Tag: Labor Day

RICHMOND BEAT: Schools May Get Authority to Open Before Labor Day

RICHMOND BEAT: Schools May Get Authority to Open Before Labor Day

| January 31, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Summer vacation may be cut short for some Virginia students after two bills rescinding the so-called “Kings Dominion law” – which restricts schools from starting before Labor Day – passed the House this week.

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PWCS Schools to Begin Before Labor Day Again Next Year

PWCS Schools to Begin Before Labor Day Again Next Year

| October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board voted 7-0 in favor of the 2017-18 Trenum Hybrid Calendar model, Wednesday evening, in which school would begin Aug. 28, and end June 8.

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School Board Considers Calendar Options for 2017-18

School Board Considers Calendar Options for 2017-18

| September 14, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools Calendar Committee has presented the school board with two calendar options for the 2017-18 school year: one that begins before Labor Day, and one that begins after Labor Day.

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Busy in Bristow: Celebrating Back to School

Busy in Bristow: Celebrating Back to School

| September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

Back to school means back to routines – homework finished, lunches packed, showers taken, clothes for the next day laid out like battle armor.

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School Board Votes to Approve Pre-Labor Day Start for Students

School Board Votes to Approve Pre-Labor Day Start for Students

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board voted unanimously Dec. 17 to approve the 2015-16 calendar option that includes a pre-Labor Day start date for schools and a two week winter vacation.

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PWCS to Consider Pre-Labor Day Start for Students

PWCS to Consider Pre-Labor Day Start for Students

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board will consider a pre-Labor Day start date calendar option, along with its standard calendar

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New Bills Would Let School Districts Start Before Labor Day

New Bills Would Let School Districts Start Before Labor Day

| January 20, 2013 | 0 Comments | Education

Lawmakers from across Virginia are pushing a half-dozen bills this legislative session to let public schools start classes before Labor Day.

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Jimmy Buffett Returns to Bristow for Labor Day Concert

Jimmy Buffett Returns to Bristow for Labor Day Concert

Parrotheads rejoice! Jimmy Buffet and the Coral Reefer Band will continue the tradition of performing in Bristow on Labor Day, this year complete with tailgating.

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Despite Early Support, Schools Still Can’t Open Before Labor Day

Despite Early Support, Schools Still Can’t Open Before Labor Day

| March 13, 2012 | 0 Comments | News

At the start of the 2012 legislative session, momentum was building for the General Assembly to repeal Virginia’s so-called “Kings Dominion law,” which prohibits public schools from opening before Labor Day without special permission.

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House Approves Early Start for Schools

House Approves Early Start for Schools

| February 3, 2012 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia House of Delegates approved Bill 1063, which would allow public schools within the Commonwealth to open before Labor Day.

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