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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.

PWCS Robotics Teams Headed for VEX World Tournament

PWCS Robotics Teams Headed for VEX World Tournament

From Prince William County Public Schools:

On Saturday, January 15, Potomac Middle School hosted a VEX robotics tournament open to all middle school teams. Twenty-six teams participated in five matches, which culminated in a playoff match. The participants were vying for one of six possible qualifying slots that could send their team to the VEX World Tournament in Orlando, Florida on April 13–15.

Recognition Ceremony Tonight to Honor 41 County Teachers

From Prince William County Public Schools:Twenty-three Prince William County Public School teachers who earned National Board certification or recertification in 2010 and another 18 teachers nominated this year for “The Washington Post” Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Award will be recognized at a School Board reception on February 8 at 6 p.m. at the Edward L. Kelly Leadership Center in Manassas. School Board members are expected to attend.   National Board Certification indicates that teachers have met a set of standards established by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards that define the knowledge, skills, and accomplishments that comprise teaching excellence.

Annual School Food Shows Set for March 15 and 17

Annual School Food Shows Set for March 15 and 17

From Prince William County Public Schools:

The Prince William County Public Schools annual food shows will be held at Hylton High School on Tuesday, March 15 and Thursday, March 17. Four tastings over two evenings are open to the first 1,000 county students, parents, and staff to sign up in advance. Reservations are required and may be made by calling the Office of School Food and Nutrition Services at 703.791.7314. There will be two tastings each evening, one from 6 to 7 p.m. and a second from 7 to 8 p.m. Hylton High School is located at 14051 Spriggs Road, Woodbridge.

School Board Meetings for February 2011

From Prince William County Public Schools:

The February 2011 public meetings of the Prince William County School Board will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 2 and February 16 in the School Board Meeting Room, 14715 Bristow Road, Manassas. Agendas for School Board meetings may be viewed online. Agenda items and materials are subject to change up to the time of the meetings.

Schools Open Today as Teacher Workday Postponed to Thursday

From Prince William County Public Schools:

Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) will be open on Monday, January 31 and all students are scheduled to report to school. Because of the recent school closures due to inclement weather, report cards will be delayed three days and will now be distributed on February 10. PWCS is following the previously announced contingency plans for the teacher workday and high school exam schedule. Based on school being closed for three days due to the inclement weather, the teacher workday (which had originally been scheduled for Monday, January 31) is now scheduled for Thursday, February 3. High school exams are now scheduled for Monday – Wednesday, January 31 – February 2. All high school students will be dismissed at 11:30 a.m. on exam days.