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More PWCS Students Opted Out of SOLs than last year

More PWCS Students Opted Out of SOLs than last year

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

This year, the number of Prince William County students who opted out of the SOLs more than doubled, increasing by approximately 50 students.

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Bristow Montessori Offers Theme Summer Camps

Bristow Montessori Offers Theme Summer Camps

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Parents looking for engaging and varied summer camp sessions for children three to 12-years of age should find what they are looking for at Bristow Montessori’s culinary, engineering, theater and sports camps beginning in early July.

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Piney Branch Joins National Elementary Honor Society

Piney Branch Joins National Elementary Honor Society

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Piney Branch Elementary School became the first Prince William County School to start a chapter of the National Elementary Honor Society

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Substitute Tests Can Replace SOLs for High School Students

Substitute Tests Can Replace SOLs for High School Students

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Many do not realize the VDOE accepts other exams in place of SOL tests.

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Montessori School Purchases Nokesville Elementary

Montessori School Purchases Nokesville Elementary

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board has entered into a sales agreement for the Nokesville Elementary School property.

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PWCS Responds to Countywide Narcotics Operation

PWCS Responds to Countywide Narcotics Operation

| May 30, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Following a four-month countywide narcotics operation, which resulted in the arrest of 19 individuals aged between 18-23-years-old, Prince William County Schools published a statement assuring parents that the schools are secure and safe.

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PWCS to Redeploy 19 Trailers to Schools Next Year

PWCS to Redeploy 19 Trailers to Schools Next Year

| May 24, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

“Learning cottages” or “trailer-style classrooms,”Prince William County Schools will install 19 additional units at area schools to meet the demand for more space for students next school year.

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PWC Schools Earn State Board of Ed. Awards

PWC Schools Earn State Board of Ed. Awards

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools announced 13 school earned the Board of Education Distinguished Achievement Award and three the Board of Education Excellence Award.

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PWC Parents Choose to Opt their Children Out of SOL Testing

PWC Parents Choose to Opt their Children Out of SOL Testing

| May 19, 2015 | 1 Comment | Education

This is the first in a series of articles investigating the administration of the Standards of Learning assessment in Prince William County.

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PWCS Grant Takes Military Families to Ball Game

PWCS Grant Takes Military Families to Ball Game

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

To celebrate April, the Month of the Military Child, military families from three of Prince William County public elementary schools were invited to enjoy a free Potomac Nationals home game Monday evening.

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