Tag: PWCS

Prince William School Board Makes LBGTQ Students, Staff Protective Class

Prince William School Board Makes LBGTQ Students, Staff Protective Class

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

After much debate, the Prince William County School Board passed the amendment to its non-discrimination policy, Policy 060, adding the language of “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” as protective groups.

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Del. Marshall Says School Board Chairman ‘Hand-Picked’ Citizen Time Speakers

Del. Marshall Says School Board Chairman ‘Hand-Picked’ Citizen Time Speakers

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Delegate Bob Marshall (R-13) has announced that he obtained text messages from Prince William School Board Chair Ryan Sawyers, ]showing that Sawyers “hand-picked speakers,” to speak first at Citizens’ Time for the June 21 school board meeting.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Time to Lead’ Update Policy 060

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Time to Lead’ Update Policy 060

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Nine months ago, the Prince William County School Board considered updating the PWCS Nondiscrimination Policy, otherwise known as 060. The update in question would have added four words to the policy: “gender identity, sexual orientation” and would have made clear that Prince William County Schools do not tolerate discrimination against anyone on these bases.

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School Board Members Share Opinions on Revision to Non-Discrimination Policy

School Board Members Share Opinions on Revision to Non-Discrimination Policy

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

With the vote on the revision to Prince William County School’s non-discrimination policy to add “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” Wednesday evening, two school board members share their opinions on the matter.

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Democratic Leaders Support Addition to Prince William Schools’ Non-Discrimination Policy

Democratic Leaders Support Addition to Prince William Schools’ Non-Discrimination Policy

| June 18, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Friday, Democratic elected leaders from Prince William County sent a letter to the school board, throwing their weight behind the revision of Prince William County’s Non-Discrimination policy [Policy 060].

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UPDATE: Whooping Cough Identified at Bristow-Area Schools

UPDATE: Whooping Cough Identified at Bristow-Area Schools

| June 15, 2017 | 1 Comment | News

Last week, Patriot High School in Nokesville announced it had at least one case of whooping cough. This week, Marsteller Middle School in Bristow, has announced a student attending there also has a confirmed case of whooping cough.

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Large Animal Spotted at Chris Yung Elementary

Large Animal Spotted at Chris Yung Elementary

| June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments | News

A large animal has been sighted in vicinity of Chris Yung Elementary School, Tuesday morning.

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Gainesville Mom Raises Money to Pay Off School Lunch Debt

Gainesville Mom Raises Money to Pay Off School Lunch Debt

| June 9, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Adelle Settle, new to Gainesville, has set up a Go-Fund-Me page to help pay down the debt on school lunches at Prince William County Schools, especially for kids in need.

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Governor To Sign Legislation on Suicide, Bullying at Forest Park High School

Governor To Sign Legislation on Suicide, Bullying at Forest Park High School

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

In recognition of the Prince William Suicide Awareness Walk, Governor Terry McAuliffe is scheduled to be at Forest Park High School in Woodbridge Tuesday, June 6 at 1 p.m. to sign two bills enacted by the Virginia General Assembly and set to become law on July 1.

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Nokesville 7th Grade Student Recognized for Outstanding ACT Scores

Nokesville 7th Grade Student Recognized for Outstanding ACT Scores

| June 2, 2017 | 0 Comments | Education

Makayla Bowman, a 7th-grade student from The Nokesville School, was among the students nation-wide who honored by the Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) for their exceptional scores on the ACT or SAT.

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