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SURVEY: Should PWCS Consider Starting High Schools Later?

SURVEY: Should PWCS Consider Starting High Schools Later?

| October 25, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Tell us if you think Prince William County Schools should follow Fairfax County and start high school classes later.

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DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Local Minnieland Academies Cited for Criminal Background Check, Safety Violations

DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Local Minnieland Academies Cited for Criminal Background Check, Safety Violations

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

The Virginia Department of Social Services inspected the Minnieland Academy Day Centers at Gainesville and Bristow and cited the facilities for violations.

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PWCS to Reveal DOJ Mandated Revision to 12th HS Boundary Plan

PWCS to Reveal DOJ Mandated Revision to 12th HS Boundary Plan

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

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.

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Patriot Culinary Students Share Goals, Events, Food with Media

Patriot Culinary Students Share Goals, Events, Food with Media

| October 11, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

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.

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DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Victory Elementary SAC, Linton Hall School Receive Excellent Inspections

DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Victory Elementary SAC, Linton Hall School Receive Excellent Inspections

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

The Virginia Department of Social Services recently conducted two unannounced monitoring inspections at Bristow child care facilities, which yielded no violations.

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PWCS On-Time Graduation Rate Reaches New High of 91%

PWCS On-Time Graduation Rate Reaches New High of 91%

| October 4, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

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.

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Trenum Pitches More Seats, Better Design, Smaller Price Tag for Bristow HS

Trenum Pitches More Seats, Better Design, Smaller Price Tag for Bristow HS

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

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.

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DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Two Local Day Care Centers Receive Outstanding Inspection Reports

DAY CARE INSPECTIONS: Two Local Day Care Centers Receive Outstanding Inspection Reports

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Following recent inspections, the Virginia Department of Social Services found no violations in two local child care programs.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep Students Safe Amid Haymarket Bridge Closure

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep Students Safe Amid Haymarket Bridge Closure

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

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.

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DOJ Says 12th High School Boundaries Includes too Few Minority Students

DOJ Says 12th High School Boundaries Includes too Few Minority Students

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

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.

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