February 17, 2023
Pricey PWCS Family members, Workers, and Local community,
On Wednesday night, the School Board accredited the “Rosemount Lewis” Elementary School boundary plan. PWCS will continue on to access out to moms and dads and guardians of learners who may be impacted by this change. The faculty naming process will get started shortly, and PWCS will maintain our group up to date all over the process.
The Faculty Board also held a public listening to on the FY 2024 Proposed Spending budget. A Faculty Board perform session will be held on March 8, with the Faculty Board contemplating acceptance of the Budget and Capital Improvements Software on March 15. I recognize the operate of our price range and finance teams and the opinions our constituents have shared.
Now is an remarkable time for our seniors receiving early admissions and higher education decision letters. With the celebration of acceptance letters, shelling out for college is top of mind for people. In recognition of Money Assist Consciousness Thirty day period, I wish to emphasize some of the packages offered to people to aid aid in launching flourishing futures.
The Cost-free Software for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is an software made use of by practically all two- and four-year universities, schools, and occupation educational institutions for awarding federal, point out, and college-funded scholar economic aid. This monetary guidance can relieve some or all the value of greater schooling. Filling out the FAFSA Sort is the initial step towards acquiring economical assist for our students’ continuing instruction.
Also, pupils who may not be qualified for federal pupil assist may well however meet up with point out money aid and need to finish the Virginia Substitute State Help Software at VASAapp.org. Find out a lot more about grants, scholarships, loans, and work-review applications by contacting your student’s College or university and Career Counselor or by traveling to our Monetary Help web-site.
Subsequent week, PWCS will start hosting households and neighborhood users at a person of our Protection and Security Briefings to have interaction in our ongoing conversations about our comprehensive strategy to “deter, detect, and protect,” which include the use of new preventative technological know-how. We hope to see and hear from you at one particular of these scheduled local community functions. Times and areas can be uncovered on the PWCS internet site.
As we conclude Random Acts of Kindness Week and prepare to honor Presidents Day, I reflect upon the terms of Barack Obama: “We can use every single day to display all those who are closest to us how significantly we treatment about them, and take care of other people with the kindness and respect that we want for ourselves.” Though universities and offices are closed in observance of the vacation on Monday, February 20, I encourage all pupils, people, and employees to return from the lengthy weekend with the purpose of making the ideal of each school day and bringing out the most effective in each other.
LaTanya D. McDade, Ed.D.
Prince William County Community Schools