Virginia libraries offering free online homework help

The Prince William County Public Library System is offering free, live online homework help from teachers through the Literati database on its Web site.

The service is available to all Virginia public libraries. To use Literati and Homework Help, go to and choose online resources and then Homework Help.

Nominations sought for teacher, principal awards

Parents, students, former students, administrators and county residents may nominate a teacher or principal for the Prince William County public schools teacher and principal of the year awards.

The awards are part of The Washington Post Distinguished Educational Leadership and the Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher awards.

For information, visit

Name suggestions sought for schools being built

The Prince William County School Board is seeking name suggestions for the schools under construction on Haymarket Drive and in Nokesville.

The board’s school naming committees will consider geographic and historical names and those of deceased people who made local, state or national service contributions. Residents who make a suggestion must provide background information to help the selection process.

The schools are scheduled to open next fall. Mail suggestions to the Community Relations Office, P.O. Box 389, Manassas, Va. 20108, or by e-mail them to by Dec. 1.

— Compiled by Mari-Jane Williams