William County, Patriot in its second year is now facing an overcrowding problem of its own.
This year the seniors at Patriot High School set the bar even higher as evident by one junior who asked out the girl of his choice when he dropped a stuffed animal from a helicopter that hovered above school grounds after school on Sept. 12.
After taking first place in the categories of marching and color guard at their very first marching competition last year, the students at Patriot look forward to continue making Patriot Marching band history.
Although year one has come and gone, Patriot High School still has many firsts to check off its list. One of those, is fielding a varsity football team.
Previously considered distractions to classroom instruction, students’ personal electronics will be allowed in Prince William County schools for the coming school year with the creation of the new “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) Policy.