Tag: Prince William County Schools

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Include Diverse Populations When Zoning PWCS’s 13th High School

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Include Diverse Populations When Zoning PWCS’s 13th High School

| December 14, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

The 13th high school in PWCS is expected to open for the 2021-22 school year, but the school board is already seeking community input. If we are a community that cares about the wellbeing and education of our students, we will not allow the inevitable redistricting process to further segregate our county’s high schools.

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Prince William Assoc. Superintendent Prepares Thanksgiving Dinner for Family in Need

Prince William Assoc. Superintendent Prepares Thanksgiving Dinner for Family in Need

| December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Bob Eichorn, Principal of New Directions Alternative Education Center, acknowledged Prince William County Schools’ Association Superintendent of Student Learning, Rita Goss, for preparing a Thanksgiving dinner for a New Direction staff member in need.

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Prince William Schools Cancel Scheduled Activities for Saturday

Prince William Schools Cancel Scheduled Activities for Saturday

| December 8, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

Due to expected snowfall, Saturday, Dec. 9, Prince William County Schools has canceled any scheduled activities until 4 p.m.

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Prince William School Board Welcomes Student Representative

Prince William School Board Welcomes Student Representative

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Kate Arnold a Hylton High School student joins the Prince William County School Board as a non-voting student representative.

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School Board Chairman to Match ‘Settle the Debt’ Effort for 2018

School Board Chairman to Match ‘Settle the Debt’ Effort for 2018

| November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

“Settle the Debt” is on again for 2018 and has just received a match offer. School Board Chairman At-large Ryan Sawyers will match up to a $1,000 in donations, approximately three months of his chairman’s salary, as contribution to funds donated by Dec. 2.

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49 Prince William Public Schools Receive ‘School of Excellence’ Distinction

49 Prince William Public Schools Receive ‘School of Excellence’ Distinction

| November 27, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Forty-nine Prince William County Public Schools have earned the title, “School of Excellence,” for the 2016-17 school year, two more than in the previous year.

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Sawyers Calls Judge’s Ruling on Email Request ‘Short-Sighted,’ ‘Dangerous’

Sawyers Calls Judge’s Ruling on Email Request ‘Short-Sighted,’ ‘Dangerous’

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Judge Steven Smith of the Prince William County Circuit Court ruled Nov. 21 that Prince William School Board Chairman At-large Ryan Sawyers will not be allowed access to his predecessor’s emails. The ruling came in a dismissal of a lawsuit Sawyers brought agains the PWCS’s superintendent, Dr. Steven Walts.

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Judge Dismisses Chairman’s Lawsuit Against PWCS Superintendent

Judge Dismisses Chairman’s Lawsuit Against PWCS Superintendent

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Tuesday, a judge dismissed the lawsuit filed by School Board Chairman Ryan Sawyers against Superintendent Steven Walts back in June.

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School Board Chairman’s Statement on Pledge Sparks Controversy

School Board Chairman’s Statement on Pledge Sparks Controversy

| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

A statement Prince William School Board Chairman At-large Ryan Sawyers Tweeted in regards to standing for the Pledge of Allegiance sparked controversy, garnering both criticism and praise from residents.

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UPDATED: Video Celebrates Unconventional Fred Lynn Principal

UPDATED: Video Celebrates Unconventional Fred Lynn Principal

| October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

A new viral video from Freethink is celebrating Hamish Brewer, the new Principal of Fred Lynn Middle School in Woodbridge.

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