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Bull Run Middle School Celebrates ‘Poem in Your Pocket Day’

Bull Run Middle School Celebrates ‘Poem in Your Pocket Day’

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Students from Bull Run Middle School in Haymarket celebrated National Poem in Your Pocket Day by carrying around a poem and sharing them with their peers.

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PWCS Plans to Increase Recess Time for 2018-19

PWCS Plans to Increase Recess Time for 2018-19

| April 30, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

PWCS will take advantage of a new law to give elementary students the benefit of more exercise and unstructured time during the school day said Community Relations Director Irene Cromer.

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Police Warn of Home Improvement Scam Targeting Seniors

Police Warn of Home Improvement Scam Targeting Seniors

| April 30, 2018 | 0 Comments | Community

As the weather gets warmer, Prince William County Police are receiving an increasing number of reports of door-to-door scams targeting seniors.

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Gainesville Supervisor Calls for Superintendent to Attend Public Meeting Regarding Reagan MS

Gainesville Supervisor Calls for Superintendent to Attend Public Meeting Regarding Reagan MS

| April 29, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

“I am profoundly disappointed in the condescending and disrespectful tone in the letter to the RRMS community that clearly tried to deflect blame from the administration onto parents and teachers,” wrote Gainesville District Supervisor Pete Candland on his Supervisor Pete Candland page, Sunday, just before 5 p.m.

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Satterwhite, Trenum Disavows PWCS’s ‘Action Letter’ Sent to Reagan Community

Satterwhite, Trenum Disavows PWCS’s ‘Action Letter’ Sent to Reagan Community

| April 27, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Alyson Satterwhite, Gainesville representative on the Prince William County School Board and a candidate for Chairman in the November Special Election, was not happy to see the letter that the senior leadership at Prince William County Schools sent to Ronald Reagan parents and teachers on April 27.

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Reagan Middle School Principal Reassigned to School Division HR Department

Reagan Middle School Principal Reassigned to School Division HR Department

| April 27, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

The letter said it would be impossible for the Reagan Principal to return to the middle school where her faculty launched created a negative media frenzy against her.

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Prince William County Once Again Receives AAA Bond Rating

Prince William County Once Again Receives AAA Bond Rating

| April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments | Community

Each of the three major bond credit rating agencies (Fitch Ratings, Moody’s Investors Service, and S&P Global Ratings) reaffirmed the County’s financial position with AAA bond ratings – the highest credit rating available.

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Prince William County Supervisors Pass Flat FY19 Tax Rate

Prince William County Supervisors Pass Flat FY19 Tax Rate

| April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Supervisors adopted the County Executive’s proposed tax rate of 1.125 for every $100 of assessed property value.

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Prince William Supervisors Do Not Approve Tripling Tax on Data Centers

Prince William Supervisors Do Not Approve Tripling Tax on Data Centers

| April 20, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

At their April 17 budget markup, Prince William County Supervisors decided to table a decision on a proposal to triple a tax that primarily affects data centers, the computer equipment and peripheral business tax.

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PWCS School Board Selects Dr. Barbar Lateef as Interim School Board Chairman

PWCS School Board Selects Dr. Barbar Lateef as Interim School Board Chairman

| April 18, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Dr. Barbar Lateef was considered a controversial choice by some on the board.

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