Prince William County news in brief

June 28, 2013
Bone marrow drive held for Haymarket resident

A bone marrow drive organized by the Icla de Silva Foundation for the Be the Match Registry will run from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Villages of Piedmont, 16080 Market Ridge Blvd., Haymarket.

Today’s drive seeks a donor match for Ana Almeida of Haymarket, who has a rare form of leukemia. Participants will receive a cheek swab kit and be included in the Be the Match registry. For information, visit www.bethematch.org.

Students to get free lunch, breakfast during summer

Breakfast and lunch will be available to all Prince William County, Manassas and Manassas Park students 17 and younger through the USDA Summer Food Service.

In Manassas, breakfast will be served from 8:15 to 9 a.m. and lunch from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. from Monday through Aug. 23 at Weems Elementary, 8750 Weems Rd., and Mayfield Intermediate, 9400 Mayfield Ct. Lunch will be served at Haydon Elementary, 9075 Park Ave., and Baldwin Elementary, 9705 S. Main St.

For information, call 571-377-6056 or e-mail lrichmond@manassas.k12.va.us.

In Manassas Park, breakfast and lunch will be available from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Aug. 30 at the Manassas Park Community Center, 99 Adams St.

Prince William will provide free meals during summer school at:

→Bel Air Elementary, July 29 to Aug. 16. Breakfast, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; lunch, noon to 12:30 p.m.

→Belmont Elementary, July 8 to 26. Breakfast, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

→Dale City Elementary, June 24 to Aug.15, Mondays to Thursdays (no service July 3 to 5). Breakfast, 8:45 to 9:15 a.m.; lunch, 11:55 a.m. to 12:25 p.m.

→Enterprise Elementary, July 8 to 26. Breakfast, 8:30 to 9 a.m.; lunch, 10:55 to 11:40 a.m.

→Featherstone Elementary, July 8 to 26. Breakfast, 8:30 to 9 a.m.; lunch, 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

→Fitzgerald Elementary, July 8 to 26. Breakfast, 8 to 9:45 a.m.; lunch, 11 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.

→Freedom High, June 24 to Aug. 2 (no service July 4). Breakfast, 7:30 to 8 a.m.; lunch, 11 to 11:30 a.m.

→Godwin Middle, July 8 to 25, Mondays to Thursdays. Breakfast, 7:30 to 7:45 a.m.; lunch, noon to 12:30 p.m.

→Kerrydale Elementary, July 8 to 26. Breakfast, 8:45 to 9 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

→Kilby Elementary, July 8 to 26. Breakfast, 8:20 to 9 a.m.; lunch, 11:15 a.m. to noon.

→Marumsco Hills Elementary, July 8 to 26. Breakfast, 8:45 to 9 a.m.; lunch, 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

→Minnieville Elementary, July 8 to 26. Breakfast, 8:30 to 9 a.m.; lunch, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

→Mullen Elementary, July 8 to 26. Breakfast, 8:40 to 9 a.m.; lunch, 11 to 11:30 a.m.

→Potomac Middle, June 24 to July 18, Mondays to Thursdays (no service July 4, no lunch July 2 and 16). Breakfast, 8 to 8:25 a.m.; lunch, 11 to 11:25 a.m.

→Rippon Middle, July 8 to 26. Breakfast, 7:30 to 8 a.m.; lunch, 9:45 to 11 a.m.

→Stonewall Middle, July 8 to 26. Breakfast, 8:05 to 8:20 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 to 11:50 a.m.

→Sudley Elementary, July 8 to 26. Breakfast, 8:30 to 9 a.m.; lunch, 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

→Triangle Elementary, July 8 to 26. Breakfast, 8:45 to 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:15 a.m. to 12:25 p.m.

→Vaughan Elementary, July 8 to 26. Breakfast, 8:30 to 9 a.m.; lunch, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

→West Gate Elementary, July 15 to Aug. 15, Mondays to Thursdays. Breakfast, 8 to 8:45 a.m.; lunch, 11 to 11:45 a.m.

→Woodbridge Middle, July 8 to 26. Breakfast, 7:30 to 7:50 a.m.; lunch, 10:45 to 11:15 a.m.

→Yorkshire Elementary, July 8 to Aug. 2. Breakfast, 8:30 to 9:15 a.m.; lunch, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

33 students win engineering honors

Northern Virginia Community College’s SySTEMic Solutions Engineering Challenge recently honored 33 eighth-grade students for their work.

Hosted by Micron, the competition included a winter challenge called “Magnify It!” and a spring challenge for which students created a Rube Goldberg machine, a device that uses a series of interrelated steps to perform a simple task.

Of 196 submissions from Prince William County, Manassas and Manassas Park middle school students, 33 eighth-graders were named winners:

Winter: Daniel Alonzo, Gianna Casorla (winner in both challenges), Jacob Clemens, Nicholas Hanback and Pooja Patel (winner in both challenges), all of Manassas Christian; Michael Friedman, Steven Gordon and Judy Jacangelo of Marsteller Middle; Malia Haskovec, Chris Hutagaol and Catherine Root of Porter Traditional; and Sarah Acoltse and Lily Buysse of Saunders Middle.

Spring: Noa Abramson, Hayley Carver, Emma Dulin, Kati Flamm, Miranda Langford, Emily Murphy, Jonathan Raisigel, Cole Thibault and Kansas Vanhintum of Marsteller; Maxwell Edwards, Alexis Grimmett, Emily Hilberer, Nick McCarron, Taylor Medve, Sarah Qureshi, Ethan Sorrell and Helen Thompson of Porter Traditional; and Zach Lorenz, Luke Mihalovich and Martin Pernot of Saunders.

— Compiled by Sarah Lane

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