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Governor Signs Virginia School ‘Lunch Shaming’ Bill into Law

Governor Signs Virginia School ‘Lunch Shaming’ Bill into Law

| June 11, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Monday, Gov. Ralph Northam signed House Bill 50 into law; it prohibits schools from shaming students for falling behind on their lunch debt.

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No Students Involved in Haymarket School Bus Accident

No Students Involved in Haymarket School Bus Accident

| May 23, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police Officers are currently investigating a crash involving a school bus in the area of Piedmont Vista Drive and Old Carolina Road in Haymarket.

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Prince William Board of Supervisors Approve John Marshall Commons in Gainesville

Prince William Board of Supervisors Approve John Marshall Commons in Gainesville

| May 21, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors approved John Marshall Commons a mixed-use village development in Gainesville that includes 144 residential townhouses to be located off John Marshall Highway next to the Town of Haymarket.

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PWCS Plans to Increase Recess Time for 2018-19

PWCS Plans to Increase Recess Time for 2018-19

| April 30, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

PWCS will take advantage of a new law to give elementary students the benefit of more exercise and unstructured time during the school day said Community Relations Director Irene Cromer.

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Prince William County Supervisors Pass Flat FY19 Tax Rate

Prince William County Supervisors Pass Flat FY19 Tax Rate

| April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Supervisors adopted the County Executive’s proposed tax rate of 1.125 for every $100 of assessed property value.

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Gainesville Supervisor Proposes Levy to Eliminate School Trailers, Reduce Class Sizes

Gainesville Supervisor Proposes Levy to Eliminate School Trailers, Reduce Class Sizes

| April 4, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Supervisor Pete Candland (R-Gainesville) revealed a proposal that would create a new “School Capital Fund” that would eliminate school trailers countywide and reduce class sizes.

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Brentsville Acting School Board Rep Applies to Be Interim PWCS School Board Chairman

Brentsville Acting School Board Rep Applies to Be Interim PWCS School Board Chairman

| March 28, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Shawn Brann of Bristow has served as Acting-Brentsville School Board member on the Prince William County School Board for just over one year while Gil Trenum was serving in the navy reserves in the Horn of Africa.

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UPDATED: PWCS Announces ‘Code Red’ Snow Day for Wednesday

UPDATED: PWCS Announces ‘Code Red’ Snow Day for Wednesday

| March 20, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools will close “Code Red” Wednesday, March 21, due to the expected snow storm.

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Prince William, Fauquier Students Lead Anti-School Violence Protests

Prince William, Fauquier Students Lead Anti-School Violence Protests

| March 15, 2018 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William and Fauquier County students participated in Wednesday’s walkout rallies against school gun violence. The national event was organized in honor of the Parkland students who were killed by an active shooter on Feb. 14.

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Rep. Comstock Requests ‘Robust Funding’ for School Resource Officers

Rep. Comstock Requests ‘Robust Funding’ for School Resource Officers

| February 28, 2018 | 0 Comments | News

“I am sending the linked letter to Chairman Culberson and Ranking Member Serrano of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science at the House Appropriations Committee to advocate for increased, robust funding by the Community Orientated Police Services (COPS) grants and direct more funding to SROs.”

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