Behind-the-Wheel
Posted on 05/10/2019
Driver Education Student Driver sign

Attention driver education students: DEC-district 8 cards (classroom driver education cards) and Temporary Drivers Licenses will not be distributed over the summer, unless you are taking driver education in the summer. See your driver education teacher, or Mrs. Rose if you need these documents before summer break.


Register now for Summer Behind the Wheel! You can find registration forms outside of the HPE office. Please submit your forms, payment, and DEC – district 8 card (pink classroom completion card) to Ms. Ponte. You must have your permit and 10 – 15 hours of driving experience to register. Space is limited, and registration is first come first serve.


Do you have what it takes to drive safely on America’s most congested roadways? Statistics prove that the PWCS Behind the Wheel Program consistently produces the safest teen drivers on Northern Virginia roads year after year. Registration for summer sessions is open now and if you are looking to obtain your driver’s license, sign up today-space is limited! You must have a valid VA learners permit and the cost of this high quality program taught by PWC teachers certified in Driver’s Education is only $240.

Please log into the PWCS Driver Education site and create an account choosing the summer package.  Sessions are available beginning June 26 with dates running through August 2.  You can find registration forms outside of the PE office. Please return registration forms and payment to Ms. Ponte. If you have specific questions about the program, please contact Megan Ponte, Driver’s Education Coordinator, at pontemr@pwcs.edu.


Attention! Students who Completed Behind the Wheel at SJHS

Students who wish to obtain their TDL-180 Day license with an eligibility date over the summer will need to complete all requirements and turn in all documentation to Ms. Ponte by June 9. The TDL will be issued to the student’s parent on by appointment only with the expectation that the parent will hold the license until the eligibility date arrives. Students who do not complete the requirements prior to the end of the school year must wait until the following school year to receive the TDL-180 Day license. Please be advised that TDL-180 day licenses will not be issued during the summer.


Attention! Student who Completed Classroom Drivers Ed at SJHS

All HPE II teachers will distribute DEC-District 8 cards to all eligible recipients during the school year that classroom Driver’s Education is completed. If a DEC-District 8 card is not issued to a student, the student needs to speak with the teacher before the end of the school year. Please be advised that DEC-District 8 cards will not be distributed during the summer.