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District News

Mrs. Garner and Mrs. Ball to Present at 23rd Annual Create Conference

Mrs. Tara Garner, Principal at Acquinton Elementary School, and Mrs. Rachel Ball, Principal at Cool Spring Primary, will present at the CREATE Conference on the campus of The College of William and Mary in October.  


King William County Schools is proud to announce that all of our schools received notice that they have received Full Accreditation.  The School Board recognized each principal and school at their meeting on September 16, 2014 and thanked everyone for their dedication to the students of King William County.

AES Teachers Recipients of Book Grant

During the 2013-2014 school year, Chelsea Fitzer and Lisa Huffman, both reading teachers at Acquinton Elementary School, attended the SURN Nonfiction Literacy Conferences at the College of William & Mary.  At the last conference in April, teachers who attended were allowed to apply for a grant to receive free non-fiction books for their classrooms.  Mrs. Fitzer and Mrs. Huffman were recipients of this grant.  They received $750 in non-fiction books to be used in their classroom libraries. 

AES Girls on the Go Running Club Begins

Beginning its third year at Acquinton Elementary School, the Girls on the Go running club is gaining in popularity among young ladies in grade 3-5.  Fifty-three girls began training together on Monday, September 15th as they work to increase their endurance and prepare to run the Twin Rivers Road Runners’ Turkey Trot 5k on November 22nd at Cool Spring Primary School.  Led by runner and teacher Rachael Moreau, “Girls on the Go” learn to encourage and support each other with their running and make healthy choices in their lives.     

Schools Receive School Supply Donations

King William County Schools would like to thank Ephesus Baptist Church for their generous donation of school supplies to the students of King William County.  Principals Tara Garner, Beverly Young, Stanley Waskiewicz, and Rachel Ball happily accepted these items to benefit the students in their schools.

Cool Spring Primary Initiates PBIS Program

This year Cool Spring will take part in a program through the Virginia Department of Education called PBIS.  The VDOE web site states, “Positive Behavioral Interventions & Support of Virginia (PBIS) is an initiative to support positive academic and behavioral outcomes for all students. The program is designed to help teachers and administrators learn about and implement discipline approaches that reduce disruptive classroom behavior.”


King William High School Air Force JROTC Cadets Participate in Summer Orientation

Air Force JROTC Cadets from King William County prepared for the upcoming school year with their annual summer orientation program.  New Cadets under the leadership of King William High Air Force Instructors were paired with upper-class Cadets for an orientation which would give them a head start on the school year.

DECA Dog Wash

The King William High School DECA Chapter is working with 360 Hardware to host a DECA Dog Wash on Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 10 AM until 2 PM.  DECA members will wash your dog for a donation to the Indian Rivers Humane Society.   Indian Rivers Humane Society will have pets available to adopt.  360 Hardware is located at 625 Richmond Tappahannock HWY in Manquin.

VSBA Legislative Advocacy Conference Brings Together Education Leaders From Across Virginia

Attendees Hear From General Assembly & Board of Education Members

<King William County>, VA - Nearly 200 Virginia school board members, educators, and legislators, including Mrs. Kathy Morrison and Dr. Mark Jones attended the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) Legislative Advocacy Conference in Charlottesville, VA on September 11, 2014. The purpose of the conference was to offer participants the opportunity to learn about upcoming issues for the 2015 legislative session, best practices in state-level advocacy, and hot topics in education policy. Attendees also had the opportunity to hear from Virginia General Assembly members and members of the Virginia Board of Education.


KWCPS Custodians Recognized for Summer Work

The video attached highlights the hard work completed by our school custodians this summer to keep our buildings looking great! We would like to thank them for their dedication and recognize them as follows:

CSPS - Charles Gray, Gilbert Holmes, April Brooks, and Carolyn Upshaw
AES - Carinell Jones, Jermaine Moore, Larry Garlick, and Bernice Clarke
HHMS - Richard Washington, Jason Roane, Renee Rogers, and Bona Harris
KWHS - Ruby Johnson, Clayton Washington, Justin Burch, and Floyd Berkeley



Comcast and Cox Communications Offer Affordable Internet Service to Students

Comcast and Cox Communications are offering two new programs to students currently eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program.  

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School Board Meetings

The meeting of the King William County School Board will be held on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the atrium at Hamilton Holmes Middle School with a Closed Session and the Regular Meeting immediately following.  The agenda for this meeting will be available for public view on Saturday, October 18, 2014.  To view a copy of the agenda, please click the link provided here.


The King William County School Board does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or other basis prohibited by state law relating to discrimination in its employment practices or educational programs and activities. In addition, the Board supports equal access to educational opportunities
and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.


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