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School News

KWHS Air Force JROTC Cadets Study Rocketry

Air Force JROTC Cadets at King William High School have been learning the aspects of how rockets work as part of the JROTC curriculum.  Using a “Learn and Launch” approach, cadets have to study all aspects of how rockets work from the mechanics, physics and history of rocketry.

King William Theatre Places First in Region

The King William Theatre, under the direction of Pamela Beatty, won first place on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Prince Edward High School. The cast and crew advance to VHSL States on December 7, 2015 at Monticello High School in Charlottesville, VA.

KWHS AFJROTC Sponsors Canned Food Drive

The months of November and December bring our traditional holiday seasons, when most of us enjoy friends, family, and good food.  While many of us are concerned about not eating too much, some families in King William have difficulty meeting their basic needs.

King William High School NHS Helps Keep Route 30 Clean

Members of the King William High School National Honor Society and parent volunteers spent their Saturday, November 14, 2015, picking up litter along a two-mile stretch of Route 30. 

KW DECA Chapter Presents Check to the Indian Rivers Humane Society

Co-president of the King William DECA Chapter, presented a check for $350 to the Indian Rivers Humane Society at their October meeting. DECA members held a dog wash this fall to raise these funds.

KWCPS Remains a FULLY ACCREDITED School Division

Governor McAullife has announced accreditation ratings for Virginia’s public schools.  All four of King William's schools are once again Fully Accredited according to the Virginia Department of Education.


The King William High School Chapter of the National Honor Society Held Induction Ceremony

The King William High School Chapter of the National Honor Society held its annual Induction Ceremony on Monday, October 26, 2015.  The ceremony was led by the NHS president and Mrs. Kimberly Hicks, NHS advisor.

King William School Board Announces Acting Superintendent

We are pleased to announce that Dr. David Holleran has been appointed Acting Superintendent of Schools for King William County Public Schools.  Dr. Holleran will officially begin his duties on December 1, 2015.

Dr. Holleran previously served in Mathews County Public Schools for 13 years as Division Superintendent of Schools.  Dr. Holleran earned his B.S. in Elementary Education from Longwood College, Masters in Education from the University of Richmond and his doctorate from Virginia Polytechnic and State University.

We know that you will join us in welcoming Dr. Holleran to his role as Acting Superintendent of Schools.

King William School Board Announces Superintendent Search

(October 21, 2015) - The King William County School announced today that it will begin the process of hiring a new superintendent by seeking public input on qualifications.

The school board has created a survey related to superintendent criteria, which is available at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KingWilliamSuptSearch, and on the home page of the division website.  Hard copies of the survey will also be available at the school board administration offices, at each school and the public library.

In addition to the survey, the board will hold a public hearing:

Date:  January 19, 2016
Time:  6:00 p.m.
Location:  Hamilton Holmes Middle School Atrium

“Hiring a new superintendent is the biggest task a school board will face and we want to make sure that the public has a voice in this process,” said School Board Chair Lindsay Robinson, “We hope that parents, staff and residents will take time to fill out the survey or attend the public hearing.”

The school board selected the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) to assist the Board with the superintendent search.

King William High School Holds SODA Induction Ceremony

On Wednesday, October 7, 2015, King William High School held an induction ceremony for its newly selected SODA members. 

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