Potomac Shores MS Construction SitePrince William County Public Schools is continuing the middle school attendance area planning for "Potomac Shores" Middle School, opening for the 2021-22 school year, through virtual meetings. The second, and final, virtual community meeting will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 14. Residents in the following middle school attendance areas could be impacted and are encouraged to attend: Beville, Fred Lynn, Graham Park, Hampton, Potomac, Rippon, Saunders, and Woodbridge Middle Schools.

During the virtual meeting, boundary plans developed by the Boundary Planning Committee will be shared with the public. The meeting will include more specific information about the plans, along with their implications for relieving overcrowding at the various middle schools in the eastern area of Prince William County. The Boundary Planning Committee will also receive public input on their proposed boundary plans.

Wishing to speak during the community meeting?

For those with an electronic device connected to a functioning microphone, follow this two-step process to make a public statement verbally during the community meeting:
Step 1 - Register with GoToWebinar

Please register for "Potomac Shores" Middle School Attendance Area Planning- Community Meeting (2 of 2) on May 14, 2020 7:00 PM EDT

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Step 2 - Sign up to speak

Complete the form requesting to speak by 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 14.

Prefer to participate in the community meeting without speaking?

For those with web access, the following options are available to you:
For those without web access, the following options are available to you:
  • Community members without web access can access the community meeting by phone or watch it on television on Comcast Channel 18 or Verizon FIOS Channel 36.
    o Phone - 562-247-8422 Access code- 232-612-193
    o Those wishing to make a public statement can call the PWCS Office of Planning Services at 703-791-7312 by Monday, May 18, to leave a voicemail.

Please note that live captioning is only available on the GoToWebinar, not through any other viewing options.

Next Steps

Looking ahead, the "Potomac Shores" Middle School Boundary Planning Committee's recommendations will be presented to the School Board at its meeting on Wednesday, May 20, and the School Board will vote on the 2021-22 middle school attendance areas on Wednesday, June 10.

There will be opportunities for community members to speak at both meetings before the School Board votes on the 2021-22 middle school attendance areas.