Ashburn, VA – October 12, 2018 – The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) is proud to recognize Manassas Park City Schools for excellence in budget presentation with the Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) for the 2018–2019 budget year. ASBO International's MBA and Pathway to the MBA promote and recognize best budget presentation practices in school districts.
Manassas Park City Schools will host its fourth Special Olympics Meet in the Middle track and field meet on Friday, October 19. Opening ceremonies will commence at 10 am at the high school, and events are expected to conclude at noon. "We are very pleased to host this event and want to extend an invitation to our community to come out and support the athletes" said C. Bruce McDade, MPCS Superintendent.
Manassas Park High School seniors Diksha Jothi and Ryan Wence have been named Commended Students in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program, will be presented by Principal Pamela Kalso to these scholastically talented seniors.
Manassas Park City Schools will receive nearly $160,000 as part of the state's Extended School Year Grant Program to support programs at Cougar and Manassas Park Elementary Schools. More than $7.7 million has been awarded to 71 schools in 15 divisions to support the development and implementation of year-round and extended-year instructional programs.
Representing less than 1% of high school seniors in the state, Teresa Elam of Manassas Park High School has been named a Semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Semifinalists of this prestigious program show exceptional academic ability and potential for success in rigorous college studies.
The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) released results of Standards of Learning (SOL) assessments taken by students during the 2017-2018 school year, and Manassas Park City Schools exceeded state averages in most individual categories.
Dr. Bruce McDade, Superintendent of Manassas Park City Schools, said, "I am pleased to see that of the 35 reporting categories published today, MPCS met or exceeded the state pass rate in 21 of them. I am equally pleased that when final state accreditation ratings are released next month, all Manassas Park City Schools will be once again fully accredited."
This convenient online payment service provides a quick and easy way to pay for school-related purchases. You can now pay for items such as meal payments, technology fee, field trips, PE uniforms, and more using your credit/debit card or electronic check.
The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced that Jennifer Larance of Cougar Elementary School in Manassas Park, Virginia has been offered a Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms grant.
Larance is one of approximately 76 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad through the Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms Program in 2018-2019. Recipients of Fulbright grants are selected on the basis of academic and professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential.
Manassas Park City Schools is pleased to announce its administrative team for the upcoming school year.
"We were presented with an opportunity to make some quality changes with our administrative team, and this is exactly what we've been able to accomplish," said Superintendent C. Bruce McDade.
Please check the information provided here for the school-specific process along with dates and times to register your child (or children) for the upcoming school year if he/she will be a new student at Manassas Park City Schools.
Governor Ralph Northam today awarded high school innovation grants to 10 school divisions to develop or implement programs that align with graduation requirements and emphasize personalized learning and the use of performance assessments to measure student achievement. The grants are for the 2018-2019 school year. Five school divisions received initial planning grants, while five divisions that received planning grants in 2017 were awarded a second year of funding to support implementation this fall.
The PowerSchool Parent Portal allows parents to view their child's schedule, grades and attendance. Parents are able to view assignment and attendance details, manage email notifications about their child's progress as well as communicate with their child's teachers.