8th Grade Parents/Guardians,
If your student is interested in applying for a High School Specialty Program, make sure to check the PWCS Specialty Program Website for program information sessions.   If you missed the zoom general information sessions earlier this month, PWCS will be posting recording of those sessions soon.
The application link will go live on this website November 1, 2021.  The deadline for most programs is February 1, 2022.  Colgan High School's Fine Arts Program application deadline is December 14th. Applications for JROTC are not due until March.
If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to your student's School Counselor:

Pam Thomas (Last Names A-R): [email protected]
Susan Brooks (S-Z): [email protected] 

Thomas Jefferson High School in Fairfax: 

 The Application for Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST) opens on Monday, October 25, 2021 @ 4pm and closes on Friday, November 19, 2021 @ 4pm.  Please email 8th grade School Counselor Pam Thomas, for more information: [email protected] 

Thomas Jefferson High School Presentation 2021 - Application Process

Thomas Jefferson H.S. Website: http://tjhsst.fcps.edu 

 The Governor’s School at Innovation Park ([email protected]) is a Virginia Academic Year Governor's School (AYGS) for the advanced study of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), serving students in grades 11 and 12 from the Manassas Park City Public School, Manassas City Public School, and Prince William County Public School Divisions. This is an information session for students and their parents to hear from the [email protected] Director on the program and considerations to make if interested in applying. While this session is targeting 10th graders (along with current 8th and 9th graders interested in STEM), this information session is open to anyone interested in knowing more about the program. 

Governor’s School @ Innovation Park Information Session 

When: Oct 2, 2021 08:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

They will have a second session on 12/11/21 if you can’t make the first one. 

Register in advance for this meeting: 


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

 For more information about this program, see the website:http://governors.pwcs.edu


General Information

9th Grade Words of Wisdom

Am I Ready to Take AP/Pre-AP Courses Quiz

High School Scheduling and Guidelines for Students

High School Course Catalog

Transition to High School PWCS

Request to Expunge High School Courses Taken in Middle School Form: English (PDF)  Spanish (PDF)  

Battlefield High School

Battlefield Sample Course Request Form

HPE I Virtual High School  Summer PE is an option available for students who would like to take an additional elective in the Fall.  This is a popular option for students applying to Battlefield's IT program, who would also like to take Music or ROTC.  This link provides information about the PE course.  However, summer registration does not begin until April.

Specialty Programs

Prince William County School Specialty Programs