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Prince William schools differ on graduation cap decorations  Inside NoVA

At some high school graduation ceremonies, a sea of uniform-colored hats can be seen from the audience.

Manassas Park announces new police chief | Manassas Park  Inside NoVA

On Tuesday, April 23, Manassas Park Mayor Jeanette Rishell and city council members voted unanimously to appoint Captain Mario Lugo as the city's new chief ...

Low turnout forces Manassas Park High School to cancel 2018 varsity football season  Inside NoVA

Manassas Park High School announced Tuesday it will not field a varsity football team this season.

Manassas Park cancels varsity football season, citing lack of interest  The Washington Post

Another Northern Virginia high school is suspending its varsity football program for the 2018 season due to a lack of participation. Manassas Park High School ...

Manassas Park still has a football team that matters  Inside NoVA

The day after Manassas Park High School announced its decision to cancel the 2018 varsity high school football season, the players returned to the practice ...

Experienced group lifts Manassas Park boys basketball team to 6-1 start  Inside NoVA

With primarily freshmen on its roster, the Manassas Park High School boys basketball team took its lumps in Gary Chicko's first season as head coach by ...

With program's first-ever Division I player Yanira Lopez, Manassas Park volleyball keeps heading in right direction  Inside NoVA

In October, senior Yanira Lopez became the first-ever Manassas Park High School volleyball player to commit to a Division I college when she decided to attend ...

Low player turnout causes Virginia high school to cancel varsity football season  FOX 5 DC

A Northern Virginia high school has canceled its varsity football program this season due to low player turnout.

Lower turnout for high school football has officials exploring alternatives to keep programs running  FOX 5 DC

Friday night lights could be dimming across the D.C. region as several high schools are making sweeping changes to their football programs, which have ...

Manassas schools a hot topic in city council debate  Prince William Times

Manassas' nine public schools – and whether the city should consider transitioning to a town to turn them over to Prince William County – was among the topics ...

Under former Stonewall Jackson coach Rody Vargas, Manassas Park boys soccer returns to states for first time since 2012  Inside NoVA

Rody Vargas had no intention of coaching high school boys soccer this spring.

Finalists for Post Principal and Teacher of the Year  Washington Post

There are many dedicated and outstanding educators in the Washington region. Here are the 2019 finalists for Washington Post Teacher of the Year and ...

Former coaches shocked at decline of two powerhouses  The Winchester Star

Just 15 years ago, Park View High School in Sterling and Manassas Park High School were two of the top football programs in Virginia. This season neither will ...

The top 10 Prince William County sports stories of 2018  Inside NoVA

1. Three local players drafted by NFL teams. For the first time in Prince William County history, three former prep football standouts from here were selected in ...

VHSL, local prep football programs seek new game plans to address decline in player participation  Inside NoVA

With three public high schools canceling their 2018 varsity football seasons, the Virginia High School League will take a closer look at how best to address the ...

Manassas Park's volleyball team advances to states for first time in school history  Inside NoVA

The Manassas Park High School girls volleyball team has come a long way in a short time.

Manassas Park's special gesture helps Mike Kelly grieve the loss of his sister to breast cancer  Inside NoVA

Mike Kelly stood in silence as he paused for a moment and looked down at his sister's initials painted on the Manassas Park High School football field.

Manassas Park boys basketball faces its biggest test Friday at Culpeper  Inside NoVA

Gary Chicko views Manassas Park's game Friday at Culpeper as an important measuring stick for his boys basketball team.

Manassas Park High School lets students lead parent-teacher conferences

We all know how parent-teacher conferences usually go. A long, exasperated groan from students and a stressful sigh from their parents. Most parents don't ...

“The beard lives on” as the unbeaten Brentsville girls basketball team keeps winning  Inside NoVA

The Brentsville High School girls basketball team celebrates each win with the same proclamation: the “beard lives on.”

Bull Run Rotary Club awards scholarships to employed CTE students

The Bull Run Rotary Club recognized five outstanding students from the Greater Manassas area, awarding each with $1500 in scholarship funds.

