Godwin Middle School Opening On Schedule Despite Overnight InvestigationPolice Investigated a homicide on Godwin school grounds Wednesday night. The victim was not a student or staff member. The school is safe and opening on time Thursday morning.
Important info from School Board Chairman Ryan Sawyers reveals the stakes around the May 6 Board of County Supervisors meeting that will decide if funding will support the unanimously-passed 2016-17 School Board budget for educating 88,000 PWCS students. Click for the facts
|School Board Meetings|
Meeting Schedule 2015–16
Disciplinary Meeting Schedule
Citizens Comment Time
Individuals are invited to attend and become informed about the operation of Prince William County Public Schools, or address the Board during Citizens Comment Time.
Individuals who wish to address the School Board under Citizens’ Time should notify the Board Clerk in writing at P.O. Box 389, Manassas, VA 20108; by phone at 703.791.8709; or by email at email@example.com prior to noon on the day of the Board meeting and will be placed on the list of speakers. Or, individuals may also sign onto the list of speakers maintained at the entrance to the School Board meeting room at the beginning of a regular Board meeting, but prior to 6:55 p.m. on the evening of the meeting. Please provide your name, address, phone number and topic you would like to speak about.
Any deviation from these procedures shall be at the discretion of the Chairman. All speakers must provide the School Board Clerk with their address and phone number in order to verify their residency and permit the Clerk to contact them if necessary. Upon request, the Clerk will not release to the general public the address and phone number of the speaker. Speakers must also identify the issue of public concern upon which they will be speaking. (View Regulation 133-1)
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Disciplinary Meeting Schedule
(Not open to the public.)
Public School Board Meetings
(Open to the public.)
School Board Meetings are on the first and third Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Edward L. Kelly Leadership Center, 14715 Bristow Rd., Manassas, VA 20112. Board members have dinner at 5 p.m. and hold a closed session at 6 p.m. prior to their open meetings.
School Board Agendas are available online two weeks prior to each meeting. Agenda items and materials are subject to change up to the time of the meetings.
Meetings are broadcast live on on PWCS-TV (Comcast Channel 18 and Verizon FiOS Channel 36) and can also be viewed live online on the PWCS-TV Web site. Archived meetings are online at the PWCS-TV Video On Demand Website.
Special meetings or work sessions are called when necessary to conduct school business and are announced in advance on the School Division’s Web site and through local news media. All School Board meetings, except closed sessions, are open to the public.
Closed sessions are held prior to the public meetings at 6 p.m. and are not open to the public. Items discussed in closed sessions are confined by law to personnel, student matters, acquisitions/disposition of real property, legal, and other specific matters exempted from open sessions under Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act.
Clerk to the School Board
P.O. Box 389
Manassas, VA 20108