DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Local Minnieland Academies Cited for Criminal Background Check, Safety Violations
The Virginia Department of Social Services inspected the Minnieland Academy Day Centers at Gainesville and Bristow and cited the facilities for violations.
Following an inquiry by the Department of Justice over a proposed boundary plan for the 12th high school in Prince William County, the school division will hold a public information session Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. in the Hylton High School auditorium.
Patriot High School held a Café Synergy Media Day Oct. 2 in which their teacher invited representatives of local media outlets to taste their food and speak with students and recent alumni.
The Virginia Department of Social Services recently conducted two unannounced monitoring inspections at Bristow child care facilities, which yielded no violations.
A record number of Prince William County Public School students who entered high school in the fall of 2010 graduated on time in 2014. The new on-time graduation rate of 91 percent continues a steady climb from 83 percent just six years ago.
Gil Trenum, Brentsville representative on the Prince William County School Board, pitched a tall order at Wednesday’s meeting: to try to bring the cost of the 13th high school down to $100 million and at the same time accommodate 500 more students.
Following recent inspections, the Virginia Department of Social Services found no violations in two local child care programs.
Gainesville School Board Member Alyson Satterwhite urges parents to discuss crossing the street safely and warns drivers to watch out for children while the Old Carolina Road/Jefferson Street overpass is closed.
Following a preliminary inquiry, the Department of Justice has informed Prince William County Schools that it has concerns over the demographic makeup of the 12th High School located on Hoadley Road.