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Former Principal's Resume Questioned Two Years Ago

Former Principal's Resume Questioned Two Years Ago

Arlington Schools claim staff alerted Manassas administrators about red flags in Robin Toogood's resume in 2012. He resigned this summer.
Principal Resigns Over Faked Resume

Principal Resigns Over Faked Resume

Robin Toogood had been principal of Jennie Dean Elementary School. Manassas City Public Schools putting new policies in place.
Registration Open for George Mason's Wine Class

Registration Open for George Mason's Wine Class

"Exploring the Business of Wine," a four-week course taught at George Mason's Prince William Campus, is now open to the public.
Federal Investigation Alleges Prince William Staff Restrained Disabled Students Too Frequently

Federal Investigation Alleges Prince William Staff Restrained Disabled Students Too Frequently

Prince William County schools for students with emotional or physical disabilities allegedly used physical restraint or seclusion too often.
Exhibition Combines Art With Science at NOVA

Exhibition Combines Art With Science at NOVA

The artworks are the results of a NOVA project designed to integrate art with science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
7 Odd Items Included in Tax-Free Weekend

7 Odd Items Included in Tax-Free Weekend

Back-to-school shoppers can pick up a number of not-so-school-related items during Virginia’s tax-free weekend beginning Friday, Aug. 1
Parent Group Gets AmeriCorps Extension

Parent Group Gets AmeriCorps Extension

Program helps parents understand their role in the learning process at R.C. Haydon Elementary School.

Virginia Sales Tax Holiday Begins Friday

Three days with tons of school supplies and clothes available tax-free.
New Principal Selected for Metz Middle School

New Principal Selected for Metz Middle School

Timothy Arrington is a former Fairfax County Public Schools administrator.
Pennington Student Earns Berth at National History Day Competition

Pennington Student Earns Berth at National History Day Competition

Joshua Abreu documented how African Americans broke the color barrier in the U.S. Marines.
High School Starting Later Next Year: What Do You Think?

High School Starting Later Next Year: What Do You Think?

Share your thoughts on the new policy for Manassas City Public School students.
Manassas Park High Ranks in Best High Schools List From U.S. News

Manassas Park High Ranks in Best High Schools List From U.S. News

Popular annual list puts local program in the spotlight.
Cutting Edge Nanotechnology at NOVA-Manassas

Cutting Edge Nanotechnology at NOVA-Manassas

NOVA is the only Virginia community college that makes this scanning electron microscope available to students.
7 Prom Night Parenting Tips

7 Prom Night Parenting Tips

’Tis the season to promote safe driving.
School Calendar Changes in Prince William County

School Calendar Changes in Prince William County

Snow day sacrifices include longer school day, one less day for Spring Break and more.
School Delay Decision from Prince William County

School Delay Decision from Prince William County

Heavy snow Monday morning leaves lingering issues for school sites.
Snow Day Decisions for Manassas Area Schools

Snow Day Decisions for Manassas Area Schools

Where to find the latest information on schedule changes for Monday, March 17, 2014.
Snow Likely Adding More School Days to Semester

Snow Likely Adding More School Days to Semester

Prince William County looks to change June calendar after winter mess.
School Delay Decision from Manassas Area Schools

School Delay Decision from Manassas Area Schools

Recent snow and ice impact schedule on Wednesday, March 5.
Snow Day Decision for Manassas Area Schools

Snow Day Decision for Manassas Area Schools

Where to find information on school changes for Tuesday, March 4, 2014.