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PWCS Clarifies Immunization Requirements for Students

PWCS Clarifies Immunization Requirements for Students

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Phil Kavits, Director of Communication Services for Prince William County Schools, shared with Bristow Beat the answer to commonly asked questions about school immunizations.

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VDOE Immunization Mandate Will Have Little Affect on PWCS

VDOE Immunization Mandate Will Have Little Affect on PWCS

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Phil Kavits, Director of Communication Services for Prince William County Schools, explains there is not an influx of students who will receive late immunizations this school year.

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Opening of The Nokesville School Celebrated with Ribbon Cutting

Opening of The Nokesville School Celebrated with Ribbon Cutting

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William elected officials assembled Monday, with teachers and community members, inside The Nokesville School’s gymnasium to celebrate the opening of the new K-8 school.

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VDOE Memo Said Schools Must Enroll Unaccompanied Immigrant Children even without Vaccinations

VDOE Memo Said Schools Must Enroll Unaccompanied Immigrant Children even without Vaccinations

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Some Prince William residents have expressed concern over a Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) memo requiring that unaccompanied alien children be enrolled in school even without receiving immunization.

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VDOE Memo Regarding Unaccompanied Minors, Says Consider them Homeless

VDOE Memo Regarding Unaccompanied Minors, Says Consider them Homeless

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

The Virginia Department of Education issued a memo on July 25, regarding how school divisions should enroll unaccompanied minors. Here is that document.

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DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Montessori School of Gainesville Cited for Teacher Training, Record-Keeping Violations

DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Montessori School of Gainesville Cited for Teacher Training, Record-Keeping Violations

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

The Virginia Department of Social Services inspected the Montessori School of Gainesville July 28. The agency noted violations in record-keeping, teacher training and cleanliness.

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New Gainesville Principal Returns Home to Middle School

New Gainesville Principal Returns Home to Middle School

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

New Gainesville Middle School Principal Catherine Porter-Lucas is excited about her new position in which she is returning to work with middle school students.

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Manassas City Elementary Principal Loses Job for Falsifying Credentials

Manassas City Elementary Principal Loses Job for Falsifying Credentials

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Jennie Dean Principal resigns his position after being confronted by the school for falsifying his credentials. Incident prompts Manassas City Public Schools to adopt more stringent hiring practices.

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Linton Hall School’s New Assistant Principal is Eager to Engage Community

Linton Hall School’s New Assistant Principal is Eager to Engage Community

| August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Archie Catalfamo,who was recently named Vice Principal of Bristow’s PreK-8 Linton Hall School, is looking forward to working closely with staff members, reaching out to the community and helping to make curriculum based more on student inquiry.

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Bristow Montessori Students Score High on Iowa Tests

Bristow Montessori Students Score High on Iowa Tests

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Despite adopting a curriculum that eschews traditional testing, Bristow Montessori School’s elementary students scored above grade level on Iowa Test of Basic Skills.

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