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Good Luck to Super Spellers Tonight

From Prince William County Public Schools:

everal students in PWCS middle schools are going far beyond their usual homework this week as they study and prepare for the Prince William County Spelling Bee on Friday, March 11 at Godwin Middle School. The event is co-sponsored by the “News & Messenger” and the Bel Air Women’s Club.

Participants and their parents or guardians should arrive at Godwin Middle School by 6 p.m. The doors will open to the public at 7 p.m. Godwin Middle School is located at 14800 Darbydale Avenue, Woodbridge.

Among the participants at the Prince William County Spelling Bee will be:

 

Thomas Strei III

Alternate: Daniel Te

Benton Middle School

 

Jayne Ross

Alternate: Kirsten Strother

Bull Run Middle School

 

Anna Mach

Alternate: Emily Legge

Graham Park Middle School

 

Chathurya Anuga

Alternate: Firas Odeh

Bus Delays Possible in Some Areas Due to Potential Flooding

Bus Delays Possible in Some Areas Due to Potential Flooding

From Prince William County Public Schools:

There is a forecast for heavy rains and flooding tonight through Thursday night. If this forecast is accurate, then there may be flooding in some parts of Prince William County. These high water areas will potentially cause delays in bus operations Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon, and possibly Friday morning. If you live in these affected areas, the Office of Transportation Services will make every effort to get to your bus stops as quickly as possible. You should expect that some buses may be late due to rerouting. We will not know the precise areas that might be affected until after any potential flooding occurs.

Below is a list of areas that routinely flood during heavy rain and the corresponding numbers you can call for current bus operations information:

Western Area— McCuin Transportation Center 703.753.6398

Arts Festival on March 26 Will Showcase Student Artists

From Prince William County Public Schools:

The County Arts Festival will be held on Saturday, March 26 this year at Battlefield High School, 15000 Graduation Drive in Haymarket. Doors will open at 10 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend.

The event will showcase student artwork from the elementary, middle, and high school classrooms of all art teachers, including both two- and three-dimensional pieces. Artwork will be on display throughout the hallways on the first level of the school and in the gymnasium. Performances in music, dance, and theatre will also be featured.

2011 Summer School Program Now Posted

From Prince William County Public Schools:

 

The 2011 summer school dates are posted to allow families and the community ample opportunity to schedule summer activities.

Elementary and Middle School Remediation Program: Tuesday, July 5, 2011, to Friday, July 22, 2011, [three-week program] (Monday, July 4, 2011, is a holiday). 

High School Program: Monday, June 27, 2011, to Friday, August 5, 2011, [six-week program] (Monday, July 4, 2011, is a holiday) at Forest Park High School.

Speedy Green Car Wash Hosts School Fundraisers in February

Speedy Green Car Wash Hosts School Fundraisers in February

Speedy Green Car Wash is hosting four fundraisers in February. Twenty percent of car washes will go to the selected fundraiser. When you select a car wash, type in a fundraiser code. Fundraiser codes include: SERVE, 8099, Osbourn High School, 9005, Manassas Park High School, 1234 and Osbourn Park High School, 2222.  

For more information, call 703-257-0737 or view www.speedygreencarwash.com.

Owned by Northern Virginian native, Chip Ashton, Speedy Green Car Wash is renowned for its cutting-edge car wash technology, as well as their commitment to protecting the environment.  One hundred percent of all car wash water is recycled and biodegradable chemicals are used, placing them among a handful of car washes nationwide.

Registration Deadline is March 8 for Girls + Math = SUCCESS Conference

From Prince William County Public Schools:

The 20th anniversary "Girls + Math + Science = SUCCESS!" Conference will be held on Saturday, March 26 at Marsteller Middle School, from 8 a.m.–noon. The school is located at 14000 Sudley Manor Drive in Bristow, and is home to one of the School Division’s middle school math and science specialty programs. Co-sponsored by SPARK, the Education Foundation for Prince William County Public Schools, and the Woodbridge Branch of the American Association of University Women, the conference targets students in grades 5–12. The conference is also open to interested parents, community leaders, and educators. Nearly 15,000 student/parent registration forms have been sent to public schools in Prince William County, Manassas, and Manassas Park.

Specialty Program Application Deadline Extended to February 18

From Prince William County Public Schools:

The deadline for applications to specialty programs in Prince William County Public Schools has been extended to
February 18. The previous deadline was Tuesday, February 15.