Editorial: What Park View's football team tells us about Virginia  Roanoke Times

Nineteen years ago this fall, Salem High School played for the state football championship.

Manassas Park volleyball buys into Kate Darlington's vision  Inside NoVA

The girls understood Kate Darlington's mission. On the first day of tryouts, Manassas Park's head volleyball coach announced her goal for this year's team: ...

Friday Night Lights Fading: Decline in Participation Leads to Canceled High School Football Seasons  NBC4 Washington

At least six Washington, D.C.-area high school football teams have canceled their 2018-19 seasons amid a fast decline in participation in the sport among local ...

No Varsity Pigskin for Sterlings Park View High  Ashburn, VA Patch

STERLING, VA — Park View High School in Sterling is one of two Northern Virginia schools that reportedly will have no varsity football teams this school year, ...

School closings and early dismissal in Northern Virginia on Monday, Jan. 8  Inside NoVA

LATEST: Schools closings and delays for Tuesday, Jan. 9.

Declining Numbers End Some High School Football Programs  WVTF

Some varsity football programs are struggling across Virginia because students aren't showing up to play the game.

Patriot's Jakai Moore commits to South Carolina | Prince William  Inside NoVA

Jakai Moore never said a word, but he kept the audience in suspense through his actions with a flair for the dramatic.

WMHS golf scores first district win for 2018 season  The Daily Progress

William Monroe High School golf team hosted a six-team match for the Northwestern District on Monday, Aug. 6, at the Greene Hills Club in Stanardsville.

Virginia governor awards innovation grants to 10 high school divisions  EdScoop News

Ten school divisions around the Commonwealth of Virginia each have received $50000 grants awarded by Gov. Ralph Northam to develop and implement ...

2018 Northern Virginia Graduation Pics | Education  Inside NoVA

We've already had a few rainy days this June, but there have also been a lot of big smiles as area schools celebrate graduation. Congrats to all of our local.

Manassas Park boys basketball team on upswing after winning four games in last three seasons  Inside NoVA

They moved up and down the court as though stuck in fast forward.

Jakai Moore becomes Patriot's most-sought after football player in first year competing at the school  Inside NoVA

Jakai Moore is a college football recruiter's dream. At 6-foot-5, 275-pounds, he has the size coaches crave along the offensive line. He also possesses nimble ...

WMHS cross country teams finish season with wins  The Daily Progress

William Monroe High School cross country teams honored their seniors at the last home meet of the season on Wednesday, Oct. 3. Seniors Abby Davis, Molly ...

Former U.Va football player takes over at Manassas Park  Inside NoVA

Former University of Virginia football player Michael Kelly is Manassas Park High School's new head football coach.

UPDATED: Jakai Moore to announce college choice Dec. 17th at Patriot  Inside NoVA

Jakai Moore has narrowed his college choices down to South Carolina and Penn State and plans to announce his decision Dec. 17th during a ceremony at ...

Danica Roem looks back on first months in office  Washington Blade

Virginia state Del. Danica Roem (D-Manassas) on Monday spoke with the Washington Blade about her first few months as a member of the Virginia House of ...

'NOVA Next Door' to Offer Classes at High Schools in Manassas Park, Western Prince William

MANASSAS, Va. — More community college courses will be offered in more places in western Prince William County and Manassas Park. This coming spring ...

Finalists for Principal and Teacher of the Year  The Washington Post

The finalists. There are many dedicated and outstanding educators in the Washington region's schools. Here are the 2018 finalists for Washington Post Teacher ...

Manassas Park wounded warrior, Jay Briseno, gets new home  WJLA

MANASSAS, Va. (WJLA) – A local wounded warrior and his family received a life-changing gift on Monday. For the past 11 years, Jay Briseno's parents haven't ...

Our top 10 local sports stories of 2017: Woodbridge football is No. 1  Inside NoVA

1. WOODBRIDGE FOOTBALL. The Vikings had their best season in over 40 years when they finished 12-2 to tie a school record for wins and reach the state ...

