Thursday, April 25, 2013
District to hold ceremonies for high school seniors beginning May 31.
Thursday, April 25
Release, Prince William County Schools: The following graduation dates, times, and locations have been announced for Prince William County Public Schools high school, summer school, practical nursing program, and adult education students. Events scheduled at Jiffy Lube Live Pavilion and the Patriot Center are subject to change. Members of the Prince William County School Board are expected to attend many of these events.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Event at Freedom High School raising money for family of officer killed in Manassas wreck.
Prince William County Schools' basketball stars will be competing Tuesday night for a good cause — supporting the family of a fallen Prince William County Police officer. Hoops Fest 18 is an annual fundraiser spotlighting the top basketball talent in the school division in several individual and team competitions. Admission is $10, with proceeds supporting the family of officer Chris Yung. Yung died in the line of duty on Dec. 31 in a Manassas car accident. The event will begin at 7 p.m. at Freedom High School, 15201 Neabsco Mills Road. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by Prince William Today. A post at InsideNova.com has more on the history of the event and an interview with Freedom High School athletic director Bobbi Dewitt…
Friday, December 21, 2012
Prince William County's school system and police department say that rumors of violence are unfounded.
A rumor that there will be violence in Prince William County and other area schools Friday is making the rounds through social media—but officials say there is no cause for concern. Prince William County Schools issued a statement Thursday saying there were "no credible threats" against local schools. "Recent events in CT, along with superstitions involving the Mayan calendar, are generating social media rumors about possible threats to PWCS schools and others nationwide. These are unfounded rumors," Phil Kavits, a spokesman for the school system, said in a statement. Kavits said that the schools, PWCS Risk Management and Prince William County Police "investigate any and all implied threats." Police are enhancing their presence at the …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Prince William County Public Schools says it appears students primarily suffered bumps and bruises.
Nine Prince William County Schools students and a bus driver were taken to the hospital after a collision Tuesday afternoon. Prince William County Schools posted on their Facebook page saying the students were on their way from Stonewall Jackson High School when there was a collision at Bethlehem Road and Sudley Manor Drive in the Manassas area. "Initial reports suggest primarily bumps and bruises for those in bus collision," a status message posted around 4 p.m. reads. The students and driver were taken to Prince William Hospital, where school staff were dispatched to make notifications and meet with parents. Patch will update when more information becomes available.