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Teacher Workday and Exam Schedule May be Affected

Teacher Workday and Exam Schedule May be Affected

From Prince William County Public Schools:

Register Now for PWCS Virtual High School Spring Session

Register Now for PWCS Virtual High School Spring Session

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Four Middle Schools Designated as Schools to Watch

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Prince William County Students Use Star Wars Technology to Place 3rd in National Competition

Prince William County Students Use Star Wars Technology to Place 3rd in National Competition

From Prince William County Public Schools:

In 1999, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) professor David Miller showed the movie “Star Wars” to his students on their first day of class. After the scene where Luke Skywalker spars with a floating droid “remote,” Miller stood up and pointed: “I want you to build me some of those.”

Kennedy Center Lyceum Highlights Poets and Presidents

Kennedy Center Lyceum Highlights Poets and Presidents

From Prince William County Public Schools:

Police Conduct Drug Searches in Two Schools

Police Conduct Drug Searches in Two Schools

From Prince William County Police Department:

The Prince William County Police Department conducted searches of two schools yesterday to ensure student safety. These random searches are part of an ongoing effort by the Department, and the Prince William County Schools Office of Risk Management, to ensure that schools remain safe, drug-free environments for students and employees.

Officers and drug-detection dogs searched Gar-Field High School, 14000 Smoketown Road in Woodbridge, and Rippon Middle School, 15101 Blackburn Road in Woodbridge. No drugs were located at either school.

Police Chief Charlie T. Deane has said that it “is important to send a strong message that drugs in the school will not be tolerated. We hope that these searches will deter people from bringing drugs to school.”

MRSA Updates for the 2010–11 School Year

From Prince William County Public Schools:

Continuing the practice begun in the 2007–08 school year, Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) will report on a monthly basis any confirmed cases of the staph infection known as MRSA during the 2009–10 school year. This bacterial infection can spread easily among people who spend time in close contact with each other, such as household members and participants in close-contact sports. MRSA is not spread through the air. Personal hygiene is very important in preventing and controlling the spread of MRSA infections. Frequent hand washing with soap and water is the primary means of preventing staph infections. For more information, please follow the links that appear below. This page will be updated on the last workday of each month. You can check out more information, including a parent tip sheet and general information on MRSA infections.