John Tracy returns to WTA’s Gateway accompanied by the musical talents of Richard Adams.
Support the Special Olympics.
This Brandy Station Foundation tour focuses on the Kelly's Ford & Stevensburg areas on June 9, 1863.
Brandy Station Foundation Annual Business Meeting, Dinner & Camp Dance at the Brandy Station Volunteer Fire Department Hall on April 25, 2014.
Prince William's school superintendent has released his budget proposal for the coming year. It includes a 1 percent raise for all teachers. The text of his remarks to the School Board follow:
American Legion Post 1799 in Haymarket sponsored the third annual Oratorical Scholarship Constitutional Speech Contest on Jan. 16 at Battlefield High School. Since 1938, the program has presented participants with an academic speaking challenge that teaches leadership qualities, the history of our nation’s laws, the ability to think and speak clearly, and an understanding of the duties, responsibilities, rights and privileges of American citizenship.
If the varsity boys basketball teams from Brentsville District and Manassas Park won a game this post-season, it's hard to think of anyone outside their respective locker-rooms who would see it coming. Through the end of January, the Tigers earned three wins so far this season, two of which came against the Cougars. Manassas Park had just one to its name, an 11-point home victory over visiting Rappahannock on Jan. 6.
Halfway through pursuit of a degree in physical education, Jessica Shanks’ well-laid plans took an unexpected turn. An injury introduced her to the world of athletic training and set her on a new path that has led to her receiving the 2014 Virginia Secondary School Athletic Trainer of the Year Award. The award is given annually by the Virginia Athletic Trainers Association (VATA) to those that have made significant contributions in their field.
RICHMOND, Va. — Delegate Hyland “Buddy” Fowler (R-Ashland) takes a moment to share a laugh with his legislative aide Dale Hargrove Alderman in Fowler’s office at the General Assembly Building in Richmond. Fowler and Alderman joyfully reminisce about Fowler’s time as a legislative aide for Alderman’s father Delegate Frank Hargrove (R-Glen Allen). After working for Hargrove for nine years, Fowler became the legislative aide for Hargrove’s successor Delegate John Cox (R-Ashland).
Ritika Bawa, a third-grade student at St. Anne's Academy in Gainesville, won a second-place trophy at the most recent Prince William Chess Tournament. This is her second trophy. Last month she won a first place trophy at the county tournament. Bawa plays chess every Friday at St. Anne's, where chess is part of the core curriculum. "We are very proud of Miss Bawa," said Kathleen Katz, head of St. Anne's. "Chess has been shown to increase IQ scores over a short period of time. Playing chess requires students to develop thinking skills, concentration skills and the ability to anticipate events.”
On Thursday, January 23 all Prince William County Public Schools will be closed--code green for employees--due to weather-related conditions in certain areas. SACC will not open. All scheduled activities are cancelled. Closing dates for grades and reports cards will be adjusted for recent closings and delays. Details to come.
On Tuesday, January 21, 2014 Prince William County Public Schools will be closed due to inclement weather in certain areas. Code Red for employees. All school division activities including Professional Development sessions are cancelled. SACC will not open.
Members of the Lambda Corp robotics team from Osbourn High School traveled to Richmond on Jan. 4 to pick up technical components to compete in this year’s FIRST Robotics Competition. Pictured at the contest kickoff are, from the left, (front row): Alena Mejia, Joshua Kunzer, Ryan Kunzer, Suyash Bhattarai, Ethan Passmore, Ashlynn Graham and John Ortega; (back row): Arlene Higgins, Juan Rosario Cruz, Zainey Akanbi, Dave Frederick, John Higgins, Patrick Higgins (in mascot costume) Rolan Wong, Jacob Kolyle, Angela Astorga and Norman Masood.
The Prince William County School Board will hold two public hearings on proposed attendance boundaries for new schools on Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. in the School Board Meeting Room in the Edward L. Kelly Leadership Center, 14715 Bristow Road in Mansassas. The first will be in regard to the new Nokesville K-8 school and the second will be for the new Haymarket Drive Elementary School.