Thousands of high school seniors celebrate graduation | Education  Inside NoVA

It was caps and gowns and pomp and circumstance for thousands of students the last few weeks as public high schools in the Prince William area held ...

SOL school-by-school numbers: A wide range of results in Northern Virginia  WTOP

WASHINGTON — A school-by-school breakdown of Virginia's standardized test results shows some schools consistently at the top for pass rates in multiple ...

Junior Flores signs with Borussia Dortmund  Washington Post

Junior Flores, a Northern Virginia teenager who has emerged as one of U.S. soccer's top young players, has signed with German Bundesliga champion ...

Prep football notebook: Woodbridge's Dashaun Jerkins, Henry Chibueze, Keith Thompson selected to VHSCA all-star game  Inside NoVA

A trio of Woodbridge High School senior football players have been selected to participate in the Virginia High School Coaches Association All-Star game Dec.

Thirty years later, Cowne gets his Super Bowl ring  Loudoun Times-Mirror

An ad in the newspaper eventually led to John Cowne earning a Super Bowl ring. Cowne, a teacher at C.S. Monroe Technology Center and an offensive line ...

Comcast Awards $69,000 In Scholarships To 60 Virginia High School Seniors  PR Newswire

RICHMOND, Va., May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation today announced the 2017 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers® ...

Justin Robinson is now in the 'front seat' for Virginia Tech  Roanoke Times

"I kind of realized that I could score at will," Robinson said.

Students honor Martin Luther King Jr. in oratorical contest  Inside NoVA

Martin Luther King Jr. spent his life fighting injustice — and students competing in Prince William County's annual oratorical contest believe people of all creeds ...

Junior Flores tapped as rising star for U.S. Soccer  Inside NoVA

Although he is only 18 and has never made an appearance with the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team, Junior Flores is already being touted as a rising star who ...

ELECTION PROFILE: Atif Qarni, Virginia School Teacher Adding New Role  Asian Fortune

By Michelle Phipps-Evans. As a math teacher in Virginia's Prince William County school system, Atif Qarni sees a lot of things that could be improved about the ...

Irreplaceable: Brentsville grad John Cowne recalls brief stay as Washington Redskin during 1987 NFL strike  Inside NoVA

The handwritten note tacked to the door of John Cowne's Leesburg apartment made no sense.

Kerry Blackshear, Justin Robinson, Chris Clarke making impact for Virginia Tech  Roanoke Times

The Hokies' three freshmen were influenced by their dads.

7-Eleven outside Stafford's Hidden Valley neighborhood robbed at knifepoint

STAFFORD — A 7-Eleven was robbed at knifepoint Tuesday night. Two masked men walked into the convenience store about 8 p.m. and threatened two ...

Virginia Girl Killed in Irene-Related Crash  NBC Washington

A 15-year-old girl died in a collision at a North Carolina intersection where the traffic lights were out because of Hurricane Irene.

Blind survivor of 9/11 attacks inspires graduates to see beyond differences  Washington Post

Michael Hingson shared his tale of escaping the World Trade Center with high school students, among the last to graduate with childhood memories of the terror ...

Student speakers shine at MLK oratorical contest | Education  Inside NoVA

Standing near a large portrait of Martin Luther King, Jr. on the stage at the Hylton Memorial Chapel Monday, six area middle and high school students gave ...

BJ Treuting's beard stays until Nats win the World Series  Inside NoVA

BJ Treuting's beard began as a casual topic of conversation. It was the start of the Manassas Park High School baseball season in February of 2012 and the ...

John Paul girls soccer benefits from revised schedule  Inside NoVA

A year ago, John Paul the Great's girls soccer team fell just short of reaching the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association's Division I state tournament.

Top-Seeded Mason Girls Hoops Squad Goes Undefeated in District  Falls Church News Press

The Mason girls basketball seniors and their coaching staff were all smiles after a Senior Night victory against Manassas Park High School, 54-25. (Photo: ...

Patriots boys soccer coach Sarah Cureton achieves her goal  Inside NoVA

One thought raced through Sarah Cureton's mind when she learned Patriot High School needed a new head varsity boys soccer coach. This was her chance.

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