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1/26/2015 PWCS Evening Activities Cancelled at 5 p.m.—SACC open ‘til normal time

All Prince William County Public Schools after-school and evening activities, including night school, GED and adult education are cancelled or must end by 5 p.m. due to weather conditions.  SACC will remain open until normal 6:30 pick-up time.

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Spring and Summer Schedules Posted
The spring and summer 2015 schedules are posted in the left menu.  Registration opens for spring session on 1/7 and registration opens for summer session on 4/9.  Please read the session schedule carefully. Course descriptions are posted in the top right menu. 
Fall Session
FALL 2014 Session Schedule is posted.  Registration is closed.
Some courses may be canceled if we receive fewer than 5 enrollments.  Courses that are often under-enrolled include World History and Eng. 9.

Please see links on left for details such as session schedule/exam dates, tuition information, online registration and FAQs.  Course descriptions are located under the "Courses" link on the top right of this page.
 
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  VHS Courses are approved by the NCAA Non-Traditional Course Rules
When students enter their coursework on the NCAA portal in the "My Coursework" area they need to look under additional coursework and add a new entry.  In the school section insert: "Virtual High School at PWCS School Code 851138"  If the name and school code are left out, they may request additional information which will delay approval.
 
 
 
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General VHS Frequently Asked Questions: 
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The Virtual High School offers 22 full credit courses in semester length sessions.  Three sessions per year are offered with specific start and end dates.  Students register during the specified registration period and complete the course during the semester timeframes below:
  • spring session runs Feb-June (registration in January) 
  • summer session runs late June - early Aug (registration in Apr-June)
  • fall session runs Sep-Jan (registration in August-September) 
  Specific registration and session start/end dates are announced before each session.  See links in the LEFT MENU for specific session registration schedules.  TO REGISTER - CLICK "ONLINE REGISTRATION" IN THE LEFT MENU.
Courses are offered based on enrollment.  Courses may be canceled or not offered due to low enrollment.  Popular courses can fill up and be closed.  Check with the VHS office to determine course availability and register early.

 
Students should expect to spend approx. 7-8 hrs per week (fall/spring), and 4-6 hours per DAY (summer session) working in their online course.   Students work during the hours that are best for them while meeting established deadlines.  Students may NOT miss a week during summer session.  Daily logins are required.
 
Tuition is due in FULL for all courses at orientation.  Tuition must be paid with a money order or cashiers check.  Payment can be mailed to be received prior to Orientation.  Details on the tuition page.
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Virtual High School @ PWCS

More than 11,000 students have earned course credit through the Virtual High School @ PWCS. See how this online learning alternative helps students fulfill graduation requirements while offering schedule flexibility. In this brief video, VHS students taking courses in the fall and spring sessions describe their experience:

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