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Prince William County school notes

Sessions slated on National External Diploma Program

In addition to the GED program for adults, Prince William County schools’ adult education department offers the National External Diploma Program.

The competency-based high school completion program is for people 21 and older who can demonstrate academic skills gained from life and work experiences.

There will be information sessions on the program at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Adult Learning Center, Building 4, 14800 Joplin Rd., Manassas.

For information, call 703-791-7357 or visit

Meeting on reinterment
of graves from school site

Members of the Prince William County School Board and administration will hear public comments on plans for reinterring artifacts and remains from graves discovered during clearing for the county’s 12th high school.

Historical information will be presented, and residents can weigh in on appropriate ways to recognize and reinter the remains.

The meeting will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 16 in the Board Meeting Room of the Edward Kelly Leadership Center, 14715 Bristow Rd., Manassas.

To address the School Board, notify the clerk in writing at
P.O. Box 389, Manassas, Va. 20108; by phone at 703-791-8709; or by e-mail at pwcsclerk@pwcs.
before noon Dec. 16 to be placed on the list of speakers. Residents also can sign up to speak until 6:55 p.m. the day of the meeting.

Spring term registration open for Virtual High School

Online registration for the spring session of Prince William County’s Virtual High School will be Jan. 6 through Feb. 2.

The schedule of classes is at www.virtualhigh.schools.pwcs.
. The program offers courses in foreign language, health and physical education, language arts, math, science and social studies during the spring session, which runs from Feb. 6 to June 6.

For information, contact Gina Jones at or 571-264-9119.

Registration open through January for night school

Registration for the second session of Prince William County’s night school program is open through Jan. 31.

The session is from Feb. 3 to May 28. Classes will be from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at Hylton High School.

For information on courses and registration, visit www.

— Compiled by Mari-Jane Williams

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