Committee Members Wanted in Search for 2 New School Names
– October 8, 2013 5:08 pm
HAYMARKET, Va. – What’s in a name? The answer to that question will be up to a select group of people who will serve on one of two committees that will be tasked with coming up with the names for two of Prince William County’s newest schools.
Both in the west end and now known as Haymarket Drive Elementary School for its location on a street of the same name, and the K-8th grade school on Aden Road next to Brentsville High School, will need permanent names.
Prince William County school officials are opening up the naming process to anyone who wants to serve on the committees, and has put out a public requests for name ideas from the community.
More in a press release from the school division:
The Prince William County School Board is seeking eligible volunteers to serve on School Naming Committees for the schools currently under construction in Haymarket and Nokesville. Both schools are scheduled to open in September 2014. Specific attendance areas for the two new elementary schools have not been determined.
Those who are interested and eligible to serve on the School Naming Committees should submit their name, address, telephone number, email address, and role (e.g., teacher, parent, resident, etc.) to the Western Elementary School Office at 703.791.7234 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please specify Haymarket or Nokesville committee. Membership on each committee is limited to 20 individuals.
The proposed School Naming Committees will be submitted by the Associate Superintendent for Western Elementary Schools to the School Board for approval on December 4, 2013.
Eligibility for “Haymarket Elementary School” Naming Committee
Any resident of the attendance areas for Alvey, Buckland Mills, Gravely, Mountain View, Piney Branch, or Tyler Elementary School is invited to submit his or her name for consideration prior to November 8, 2013.
Eligibility for “Nokesville K-8 School” Naming Committee
Any resident of the attendance areas for Nokesville, Bennett, or Loch Lomond Elementary School or Stonewall, Parkside, or Marsteller Middle School is invited to submit his or her name for consideration prior to November 8, 2013.