By the time this article is published, some other unfortunate locality may have edged out Owsley, Kentucky for the distinction of being the poorest county in America. These are, of course, tough times.
On the agenda for tomorrow’s School Board meeting is an item to charge $10,000 for the various Budget Committee’s Impact on the Prince William County School’s budgetary staff.
Two boundaries option, both of which would move students from the Bennett Elementary attendance area into the upcoming Nokesville K-8 school, were discussed last Monday at a public meeting held by Prince William County Schools.
Children in the first through third grade class at Bristow Montessori School Skyped with their ailing teacher Anita Ercole, while she was in London preparing for surgery.
The Virginia Department of Social Services has returned to the Montessori School of Gainesville Nov. 14 for a monitoring inspection.
Governor Bob McDonnell announced that the Virginia Board of Education approved criteria for an A-F grading system that will assign letter grades to schools, but state education groups, including the VEA opposes the initiative.
Gainesville District Supervisor Pete Candland wants to decrease class sizes and increase teacher pay in Prince William County, but he may have to destroy the revenue sharing agreement to make it happen.
At Superintendent’s Time at the School Board meeting Nov. 19, Superintendent Steven Walts offered three different scenarios for how to decrease class sizes in a limited way.
Hundreds of Bristow community members ran Saturday morning, participating in Bristow Run Elementary School’s Second Annual Panther Pride 5K and one mile Tech Trot.