Principal Meints thanked the Brentsville Class of 2013 for “Staying with Brentsville,” while Valedictorian Sophie Penn challenged her classmates to embark on new territory.
Chairman Milt Johns believes a pool facility at the 12th high school would be an asset for Prince William County Schools, but not all school board members are convinced it is worth the cost.
Prince William School Board Chairman Milt Johns said he is in favor of the aquatic center at the 12th high school, but no further pools.
Cub Scout Pack 1384, chartered by Cedar Point Elementary School in Bristow, is hosting a collection drive for the Moore, Okla. teachers who were affected by the tornadoes that destroyed their schools May 20.
Patriot and Brentsville District High Schools collaborated and pooled their resources from their horticulture and culinary programs last week, harvesting food at one school, cooking it at another and eating together.
The number of home-schoolers in Virginia has increased by more than 50 percent over the past decade, to more than 32,000 children. If they were a school district, it would be the ninth-largest in the state – with almost as many students as the Norfolk Public Schools.
The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) decided to postpone its vote to approve the building of the North-South Corridor/Bi-County Parkway.