Prince William County School Board Highlights – October 7, 2020

The Bristow Beat has the highlights of this meeting. Hence we will point you to their article, Superintendent Says Prince William Health Metrics Informed Return to School Plan. Here is how it starts.

Prince William County Schools will begin its return to in-person learning in the second quarter. At that time, the division will bring back pre-kindergarten through third-grade students via a phased-in approach. 

Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Steven Walts, sent a letter to PWCS parents and guardians, Oct. 9, stating he based his decision upon Prince William County’s most recent COVID-19 health metrics.

Prince William County currently falls in the “moderate,” risk group for transmission of COVID-19. 

October 9, 2020

Dear Prince William County Public Schools Parents and Guardians,

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our lives, upending our routines, and requiring rapid transformation of how we work and learn. We all long for a return to normalcy as quickly as possible. I too, want all children back in our schools with our wonderful teachers, administrators, and support staff as soon as possible. I share your concerns about the education being provided to your student, I also share your concern about your child’s health and safety, and the health of your family members and friends. (continued here (

Watch the October 7, 2020 School Board Meeting

— Posted by Tom Salmon for Doris, a fellow member of the Prince William and Manassas Family Alliance

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